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Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20  

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Overview
  • 14" hi-hats
  • 16" crash
  • 20" ride
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $462.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $204.00
  • Your Price:
    $25800

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Upgrade your cymbal sound without blowing your budget.

Paise puts a set of 14" hi-hats, a 16" crash, and a 20" ride in this convenient cymbal pack.

Paiste Hi-Hats

Medium bright, clean, full. Fairly narrow range, somewhat complex mix. Even, balanced feel. Bright, full, controlled open sound. Mellow, defined chick sound with a slight hiss.

Paiste Crash Cymbal

Full, focused, and cutting. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel and an explosive attack.

Paiste Ride Cymbal

Warm, full, clear. Medium range, somewhat clean mix. Soft, balanced feel. Sizzling ping over a full wash.

Paiste PST 3 cymbals are affordable cymbals with never-before-possible sound quality and pro-level looks. Paiste employs modern, hi-tech production techniques that transfer the spirit and essence of 70 years of hand-manufacturing into premium-quality, musical cymbals.

PST 3 cymbals are made from a selected and especially sonorous brass copper-based alloy.

Features
  • 14" hi-hats
  • 16" crash
  • 20" ride

This is Paiste quality and tradition made affordable for more drummers. Order yours now!

 
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PaistePST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20
 
4.7

(based on 22 reviews)

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Be Careful!

I recieved these cymbols today. At first I was estremely excited and I couln't wait to start playing them. But my excitement soon died after I started playing them. I have been playing...Read complete review

I recieved these cymbols today. At first I was estremely excited and I couln't wait to start playing them. But my excitement soon died after I started playing them. I have been playing drums for about a year and I have always played Sabian B8. I busted my crash so I decided to try some new cymbols. I shopped for a month looking for the perfect cymbol. I was about to buy a different set when I came upon the Paiste PST3. I thought it was an amazing deal. I ordered them and expected to recieve awesome cymbols. When I pulled they out of the box I noticed that the crash cymbol was heavier than expected. I put it on the stand and struck it hard with my drumstick. There was a dead thump with horrible overtones. I set it up with my drum set and started playing but that didn't help. The crash has no sound AT ALL! and definately no good overtones. The only sound I could get to come out of the cymbol was a thick thump and the harder I hit the worse the sound. The hi-hats sound good. They have a tight, clinky sound when closed and a sharp sound when open. The hi-hats are a good deal. The ride is a little better. The bell isn't very loud though and it takes a long time for the cymbol to "die off" until it is silent. But the crash is the worst. I would recomend the PST 5 or the Alpha if you want to stick with Paiste. I will definately be returning these cymbols and upgrading to a non-beginers set. Unless you are a beginner or have absolutely no money to spend on a nicer set, stay away from these cymbols.

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Decent Starter Cymbal

This is a cymbal that I think must have been made for beginners. It is in the middle of Meinl HCS and Sabian B8. It isn't as good as Sabian B8, but better...Read complete review

This is a cymbal that I think must have been made for beginners. It is in the middle of Meinl HCS and Sabian B8. It isn't as good as Sabian B8, but better for the money than Meinl HCS. I am an intermediate player and I think this is more of a cymbal for beginner-intermediate players. I recommend for players my level either Sabian B8 or Ziljian A or ZBT. Ok, the ride sounds pretty bad, but the bell is decent... the crash has good sustain, but no pop if you know what I mean... and the hi-hat, wow this hi-hat is REALLY GOOD. If you are going to buy this, instead buy a Sabian B8 20" Ride, a B8 16" crash, and this hi-hat. The hi-hat is really washy and explosive. Really bright and shimmery. Its great!

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5.0

Almost Better than any Other

By Bass/Guitar Masta

from California

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

I ove these cybals. Great practice cybals for the price!!!! I swiched from zilidjan ZBT to these and it was just 10 times better. Buy these!!!!
I love the cymbal stand it comes with!!! Perfect Tohold your ride cymbal! There are to many great features, I cant tell you all, but the ride has a really nice bell as well as all the other cymbals.
Best cymbals I've used for a long time. I only use this to practice, and paiste alphas to performe. But these are still great!!!
I rate this a 10 beacause of how its made with care, not just random brass throne into a machine!

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5.0

Great to get your kit started!

