Perhaps not the cheapest but when I was shipping Bettis cymbals I used USPS and would avoid shipping ground, when for a dollar or two more it would go priority air. Less handling and delivery in 2-3 days instead of 5-7. I shipped hundreds of cymbals and never payed for insurance. (priority...
A quick story if I may.
I was looking for 16 BD hoops as well a while back. From the very few options I found on line, I couldn't find any thick enough.
I was in Pro Drum a few days later for something else and on a whim asked Stan if he had any. He says hold I'll look, and disappears into the...
One of the most eye popping kits I've seen. If I walked into a club and saw these on stage during the break I'd have to stay for the next set just to hear em. I don't care what my girlfriend was whispering in my ear. Some one grab these.
Just bought this form member Stpdrummer. It's too similar to other 50's A's I play so off it goes.
The thinnest I've seen. Eight factory rivets none installed.
Same price I paid. $200 plus shipping. 2 day prioroty. PayPal Friends/Family.
I just picked up a Keystone 6.5 School Festival w/ baseball bat muffler. 16 single lugs. Not as old as the WFL's but I believe they are more or less the same shell. The WFL's I think have a thicker re-ring. One other difference might be the Keystone's do not have brass hoops (?)
Please enlighten me.