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THINNEST NEW BEATS? 1960s Vintage Zildjian 14” New Beat Hihats 714 1141 g

Original price $399.99 - Original price $399.99
Original price
$399.99 - $399.99
Current price $399.99
  • 714 and 1141 grams. That’s one of the THINNEST New Beat Tops I’ve seen.  And the bottom is fairly thin too.  

  • This pair of 50-year-old 14s” are some of the BEST sounding New Beats you’ll find. 

  • Super thin and whispy!  Papery.  But still with that New Beat crisp and tightness. 

  • Don’t spend $430 on the new New Beats. They’re hundreds of grams heavier and they ain’t gonna do this. 

  • Very clean. Beautiful light golden patina built up over a generation. 

  • This pair has the perfect mix of semi-dark with a papery whispy tone but there’s a brightness that floats above. 

  • They have a mellowed dryness to them.

  • The most recorded Hihats in history compliments Louis Bellson. 

  • VERY THIN 714 Top Cymbal, and a heavier 1141 gram Bottom Cymbal (which is still thin for New Beats) These 14s” espouse the time-honored New Beat philosophy of a thin top cymbal coupled with a heavier bottom cymbal to supply plenty of CHICK tone!

  • And that they do!! Crisp, tight, clean, and articulate sticking that is focused when closed, compliments of that 5 -decade old patina. Wispy light and airy accents when opened.  But overall slightly dry and definitely mellowed! 
  • Great RINGO style slosh when opened fully.
  • These beauties are drier but also much more papery and complex sounding than the $430 new ones - they have aged and focused up beautifully but also have a thinner top cymbal. 
  • Incredible for recording! Plenty of cutting ability for live situations. If you’re playing a loud rock gig turn them around - you’ll get a distinctively, brighter tone that sounds like a completely different pair of Hihats.  
  • There’s a reason everyone wants Vintage New Beats!  They just do the thing. 

  • No issues. One of the best pairs I’ve heard. 

  • Real Deal EARLY New Beats from the very first years of production. 

  • Don’t spend more for less….