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Old 04-19-2016, 11:37 PM
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Default Off center hole in cymbal

I have a Sabian Metal Crash that I use on my practice kit. Since I bought it I have had an issue where it wont stay at the height I set it. I thought it was the stand, but it turns out the hole isn't cut dead center in the cymbal. I cant tell you how many times i have gone to hit it and just caught dead air. A couple of inches doesnt seem like a big deal, but trust me, its a bigger deal than you might think.

Anyway, I made a little video demonstrating what I am taking about. Anybody else ever experience this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JvDp8WnKpo
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Old 04-20-2016, 12:13 AM
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Default Re: Off center hole in cymbal

Both my 24" 2002 Ride and my 24" Twenty Deep Ride do this. Not sure why, both holes are centered.
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Old 04-20-2016, 12:22 AM
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Default Re: Off center hole in cymbal

Are you using the same felts and stand on the other cymbal? I have one that does that but only about a half an inch. I gave it one more degree, or tooth on the tilter, and the wight keeps it down in the same place. Not ideal, but I bought the cymbal used. And it sounds perfect...
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