cracked cymbal repair needed

blue-onyx

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I have a nice old Spizzichino cymbal 18 inch. It has developed some cracks around the bell. See the pictures. I really like this cymbal and would like to find out if it could be repaired before the cracking progresses further. There was a guy mentioned on this site that was able to do laser weld repairing of cracks in cymbals. I need to get ahold of that guy. Does anyone know of that person?



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Drill the ends of the cracks with a very small bit. Make sure you get just past the end of the crack, or it'll start up again on the other side of the hole. (Use a magnifying glass.) If there is any scraping/sizzling sound then Dremel out the cracks with a very thin stone wheel tool.
 


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