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  1. steveblack On sabbatical. Got some research to catch up on. »

    Nov 14, 2018 at 11:56 PM
  2. steveblack replied to the thread Bad ebay seller.

    When I say it is an unusual pattern, that is a statistician reporting the results of over 10 years of research tracking sales of cymbals...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 8:30 PM
  3. steveblack replied to the thread Bad ebay seller.

    The seller has a very unusual feedback pattern if you look more closely. In the last 12 months (which is all that is shown in the first...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 12:09 AM
  4. steveblack liked ludwig402's post in the thread Why isn't the diameter printed on a head?.

    Just found this head in my collection and immediately thought of this thread. Yes, I have a flip phone :) [ATTACH]

    a ludwig rockers head.jpg Nov 13, 2018 at 11:31 PM
  5. steveblack attached a file to the thread Why isn't the diameter printed on a head?.

    A few years back Jabez on Cymbalholic created this extrapolation of where the logos were heading. [ATTACH]

    Giant-Remo-Logos.jpg Nov 13, 2018 at 8:28 PM
  6. steveblack attached a file to the thread Help identify Formula 602.

    Welcome Driftwood1. There are 4 models of 18" flat ride in the pre serial and black label periods. I haven't yet recorded a Blue Label...

    18-sss4-repair.jpg Nov 12, 2018 at 7:37 PM
  7. steveblack liked nickrobotron's post in the thread Anyone in the know of Zildjian Sweet Hats compared to New Beats in 15”..

    The variance must be huge, because one of my good friends has a pair of Brilliant Sweet Hats and the bottom is heavier than any modern...

    Nov 11, 2018 at 8:59 PM
  8. steveblack replied to the thread Anyone in the know of Zildjian Sweet Hats compared to New Beats in 15”..

    Any change of finding out a bit more? Is all the model ink there and they are clearly a top and a bottom Sweet Hats? Did he buy them...

    Nov 11, 2018 at 8:59 PM
  9. steveblack liked Jdrum's post in the thread What's that cymbal on "The Joker" (Steve Miller Band).

    Actually Toddlittle827 is correct on the Giant Beats. There were some just stamped with the black Paiste ink without the "Giant Beat"...

    Nov 10, 2018 at 10:19 PM
  10. steveblack liked toddlittle827's post in the thread What's that cymbal on "The Joker" (Steve Miller Band).

    That Paiste shown in the Joker video is most likely one of three things: a Formula 602, a very early 2002, or a Giant Beat from right...

    Nov 10, 2018 at 10:19 PM
  11. steveblack liked lossforgain's post in the thread Is DFO Dying Out? ...Nope!.

    Or, consider this interpretation of events. We, volunteer moderators with varying amounts of time to monitor the forum, may have missed...

    Nov 9, 2018
  12. steveblack liked lossforgain's post in the thread Is DFO Dying Out? ...Nope!.

    My brother and I went to NYC and loaded up all of zutty's gear that he wanted to sell. Brought it back to PA and sold it all here on the...

    Nov 9, 2018
  13. steveblack liked shiek_yerbouti's post in the thread Anyone in the know of Zildjian Sweet Hats compared to New Beats in 15”..

    The tops are definitely different even if in the same weight category. My New Beat top is much stiffer than the Sweet Hats top was. The...

    Nov 9, 2018
  14. steveblack replied to the thread Anyone in the know of Zildjian Sweet Hats compared to New Beats in 15”..

    Thanks Tony. I've added your weights. It's not hard to get weights for the redesigned New Beats (and many other sizes and models)...

    Nov 9, 2018
  15. steveblack liked shiek_yerbouti's post in the thread Anyone in the know of Zildjian Sweet Hats compared to New Beats in 15”..

    The Redesigned New Beats are still heavier than the Sweet Hats. I’ve owned both. Steve, my 15” Redesigned New Beats weigh in at...

    Nov 9, 2018