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    Re: tunebot vs drumdial

    I have a digital DD. Brand new, purchased off ebay for half the price of new. Has been a wonderful learning tool. Now I tune without, but occasionally re-check with the DD. I am amazed how 'right on'...
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    Re: 22" Paiste flat ride

    There is one on ebay..$475
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    Paiste 22" FLAT RIDE...Need one.

    I am searching for a 22" Paiste flat. Prefer a 602 or Signature Traditional, but would consider other offerings.

    Would trade a vintage 20" 602 or a 21" 602 for a 22" flat OR Both...if what you...
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    Re: John Bonham ride

    ..and it was a 24" GB
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    Re: Decent entry level crashes?

    Anything Paiste in their PST series. Also, Paiste 505's, which are rare, but an excellent find. Also, Paiste 2002's, on the ebay/pre-owned market.
    NOBODY, does cymbal making with B8 like Paiste....
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    Re: 15'' crash/hi hat

    I currently use a Paiste PreSn 602 crash, heavy 16" for bottom, and a K-Dark thin 16" crash for top...sounds wonderful.

    Looking for a PreSn 602 thin 16" crash to use for top, but hard to find....
  7. Re: Cymbal weights for crash and ride for rock music

    Inexpensive, yet, IMO, well worth the money in little out of pocket expense:

    Xist by Istanbul/Agop...pure B20 Turkish made and a new 20" ride is about $150

    Also, Pst7 by Paiste. B8 alloy, but...
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    Bosphorus 20th Anniversary..

    Anyone try/use the New 20th Anniversary series?

    More interested in the 21" Ride in particular..
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    Re: drum mutes

    DITTO!

    Was going to add that as well...(or rags/old towel etc)
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    Sticky: Re: Bosphorous Cymbals

    Anyone have experience with the Bosphorus Jazz Masters (New for 2016). Seem less $$ than the Masters. Also, seem thinner.One of the new gen 'multi-cymbals' that everyone is offering.
    Just don't see...
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    Re: drum mutes

    Truly recommend. I play at 4am every day. They never bother anyone asleep.
  12. Re: Buying Used from Sam Ash..Anyone Experience this?

    It must be a problem when stores expand.

    As a teenager in NYC, a drummer enthusiast, I'd visit what was Drummers Row. Several blocks near Times Square that housed the one and only Sam Ash, which...
  13. Re: Buying Used from Sam Ash..Anyone Experience this?

    I would have expected better. Their competitor, GC, does it right. I had purchased a Bosphorus Master Vintage ride...they had a 'cart' and 'Buy' tag, it worked flawlessly..4 days latter had my...
  14. Buying Used from Sam Ash..Anyone Experience this?

    I recently came across a Paiste flat ride, no longer made, up for sale on the Sam Ash used site.

    Like ALL products on the site, there is no 'cart' or 'buy' button. You have to contact the store...
  15. Re: Pawn shop and Craigslist finds good deal?

    I agree. The Music Pawn Shop I mentioned in my above reply, takes your picture and fingerprint when you sell something to them. They keep it on file for a year. This prevents thieves from coming in...
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    Re: More versatile ride??

    You will always get as many opinions as there are cymbals. I could only reply with my transition.

    Been playing 50+ years, all jazz. Have used over time all the big 4 (Zildjian, Byzance, Istanbul,...
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    Re: Cymbals over time

    Cymbals are like wine. They get better with age.

    I have yet to notice any change in 50years of playing. Not to say, it couldn't happen, but never found it too. They are metal, afterall, and metal...
  18. Re: Pawn shop and Craigslist finds good deal?

    In Atlanta, there is a pawn shop which sells nothing but musical instruments and a separate building with all pre-owned audio equipment...from cables to concert hall audio boards and speakers.

    The...
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    Re: Vintage Zildjian Avidas? Jazz?

    Paiste Formula/Classic 602.
    Made famous by Joe Morello in the 50's. Still made the same today as then. Also, a 602 flat is a great addition.
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    Sticky: Re: Paiste Cymbals

    Went in the opposite direction....picked up a pre-owned 602 flat, which I immediately was impressed with. I have always favored flats, my last being a Bosphorus MV.
    Must say, the 602 has a bit of...
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    Sticky: Re: Paiste Cymbals

    Came across a Paiste 2002 20" Ride Cymbal BLACK LABEL for sale.

    I was considering a NEW 22" Big Beat. If buying based on price only, the Black label is a bit over a $150 cheaper.

    However, want...
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    Re: Paiste Flat Ride Choice..?

    Appreciate your reply. I just pulled the trigger on a SF 20" Flat off ebay.
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    Paiste Flat Ride Choice..?

    I currently have a vintage 20" 602 Flat Ride. I enjoy flat rides, and found one of three I'd like to purchase, but cannot try (online sales) to get a true feel.

    One is a 70's vintage 2002 20"...
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    Re: Stick Marks. Any Help?

    Thanks.
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    Stick Marks. Any Help?

    Is there any way to remove stick marks.

    I have a vintage Paiste 602 flat ride. Never been clean, plenty of stick marks.

    I know a good cleaning may or may not help, but being aged with patina, ...
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