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Unique Custom Borba Warm Dark Complex Thin Ride 22” 2198 g PERFECT

Original price $599.99 - Original price $599.99
Original price
$599.99 - $599.99
Current price $599.99
  • 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 a few of these Borba cymbals and they absolutely blow me away. Both visually and sonically. 

  • Imagine a Paiste Etched Logo Traditional 22" Light Ride that spent 15 years serving hard time in the federal pen.

  • It has a the dark, woody warmth of the Paiste Traditional but also has the organic, complex real-ness of someone who has Hand Hammered this instrument to perfection.  

  • This specific 22" is without a doubt, one of the darker, more complex cymbals you will come across. 

  • Although it has a broad spread, it also has an even decay and wash - it’s not ultra trashy.  It has a very smooth finish to it. 

  • One thing I love about this particular Borba is that it’s factory stamped “2086” grams, but I was told by the man himself that his scale was off when he weighed it. And it was! It’s actually 2198 grams. 
  • Beautifully sculpted, rounded-over bell that is very heavily hand-hammered, the edges wobble when struck. 

  • Low profile for a deep, lower pitch and darkness. 

  • Razor fine edges wobble all over and make this 22” crash like a dream. 

  • Perfect for very low to medium low settings. Incredible under the mic. Comes alive at a whisper. 

  • Immaculate condition, but it feels like it's 70 years old. 

  • K Constantinoples sound great, but it’s really a joy to play a completely handcrafted instrument - something that celebrates the one-cymbal-at-a-time philosophy.