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Special / Custom orders:

If you don't see what you're looking for here, in many cases, I can either order it, or have it made! The companies listed below have consistently provided excellent custom order service, and I highly recommend going this route, if you have a little patience. Time estimates below are approximate, and represent an average build and combined shipping time. In some cases, delays beyond what's listed below are common. All special / custom orders need to be paid in full at order time, and can not be cancelled / refunded for any reason. No deposits, no partial payments .Call or email for details. 

Here's how it works:

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If I don't have it in stock, I can have it (or literally whatever you can dream up), made. Special/custom orders from Turkey take about 4-8 weeks, but delays are quite common, so it's not unusual for the build time to exceed this, so please plan for extra time...actually, plan on more extra time, and then more time. Occasionally orders come in more quickly. Surprisingly quickly, so you never know. **update** Lately (2017/18) custom orders have been coming in a flash...

Bosphorus will accept custom orders for different weights and sizes on most of their current and discontinued cymbal lines, as well as fractional sizes, and just about anything else you might want (within reason). No up-charges. Email me for more details, or with questions, and I'll gladly assist! Please note - there are no returns nor exchanges with any custom ordered cymbal. Let me repeat - no returns nor exchanges. Oh, and before I forget, one more thing - no returns nor exchanges.

***News***  Jan 2019 *** AGOP is now allowing special orders again! There is a small 5% upcharge. Please email for details, and I will help!

If the model is in stock at the factory, it takes about a week-ish to arrive. Everything is now shipping directly from Canada - there is no US warehouse, so shipping has been taking a few more extra days than in past years.

Sabian will accept custom orders for all past and present, current and discontinued models, and designs of your own in any sizes. Generally speaking, if it was once available, or if you have an idea for something (within reason) they'll make it. Pricing is at current cost for the series/size - no additional cost. As of Jan 2012, certain custom requests, however, are subject to a new, per-cymbal up-charge, that is based on the size/series/amount of work that goes into production. The up-charge is only for non-standard sizes/weights, or any special requests not normally associated with the piece being ordered. It gets confusing, so email me for details. It can be anywhere between $40-$300 per cymbal. For example, 20" AA series - $95/cymbal extra, 22" AA $110 extra, 21 HH/X: $135/cymbal extra. Please allow 3-4 months lead time, although past pieces come in well inside this just a couple weeks (or less). One small exception to this - if a cymbal is normal spec, but now technically out of normal production, there is a 10% up-charge on those.


No custom orders any longer.