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I can't get past the name and the logo. I know that's superficial, but I just can't. I'm sure they're as good as any of the handmade Turkish cymbals being produced today, which are awesome.
Same. I never liked the logo or name. If I found a good ST and price, I'd probably remove all the paint.
 

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I can't get past the name and the logo. I know that's superficial, but I just can't. I'm sure they're as good as any of the handmade Turkish cymbals being produced today, which are awesome.
I wish I could agree that they are "as good as any" but I wouldn't say so. I think they are more of a low-end Turkish cymbal for people who want Turkish cymbals and want to pay cheap prices for them. I could be completely off base, but the ones I've had have rarely measured up to my Istanbul and Bosphorus pieces. I have probably ordered and played 6 or 7 Soultones now, and none have stuck around. The favorite was a 26" crash that played like a light ride, it was a lot of fun and sounded good, but I couldn't have taken it anywhere because it didn't fit in any of my bags!
 

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I can't get past the name and the logo. I know that's superficial, but I just can't. I'm sure they're as good as any of the handmade Turkish cymbals being produced today, which are awesome.
Acetone is a man’s best friend...
 

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Same. I never liked the logo or name. If I found a good ST and price, I'd probably remove all the paint.
I have a few Soultones. Also am not a fan of the name/logos, but these are excellent cymbals for the price. A notch below my Istanbuls, but not too far off. I would call them professional quality cymbals.
 

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Soultone Cymbals CST-CHN20FXO6-20" Custom FXO 6 China for $103 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DDLX08M/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_TVKP7TDFXGHVWAEK448C

Soultone Cymbals EXT-CRS23-23" Soultone Cymbals Extreme Crash for $148 (out of stock)
The 20" ozone China for 99 bucks is on the way to my house! Thanks for posting
 

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I can't believe this 24" Bosphorus Turk flat is only $259!

Here are more Bosphorus deals, some good and some BETTER than good:
Antique 17" crash (paper thin?) for $132
Antique 14" bright hats for $211
Black Pearl 15" hats for $266 (showing out of stock)
Master series 20" ride for $207 -- that's cheaper than the cheapest used one online anywhere -- (showing out of stock)
 
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Soultone deals:

Extreme 22" crash ride $186

Extreme 24" crash $206

Gospel 23" ride $205

Gospel 26" ride $234

Natural 23" big bell ride $212

Natural 24" big bell ride $211

Natural 22" china $151!!!

Natural 24" flat ride $205

Natural 26" crash $260
 

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A bunch of 16s around 150 each:

Bosphorus Smash Crash $145

Bosphorus Masters Crash (!!) $151

Istanbul Mehmet Turk $153
I just ordered the last Mehmet from Amazon. Thanks LFG for the post.
My first Istanbul cymbal!! Can't wait to hear what it sounds like with my Sabian AA Raw Ride.
 

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Couple of nice prices on 18" Bosphorus crashes, but showing out of stock.

18" Turk with holes $140

18" Turk $152

18" Traditional $143

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Then a couple of others

21" Antique ride $205

21" Turk ride $208
 

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A couple Istanbul Mehmet deals

18" X-Perience Series XXC-CM18 X-Cast Medium Crash $160

19" Radiant Medium crash $183

And showing out of stock but super cheap,
16" Traditional Paper Thin crash $128!
 

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All the 'good' prices are out of stock...looking for a 20" Master. They have a 21" for $259/out of stock..

But, I am pretty sure you could get just as low prices via Sounds Anatolian
 

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All the 'good' prices are out of stock...looking for a 20" Master. They have a 21" for $259/out of stock..

But, I am pretty sure you could get just as low prices via Sounds Anatolian
Has anyone bought straight from Sounds Anatolian before? What was the experience like?
 

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Has anyone bought straight from Sounds Anatolian before? What was the experience like?
I have. FANTASTIC!

I have purchased about 5 cymbals..all delivered/packed well direct from Istanbul to Atlanta, where I am, in 3 days, door-door via DHL. DHL delivers the minute it comes off plane in Atlanta. I follow the tracking and am surprised how efficient they are. As a bonus, they ship FREE. Prices are always somewhat below retail. Though they have a website, I would go to Reverb and buy direct from them. They always accept offers, and have always accepted my offers. No dealing or wheeling. Straight shooters. They are always on ebay, under the name, 'georgianqueen'. I find they are more flexible at Reverb. I think because of high ebay fees. To be honest, I am about to order a Bosphorus Flat Turk Ride or a Masterwork Natural Flat from them. Masterwork prices much less, and make an offer even better.

Usually around Christmas time, they discount BIG on their Reverb site. They sell AGOP/MEHMET/Materwork/Bosphorus/ Anatolian/Turkish.

Two other new sellers that popped up on Reverb, direct from Istanbul: "Cymbal Crash" and "Pilot Garage"...very similar to Sounds Anatolian in offerings. Sometimes I think, they are all one-in-the same. Prices and Make an Offer/DHL 3 day shipping seem to be all similar, as well as selections.
Have not bought from them, but both receive 100% satisfaction from buyers.
Sounds Anatolian also is on Amazon, but better on Reverb, IMO
 
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I would be hesitant ordering off Amazon. I have read, and experienced their packaging. I had purchased a Soultone 20" flat a few years ago. Great deal, @ $135. Came in a box about 22"x22"x3". No packaging or cushion material. It arrived in okay shape, but it was obvious, whoever packed it had little experience in packaging anything
 

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I would be hesitant ordering off Amazon. I have read, and experienced their packaging. I had purchased a Soultone 20" flat a few years ago. Great deal, @ $135. Came in a box about 22"x22"x3". No packaging or cushion material. It arrived in okay shape, but it was obvious, whoever packed it had little experience in packaging anything
Many of us have experienced those packing jobs. A few of us have gotten damaged cymbals because of it. But a couple of us have also gotten extra cymbals for free. Not me, but I have read the accounts. In all the cymbals I’ve bought off eBay I think there may have been one with an edge ding, but the track record is good and I’ll keep taking advantage of great deals when I see them! Just ordered another cymbal I didn’t need, lol.
 


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