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

got these on my last b-day. opened em up and went to town playing on them. the hats sound good. the chik is a little weak, sizzle is great tho, hard to get a clear splash out of them in a complex fast beat. the crash sounds ok but its delicate. I broke it about a month after. the ride gets the job done, not very long sustain, but nice dark/warm tone and the bell is great. rings out good.

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4.0

A good buy for borderline intermediates/beginners.

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

These cymbals are the real deal for a beginner or a border-line intermediate. The hats have a mediocre "chick" and "half-open closed" play to it but have some of the best sizzles I have ever felt on its beginner level. The crash has little to none sustain, a terrible tone, and is extremely heavy. The ride is excellent, it has a nice ping and the bell is top notch for once again a beginner cymbal. If you're in need for a quick replacement or you're an inspiring beginning drummer, then this package is for you. If you have the extra cash go with the higher-end Paiste's or some Sabians and Zildjians.

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5.0

Good Deal

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

I needed a new set of cybals to brighten up my drum kit, so I got these cymbals as I got a good deal on them, and I definitely don't regret it. They are really good for someone of intermediate skill, like me, and are perfect if your starting out gigging, and just using in practice. The bell on the ride is superb, the crash has a great sustain, and the high hats are excellent, especially for the price I got them. Highly recommended

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5.0

great cymbals

By drummer11-wt9Zz

from gilbert, AZ

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

So, I have a pretty crappy drum set but I'm making it work while I save up for a new Pearl. But a must have was new cymbals. So I got these for my birthday and overall they are great cymbals that really brought my set to life. When I first took 'em out of the box they were beautiful. The crash and hats picked up marks but nothing big. I have had them for about 8 months and they still sound great. The crash has a really nice sustain and a bright punch. it could have a little more kick to it, but its definately not bad. the ride is awesome. Its really heavy and solid but it has a bright, crisp, cutting sound to it. The bell's not bad either. The hats are great too. Closed they have a real nice chick. They also work really well washy or open. Overall, great cymbals, good price, buy them!

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3.0

Decent Starter Cymbal

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

This is a cymbal that I think must have been made for beginners. It is in the middle of Meinl HCS and Sabian B8. It isn't as good as Sabian B8, but better for the money than Meinl HCS. I am an intermediate player and I think this is more of a cymbal for beginner-intermediate players. I recommend for players my level either Sabian B8 or Ziljian A or ZBT. Ok, the ride sounds pretty bad, but the bell is decent... the crash has good sustain, but no pop if you know what I mean... and the hi-hat, wow this hi-hat is REALLY GOOD. If you are going to buy this, instead buy a Sabian B8 20" Ride, a B8 16" crash, and this hi-hat. The hi-hat is really washy and explosive. Really bright and shimmery. Its great!

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3.0

Eh not so good

By Matt-Ovuxe

from Chicago

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

I bought these cymbals a few weeks ago and to be honest they arent all that good. The only good things that came out of this pack were the hats. The hats sound awesome but the crash and ride ring out for way too long and have a nasty overtone. If I were you I wouldn't make the same mistake i did. Either go with the PST 5 or a set of Sabians or Zildjians.

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5.0

What I was looking for

By I WANT MORE SIZES!!!!

from Bellingham, WA

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

I have a first act drumset. Which is the Worst drumset on the market. I needed new cymbals so I got these. They Sound Amazing. The Ride is the best. It rings a sound that is perfect. The Crash is good but it sound like a ride cymbal. And the High hats are very muted when closed. But they still sound amazing. If you are looking for high hats on a thin wallet. I'd defiantly get these.

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5.0

Eh...

By Brandon-CDbbO

from Undisclosed

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

I just bought these to replace my stock cymbals, and overall I'm pretty impressed. They were nice and shiny, and looked beautiful. First off, the hats are decent. When closed, they don't have much character but they sound great when opened slightly. The crash is so-so. 16 in. are just too bright for me. And finally, the ride is great. It sounds beautiful and looks beautiful. I would recommend getting them if you don't mind the less than amazing hi-hats.

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5.0

Awesome!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Paiste PST 3 Universal Set 14/16/20:

These are great-hihats have good, well defined chick. The crashes are bright and cut through almost any mix. The ride is amazing, good ping and a nice controlled wash.

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