The Sabian 12" Chopper. Innovative 3-layer design fits on a cymbal stand, and delivers super-fast white-noise responses, making this a great effect for playing rhythms and accents in drum and percussion set-ups.
This cymbal is used by players who hit heavy and want a cymabl that can stand up to harsh ttreatment. Drummers from Metal Men Disturbed, the rhtyhm section behind Avril Lavigne and countless studio musicians count it among there regular kits.
The Chopper is an innovative multi-application percussion effect that delivers quick, tightly focused white noise accents and rhythms. Comprised of three bronze discs--two of which are cut into propeller-like shapes--riveted loosely together, the Chopper is a totally unique playing experience for drummers and percussionist. When played, the three discs agitate each other and produce a distinctive raw sound. The Chopper looks simple but is a very complex instrument designed to play accents and rhythms with equal effect. It does this through a combination of etched surfaces and a special die-cut design that lets the three discs vibrate and agitate together; creating the short burst of white noise that makes the Chopper so special.
Already the choice of Mike Portnoy, Will Calhoun, and Rodney Howard, the Chopper fits comfortably on stands in any drum or percussion set-up. A Chopper can also add a distinctly different flavor when used in place of an X-hat, or laid on a snare drum to create a funky techno-type slap. The Chopper is quality protected by the one-year Sabian warranty.
- WEIGHT Medium - Heavy