For the vintage drum nerds - Here's the gear I'm playing most often. I've been obsessed with vintage drums and cymbals for a long time, but I'm not a collector. Musical instruments are for playing, so I only hold on to the things that I play regularly.
Gretsch "Progressive Jazz" 20/12/14/5.5x14 round badge set from the 60s in silver sparkle.
Gretsch bop 18/12/14 stop sign badge set from the 70s.
7x14 Leedy Broadway (late 1940s) snare in blue sparkle.
6.5x14 WFL Pioneer (late 1950s) snare, natural mahogany lacquer.
5x14 Leedy Universal chrome over brass circa 1920s.
Small assortment of Avedis Zildjian ride cymbals and hihats from 1940s-mid 1950s.