How long do Zildjian cymbals last?
Well, a drummer who hits with light to moderate force and good control should be able to make a cymbal last for 20 to 50 years, especially if theyre cleaned regularly. You can find 20+ year-old brass on eBay all the time.
Where are Paiste cymbals made?
Paiste decided to concentrate on cymbal production and export. In 1940, the family and the cymbal-making operation moved to Poland, where they continued under extremely difficult conditions, and in 1945 to Germany. Finally, in 1957 a new headquarters and production facility was established in Switzerland.
What does cymbal weight mean?
Weight – Heavier weight = higher tessitura, greater volume, slower response, longer sustain, fewer overtones, narrower frequency range, more stick definition (can be pingy in heavier cymbals). Larger bell = greater volume, faster response, more overtones.