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Paiste Formula 602 Classic 15" Sound Edge Hi-Hat 1015/1220 g
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One of the world’s most referred and legendary cymbal lines in history. Renowned and loved for its fine, pure, soft, delicate musical tone, that requires precise playing. Reintroduction of the most popular models, faithfully re-created in terms of sound and look in 2011. Forged from the legendary «602 Bronze» (CuSn20), handcrafted from start to finish by highly skilled Swiss craftsmen, Formula 602 Classic Sounds cymbals produce a true, pure sound of unique clarity and consistency.
"Paiste's Sound Edge hi-hats have been the source of much folklore since John Bonham picked up on them in the 70s, but the company introduced the model in 1967. These were the first "problem solver" cymbals. Their design negates the need for fiddling with the bottom cymbal tilter to eliminate the air lock found with traditional hats, but their design also imparts a unique sound. The rippled edge stiffens the bottom cymbal and renders a more focused and magnetic open/closed sound. When played loudly, the 602 Sound Edge hi-hats possessed an open sound that was washy and throaty, with a silvery top end, yet they were never overpowering. At lower dynamics, they were extremely sensi¬ tive. Open/closed "barks" were quick and tight with an underlying richness, and the pedal chick was focused and pointed." - J.R. Frondelli
Paiste has TWO years warranty against manufacturing flaws, starting from date of the purchase.
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