Don’t like 15 hi hats.

Jhouse86

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I just traded a paiste sig full crash for some 2002 SE 15's. they should be here by the 19th. I sure hope I like them. Never used 15s before and I am really looking forward to trying them out. Should work great for an out door gig coming up in a month.
15in se 2002's are some of the best out there, you won't be disappointed!
 

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I’ve got close to 20 pairs of hats ranging from 12” to 16”. 12 of those are 15”. Besides playing at home I can’t remember the last time I played out with anything other than a pair of 15” or even the one pair of 16’s (perfect for regular worship gig I had for a few years). However, I’m eying a pair of Paiste Signature 14” dark crisp hats because they sit closer in pitch to 15’s I’m used to but respond a bit quicker due to their size. If they made the dark crisps in 15” I’m sure I’d own a pair already!
 

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I have a pair of Sabian HHX Complex 15" hats and I absolutely love them. Also have a pair of 15" Avedis A hi-hats that I absolutely love. To me, they give me all the body and volume I want out of a larger hi-hat, but the same cut in the mix that you would want out of a smaller (14 or maybe 13) pair of hi-hats. Of course, this is dependent upon the brand/series of hats you are using.
 

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My favorites hi hats are paiste sound formula , I bought a pair of 13's new in the 90's and played them alot . Last year I got a 14" pair , love those too.
I also have a 13" zildjian k dark custom pair that I like alot also.
 

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After years of playing I’ve been trying out different hi hats. Seems that I keep going back to 14’s
They seem crisper, faster and easier to control. And they feel better to me.
Am I the only one ????
What are your favs ?
I have two pairs , both favorites . Both Hollow Logo Zildjian A’s . 14” Quick Beats and 15” New Beats . Had them both since they were brandy new and love them both .
 

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I like 14s and 16s

these topics make me say weird things I end up erasing later
 
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I own 12’s, 14’s, and 15’s.
Played 16’s once. (Once)

I’m 14’s for sure. Just don’t care for any aspect of the 15’s over the 14’s.
 

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I played Paiste 2002 Heavy Rock original black label 15's for the longest time. I like being able to switch with some 14's. It's not that big a difference to me.

My current favorites:
Paiste 2002 15" Heavy Rock original black labels
Paiste 2002 14" Sound Edge
Paiste Rude 14" Sound Edge
 


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