I think they are fine for what they are. I recently gave a Paiste 101 ride cymbal to a brother and sister who are both students of mine. They love it! It's got a nice big bell and a huge crash sound.SteelArmada":oz7lhc9a said:i have the paiste 101 universal pack, and i really like them for the price, what does everyone think?
Define '$$$' for good cymbals. I have been a paiste user for 16 yrs and used just about everyline they had. I have not tried paiste's 101 but that is the bottom of the line. I did go to the website and checked out the sound clip, I probably wouldn't buy this cymbal but they do make much better cymbals for just a few bucks more.stump":2ecx8pry said:CRAP!!! Word to the wise... if you want cymbals with good sound you have to spend $$$. Good cymbals are one of the most important things to have on a drum kit. Crappy cymbals can make a nice drum kit sound like shit!! If you think a cheap cymbal sounds good...take it to the music store with you and compare it to a higher quality line. My bet is the old one ends up in the junk pile. Peace!!
dougthedrummer":3k1pqot3 said:I think what alot of you are failing to realize is Paiste 101's are a decent cymbal for that new drummer.This guy might be a new drummer and you all are ridiculing his stuff and making the dude feel like crap.If you all think that high end cymbals are the only way to go for this guy..start donating some of your stuff to him..other wise be honest with him..Paiste 101's are a good start,but look into some other cymbals down the road.Save up some money..buy 1 at a time if you have too.Its not all about having $2,000 in cymbals.