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DRY DARK Istanbul Mehmet Kirkor K Ride 22" 2439 g INCREDIBLE Mint

Original price $379.99 - Original price $379.99
Original price
$379.99 - $379.99
Current price $379.99
  • This is one of Istanbul Mehmet's most beautiful series. Take a look at the craftsmanship on this. It's raw and black with alternating thin gold lathing stripes and heavily hand-hammered throughout.

  • My understanding is Kirkor K was Mehmet's mentor, and I have to say, this is a great way to thank someone who taught you everything you know.

  • As you would imagine, with a sparsely lathed 22" the stick-attack on this particular ride is absolutely fantastic. It's dry but it does not clank. 

  • I don't know how they did it, but they cracked the riddle of sphynx here. 

  • At 2439 grams, it provides enough weight to be heard but still remains easily, crashable.

  • It’s perfect but has a softer pliable feel to it giving it an aura of a dark cymbal from the 1940s.  

  • Dry, dark, low in pitch; solid, raw, unlathed bell. Organic with a hint of hand-hammered complexity, crashable. Overall quick decay for a large cymbal. 

  • Can easily be a huge Semi-Dry DARK CRASH too. 

  • Again, this is one of the nicest looking (and sounding) 22s" you will find. 

  • No issues. Perfect. A joy to play something unique.