Double Platinum Supporting Member
- Aug 22, 2005
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I was at Steve Maxwell's store several years ago. His store manager Ben lined up three 14" floor toms - identically tuned with ambassadors - A Gretsch Custom, Ludwig and Craviotto, and had me turn around for a blind test. Unequivocally, there was an audible richer harmonic tone and sustain from the Craviotto. I picked it out right away. A Stradavarius for sure. I can understand why for the most discerning ear this would be their tool of choice. For a weekend warrior top-40 pub gigger like myself - not so much.He was....RIP.