Well FARK... Ungrateful Bastage!.. How else are you gonna learn to make a drum? If ya dont want to read it all... make yer own! Or go buy one online from BDS... no one said you HAD to read it.... Just DO IT, you will be way ahead of the curve if you do... I was in the same state of mind and was glad I read it.
This thread is like the AA Big Book.. no prize except the one you have earned for yourself!
"Assumption is the Mother of all F___ups!"