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Sabian HHX Evolution Cymbals

Grounded at the Sabian cymbal factory during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, drummer Dave Weckl had ample time to test over 300 prototypes for his signature HHX Evolution line. Weckl teamed with Mark Love, Sabian’s head cymbal designer, to create a consistent sounding line of cymbals from B20 bronze that would project well in a high-volume situation but also have the subtle responsiveness of a traditional thin cymbal. The final product is amazingly accurate to what they set out to achieve.

The cymbals were created with a mix of hand hammering, lathed surfacing, unlathed bells and a special tone-projection feature that allows them to cut through when you really smack ’em. All Evolution cymbals come in a brilliant finish.

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