Shalaq":b25gai7h said:If a cymbal is already cracked, you can drill a hole in the end of the crack, you can cut out the crack (if this is a crack on the cymbal - then you cut it out in a shape of a semicircle c or a triangle < )
hwesley111":11jzr7lg said:I've been breaking about 3 cymbals a year. It's a drag. But all the advice above is true, and seems to make a big difference. It's really a matter of changing your technique. My first studio gig, the engineer told me I didn't hit hard enough... ever since then I tried to hit a lot harder. It worked. My back beat's never sounded better, but damn, Zildjian A Custom's don't come cheap...
Time to re-work my approach