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Old 03-13-2017, 03:54 PM
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I know I will get alot of slack for this, lol....but the traditional series cymbals by Wuhan remind me of vintage zildjians. Here is a demo I did of my 16" Wuhan
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Old 03-13-2017, 08:42 PM
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I know I will get alot of slack for this, lol....but the traditional series cymbals by Wuhan remind me of vintage zildjians. Here is a demo I did of my 16" Wuhan
A lot of slack? Sure, we'll cut you a lot of slack!

I agree. Those 2nd generation Wuhan brilliants are very nice. The only thing about them is that they are not terribly consistent. You may find a 16" that sounds like heaven and the next 16" will sound like a trash can lid.

Another Chinese brand that is a great value for the money is Kasza, which are also B20 bronze. I would check them out. Overall, a little richer sounding then Wuhan, and they seem to be more consistent too.
Not a lot of info on them out there, but from what I have heard, they are great (particularly their thinner F series).

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Old 03-14-2017, 08:36 AM
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A lot of slack? Sure, we'll cut you a lot of slack!

I agree. Those 2nd generation Wuhan brilliants are very nice. The only thing about them is that they are not terribly consistent. You may find a 16" that sounds like heaven and the next 16" will sound like a trash can lid.

Another Chinese brand that is a great value for the money is Kasza, which are also B20 bronze. I would check them out. Overall, a little richer sounding then Wuhan, and they seem to be more consistent too.
Not a lot of info on them out there, but from what I have heard, they are great (particularly their thinner F series).

http://www.bigbangdist.com/pricing/15kasza.pdf
Lol, I thought about that later..."slack" didn't make sense! I meant flak
You are right about the inconsistency of Wuhan sounds...but this has actually been a positive for me. I have three 16" crashes and they do all sound different but they all sound good...mainly just different pitches which works for me. I have a drum room with 5 acoustic kits and the majority of my cymbals are "traditional series" Wuhans (crashes, splash, rides and chinas). Their hi-hats are decent but I prefer my Zildjians.
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Looking for cymbal options to replicate 60s and 70s sound!

Paiste Giant Beat is what you looking for, man!
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:39 AM
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I know I will get alot of slack for this, lol....but the traditional series cymbals by Wuhan remind me of vintage zildjians. Here is a demo I did of my 16" Wuhan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUuIpSABPHk
Sound clips being what they are it's hard to make definitive comparisons, but I own well over a dozen A's, mostly '50's, and none sound anything like the cymbal in your clip. That is not to say it's a bad cymbal, just not old A like to my ears.
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Old 04-20-2017, 03:44 PM
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Sound clips being what they are it's hard to make definitive comparisons, but I own well over a dozen A's, mostly '50's, and none sound anything like the cymbal in your clip. That is not to say it's a bad cymbal, just not old A like to my ears.
fair enough These are probably much brighter
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Old 04-22-2017, 10:26 PM
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I just posted in another thread- it's gotta have the edge wobble for me. I think it was Elvin Jones who called it "the dancing ferries" and now that I get it, I seek them out!
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