I don't know why people long for the vintage kits. I'm glad someone likes them, but they're not my cup of tea. I'll unbox a new Tour Custom anyday over a vintage kit.I mean a clean brand new great sounding 5 piece Tour custom is $1300, kind of in the same price range with a good/player condition 3 piece Rogers kit from the 60’s, why would you take the Rogers or the 60’s Ludwig over the brand spanking new Tour Custom or equal?
And add a 16 x16 for a bass convert ; )Yeah, some people ask $1500 for a 14x14, but on the other hand, you can get a 20/12/14 Progressive jazz for not too much more with some patience and luck.
I hadn't really thought about it but the Kit that I was referring to as newer that I bought new is still 20 years old now... Where has time gone? Lol!I don't know why people long for the vintage kits. I'm glad someone likes them, but they're not my cup of tea. I'll unbox a new Tour Custom anyday over a vintage kit.
But then again, my 1990s-era Maple Customs are already considered vintage, right?! Oops!
That right there was funny!w&a were never big players in drum sets (except in hardware) (or maybe if you lived in the surrounding area of the plant) compared with rogers slingerland ludwig gretsch premier sonor
if someone would have said w&a in 1969 the answer would have been " no man, don't call a plumber'..
Interesting point with the snares. To me all the new stuff sounds the samePlayed Slingerland kits for many years - terrible hardware, horrible bearing edges, so was more than happy to move on to Yamaha. Snares are a different story - love the old ones, new snares sound too clean/harsh/odd to my ears. Guess I must prefer aluminum and/or thin wood snare drums.