Cool video, thanks for sharing. I would've appreciated a room-mic comparison. The close-mic/mixing leaves me wondering if the brighter hats are overpowering in the room. But I tip my hat to DCP. Their Youtube channel continues to be informative and give me GAS.
Mendozart has you covered, but they were very responsive to their general email when I ordered my set earlier this year.
BTW, I love them, but the best endorsement is that my band mates think they sound great, and normally they couldn't be bothered to notice my gear.
I've bought several items from Hi-Fi-SoundConnection in the past and they have always been smooth transactions. One required a return/replacement, and they gave me no problems. It's possible that the ongoing listing is due to how Amazon lists the item, and that HiFi isn't able to correct the...
Buy 1/3" dowels, cut them to the length you like, tighten them in an electric drill, and then use sandpaper to round off the tips. They don't feel exactly like sticks, but they are better stick-feel substitutes than hot rods, and much cheaper than other suggestions here.
One of the cool things about our instrument is the natural variations between our kits. Most bassists/guitarist's are all doing their thing on very uniform guitars, but drummers can really put their own stamp on what they play. Or they can play the classic configuration and make it their own. My...
Acousticon was more of a paper/woodchip-infused plastic, right? Like Pearl Bakelite shells from the 60s. Seems to me much stronger than epoxy brushed cardboard. That said, this is a neat experiment. I'm not mad at it.