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Am I just cheap?
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Author:  Call Me Gideon [ Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:56 am ]
Post subject:  Am I just cheap?

Good Lord, racks are expeeeensive! I'm in the process of buying a house and will FINALLY have somewhere, other than the bands practice spot, to set up a kit. Since this kit will be set up and stay set up I thought I would make it a biggun. Double bass, a multitude of toms and cymbals. For this I figured a rack would be the way to go. After looking them over on ebay, and im finding that just the cross bar is $200+, I think side bars were $150+. I don't know why but these prices seem absolutely crazy to me.

Author:  xDoSeOnEx [ Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:38 pm ]
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Author:  RLRRLL [ Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:04 am ]
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Well...what would all the stands you would need cost??? Some heavy duty stands can add up real quick!


Author:  Scrogs [ Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:07 am ]
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New, a monster kit rack is going to be $1500+ after you add all the clamps and boom arms.
You should be able to get some good used stuff cheap like Dose found. You just need to find 2 or 3
of the those deals for a monster setup.

Author:  Call Me Gideon [ Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:55 am ]
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I suppose I was hoping that a rack would be a more convenient, cheaper solution than a ton of stands. I also somehow missed the listings that Dose linked.

Author:  drumosaurus [ Sat Sep 08, 2012 3:54 am ]
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I remember seeing pictures of guys who just made their own with the correct sized tubing and only had to buy the clamps and cymbal arms,

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