Happy Friday! I'm new to this forum, but not to playing. My first drum set was a 1977 Ludwig sparkle red, and over the years I've owned Slingerland, Pearl, Yamaha and PDP. My current playable kit is a custom-built set from Precision Drums: 6 ply maple with reinforcement rings. I'm also working on restoring a 1965 Slingerland set, looking for a FT and hardware.