your favorite splash

Where to buy, how to cleaning etc...

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Post Sun Nov 16, 2008 1:39 pm

I would say a good splash is one that is quick, has a fast decay, and bright.
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Post Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:31 am

Like the others said.. I mixed my cymbals quite a bit though, so I have 1 bright and 1 dark splash.. My favorite splash is 8" A custom and 11" K hybrid! They're great splashes!
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Post Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:26 am

ok just a question, saw this in guitar center, they had a paragon splash with an attachment on it off of an already existing cymbal stand.

so does this stem fit on any cymbal stand? and if it does, does it work for other splashes?

like this.
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Post Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:36 pm

My personal favorite is that one that makes a vague 'Splash!" sound.

It's pretty cool.
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Post Fri Nov 28, 2008 2:06 pm wrote:haha
splashes you obviously want something splashy, quick, loud..
dark or bright is up to you
i like dark cymbals, but a lot of people like bright cymbals

hats you want quick chick with the foot pedal, nice stick definition, crisp when closed..
wash when open, again dark or bright is up to you

I like mixing mine up. I don't like huge kits but I like mixing cymbals for the sound I'm trying to get.
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Post Sat Jan 31, 2009 2:49 am

There are a lot of splash sounds, but my favorites are the UFIP Class and Natural series. Best splashes ever, IMHO. The Rotocasting makes them more durable, too.
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Post Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:28 pm

wuhan splashes are great btw.
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Post Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:26 pm

Recently I aquired a Silken Asaph series 10" slpash. I will say that it is one of the most musical cymbals on my current set up. Very good for rock or heavier applications, and compliments my A customs nicely. One of my favorites by far. P.O.Y!
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Post Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:44 am

I have had a Sabian AA 10" for a while that sounds really good and recently bought a 10" Zildjian A custom that i like as well. As long as you buy the higher end series splashes i really have not heard a bad one from any cymbal company the bad sounding splashes i have come across are the lower end series like the B8's and XZT's or ZBT's.

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Post Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:44 pm

I just recently added 3 Wuhan splashes from their brand new series called the New Traditional series. They are outstanding. These are so much better than any previous Wuhan cymbals it's not funny. Bright explosive with a quick decay IMO exactly what a splash should be. check them out
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Post Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:29 am

from what i learned about cymbals so far is...Zildjian = great crashes!!!! and sabian = use for everything else!!!! i had a sabian B8 splash my friend gave me as a re-gift and i loved it!!! wish i never sold it!!! might be in the market for two splashes to add to my kit.
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