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Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal 16 Inch 

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Overview

  • B8 Bronze alloy
  • Fast, full-bodied sound
  • Offers great value
Description & Specs
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    $134.00
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    - $61.01
  • Your Price:
    $7299

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      A bright and full-bodied crash that's well-suited for any entry-level setup.

      The Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal delivers a fast response with a bright, full-bodied sound. Clear and penetrating with a medium sustain in a wide range. This crash is made of B8 bronze alloy and is offered for a very affordable price. It's well-suited for any setup.

      Features

      • B8 Bronze alloy
      • Fast, full-bodied sound
      • Offers great value

      If you need a fast, clear, and penetrating crash without breaking the bank. Order this today.

       
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      MeinlMCS Medium Crash Cymbal
       
      4.8

      (based on 17 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (14)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Bright sound (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Give it time :)

          I had bought this cymbal in an emergency. My previous crash cymbal had split from the bell (due to improper stand set-up...I learned my lesson) so I got into meinl cymbals...Read complete review

          I had bought this cymbal in an emergency. My previous crash cymbal had split from the bell (due to improper stand set-up...I learned my lesson) so I got into meinl cymbals and this was a cheap, quick option. At first it was loud, and not very tone-defined. As I used it, however, it began to gain that beautiful definition and quality that I was looking for. It just needed to be broken in. It is very shimmery, but that is mainly due to the nature of a B8 alloy. This is a great cheap option for anyone from a beginner to a Pre-professional active musician. I would recommend it even if you weren't in a crunch to buy a crash like I was.

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          Decent cymbal for the price.

          This is a decent cymbal for the price. It's bright. Fairly loud if you smack it good. Definitely not bottom of the line. I'm hoping the tone will improve with age. It...Read complete review

          This is a decent cymbal for the price. It's bright. Fairly loud if you smack it good. Definitely not bottom of the line. I'm hoping the tone will improve with age. It seems a little flat, and at the same time high to me. But cymbals certainly are personal opinion. If you want better, you're dropping a lot of cash.

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          4.0

          Wow

          By Andrew_Germelman

          from Winchester, VA

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          Pros

          • Bright Sound
          • Full Crash

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

              This cymbal is absolutely great for its price.It's not a pro cymbal for sure, but it has great sound. MCS series is pretty high pitched, which I didn't like at first, but it made a perfect sound contrast on my set. I reccomend this cymbal to intermediate drummers that want good, but cheap cymbals on their set. If you've never played meinl, I think this cymbals will amaze you with their quality at such a low price. I give it a 4 star because of its unexpectedly high sound, the 18 inch borderline sounds like a 16 inch. I wild definitely go to meinl's website and check out its sound first.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              BEST CYMBAL EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

              By Drumalcolm

              from Ithaca, NY

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              Pros

              • Explosive Attack
              • Responsive Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                  This cymbal sounds great. It was a Christmas present. it's good for everything. It' my favorite cymbal!!!

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                  5.0

                  Great Little Cymbals

                  By Warrior

                  from Grand Marsh, WI

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                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      I've never played Meinl before getting the 18" crash ride with 14" hats. I loved them, so I added a 16" med. crash with a 10" splash stacked at 4" on top. It's a great set up and for the money they look great and sound even better. I had a drummer from a drum store recommend them. Good advice. No they're not K customs, but they don't cost as much either. I'll buy them again, if I have to!? But I think these will last a long time.

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                      3.0

                      Decent cymbal for the price.

                      By MaxWell

                      from Near Nashville, TN

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Pros

                      • Bright Sound
                      • Focused Crash

                      Cons

                      • Flat Sound
                      • Not Responsive

                      Best Uses

                      • Accompaniment
                      • School Bands
                      • Small Venues

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      This is a decent cymbal for the price. It's bright. Fairly loud if you smack it good. Definitely not bottom of the line. I'm hoping the tone will improve with age. It seems a little flat, and at the same time high to me. But cymbals certainly are personal opinion. If you want better, you're dropping a lot of cash.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Cymbal

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      I know the sound is subjective but I like this sound so I bought two. I compared with other brands in the same price range and liked this one much better. I am a hard hitter and after 18 months, there is no dent or crack on mine. I stronglly recommend.

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                      5.0

                      active musician

                      By DHiller21

                      from Minnesota

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      I purchased this crash cymbal because of the fact i was familiar with the brand. It sounds phenomenal and would highly recommend it to anyone who is on a budget.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      OKay Meinl you have outdone yourselves

                      By N.O Drumma

                      from New Orleans, LA

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      If you have any doubts in your mind about buying this beautiful underated peice of art i am here to tell you to look no further for that perfect crash. It explodes when hit and has that perfect balance between bright and dark, it has a very wet sound when hit hard and i love it. I got this with the pack of hats ride and china and this is my favorite cymbal. Buy this cymbal

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Give it time :)

                      By Stratotama08

                      from Grass Valley, CA

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      I had bought this cymbal in an emergency. My previous crash cymbal had split from the bell (due to improper stand set-up...I learned my lesson) so I got into meinl cymbals and this was a cheap, quick option. At first it was loud, and not very tone-defined. As I used it, however, it began to gain that beautiful definition and quality that I was looking for. It just needed to be broken in. It is very shimmery, but that is mainly due to the nature of a B8 alloy. This is a great cheap option for anyone from a beginner to a Pre-professional active musician. I would recommend it even if you weren't in a crunch to buy a crash like I was.

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                      5.0

                      LOVE THIS CYMBAL

                      By N.O Drumma

                      from New Orleans, LA

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      I got this for my birthday alongg with the set and a free classics china but this is the best in the pack it has a nice balance between bright and dark and it explodes when hit i hit it hard and its very durable buy it budget or not

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                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Pretty Good. Not junk

                      By PDP101

                      from Columbus, Ohio

                      Comments about Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal:

                      This is a great crash!I Have the 16in and love it!The only bad thing is after a while, around the hole where it goes on the stand, it starts to tarnish. Other than that minor flaw, great cymbal. Very good for the price. Definately a must buy!!

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