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Old 02-03-2010, 03:04 PM
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Default Amir Zildjian?

18" Amir? Is this worth anything? appears to be hand hammered, and in good shape.
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Old 02-03-2010, 03:35 PM
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Default Re: Amir Zildjian?

jonnistix, just google Amir Zildjian, and go to cymbalholics.com thread.
Alot of info on these cymbals.

PS: your attachment no workie
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Old 02-03-2010, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: Amir Zildjian?

this one appears to be much older than that 80s stuff. and hand-hammered as well.
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:29 PM
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Default Re: Amir Zildjian?

Rats...80s. Oh well, does anyone know how these sound? This one is an 18" .
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:36 PM
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Machine-made B8's out of stamped sheets - late 70's early 80's - but actually -they were probably the BEST B8's Zildjan ever produced !! Just stay away from the Amir II's - because those are pretty sucky. But the older Amirs are very decent ! 16" - worth $60-65 & the 18" - about $70-80
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:03 PM
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Default Re: Amir Zildjian?

I've got 18" and 20" Amir China Boy cymbals that I like a lot.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:23 PM
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Yeah...ain't it funny how companies discontinue lines which are far better than the lines they are replaced with ?

Seriously.....to this day Zildjian has never produced a decent B8 line which could touch the original Amirs. BTW...these are generally medium-weight cymbals...good for rock or multi-purpose.....

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Old 02-05-2010, 08:15 PM
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I had one of the early 80's Amirs 18' crash and it was a decent cymbal,as I remember mine was lathed on top and unlathed on the bottom side
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