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Why do drum kit stools not have a back rest?

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11/07/2007

Some do and some do not. It is the preference of the drummer. The thrones(stools) that come with a new kit are usually cheap and do not have a back rest. Gibraltar, Yamaha, Ludwig, etc. make them with backrests,but they are more costly, $150 USD and upwards to about $250 USD.