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Agazarian Traditional Splash

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Each Agazarian cymbal is made individually, making a unique instrument with distinct acoustic characteristics. The process has remained virtually unchanged for over 2000 years. These distinctive splash cymbals will add unique, colorful accents to any kit.


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AgazarianTraditional Splash
 
4.2

(based on 13 reviews)

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    (9)

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    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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80%

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agazarian traditional splash cymbal

I like the look and feel, it initialy sounds bright and washy,with a quick soft decay. I like it in my snare rudiment practice, used in conjunction with my bell cymbal, either...Read complete review

I like the look and feel, it initialy sounds bright and washy,with a quick soft decay. I like it in my snare rudiment practice, used in conjunction with my bell cymbal, either before the bell or after, creates a nice sequence of sound. The price is great for the sound you get. If you hit hard, you should look at a thicker cymbal.
I have the 10" and it has a slight china splashy sound, it is thin, has a nice bright initial response and a fast soft decay. Good addition for those that want to add a little spice to their kit. Heavy hitters should look at a thicker splash.
It has the look that some craftsmanship went into this cymbal. It is bright in brass color, thin in nature and sound. I believe it will last a long time if cleaned occasionaly, and hit with only enough force to create the cut through sound a splash is designed for. Good purchase price.
For the price it is a good cymbal, it is very much what I expected, and its sound has found a place in my style.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

"These are Wuhan"

These cymbals' have a newer hammering style than the old western Wuhan's!You can tell this by the round hammer marks'!This is to tension the cymbal and hopefully make them sound more like...Read complete review

These cymbals' have a newer hammering style than the old western Wuhan's!You can tell this by the round hammer marks'!This is to tension the cymbal and hopefully make them sound more like an Armanian/Turkish cymbal! Sometimes it works' and sometimes' it doesn't! So you may get trashy china tones like a china splash.
B20 Bronze.Hand-made in China.lot's of dark overtones'!
These are thin cymbals.If you are a Heavy to Thrash drummer,I would suggest something thicker!
These cymbals' all tend to have a china sound to them,unless you get lucky.Some do sound like older zildjian's!

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

agazarian traditional splash cymbal

By mad dog holmes

from southwest mi.

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Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

I like the look and feel, it initialy sounds bright and washy,with a quick soft decay. I like it in my snare rudiment practice, used in conjunction with my bell cymbal, either before the bell or after, creates a nice sequence of sound. The price is great for the sound you get. If you hit hard, you should look at a thicker cymbal.
I have the 10" and it has a slight china splashy sound, it is thin, has a nice bright initial response and a fast soft decay. Good addition for those that want to add a little spice to their kit. Heavy hitters should look at a thicker splash.
It has the look that some craftsmanship went into this cymbal. It is bright in brass color, thin in nature and sound. I believe it will last a long time if cleaned occasionaly, and hit with only enough force to create the cut through sound a splash is designed for. Good purchase price.
For the price it is a good cymbal, it is very much what I expected, and its sound has found a place in my style.

(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

"These are Wuhan"

Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

These cymbals' have a newer hammering style than the old western Wuhan's!You can tell this by the round hammer marks'!This is to tension the cymbal and hopefully make them sound more like an Armanian/Turkish cymbal! Sometimes it works' and sometimes' it doesn't! So you may get trashy china tones like a china splash.
B20 Bronze.Hand-made in China.lot's of dark overtones'!
These are thin cymbals.If you are a Heavy to Thrash drummer,I would suggest something thicker!
These cymbals' all tend to have a china sound to them,unless you get lucky.Some do sound like older zildjian's!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent cymbal for an excellent price

By Drummergirl2112

from Atlanta, GA

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Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

I got this cymbal at Guitar Center, I asked for a Wuhan and was told this was "what Wuhan was switching over to". I now know that that was total bull, but it might as well be Wuhan because it is just as great!! Gives a nice "pah" sound after a good, clean attack. I have the 10 inch and it can be heard just as well through my crashes as it can alone. If you're even slightly thinking about this cymbal, do it! I promise it is the best $25 you'll ever spend on a cymbal. I've had this for 2 years and have beaten the crack out of it without so much as a single dent/scratch. It is fantastic.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Loud and Proud

By RagonXE

from Jackson, MS

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Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

I picked up a 10" version of this Agazarian splash cymbal on a whim at a local music store. It was my first splash and I figured I'd just use it until I could afford something better. However, after using it in tandem with the rest of my kit, I found that I quite liked the style and sound of the splash. It's trashy and washy and has a hard, dark attack with a quick decay (reminds me of the style of Wuhan chinas).

