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    Live birds eye view of the cymbal

    And quick shot of how it looks at home.
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    14 trans stamp hats, 20 k con med thin low, 26" 30th anniversary (measures 25-3/8")
    19" k con
    Drums-recording customs with maple hybrid snare drum, skyntones on toms top and bottom also on kick batter with fiberskyn felt tone reso side
    Last edited by Ron; 04-19-2017 at 02:50 PM.

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    Hey, that could be considered theft!
    Best you give 'em a call and ask where that missing 5/8" is at!






    ...kidding. Nice grab. Cymbal sounds great. -b =)


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    Sounds like "K Zildjian measuring". I don't think I've ever seen an old K that was an exact number of inches across.
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    The old man that makes those made old ks when Z was still in turkey. He's still making them. I think it's a metric measurement to start with and when they fine tune hammer it it can change the profile thus altering the diameter.
    Besides it gives the extra 5/8" of crucial space to keep Jeffry the guitar playa happy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron View Post
    The old man that makes those made old ks when Z was still in turkey. He's still making them. I think it's a metric measurement to start with and when they fine tune hammer it it can change the profile thus altering the diameter.
    Besides it gives the extra 5/8" of crucial space to keep Jeffry the guitar playa happy
    Metric target measurement: yes, probably.
    Inaccurate (or just "approximate") circle shearing and trimming: yes.
    Hammering to change the profile alters diameter: not a significant factor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron View Post
    Live birds eye view of the cymbal

    And quick shot of how it looks at home.
    image.jpg
    image.jpg
    14 trans stamp hats, 20 k con med thin low, 26" 30th anniversary (measures 25-3/8")
    19" k con
    Drums-recording customs with maple hybrid snare drum, skyntones on toms top and bottom also on kick batter with fiberskyn felt tone reso side
    Wow, awesome cymbal.

    Would love to hear your rig--that mega-dirty agop with the cleaner kcons...
    Sizzle swings....

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    Finally got the dream rig together for a rehearsal tonight. First gig with this setup is in a couple of weeks.

    Drums: Noble & Cooley Horizon
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    16x16 floor tom
    14x22 bass drum
    5x14 N&C Maple SS single ply snare

    Cymbals: Paiste Traditionals
    17" Trad Thin over 17" Dark Energy hats
    20" Thin Crash
    22" Light Ride
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryno View Post
    Finally got the dream rig together for a rehearsal tonight. First gig with this setup is in a couple of weeks.

    Drums: Noble & Cooley Horizon
    9x13 tom
    16x16 floor tom
    14x22 bass drum
    5x14 N&C Maple SS single ply snare

    Cymbals: Paiste Traditionals
    17" Trad Thin over 17" Dark Energy hats
    20" Thin Crash
    22" Light Ride
    20" Light Ride

    What kind of music is this group playing? The similarities to a Steve Jordan cymbal setup are pretty clear!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zenstat View Post
    Inaccurate (or just "approximate") circle shearing and trimming: yes.
    This is what I'm getting at. They're not a precise number of centimeters either
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    Quote Originally Posted by kcmcc View Post
    What kind of music is this group playing? The similarities to a Steve Jordan cymbal setup are pretty clear!
    Original rock/funk/pop trio with extremely talented and EXTREMELY busy guitarist and bassist. Rather than try to fight them for space, I'm laying low and groovin'. The big pies work to my advantage in this situation and are definitely a tip o' the hat to Mr. Jordan.

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