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Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects   

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Acid-free, pro-strength formula with protective layer that reduces oxidation.

The stage lights come on and the glare of your cymbals mesmerizes the crowd. How smart you are for using Music Nomad's cymbal cleaner before the show. The acid free, proprietary formulation is like no other product on the market for cleaning, polishing and protecting your cast and sheet bronze cymbals. We combine state-of-the-art cleaners with cutting edge formulation, resulting in unmatched performance and protection. It is fast in cutting through layers of dulling oxides and restoring a brilliant eye glaring polished shine. It even leaves behind an invisible protective layer that reduces oxidation. This product contains NO harsh caustic chemicals.

FEATURES
  • Clean and polishes
  • Acid free
  • Pro-strength formula
  • Restore shine
  • No harsh caustic chemicals
  • Micro-fine polishing powder
  • Proprietary formulation
  • Leave protective layer that reduces oxidation
  • Smells great
  • 100% PET bottle
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Music NomadCymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects
 
4.3

(based on 10 reviews)

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    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Functional (4)
  • Good quality (4)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

I took a chance and WOW

I took a chance after watching the products vid on youtube. I am so happy with this cymbals cleaner because it cleans AND polish them in one application. It does require a little bit...Read complete review

I took a chance after watching the products vid on youtube. I am so happy with this cymbals cleaner because it cleans AND polish them in one application. It does require a little bit of elbow grease but I literary cleaned my hi hats in under 4 mins. Ive tried everything on my sabian and zildjians from their own company products, to cymbla swipes , groove juice and so on. What I like about this is that it works very well on brilliant and natural cymbals.
It

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't work as well as I had hoped...

...but to be fair, most of what i was trying to clean were insanely oxidized, extrememly dirty cymbals, some of which had not been cleaned in A DECADE. So yeah, there's...Read complete review

...but to be fair, most of what i was trying to clean were insanely oxidized, extrememly dirty cymbals, some of which had not been cleaned in A DECADE. So yeah, there's that. You may want to clean your cymbals more than once every ten years, which would be a smart thing to do. Not the case here, however. Got a mixed bag of results.

It performed well on a 20" Zildjian A Custom Ping Ride and 18" Sabian AAX Chinese (one of the decade cymbals), both of which had green sweat marks left uncleaned on 'em for many, many years. Brought trememndous shine back to both of them, but the oxidization marks went from green to a still noticeable (but thankfully less gross) black. Lots of shine and a fair amount of clean.

Performed extremely well on a very rarely used, one year old 18" Wuhan Crash Ride. This cymbal was barely dirty at all, realistically.

Performed rather poorly on a pair of very dirty (the top hat was pretty brutal looking, man, I gotta say) 14" A. Zildjian Rock Hats that also hadn't been cleaned since 2004, ten years ago. The bottom hat, somehow, was in alright shape to begin with, and after cleaning it, looked way worse than it had before I applied the cleaner. Lots of smudging that won't come off on these hats, unlike most of my other cymbals.

Also performed not-very-impressivly on a 18" K Zildjian multi-use cymbal (which I use as a crash) that was 100% UNUSED when given to me in 2010 by a friend who, for whatever reason, had it but didn't play drums (probably not new though, per se). I'm saying with near certainty it was probably never cleaned before today. Again, the result may have looked worse than before I applied the product to it.

I know it's probably my own fault (edit: it sure is, dummy) for, you know, not cleaning these cymbals in what seems like forever, so yeah, I know. I wouldn't recommend using cloth towels to buff the cymbals with, unless you own one hundred towels that you will probably never be able to use again. Paper towels worked fine for me, as long as you change the area of said paper towel frequently enough so you arent smearing the black crud you just cleaned off back all over your cymbals. The cleaner honestly only affected the logos on my Zildjian Rock Hi Hats, weirdly none of the others. It didn't erase them completely but removed them a good bit, and this you should probably know about. I will get the Nomad cymbal cleaner again to reclean my cymbals in another 6-7 months or so, & I imagine I'll have better results. Maybe I won't, who knows?

Bottom line - kind of a mixed bag, as I said before. The ride and china are looking pretty great and shiny now, as does my crash ride. But the first two aren't necessarily "cleaner" just about a thousand percent brighter. That doesn't sound like it makes much sense, but that's what I'm typing. The hi hats and K crash didn't come out so well. The top hi hat cymbal, the china and the ride were probably the three dirtiest of what I had cleaned. The bottom hat was in excellent shape for the length of time it had remained COMPLETELY OVERLOOKED / NEGLECTED and it now looks worse than they did an hour ago. Smudginess abounds.

Do yourself a favor kids, POLISH YOUR STUFF SOONER THAN I DID!

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5.0

Best cymbal cleaner.

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from Ohio

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

  • Discolors Some Cymbals

Best Uses

  • Keeping Cymbals Brilliant

Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

This is the perfect cleaner for Paiste brilliant finish cymbals. I used it on my Alpha's and they looked better than they did new. The cleaner also did not affect the Paiste logos. This is the best cleaner I have ever used to remove fingerprints and stick tracks.
I also used this cleaner on my Sabian AA rock ride and XS20 splashes. On these it left a beautiful shine, but it left the color somewhat inconsistent, but it isn't obvious from a distance, only up close. The Sabian logos did fade a bit.
I use all brilliant finish cymbals, and have for a long time, and this cleaner gives them a luster like no other cleaner I have used. Don't leave the cleaner on long, rub it out rather quickly for best results. On larger cymbals only do about 1/4 of it at a time. The instructions say to use circular motions to buff it, but I got better results following the lathing.

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3.0

Didn't work as well as I had hoped...

