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Postby antiunderscores » Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:07 pm

How about we forget our troubles with a big bowl of strawberry ice cream. Maybe it would help others give advice if i asked exactly what sound you are after. You have said loud, but is that all you are after? any other characteristics?
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Postby antiunderscores » Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:09 pm

one other thing is you could buy crappy second hand rides and crash on them, they are freaking loud and freaking overpowering!

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Postby Mitchell? » Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:10 pm

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Postby randomdrum » Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:29 pm

xdoseonex wrote:my a customs are better suited for metal than any of those. because theyre musical. just like the metal I play. I dont like noise and i don't like noisy cymbals. the zildjian z's and paiste rudes seem like someones idea of a weird joke to me. "hey lets make these really really thick cymbals that you have to hit impractically hard to just get to open up)

Theres soo many things i see wrong with making a cymbal that thick. I'll name some of them now

1. Like i already said you have to hit them soo hard to get them to open up. they sound like trash can lids when you play them softly
2. they break under theyre own force from vibration
3. they make cymbal swells sound like crap and near impossible to play
4. since you have to hit them so hard to get them to open up, by the time they actually open up, theyre already somewhere around theyre max volume. so theyre dynamic range is terrible


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Right on every point.

A Customs/AAX/HHX have the right sort of dynamic range for them to be actual musical instruments, not just something you hit that goes 'crash'.
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Postby xdoseonex » Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:53 pm

i dont really like any of them
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Postby Rem » Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:14 am

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Postby trstn » Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:52 am

I break cymbals on a regular (every 2-3 years) basis. No matter how expensive cheap thin or thick they are. I try not to do so, really, it sucks and it annoys the hell out of me ... it seems my "pocket" is a deep and dark and very hot place ...

I'd go with the cymbal that has the sound you want. I never buy cymbals by the name, I need to hear them, and I don't care for brands. Sound and price is important.
I need a new ride, this time I'll have a little more emphasis on how the cymbal is made. My raw ride cracked that fast because of the more rough surface I think.
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Postby antiunderscores » Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:38 pm

trstn wrote:I break cymbals on a regular (every 2-3 years) basis. No matter how expensive cheap thin or thick they are. I try not to do so, really, it sucks and it annoys the hell out of me ... it seems my "pocket" is a deep and dark and very hot place ...

I'd go with the cymbal that has the sound you want. I never buy cymbals by the name, I need to hear them, and I don't care for brands. Sound and price is important.
I need a new ride, this time I'll have a little more emphasis on how the cymbal is made. My raw ride cracked that fast because of the more rough surface I think.
maybe you should look at your playing style, i've never seen you play and you have WAY more experience than me but if you have been playing for years and your going through cymbals of different types often it sounds to me likes something is up. IMO

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Postby Manzo » Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:18 pm

I'm about to go on a cymbal buying spree.

I'm torn between Saluda and Sabian.

Saluda Mist X Crashes
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Sabian AAX

im not sure which ones.
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Postby antiunderscores » Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:30 pm

Manzo wrote:I'm about to go on a cymbal buying spree.

I'm torn between Saluda and Sabian.

Saluda Mist X Crashes
and
Sabian AAX

im not sure which ones.
maybe you should start your own thread on that one if it's advice you are after?
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Postby randomdrum » Thu Jul 17, 2008 2:45 am

xdoseonex wrote:i dont really like any of them


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Postby antiunderscores » Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:04 pm

randomdrum wrote:
xdoseonex wrote:i dont really like any of them


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he doesnt like any of the cymbals the guy was/is thinking of buying
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Postby galgano16 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:00 pm

Alan_ wrote:who was talking about you? why are you taking it personally? we were talking about thick cymbals. I don't see even one part of doseone's post where he was addressing you personally, unless you're a cymbal.


i'm not takin' it personally and never said i was, i was just talking about the cymbals
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Postby galgano16 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:03 pm

antiunderscores wrote:How about we forget our troubles with a big bowl of strawberry ice cream. Maybe it would help others give advice if i asked exactly what sound you are after. You have said loud, but is that all you are after? any other characteristics?


Just becuz we're focusing on this one specific characteristic for this topic doesn't make it safe to assume that all we were worried about was volume range, any drummer for a fact should know that there are many more other qualities besides volume range that make a cymbal a good cymbal
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Postby Mitchell? » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:40 pm

Manzo wrote:I'm about to go on a cymbal buying spree.

I'm torn between Saluda and Sabian.

Saluda Mist X Crashes
and
Sabian AAX

im not sure which ones.


Mist X home slice! AAX's are double the price, and I love my Mist X to death.
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