I can appreciate this. In print my thoughts don't come off with the same comical one upsmanship that I hear in my head. I like so many different drums from so many different makers and today really is the best of times for us drummers. Im just not the type of guy to sit around the Tama thread taking sniper shots about how "my old this or that" sounds better. So I jibe back. Hey if those old Luddies really sound better, then bring 'em down from the attic, dust 'em off and let's see My pretty old DWs will be on display tomorrow night in Tucson, AZ.I don't see his post as entirely anti DW? he tried 1 kit and gave an opinion. your a little too in love with dw I think, calm down.