Endorsement, nope! I just play what I like. I have been searching for that great sound over the years. I have litterly played all brands. They all sound great but the best to my ears are Gretsch. I currently own for kits all with there own character.
Gretsch USA Custom
10″x7,5″, 12″x8″, 14″x14″, 16″x16″, 22″x18″
12″x8″, 14″x14″, 18”x14”, 20″x14″
12″x8″, 14″x14″, 16″x12″
12×8, 13×9, 16×16, 22×14