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Meinl HCS China Cymbal  16 in.

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The Meinl HCS China Cymbal projects an explosive, brash and bright attack with deep, dark and trashy undertones.HCS cymbals are Meinl's entry level c...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      HCS cymbals provide quality sounds at entry level prices.

      The Meinl HCS China Cymbal projects an explosive, brash and bright attack with deep, dark and trashy undertones.

      HCS cymbals are Meinl's entry level cymbal line that combines quality and value. The cymbals are made from MS63 alloy for a warm, harmonic and balanced sound. They offer the best possible sounds at an affordable price.

      FEATURES
      • MS63 Alloy
      • Specially matched
      • Outstanding quality
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      MeinlHCS China Cymbal
       
      4.2

      (based on 26 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (17)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      92%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Bright sound (12)
      • Responsive feel (10)
      • Explosive attack (6)
      • Full crash (4)
      • Focused crash (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (6), Novice (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      A China from Germany?!

      Holy china!! I could not be more happy with this purchase. I bought the 16" china. It has a low and dark tone and fades fast and yet it has...Read complete review

      Holy china!! I could not be more happy with this purchase. I bought the 16" china. It has a low and dark tone and fades fast and yet it has somewhat of a brilliant sound to it. Its everything a china should be: Trashy, and quick. It's great for metal, death metal, accents, and breakdowns. Also has a great bell. It's simple yet colorful and dark yet bright. UNDERSTAND?! Enjoy your new MEINL China!!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good Sound, but Chips Easily

      I like the sound, although it chips SUPER easy, the first chip on the cymbal came in my first month using it. It's good for practice but I would not recommend it for...Read complete review

      I like the sound, although it chips SUPER easy, the first chip on the cymbal came in my first month using it. It's good for practice but I would not recommend it for gigs.

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      5.0

      NICE

      By Peg

      from St. Augustine, FL.

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Bright Sound
      • Responsive Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Personal use

        Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

        I purchased the 18" HCS China Symbol.I was looking to add some symbols to my home kit for practice.
        It has good sound. this purchase was what I wanted for my needs.

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        5.0

        I LOVE THIS CHINA CYMBAL!

        By ANTONIO BARRERA (PATO KNOX)

        from LAREDO, TX

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Bright Sound
        • Explosive Attack
        • Full Crash
        • Responsive Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

            I PLAY TRASH METAL AND THE SOUND IS VERY BRIGHT! FAST, AND SUSTAINED!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Good Sound, but Chips Easily

            By GnarlyNachos

            from San Jose, CA

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Bright Sound
            • Explosive Attack
            • Responsive Feel

            Cons

            • Chips Easily

            Best Uses

            • Practice

            Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

            I like the sound, although it chips SUPER easy, the first chip on the cymbal came in my first month using it. It's good for practice but I would not recommend it for gigs.

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            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Big Al

            from New York, NY

            About Me Novice

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Bright Sound
            • Responsive Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment

              Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

              Great china cymbal for the price! Nice Sound!!

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              4.0

              I would recommend this to a friend

              By Big Al

              from New York, NY

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Bright Sound
              • Responsive Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accompaniment

                Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                Great cymbal for the price!! Very nice sound!

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                5.0

                I would recommend this product.

                By Benk Joseph Winata

                from Palmdale, CA

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Bright Sound
                • Explosive Attack
                • Focused Crash
                • Full Crash
                • Responsive Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Accompaniment
                  • Jazz Clubs
                  • Symphonies

                  Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                  Great Product!!

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  excellent product and price, will buy again

                  By scyoung

                  from jacksonville, fl

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Bright Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment

                    Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                    It works good, I am learning and meets my needs.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    This is the bomb

                    By Bullets and broadheads

                    from Staunton va

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Bright Sound
                    • Explosive Attack
                    • Responsive Feel

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                        This cymbal is my favorite cymbal I own and I own a lot

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                        4.0

                        Everyday War wants this product

                        By Element Man

                        from Birch Run, MI

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Bright Sound
                        • Explosive Attack
                        • Focused Crash
                        • Full Crash
                        • Responsive Feel

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Small Venues
                          • Soundtracks

                          Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                          I use the product in my metal band. It has a nice after-ring sound.

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                          4.0

                          Great product. I would definitely buy again.

                          By JR

                          from Bristol, CT.

                          About Me Novice

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Bright Sound
                          • Responsive Feel

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Hard Rock

                            Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

                            Bought this product for my son. He has been playing for just over a year and loves Linkin Park and other hard rock bands. This cymbal is one of his favorites and provides a great sound when he is rocking out in the basement.

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