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Rating and Reviews: Zildjian ZPB Master Sound

15 in. diameter for power, Mastersound edge on the bottom hat for commanding presence.

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"Not Bad; Great Deal" submitted November 29, 2010

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Musical Background: over 30 years active musician
Music Style: classic rock, blues, classic punk
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Sound: Not too bad, these cymbals have a nice crisp chick sound and more volume than the 14" ZXT's I was using. They are a little higher pitched than I was expecting, and they really crank when played closed loose, but they will get me by while I save up for 15" K mastersounds to go with my K Hybrids, and K Dark crashes, and K Hybrid ride. Feature: I guess the feature of these is the black finish which is holding up well after six months of play. And it looks good too! Ease of Use: hi hat cymbals are pretty easy to use Quality: even the lower grades of Zildjian cymbals are very durable. I have a full set of ZXT Titaniums that I have had for 5 years and I still use them on my practice set Value: these Pitch Black hi-hats are a great value and a killer deal at this price. Not as good as A's or A Customs or K's etc... but good for getting by, until you can get the best Manufacturer Support: never needed them in over 30 years of drumming Overall: lower pitch than 14" hats but still not low enough for my taste but they are durable, attractive, and sound pretty good. I will be getting 15" K mastersounds as soon as I can for that deep rich tone I'm looking for.
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