Who plays drums??? Need some help/advice

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    The kid has been taking lessons for a while now and he's a fucking stud. I need to get him a real kit but don't know shit about shit. He's 12 now so one of those first act kits ain't gonna cut it. I keep seeing these "CB" kits around for decent prices but never heard of them. I'm not buying DW for a 12 year old who may give up in a year. What's up with the CB's???
     
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    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    don't get advice from Pete Best
     
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    Dave Active Member

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    keep the kid crap off the boards please.
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    ima guess he sucks
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    at the drums
     
  7. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    :jj:
     
  8. idiotbox

    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter.

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    try to find a set at a pawn shop.:dontknow:
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I was at an estate sale the other day and saw a set. You might check craigslist and newspaper ads for estate sales and garage sales.
     
  10. mrd160

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    I have been playing for over 30 years...CB's are crap...dw's are the best ( that is what I play) but not for a 12 year old...I would recommend an entry level kit from Tama, pearl, or ddrum...I like the pearl hardware the best but I like tamas better for the sound...
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    How much do you pay for your son's lessons?
     
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    mrd160 Well-Known Member VIP

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    This is actually a great idea...check out Craig's list...you can get something really good at a pretty good price...a lot of kids think they want an instrument and then realize they would just rather play rock band
     
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    Older Yamaha is good too for the money . . . buy used.
     
  14. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    $17 a lesson. He's gone through 3 teachers already. The first one was like "he really doesn't need my help" :jj:
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Yea, I figured. Thanks for the input
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I'm finding shitloads of CB sets in my price range on CL. That probably says a lot right there.
     
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    They are just shit...trust me...they look like shit, sound like shit, last like shit...get an entry level used Tama, ddrum, pearl...trust me
     
  18. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I do trust you, because you said DW are the best - and you are correct.
     
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    mrd160 Well-Known Member VIP

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    They are really incredible...I was able to get a kit custom made for me by dw about 10 years ago...Amazing...I used to play Tama for a long time but now...nothing compares...
     
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    cb's suck ... Cymbals | Zildjian...with..paiste hi hats

    also this might help


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