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That is their “seconds” line, like Goodwood by Vater. Not saying they are bad sticks but they are always cheap.
Dang - I teed up 3 sets of these to order but cancelled, didn't see that they were the seconds.
 

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Dang - I teed up 3 sets of these to order but cancelled, didn't see that they were the seconds.
You can kind of see the visual “flaws” in the Amazon photos. I don’t know anything about the quality of LA Specials by Promark. I’ve had very good luck with the quality of Goodwoods, but usually I can find first quality Vaters or other brand sticks for less than six bucks a pair (cheap enough for me at my rate of stick consumption) so I just do that when a sale comes up somewhere.
 

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i had some LA specials at some pt...i couldn't tell they were 2nds...but i may not be as aware of the flaws as others may be
 

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I chose not to cancel them and try one of two 3 packs. If they’re really bad I’ll return the other pack, but they’d have to be junk, which I doubt.
 

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Or you can get four pair for $1466!! lol. How does that work?

I doubt anyone orders multi-pack (of the same) cymbals at a price like that, but I could be wrong. So why would they offer it?
My guess is that they mark down just one option and not the others.

Then there's Walmart. I ordered 4 jars of roasted peppers for like ten bucks or something. A single jar is $44 lol
 

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That is their “seconds” line, like Goodwood by Vater. Not saying they are bad sticks but they are always cheap.
I've played Jo Jo's from Regal and aside from maybe a minor cosmetic flaw or two ,have been more than adequate.
 

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I can't get past the name and the logo. I know that's superficial, but I just can't. I'm sure they're as good as any of the handmade Turkish cymbals being produced today, which are awesome.
Theres a reason why Sabian, Zildjian, Paiste, UFIP, Mehmet and AGOP are on professionals stands and it’s not price.
 

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EDIT: I got excited too early on this. They're "temporarily out of stock" but if they come back anytime soon, I'd be highly tempted.

DrumCraft brings back their Series 8 Lignum snare drums! They're not being blown out like they were several years ago when I picked up the Beech and the Bubinga snares, both 14x6, at less than $250 for both. It might be worth seeing what happens around Black Friday (long way off, but worth it) or just watching DC on amazon. Even at the price they're at now, I'd call it a good deal.

They are among my favorite snares and can punch along with the best of them, if you're asking me.

I'm VERY tempted to pick up the Birch 13x6.5........

https://www.amazon.com/Drum-Craft-D...0/ref=lp_8312576011_1_12?s=specialty-aps&th=1
 

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EDIT: I got excited too early on this. They're "temporarily out of stock" but if they come back anytime soon, I'd be highly tempted.

DrumCraft brings back their Series 8 Lignum snare drums! They're not being blown out like they were several years ago when I picked up the Beech and the Bubinga snares, both 14x6, at less than $250 for both. It might be worth seeing what happens around Black Friday (long way off, but worth it) or just watching DC on amazon. Even at the price they're at now, I'd call it a good deal.

They are among my favorite snares and can punch along with the best of them, if you're asking me.

I'm VERY tempted to pick up the Birch 13x6.5........

https://www.amazon.com/Drum-Craft-D...0/ref=lp_8312576011_1_12?s=specialty-aps&th=1
I grabbed that drum when they were on sale before and it’s absolutely a keeper. Recorded a song for a guy who’s gone through a million drummers and is very fussy about sounds and he loved it.
 

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Those drum craft snares are such hidden gems. Loved the maple 10x6 I had, and still have my cast bronze
 

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As simple as they are, I’m a big fan of the lug design. Something to be said for simplicity.
I think they do a good job of highlighting the shell finish while looking slick at the same time. The brass tension rod receivers make it pop, too.
 

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I picked up the Beech, Bubinga and the Birch snares when the DC snares were on sale. Kept the beech and the birch. I struggled to like the sound of the bubinga. It was a pretty drum, but if the sound isn't there, it just takes up space. Ended up trading it and some other drums for a DW Collectors kit. It was a good trade overall.
 


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