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Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride   

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Bright, full, cutting. Clear and focused. Medium range and strong mix. Glassy ping over constant, massive wash.The PST 5 cymbals are affordable cymba...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      Very controllable ride with good responsive feel, well suited for higher volume musical settings.

      Bright, full, cutting. Clear and focused. Medium range and strong mix. Glassy ping over constant, massive wash.

      The PST 5 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.

      For the manufacture of PST 5 cymbals, Paiste uses the same high-grade bronze alloy as in its professional class.

      FEATURES
      • Weight: extra heavy
      • Volume: medium to very loud
      • Stick sound: pronounced, balanced, strong
      • Intensity: lively
      • Sustain: long
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      PaistePST 5 Rock Ride
       
      4.9

      (based on 25 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (22)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      • Bright sound (3)

      Cons

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      Best Uses

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      5.0

      super pingy

      By 

      from louisiana

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      Pros

      • Best Ride For The Price
      • Bright Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jazz Clubs
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

        Makes me wonder what would a 500.00 ride sound like. For a third of the price, its a great pingy ride

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        4.0

        ping!

        Pros

        • Bright Sound
        • Super Ping

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

            Wish I would a went with a thin 20 r 22, instead of medium. A very solid ride

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            5.0

            Sick ride !

            By 

            from Lady Lake Florida

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

            • Bright Sound
            • Cuts Through Loud Guitar
            • Full Crash
            • Responsive Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Metal Music
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I used this ride for the first time at an outdoor venue. The music was loud ,which is great because it's metal. The bell of the ride was like an ice pick, cutting through guitar volume with ease. The 'ringing' some don't like wasn't even noticed. If you play metal, and need a cutting ride for a STEAL, pick this cymbal up !

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              5.0

              love it

              By 

              from Brisbane, Australia

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              cheapest bronze ride i could find and it sounds great
              the bell and body of this sound better than some of the more expensive lines i've listened to
              at first i thought is had too much ringing sustain - so i put some small strip gaff tape on the underside which worked ok,for body hits but somehow this muddied the bell pitch
              now i use no tape on it and the 22" really sings on our quiet gentle sections
              and for the rest of the set it cuts through 2x guitars bass and keys no problem
              its also got good tone and clarity for fast patterns
              if you play heavy music and don't need elite priced gear and just want quality, value and good tone i would recommend the 22" rock ride
              good solid ding from the bell and musical body hits. sounds good with wood or tips, but tips work best. the edge hit is huge and gongy
              bullet proof
              could be the best value out there?

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              5.0

              20

              By 

              from Central MA

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I needed a new cymbal after I destroyed my 20" Zildjian ZBT and this cymbal blows that one away. Better value and better sound. The sustain was a little too long for my liking but I just slapped some ducttape on it. The bell is sick. Great cymbal for drummers of all skill levels and playing styles.

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              5.0

              WOW!!!!

              By 

              from san Ramon california

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              OK this cymbal is a terrific cymbal. If u say that this is a beginer cymbal-YOURE WRONG!- this cymbal is terrific, its very heavy, its washy has a great crisp bell has a nice sound and wow, you can crash it and it sounds great! its really nice and it has a pretty long sustain. its very loud but great sounding. Paiste has and will always be my favorite evar!!!!!!!

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              5.0

              AWEESOMEEE!!!!

              By 

              from new jersey

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I just got this ride for christmas and let me tell you it is sweeeeeettt. it has a nice ping to it and the bell cuts through all of the music. I had a rude ride and i like this one better than that for the price. its hard to find a good cheap ride but this is one.

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              5.0

              Best Cymbal 4 Recording

              By 

              from Smithfield, NC

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I have the 22" and this is the best budget cymbal for recording and sounds great for the price! I like it better than my 22" Zildjian A Custom Ride IT'S THAT GOOD! The ping of this baby is perfect for metal and expressive progressive rock/jazz and funk. It's fairly washy, but moongel is the best solution, in my opinion, but I just let it ring. I even crash the thing, sometimes to get my point across. IF YOU WANT THE BEST VALUE AND SOUND FOR THE PRICE, THIS IS THE ONE TO GET! May I also mention, they blend well with other cymbal brands as well. My set up consists of a Sabian Xs20 20" Med Ride (as a crash) 14" Wuhan Traditional Hihats PST5 Rock/Zil A Custom 22" Ping Ride and I swap out a 19" PST5 Rock crash/20" 502 Ride as a crash. Happy hunting for your perfect sound!

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              5.0

              Amazing sound and lasts!

              By 

              from Fairmont, WV

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I've had the 20" for over a year and I use the ride a good excessive amount with my playing. I even crash on it more than my left crash. The bell is also nasty clear and tingy. Only problem is that it rings for a good while, but a couple strips of duct tape underneath will fix that problem.

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              5.0

              Paiste PST5 Rock Ride

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              from Undisclosed

              Comments about Paiste PST 5 Rock Ride:

              I have the 22" Rock Ride. In a word, this ride is loud! The bell will put a hole in yer momma's head, but the bow has a nice shimmery wash...which literally rings for days. Some may find it a bit tough to control, but for the experienced drummer, it's no problem. Don't duct tape the bottom (I abhor duct tape on anything), let 'er sing. This is high quality, intermediate-level cymbal, and the best in it's price range. Try it, buy it, and fall in love!

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