Sabian Aluminum Bell Cymbal

Made from aluminum, the dome-shaped Sabian 'Alu Bell' has a sweet sound with a long-lasting sustain -- a tone that many musicians crave, regardless of genre.
Best known for its expertise in bronze cymbals and percussion pieces, Sabian has turned to aluminum to craft its 'Alu Bell.' The 'Alu Bell' features a dome shape and narrow striking edge. According to Sabian cymbal specialist David Williams, not only does aluminum create a clear and musical bell-like response, it is very light in weight, which contributes to its ability to produce long, sustaining notes.

"'Alu Bells' were a consistent best seller on the Sabian Vault Tours," continued Williams. "When some of our major players heard them there was no stopping the concept. Everyone, whether playing latin, jazz, or hard rock, was quick to see the potential and the requests began to roll in. That demand prompted this introduction."

Because every 'Alu Bell' is individually created using traditional sand casting methods, each piece has a rough surface. According to Williams, "Aluminum Bells are comparatively thick and have an unfinished look, but their tone is very sweet and musical, with great sustain." They are also quality protected by the Sabian One-Year Warranty.

NOTE: Only one bell cymbal included.
- Aluminum Build
- Light Weight
- Natural/Raw Finish
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
7 Inch
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SAI AB7
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Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
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.
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-81-SABIAN
(4 ratings)
Submitted May 16, 2014 by Stephen S in Rome, GA
"Not a Zil bel but still good."
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I bought this item from zZounds thinking it would be close to a zil bel that I have had in the past. It is not. But, I do like the sound of this bell. It cuts through very nice and has an amazing sustain.
Musical Background:
Drummer for 20 years
Musical Style:
Rock, Hard Rock
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