Originally Posted by FlamFlamMan
I'm pretty sure he wasn't suggesting that B8 alloy is sonicly inferior, but rather talking about Sabian B8's, their entry level cymbal line.
I'll say it then. The 8 refers to the percentage of tin and silver in the alloy. B20 bronze is 20% tin/silver and is sonically superior. Better sound is why AA and HH cost three and four times as much, not metal value.