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Note this is a resurrection of the lost Paiste-Only wiki (many updates are currently ongoing).
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Each of these portals can be used to help find specific information on Paiste products both past and present.

* Paiste Series: Browse cymbals by series.

* Paiste Artists: Notable Artists playing Paistes.

* Paiste Serial Numbers: How to determine the date of manufacture for Paiste cymbals, German serial numbers, dating preserial Paistes, etc.

* Identify Your Paistes: Notes on identifying alloys, Alloy technical detail, Labeling formats, Factory refinishing, European, English & Japanese distributors.

* Paiste Formula 602 22" Dark Ride: Arguably Paiste's most collectable and sought after cymbal, the "albino unicorn"; mysteries solved here!

* Paiste's cymbal production process versus the competition: Myths, misconceptions, misinformation and plain old bamboozlery! What sets Paiste apart from other manufactures!

* Paiste general history and cymbal production timeline: 1901 - 1986: A subjective and objective compassionate history lesson of the company and its products.

* Paiste cymbal line history diagram: 1930 - present day: A summary and guide to virtually every cymbal line Paiste has produced from the "10,000 foot level"!

* Ludwig & Paiste: A marriage made in heaven... until it wasn't! (1953- 1972*): The history behind the partnership and one of the greatest growth periods for Paiste.

* A conversation with Fredy Studer: The creator of the 602 dark ride, Sound creations, 2002's, Masters, Modern essential 602's and signing countless drummers!

* The Keeper of the Sound: A 2006 Interview with Robert Paiste by Fritz Steger (Robert had not been formally interviewed since 1972!).

* Paiste Advertising: Paiste catalogs, advertisements(ads), brochures, flyers, pricelists, and posters.

* Paiste Merchandise: Official Paiste Merchandise.

* Paiste Type Portal: Browse cymbals by type.

* Paiste Expansions & Phase Outs: The chronological history of each cymbal model.

* Cymbal care: How to care for, clean, and use your Paiste products.

* Wiki cymbal cleaning supplemental: My journey to find the perfect cymbal cleaner.

* Paiste Rarities, Oddballs, and Unique Items: A photo gallery.

* Paiste Gongs: Detailed info on Paiste gongs.

1985 Modern drummer articles

Inside Paiste: A history and an interview with Robert and Tooman Paiste.
Visit to the Paiste factory: An in depth look at Paiste's factory and production process for 1985 models.
Paiste drummer service: A detailed description of the history and how the Paiste drummer service works.

Paiste youtube links and resources

Paiste links and resources

Paiste Facebook pages