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THINNER Vintage Zildjian 1970s New Beat 14” Hihats 851 1242 g Light Complex

Original price $349.99 - Original price $349.99
Original price
$349.99 - $349.99
Current price $349.99
  • No need to go  $425 deep on a pair of new NEW Beats that are trying to imitate what these Vintage ones do effortlessly!

  • And this particular pair has a VERY THIN TOP and even Lighter Bottom cymbal for New Beats - giving them a pinch of Light, airy complexity when opened. But as New Beats, they still have no problem cutting. 

  • And I’ll let you in on a little secret - I think this may be a Canadian made pair - at the Early Sabian Factory. And those always sound amazing! 

  • And these sound amazing! Have a listen! 

  • VINTAGE 1970s Zildjian New Beat 14” Hihats in fantastic shape!  This particular pair actually has one foot in the 1960s - that’s what the hammering looks like, but they have the 70s stamp. 

  • Definitely 1960s or Early 1970s sounding. They have the early factory “Bottom New Beat” stamp on them. 

  • The most recorded Hihats in history.

  • Thinner 851 Top Cymbal, and also a thinner 1242 gram Bottom Cymbal.  These 14s” espouse the tone-honored New Beat philosophy of a thin top cymbal coupled with a medium-heavy bottom cymbal to supply plenty of CHICK tone!

  • And that they do!! Light complexity, great crisp tone with articulate sticking that is focused - compliments of that 4-decade old patina. These beauties are more lively and breathy than the $425 new ones and they have a great played-in vintage-aged tone. They have aged 5 decades magnificently. Father Time has done them well. 

  • Incredible for recording! Plenty of cutting ability for live situations.

  • There’s a reason everyone wants Vintage New Beats!  They just do the thing. 

  • No issues. Real Deal New Beats with a great patina from the  1970s.  

  • Don’t spend more for less….this particular pair is fantastic.