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Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals  

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      SabianB8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals
       
      3.9

      (based on 50 reviews)

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            great buy for beginners and experts

            great buy for anyone beginners and experts. great sound durable and even flow and nice ringing low tone.
            is a pretty great cymbal the sound is great when you play it closed and...Read complete review

            great buy for anyone beginners and experts. great sound durable and even flow and nice ringing low tone.
            is a pretty great cymbal the sound is great when you play it closed and open sounds heavy(ish) (great for punk/metal) very versityle and good for anyone on a budget or even someone with cash.
            Very good quality make. can take a beating has a great vibrant low sound and rings nicely.
            great pricing for these cymbals. great for a budget and great for anyone who wants a good sounding cymbal...i do use zildjian a custom crashes and paiste pst 5 ride..these sounds mix very well and i honestly like the sabian sound of all cymbals as much or more than zildjian...even when recorded these cymbals sound great also live performances sound good.

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            Great for beginners

            I've played this set of hihats for about 8 years and they've been amazing in the durability department. Due to upgrading the rest of my kit, I haven't upgraded hi hats because honestly,...Read complete review

            I've played this set of hihats for about 8 years and they've been amazing in the durability department. Due to upgrading the rest of my kit, I haven't upgraded hi hats because honestly, they don't sound that bad. But as an experienced musician I critique my sound more than I used to and have found all of the flaws. The sound of this hi hat is loud, kind of flat, the open sound is good, but it lacks the brightness and crispness.

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            3.0

            Great for beginners

            By MapexMARS

            from Indiana

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            • Explosive Attack
            • Full Crash

            Cons

            • Flat Sound

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              Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

              I've played this set of hihats for about 8 years and they've been amazing in the durability department. Due to upgrading the rest of my kit, I haven't upgraded hi hats because honestly, they don't sound that bad. But as an experienced musician I critique my sound more than I used to and have found all of the flaws. The sound of this hi hat is loud, kind of flat, the open sound is good, but it lacks the brightness and crispness.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great for beginners

              By nikomann02

              from Los Angeles, CA

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                    Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                    These were great, durable hi hats when i first got a drum set. once i got better i started to distinguish differences in cymbals and i noticed that these don't have the best range. they sound decent but ringy closed and decent open but the sound kinda dies off. If you're a beginner you should get them but after that you need to move up to a more dynamic hi hat.

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Not bad for the price

                    By SkaSquatch94

                    from Ohio

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                    Pros

                    • Bright Sound
                    • Responsive Feel

                    Cons

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                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I've had these cymbals for awhile now and I have since upgraded to Zildjian A New Beats. For the price of these cymbals theyre pretty good. When compared to Meinl HCS/MCS Paiste PST3/5 and Zildjian ZBT/ZXT/ZHT, the Sabians blow them away.They are bright with a nice defined chick and a great open sound.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Good for Beginners

                        By Michael Viksne

                        from California

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I have been using the 14" B8 hi hats for a year and a half now, and they are great...for beginners. When closed tightly they sound like plastic, and when partially open they don't sound too good either. However, if you are patient enough to play them lightly, you can get a nice sound from them. I have no regrets buying them, as they are very durable and don't scratch easily when hit hard. These are great if your just starting out, but otherwise I would save another $70 and get the Sabian Xs20's.

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                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        great buy for beginners and experts

                        By Our Own Enemy

                        from Akron, Ohio

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        great buy for anyone beginners and experts. great sound durable and even flow and nice ringing low tone.
                        is a pretty great cymbal the sound is great when you play it closed and open sounds heavy(ish) (great for punk/metal) very versityle and good for anyone on a budget or even someone with cash.
                        Very good quality make. can take a beating has a great vibrant low sound and rings nicely.
                        great pricing for these cymbals. great for a budget and great for anyone who wants a good sounding cymbal...i do use zildjian a custom crashes and paiste pst 5 ride..these sounds mix very well and i honestly like the sabian sound of all cymbals as much or more than zildjian...even when recorded these cymbals sound great also live performances sound good.

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                        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great hi hats

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I play these hats at my church. I never planned on getting anything from the B8 series besides my 18" crash. The crash sounded fine but I had always expected the hats and the ride to sound very low end. For these hi hats being low end they have a very great tone. I love going to my church and playing them. I also like that they're 14" unlike my Zildjian hi hat's which are 13"

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        great starter hi hats

                        By B-Ran81195

                        from Yuba City, California

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        these hi hats have a decent open sound and a great closed sound. i recommend these hi hats to anyone who is starting to learn how to play drums.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great budget hats

                        By D-koDk-

                        from Arizona

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I bought these hats as a quick fix before a gig. They are a great pair for the money. They are sturdy and sound really nice. They are by no means perfect however. Open they are really warm (almost too warm for hats) they give a nice sizzle but lose their projection. My first gig with them was in a very small room at a conference for a radio network. When playing them open they were almost inaudible. Closed they are honestly some of the best sounding hats I have played. If you are on a budget get these hats there is no better value pair out there. But save your pennies for a better future pair especially if you are playing large venues and are not mic'd.

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                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great high hats

                        By Kai

                        from Florida

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I got these high hats about 2 years ago. Open they sound okay, closed they sound really good. They have not dented yet and I take them to gigs and they tend to get beat up a lot. I would recommend anyone on a budget to buy these.

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                        5.0

                        great for the money

                        Comments about Sabian B8 Series 14" Hi-Hat Cymbals:

                        I bought a set of these for my drummer and let me tell you that these hats are some of the best sounding hats I have ever heard. They are very expressive crisp and clean sounding. Sound good open and closed.(Could probly use them as little crashes LOL) best buy on the market for hi hats. Can't dent them shorts of taking a hammer to them I have been trying to dent them even use some heavy B's and hit them with the handle part of the stick hard didn't even leave a scuff mark. Good hats.

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