Change Your Drum Heads!
I've been playing on my current drum kit for 10 years now. In that time, I've broken more drum sticks than I care to remember, worn out numerous sets of drum heads, split several knuckles, and - most painfully - cracked a few cymbals. All of which is pretty standard fare for drumming. Granted, I probably played on all of those listed items longer than I should have after their integrity was compromised, but hey, cymbals aren't cheap and I've only got the one set of knuckl