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Paper Thin BORBA LIGHT Complex PAPERY Crash Ride 20.25” 1736 g CUSTOM IMMACULATE

Original price $449.99 - Original price $449.99
Original price
$449.99 - $449.99
Current price $449.99
  • What I love about these Borba cymbals is that they unapologetically know who they are - it's clear they're handmade by one guy with a purpose and vision in mind. 
  • I have had the pleasure of coming across several of these Borba cymbals and they absolutely blow me away. Both visually and sonically. 

  • And you can hear and own this hand custom crafted instrument for less than your standard big box store K Custom with a stock photo. 

  • At a wonderfully thin 1736 grams, this 20.25” is as wobbly as my morals on St. Patrick’s Day! 

  • The craftsmanship is beautiful - it has the golden - blue - ish glow of an old school Vintage gem. Light factory pre-aging look to this one. 

  • The bell is beautifully hand hammered and thinly lathed and has a medium low profile - giving this 20” hint of control, which is a terrific thing on a Paperthin 20.25” that wobbles. It’s slightly darker and lower pitched as well. 

  • What’s fascinating about this particular 20.25” Custom Borba is that it has an inimitable PAPERY LIGHT shimmer to it that eludes the big cymbal makers. The crash has a distinctive brilliance to it! 

  • So light and responsive it comes alive with the tap of a finger or the breath of a brush!

  • Light. Complex. Slightly controlled. Responsive. Delicately musical. Shimmering brilliance when crashed upon! 

  • Insanely great with mallets. Golden roar that never gets too boisterous or loud.  

  • So beautiful this could be an orchestral cymbal - but it sits right at home on the drum kit. 
  • Immaculate condition, but it feels like it's 70 years old. It’s a joy to play a custom, hand made instrument for the price of a humdrum big box store mass produced pedestrian model.