Originally Posted by BacteriumFendYoke
Playing thinner cymbals is an art in itself. I've seen so many people give up because they demand instant gratification with their cymbals - they hit it, it makes the sound they want. Thin cymbals have so much to offer in tonal variety but they take some time and patience! Hi hats and rides especially. I really do like those hats. They sound like they have very little tension.
Thanks man! I especially avree with you on thin rides. I had a very thin dream bliss 20" ride that had tons of wash and was easily crashable. It was weied at first, but I really got to like it! I now have a dream 24" ride that can sound like a runaway freight train, but man its fun to play! Not quitw enough ping for the band, which is too bad!
On the flip side, I have a Paiste 2002 22" Power Ride that heavy and super pingy! So much that I no longer like playing it.