It may not be the right sound for every type of music, but I really like it.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

best splash ever

By Christian Tassinari

from Undisclosed

Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

amazing
if you're considering this buy it because its so worth the money its ridiculous, i would be willing to paydouble what this cymbal costs.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent price, sound, and versatility

By DrumrPete

from Illinois

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Pros

  • Focused Crash
  • Responsive Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Venues

    Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

    I found this in a 10" at GC one day, just looking around. Walked by, gave it a little whack and was knocked out! If I remember correctly, I paid somewhere in the teens for it. It's my favorite of four spashes that I own, incl. Zildgian, Wuhan, and Paiste. This one has the least amount of trash to it. I often use it as my ONLY crash cymbal when playing tiny venues with a little drum kit consisting of a 20" Z & Cie ride, 12" hats, an 18" Gretsch kick, a 10" Jingle Snare, and a Stanton Moore Pandiero-as-floor-tom.

    Problem with buying one of these though, is you might not know what you will get, if you can't actually hit it & hear it first...like another reviewer mentioned. But for the price, what the heck?

    I highly recommend adding one of these to your kit...and try it upside down too, for yet another great texture.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Agazarian v. Wuhan

    By TPSONE

    from Quantico, VA

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    Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

    I compared the two 8" Traditional Splash cymbals.
    Both similar in price. The Wuhan is by far the superior product. While the Agazarian is still useful as I use three different 8" splash cymbals on my kit. The Agazarian has a trashy china sound that I use in tandom with other china cymbals. Wuhan for the money is the best value. From novice to experienced drummers purchasing a new set of cymbals for your practice kit or your main setup, I would recommend a complete set of the new Wuhan Traditional and Linear Cymbal product lines.

    Remember this is my personal opinion. I encourage others to do their own comparison prior to purchase to find cymbals that fit your specific genre or playing style.

    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Splash

    By Brandon5234

    from Cumming, GA

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    Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

    I go this splash a few months ago, It is a pretty decent splash, but for 30 bucks i cant complain.

     
    5.0

    Great Splash

    By evermoore66

    from Indpls

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    Pros

    • Bright Sound
    • Explosive Attack

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jazz Clubs

      Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

      Great splash for the money. Sounds as a splash should. For a special effects / enhancement cymbal, one should not have to pay hundred + for it considering you should only hit it sparingly.

       
      5.0

      Best Deal You'll Find

      By GCVdrummer

      from Evansville, IN

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      Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

      These are amazing for the price!! I bought the 8 and 10 inch. They are perfect for ascents! I play a wide range of music from the Beatles,Avenged Sevenfold, Elvis, just about any type of music and they work. Get These!

       
      5.0

      okay for the money spent

      By DrumDrum

      from Honolulu

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      Pros

      • Sounds fine

      Cons

      • First Shipment Had Crack

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

      After returning the first one because of a factory defect, the replacement is good. Added as an inverted sizzle on top of my crash cymbal, it adds shimmer and another splash when stuck individually. I would recommend it.

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      High dollar sound for a low price

      By Shane Mullins

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

      I've owned many splashes thru the years and this one sounds better than some I've paid LOTS more for!

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      You better try

      By Monkey Invalid

      from Maine

      Comments about Agazarian Traditional Splash:

      This is an awesome splash. I have 8" one and it sounds great. I'm currently using this for my Jazz work. It is pretty solid and worthy.Well it's kinda hard to explain how the sound like, but yea, if you are thinking about to get a cheap splash cymbal, get this one. I prefer.

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