Bosphorus Cymbals

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Post Tue Jan 08, 2008 1:13 pm

Ask and recieve answers to your Bosphorus cymbal questions here. Bosphorus only, please.
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Post Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:25 pm

nobody likes bos?

i like them, but i like my Istanbul Agops better ;)
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Post Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:54 pm

I guess other brands are just better.
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Post Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:55 pm

I love the new orleans series. They're so good for slower music.
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Post Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:00 pm

Cheerful-Bear wrote:I guess other brands are just better.

i agree
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Post Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:09 am

Awesome cymbals! 'I guess other brands are just better' ...Ey? You get so much more for your money!
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Post Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:58 am

where u get them cymbals at?
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Post Wed Mar 05, 2008 4:06 pm

Stanton Moore seems to like them. He get's an amazing sound from his set. Probably not so cool with the Double pedal Black Lipstick wearing Tama Warlord types.
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Post Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:24 am

mmmmdrums wrote:nobody likes bos?

i like them, but i like my Istanbul Agops better ;)

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Post Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:28 am

I have a pair of Bosphorus hi-hats at my disposal.

they're old-school turkish-style cymbals, sort of in the same vein as istanbuls if anybody's wondering.
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Post Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:42 pm

ive never gotten the chance to hear these cymbals before but im certainly interested to... same with saluda... someday ill hear them all!!!!!!
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Post Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:19 am

I love my Bos 20in ride that i have. It sounds great live for a combo and also sounds great in a recording studio.
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Post Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:23 am

I just heard their gold series today! The shop were I get lessons the owner got a couple of Bospherous cymbals cause he likes them. both cymbals are 20" rides one is the trad series which has a really washy sound, and the Gold series one is my favorite. I tapped it with a drumstick and the teacher said he could hear it all the way down stairs. it has such a beutiful sound and the bell aint bad either.
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Post Mon May 05, 2008 8:44 am

I'm NOT just saying this b/c I'm an endorser of Bosphorus. But the reason I did sign with them originally is that they have the BEST quality out there.

Every cymbal is hand made. Not one machine! Which means they aren't cheap like the cookie-cutter cymbals (which I'll remain nameless).

They have something for everyone. Being a rock drummer, I lean more towards the Gold and Traditional series. Here's an over-head shot of my kit.



If you haven't played one, do yourself a it! They are absolutely amazing. I often get compliments live on my cymbal sounds. Wish I could take the credit! But its there masterwork!!!!

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Post Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:32 pm

Codymunzert wrote:
Cheerful-Bear wrote:I guess other brands are just better.

i agree

id have to disagree, i own a set of bosphorus antique cymbals, 12" hats, 16" crash 20" ride and 16" china, not only do each of these pieces sound great individually but they also sound great together. one of the best things about them, is that bosphorus still makes each and every cymbal by hand, so through the guy i get my cymbals from, i can get any size of any type cymbal, in fact i have the only 16" antique china he knows t exist