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Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal  18 in.

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The Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal is a multipurpose balanced cymbal with a clear ping and medium sustain. Played as a crash, or ride, it sounds powerfu...Click To Read More About This Product

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Powerful crash and clear pingy ride.

The Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal is a multipurpose balanced cymbal with a clear ping and medium sustain. Played as a crash, or ride, it sounds powerful and penetrating. Made of a B8 bronze alloy, this Meinl cymbal delivers great sound in combination with an outstanding look and performance.

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  • B8 Bronze Alloy
  • Clear ping and powerful crash
  • Great value

Order this multipurpose cymbal and get great tones for a great price.

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MeinlMCS Crash/Ride Cymbal
 
3.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great add to MCS setup

By Instrumentaldrummer

from San Antonio

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Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

I've had a MCS setup for over 4 years now, so this review is from experience, not a bunch of bull. Added this 18" to my original 14/16/20 hat/crash/ride MCS pac with 14" china. Great complement to the 16" crash. If you have a MCS setup this is a great addition. Used as a ride it has a different pitch from the 20" MCS ride. So in some applications you can play between the 2 rides for a nice effect. The bell on the 18" sounds a bit more powerful then the bell on the 20" ride. I find myself going back and forth between the 2 on different songs. I know MCS is marketed as a step up from Meinl's entry level HCS, but the MCS is more of a mid-level cymbal, not a entry-level. They blend in well with some Meinl Classic crashes I have too. Not a top of the line cymbal, but it will not force you to take out a loan eather. Done tons of gigs, and took them to the studio, never any problems. I highly recomend them.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing starter cymbal.

By Whiplash92

from North Carolina

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Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

I've owned this cymbal for over a year now. It may be a starter cymbal but it sounds really good. I've gigged with it several times, and recorded with it more times then I can count. Most people say crash/rides aren't any good, but this one is an exception. If your on a budget this is the way to go.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Average

By Gonzo

from USA

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Pros

  • Bright Sound
  • Explosive Attack

Cons

  • Bright Sound
  • Explosive Attack

Best Uses

  • Garage

Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

Got pretty much what we paid for here folks.....imagine that.

Hence it rarely gets used.

 
3.0

Meh

By Gonzo

from USA

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Pros

  • Full Crash

Cons

  • Too Bright

Best Uses

    Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

    I find the sound not that good, harsh, perhaps because it is on a set with higher quality cymbals.

    I bought it for my son, but when he crashes on it - I wince. Putting duct tape on the bottom side hasn't helped much either.

    I'd spend more next crash I buy.

     
    4.0

    not that bad

    By g4aaron

    from Kentucky

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    Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

    I got this cymbal in the MCS pack that came with hi-hats, and I have to say this cymbal is pretty decent. If you don't have the money to buy something a little better then this cymbal is a good choice to go with. Like all cymbals, it sounds better when playing with a band so you can't hear the overtones as bad. Very good cymbal for the price. Only bad thing is that the bell doesn't sound as good to me, but thats just me. BUT if you can buy something a little more pricey like a Meinl Classics or a Zildjian ZHT, that would probably be a better choice.

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    JOHN

    By JOHN MCNICHOL

    from USA

    Comments about Meinl MCS Crash/Ride Cymbal:

    Bought as a gift---Have not had any negative feedback

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