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Sabian B8 Hi-Hats (14")

Are you shopping for new hi-hats? Upgrade your current cymbals with Sabian B8s and you'll get that clear, sharp, and bright tone you've been searching for. (39) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Crisp and lively stick and pedal responses are very bright and definite, clean and penetrating.

Rising to the Top

When the initial pouring of molten bronze was cooled, rolled, and hammered to create the first Sabian cymbal in 1982, little did the world realize what a formidable success Sabian Ltd. would become. For those familiar with Sabian's dedication to producing the finest instruments possible, this rapid rise in popularity came as no surprise.

Within a decade, cymbals, gongs, and percussion instruments bearing the Sabian ringed logo were the choice of many of the world's leading drummers and percussionists. Today, Phil Collins, Jack DeJohnette, Chad Smith, Mike Portnoy, Evelyn Glennie, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, and many more major players are members of the international family of drummers and percussionists affiliated with Sabian.

Their cymbals are crafted with an unparalleled degree of musical quality from the purest and most durable bronze alloys and offered at the fairest possible prices, ensuring acceptance and satisfaction with players of all styles of music and all budget levels.

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As Sabian artists top the charts, their reputation for producing high quality, innovative instruments sees Sabian consistently topping consumer popularity polls. Modern Drummer magazine readers voted Sabian #1 Most Innovative Cymbal Company and #1 Most Consumer/Service Oriented Cymbal Company, while rocketing sales in over 100 countries have made Sabian the world's leading choice of cymbal.

Tradition joins innovation as a key factor in this success. With the HH Hand Hammered Series Sabian is the only major company producing cymbals that are hand hammered in the ancient Turkish manner a craft imported from Istanbul, the traditional home of cymbal making. Sabian takes special care to ensure each cymbal in their 7 different series is skillfully crafted to meet their superior standards of quality.

Though still a young name, Sabian has rapidly become a key part of cymbal making history, assuming a lead position by combining innovation and tradition to show the way for cymbal making in the future.

NOTE: 13-inch size shown, 14-inch size shipped.

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Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 14 x 14 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 41402
Sabian Warranty ´╗┐All Sabian cymbal series are guaranteed against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 2 years from original date of purchase. A 6-Month Warranty applies to 'Solar by Sabian'. Cymbals replaced under our North American Warranty will be shipped only to an address in the U.S. or Canada.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-81-SABIAN
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"Sabian B8 14" Hihats Review"
Sound: Closed sound - played with stick - is good, very responsive. Foot sound is OK, nothing to great, but doesnt sound terrible. As you open the hats, when playing with sticks, they start to sound tinny sounding, but for the price you can expect this. Would suit pop/rock music. Feature: What features do you expect when you buy hihats... Ease of Use: When you start playing open/closed grooves, it can be difficult to get a good sound out of them. However, closed, they suit most cymbal setups. Quality: They look different to most pictures shown by Sabian. Good quality however, very well made, strong - have no structural damage at all. Value: D Manufacturer Support: Havn't needed any, but from experience with Sabian prodcuts, support would be very good. The Wow Factor: No, not really... Overall: For the amount you pay, the best hihats on the market. Better than any Zildjian or Paiste equivilants, such as Zildjian ZBTs or Paiste PST3s. Recommended to anyone who doesn't have the money to go for a higher price range, and they wouldnt be disappointed in these.
Style of Music: Jazz, funk, cuban, brazilian and other world music, aswell as pop, breakbeat, rock and others
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