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Old 06-26-2019, 03:48 PM
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Default 12" Splash Cymbal Shootout Comparison Video

Greetings,

I thought it would be fun to line up all the 12" Splashes I own (12 to be exact-good symmetry). I recorded a video and posted it on my You Tube Channel (the first video I've ever posted to my account).

I realize some of the cymbals aren't vintage, but it was fun to set them all up and play them. There is a description along with the video, but I'll copy it here as well:

The cymbals in the back row (higher) are numbered 1-6 from left to right. The cymbals in the front row (lower) are numbered 7-12 from left to right. It's the same order that I play them in. Here is the list of the cymbals, along with their gram weights:

#1-Sabian AAX-318 grams
#2 70's A. Zildjian-366 grams
#3 Sabian SR2 Thin (looks like HHX Hammering)-394 grams
#4 K. Zildjian Brilliant (late 80's-Mid 90's)-424 grams
#5 Wuhan (1st Generation)-416 grams
#6 Alejian (probably 60's)-338 grams
#7 Sabian HHX Evolution-396 grams
#8 60's A. Zildjian-386 grams
#9 First Stamp A. Zildjian (late 40's)-342 grams
#10 Hollow Ink A. Zildjian (1977-1983)-390 grams
#11 Extra Thin A. Zildjian-352 grams
#12 Block Ink A. Zildjian (1983-1993)-380 grams

Let me know which ones were your favorites!

I like them all of course, but if I had to choose, I would pick the Wuhan (#5), HHX Evolution (#7) and the Block Ink A (#12) as my favorites.

This was fun to do and I am thinking about doing more of these videos, with different size splashes, crashes, rides etc. Please give me your feedback and let me know if you would enjoy this sort of thing.

I prefer the comments from VDF members are replies to this thread (as opposed to commenting on the You Tube video directly). It will help me "keep 'em separated". That being said, if you comment here, please feel free to also comment on the You Tube video itself, if you're so inclined.

Thanks and enjoy!

V

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Old 06-26-2019, 04:43 PM
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Default Re: 12" Splash Cymbal Shootout Comparison Video

Here I am thinking a skeet shooting video....
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Old 06-26-2019, 04:51 PM
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I like number two. Then four, and then seven, the rest i wouldn't care for. But Two is the best to my ear.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:11 PM
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Default Re: 12" Splash Cymbal Shootout Comparison Video

Can't disagree with Oddball... 4 was my initial first choice.. but 2 second time around...
I rarely strike a splash on the edge... I always strive for a glancing angle.

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Old 06-26-2019, 07:14 PM
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#9 - First Stamp A. Zildjian (late 40's)-342 grams
#1 - Sabian AAX-318 grams
#8 - 60's A. Zildjian-386 grams
#6 - Alejian (probably 60's)-338 grams

Very nice collection of splashes!! Now, you must do 10 inchers...LOL!!

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Old 06-26-2019, 07:20 PM
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I think it was a neat idea and I like it. But really, number one is the most horrid thing eva.......
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Old 06-26-2019, 07:34 PM
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But really, number one is the most horrid thing eva.......
LOL!! I like it!! I have a 10" that weighs 243g in my cymbal arsenal...

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Old 06-28-2019, 01:26 PM
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Can't disagree with Oddball... 4 was my initial first choice.. but 2 second time around...
I rarely strike a splash on the edge... I always strive for a glancing angle.

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I usually do too, but they way they are set up and didn't have any room!
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Old 06-28-2019, 01:28 PM
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I think it was a neat idea and I like it. But really, number one is the most horrid thing eva.......
It's a unique sounding splash. The previous owner beat the ever living daylights out of it. It's all dented and bent along the edge (no cracks though) which contributes to its unique sound.
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Old 06-28-2019, 02:01 PM
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Istanbul Agop Traditional series I have an 8" and 10". I like them.
They're my splash when I want a splash
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