By 

from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

      ...but to be fair, most of what i was trying to clean were insanely oxidized, extrememly dirty cymbals, some of which had not been cleaned in A DECADE. So yeah, there's that. You may want to clean your cymbals more than once every ten years, which would be a smart thing to do. Not the case here, however. Got a mixed bag of results.

      It performed well on a 20" Zildjian A Custom Ping Ride and 18" Sabian AAX Chinese (one of the decade cymbals), both of which had green sweat marks left uncleaned on 'em for many, many years. Brought trememndous shine back to both of them, but the oxidization marks went from green to a still noticeable (but thankfully less gross) black. Lots of shine and a fair amount of clean.

      Performed extremely well on a very rarely used, one year old 18" Wuhan Crash Ride. This cymbal was barely dirty at all, realistically.

      Performed rather poorly on a pair of very dirty (the top hat was pretty brutal looking, man, I gotta say) 14" A. Zildjian Rock Hats that also hadn't been cleaned since 2004, ten years ago. The bottom hat, somehow, was in alright shape to begin with, and after cleaning it, looked way worse than it had before I applied the cleaner. Lots of smudging that won't come off on these hats, unlike most of my other cymbals.

      Also performed not-very-impressivly on a 18" K Zildjian multi-use cymbal (which I use as a crash) that was 100% UNUSED when given to me in 2010 by a friend who, for whatever reason, had it but didn't play drums (probably not new though, per se). I'm saying with near certainty it was probably never cleaned before today. Again, the result may have looked worse than before I applied the product to it.

      I know it's probably my own fault (edit: it sure is, dummy) for, you know, not cleaning these cymbals in what seems like forever, so yeah, I know. I wouldn't recommend using cloth towels to buff the cymbals with, unless you own one hundred towels that you will probably never be able to use again. Paper towels worked fine for me, as long as you change the area of said paper towel frequently enough so you arent smearing the black crud you just cleaned off back all over your cymbals. The cleaner honestly only affected the logos on my Zildjian Rock Hi Hats, weirdly none of the others. It didn't erase them completely but removed them a good bit, and this you should probably know about. I will get the Nomad cymbal cleaner again to reclean my cymbals in another 6-7 months or so, & I imagine I'll have better results. Maybe I won't, who knows?

      Bottom line - kind of a mixed bag, as I said before. The ride and china are looking pretty great and shiny now, as does my crash ride. But the first two aren't necessarily "cleaner" just about a thousand percent brighter. That doesn't sound like it makes much sense, but that's what I'm typing. The hi hats and K crash didn't come out so well. The top hi hat cymbal, the china and the ride were probably the three dirtiest of what I had cleaned. The bottom hat was in excellent shape for the length of time it had remained COMPLETELY OVERLOOKED / NEGLECTED and it now looks worse than they did an hour ago. Smudginess abounds.

      Do yourself a favor kids, POLISH YOUR STUFF SOONER THAN I DID!

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      5.0

      Best cymbal cleaner on the market.

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      from Chesterton, In

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

          This cleaner will remove logos but gives them the best shine you could ask for. It is easy to use but it takes some time. It turned a set of awful 1980 Paiste 2002 hi hats to showroom brilliant again. It does make all cymbals a brilliant finish when done.

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          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          WHAT IS THIS STUFF?

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          from central new jersey

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                Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                this stuff smells and didnt work for me. it took the print off my sabian cymbal.didnt clean them at all. it actually made them look like they were worse. almost like the way a cymbal looks from the 60-s. if you want a vintage look i guess this is the cleaner you want. what a dissapointment!!!!!!

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                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                look no further

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                from Bismarck,Mo.

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

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                    Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                    Treat your cymbals to what they deserve, and save your sense of smell. I get five cleanings from a bottle of this cleaner & polish as to where i only got one cleaning from Sabian cymbal cleaner(all my cymbals are Sabian,i use 10 cymbals with my kit) saves a ton of time and cash. Makes cleaning your cymbals a pleasure........

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    This stuff is really good!

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                    from Salt Lake City

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                    • None

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                      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                      I have used other cymbal cleaners before, but this is my favorite so far. Easy on and off, just make sure you have plenty of clean rags to do the polish job.

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                      5.0

                      Music Nomad Cymbal Polish

                      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                      Best cymbal cleaner/polish I've ever purchased. I use it on all my cymbals which are Sabian Paragons with the natural finish. I have a motor to spin the cymbals for cleaning them and that works the best. The cleaner goes on white and turns black. It's non acidic and doesn't require water to wipe it off, this cleaner simply rubs off. It makes my cymbals look almost like a brilliant finish.

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                      4.0

                      Works good on Brilliant finish only!

                      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                      decent price
                      Good cleaner on Brilliant finish ONLY! My regular finish hats basically faded and turned blackish (and I scrubbed a few times). I love that on the bottle it say's "may" take the logo's off on rare occasions, Um I guess all cymbals were the "rare" occasion. Faded all of them. Don't overly care but for those that do, it will take them off. Brilliant finish came out great.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      good stuff

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                      from kansass

                      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                      works great. faded the emblems on my sabian cymbals but those arent important to me.

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                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I took a chance and WOW

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                      from California

                      Comments about Music Nomad Cymbal Cleaner & Polish - Cleans, Polishes & Protects:

                      I took a chance after watching the products vid on youtube. I am so happy with this cymbals cleaner because it cleans AND polish them in one application. It does require a little bit of elbow grease but I literary cleaned my hi hats in under 4 mins. Ive tried everything on my sabian and zildjians from their own company products, to cymbla swipes , groove juice and so on. What I like about this is that it works very well on brilliant and natural cymbals.
                      It

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