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Old 01-17-2013, 08:37 PM
surfdrummer01 surfdrummer01 is offline
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Default Amici cymbals ?

Has anybody heard of Amici cymbals? Are they any good ? Theres a good deal on them on e bay
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:19 AM
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Default Re: Amici cymbals ?

Dunno first hand, but here's some info to start on. Two YouTube demos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=PbqPJI4vkQc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=9ilGKhQzOuw

and the seller is

http://www.siglermusiconline.com/sto...m#.UPkF_Y4ij0c

Then some discussion

http://www.drumchat.com/showthread.p....html?p=270695

The guy who has some in that last link says Chinese, probably from the Wuhan area.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:29 PM
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Default Re: Amici cymbals ?

thanks for the help
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: Amici cymbals ?

Hey surf,

I bought the set from Sigler Muisc. On Cyber Monday, they were blowing them out for $150. I figured at that price it wouldn't hurt to take a chance.

Overall, I like them a lot! The ride is heavy, so it's got a strong stick, good bell and good volume, but it's still dark. It reminds me of a K. Heavy Ride.

The crash is excellent. It has a bigger bell than on most crashes. It can be a little clangy or gongy on it's own, but within the context of the band, it sounds really good. It has a softer attack than most other crashes, and has a nice, dark tone, with a tiny bit of trashiness.

The hats are good, all-purpose hi-hats. They blend well in any style of music. I don't rave about them, but they are certainly adequate.

The splash is the worst of the bunch. It's very clangy and thick, and sounds more like a top hi-hat cymbal. I am actually using it as a top hi-hat with a really thick Zildjian Z (1st Generation) splash, and it sounds awesome that way.

I hope this helps,

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