At some point I would like to purchase a good e-kit to use for practicing at home. My main priority is something that has the feel of acoustic heads; well as close as can be expected. I'll try stuff out at GC or wherever to start but suspect I will end up looking for a used system. Could be a great way to play with the same intensity as with an acoustic kit but without the noise to bug my wife, dogs, neighbors, etc. Seems like the most popular and well regarded brands are Roland, Alesis, and Yamaha. I figure some mid range kit would work well. Any advice or thoughts would help. I have zero experience with electronic drums, even after drumming since 1966. I will probably be able to retire next year (at 65!) and will have time to work on getting better and having FUN. Never too late to improve and work on songs that my band wants to play.