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Old 11-30-2007, 02:03 AM   #31
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Walmart sells sets now? Fucking pimp.
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Old 11-30-2007, 02:05 AM   #32
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I saw guitars at Best buy a little while go, I'm sure walmart has drums. I would love to play them
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Old 11-30-2007, 02:12 AM   #33
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Wal-Mart sells kiddie sets. I'd applaud anyone who could play a 30-minute set on one of those.
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Old 11-30-2007, 12:35 PM   #34
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^Those sets are atrocious...sound like toys.

But i recomend a nice little Mapex kit with a begginner symbol pack.
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Old 12-04-2007, 02:57 PM   #35
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I did the whole buy a cheap set thing. Worked out fine. Had the same set for over a year now. Bought a set of Zildjian ZXT cymbals (18'' crash/ride, 16" crash, 14' hi-hats) and a cheap ass Dixon double-bass pedal. I've improved alot on this set. Considering just keeping the set and adding on to it (cymbals, toms, whatnot). I'd say this is the best road to go down.
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Old 12-04-2007, 05:19 PM   #36
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My advice, get an inexpensive kit, but don't go super cheap bottom line. You'll be pissed that you wasted $500 on something that sounds like crap, and if you decide to stick with it, you'll want to upgrade immediately. If you don't stick with it, you'll be stuck with a piece of shit nobody wants to buy off you.
Yep. What I was going to say. The last part is most important to me.

One time I bought a new china (to replace one I broke). It lasted 3 songs. Then one other time I broke both snare heads at once (at a show of course). Nowadays I don't break anything because I know how to hit more effectively.
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Old 12-08-2007, 06:07 AM   #37
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How do electric drum kits do for beginers?
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Old 12-08-2007, 10:08 PM   #38
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How do electric drum kits do for beginers?
I would not recco an electronic kit ofr a beginner. True they have lots of advantages, not the least of which is the ability to practice without annoying others, which is helpful when you are a noob and you flat out suck.

However, if you learn on an e-kit, and then you sit at a real kit, you'll be lost. The feel is so different, and you likely won't be able to pull the sound you need out of a real kit. Not to mention you'll not know how to tune the thing.

I recommend someone start on a real kit...it'll take you a bit longer to make yourself, and the kit, sound good, but you'll be ahead of the curve in the long haul.
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:00 PM   #39
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While on the topic of electronics, I'm looking to get some triggers. My band's going to start recording a demo relatively soon and I kinda need to buy some. Any recommendations?
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Old 12-09-2007, 01:58 AM   #40
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While on the topic of electronics, I'm looking to get some triggers. My band's going to start recording a demo relatively soon and I kinda need to buy some. Any recommendations?
If you play Axis, ekits. Nothing comes close. Otherwise, I'm not a big fan of the Red Shot triggers. But the top shelf ones are supposed to be decent.
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I'd recommend the latest line in the Pearl range, the Vision series. I just recently got this kit, and I'm in love with it. You couldn't find a better kit in it's price range.
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Old 01-03-2008, 02:54 PM   #42
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if you have access to an acoustic set and an e-kit, the e-kit acts almost like a precision and control trainer


e-kits are much harder to play well than a real set i think, so damn touchy
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:34 PM   #43
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I severely dislike e-kits. If I was to get any, it would have to be a Roland, but overall, I would never choose an e-kit over an acoustic kit.

PS: Buy a Pearl Vision!
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