#1
hey everybody. I'm trying to help my brother buy a new drum kit so im gonna buy his old one( i acctually want a set too) the set comes with the five peices plus a double kick a ride, hi hats, and two crashes. the thing is that the two crashes both have tiny cracks on the edges about a centimeter in length. is there anyway to fix cracks in cymbals or is there anyway a drum shop could fix them. they still sound decent but eventually i expect the cracks to spread and i just want the set to fool around on. is there anyway to fix this

thanx
#2
Not really.

Nothing that wouldn't cost at least $250+ to do it. And for you might as well buy new cymbals.
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#3
drill a small whole at the top of the crack, that will stop the crack from growing. but try not to hit the symbol near that crack anymore.
#5
drilling a hole is the only thing that will help, or cut it out as Despised said, ether way its really at best a 50/50 shoot at stop the crack. Most likely even if stopped it will crack in that same place in a while its only a matter of time and or the technique that you use when playing.
#6
You could try drilling holes at the end of the cracks but normally this doesn't fix the problem and only makes a cruddy sounding cymbal...IMO

It's best to buy new cymbals, even used ones in good condition will work.
Last edited by moody07747 at Apr 12, 2008,
#7
I use a bench grinder and grind them out works fine.
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