#1
i've been playing guitar for about 3 years now, and i'm satisfied with my playing ability. i believe that i'm rather good, but these days everyone plays guitar and so i've decided that i would like to learn to play drums as a new and fun instrument. if anyone here plays drums please offer your advice, what good drumsets there are. i'm looking for a GOOD drumset. not some n00b drumset starter kit, basically i dont want a 'squier' drumset if the drumset happened to be made by fender. thankyouuuuuuuu.

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#3
pearl is a decent kit, but grestch & dw is very good...

remember to change the stock heads... they are always crappy.. :/

EDIT:

you don't really need a very very good looking set if your using it only for practice or for 'fun'. It's just like in guitar, you can't just buy an expensive ibanez or gibson, etc. if it's your first time, especially for practicing...

over the years as your skill improves, & at the same time your kit will grow (by adding hardwares, cymbals, toms, etc.)

A my first standard kit was:

1 sabian ride cymbal
1 sabian crash cymbal
2 rack toms (9x11" and a 10x12")
1 kickdrum or bass drum (18x22")
1 snare 5x14"
14" hi-hats
and some hardware stuff... like some extra cymbal stands, hi-hat stands, snare stands, etc.

and i'm currently saving money for 3 cymbals, 3 toms, and a gibraltar brace for the toms...
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#4
I have the same question would this be a good set but with replaced heads? http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Pulse-Pro-5Piece-Drum-Set-with-Cymbals-and-Black-Hardware-?sku=445369
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#6
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I have the same question would this be a good set but with replaced heads? http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Pulse-Pro-5Piece-Drum-Set-with-Cymbals-and-Black-Hardware-?sku=445369


YUP! that's a good starter kit....
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#7
search craigslist, you can usually find some great deals on kits on there. top dollar kits for great used prices. otherwise aim for something in the $300-$500 range to get started with, i got a tama kit for $500 and it's good quality.
#8
also, many Tama sets are very good and are pretty inexpensive. Like i believe the rockstar set is about 500 and comes with a meinel crash, ride, and a mini china for free.
#9
It's not the best but something good to learn on. If you are gonna be serious I'd recommend a cheap Mapex kit or a Tama kit. They are great sounding, quality make. I think they might be a bit out of your budget though.

Also for replacing the stock heads I'd try and get Remo Pinstripes on the batter side of the toms. Bass drum heads are pretty expensive so you could just change round what you keep inside for them. For snare heads I'd get Remo Ambassadors. But that's my opinion.

You can get cheap cymbal starter kits but usually they are pretty crap, such as the Paiste 101 series (which were my first lol) Sabian make great cymbals and tbh you only need hats, 16" crash and a 20" ride to start out with. Add as you improve.

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#10
I got a Sound Percussion as my first kit, not that great I know, but it was the cheapest I could find. We also got some Paiste cymbals to start out with.