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Wuhan Crash Cymbal 16" 

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      Wuhan

      An affordable crash made from the same B20 alloy as many high-end cymbals.

      The small sizes and medium-thin weight of these Wuhan crash provide an excellent balance of quick, explosive response and rapid decay. This balance of characteristics makes them perfect for adding crisp accents to musical passages.

      The best crash cymbals money can buy? No.
      The best crash cymbals so little money can buy? Absolutely.

      Wuhan cymbals don't presume to challenge the sound quality, variety, or reputations of the fine professional-level cymbals on today's market. But when it comes to being affordable, that's another story.

      Generally, "affordable" cymbals are made of less-expensive sheet alloys, using shortcut manufacturing methods and finishing steps in order to keep the cost down. With the resulting cymbals, you pretty much get what you pay for.

      Wuhan cymbals are made of high-quality, cast B20 alloy. Handcrafted in China according to two-thousand-year-old traditional methods, this crash cymbal is buffed to a brilliant finish, and stamped with an unobtrusive but attractive logo.

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      An affordable, good-sounding alternative crash.

       
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      WuhanCrash Cymbal
       
      4.5

      (based on 46 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

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        (30)

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        (12)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

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        (1)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Responsive feel (9)
      • Explosive attack (6)
      • Full crash (5)
      • Bright sound (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

            • Reviewer Profile:
            • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Technique Required

          I play in a metal band and I bought these cymbals for their dark signature sound. They are not by any means bright-sounding, but rather dark and explosive. If you are a hard...Read complete review

          I play in a metal band and I bought these cymbals for their dark signature sound. They are not by any means bright-sounding, but rather dark and explosive. If you are a hard hitter, think twice before buying these cymbals. They are medium cymbals, not heavy cymbals. I bought mine 5 months ago and they have severely cracked beyond repair and don't sound nearly as good as they did before (obviously). While I know how to play them without breaking them, one of my bands guitar players got on my kit a few times and completely destroyed them, leaving large cracks over just a few hours total of playing. Be careful with these, and use proper technique. They are not incredibly loud or piercing, so it may be tempting to hit them pretty hard - don't! The bright side is that they're very affordable to replace.

          I own both the 16" crash and the 18" crash/ride. Interestingly enough, the 18" has a higher tone than the 16." I typically used the 18" crash/ride for heavier riffs coming off the hi-hat, used my 18" Wuhan china for most heavy breakdowns, and switched to the 16" for the really slow and nasty breakdowns because the 16" has the lowest, darkest, and meanest sound. They're great cymbals, but fragile. Use some love and care.
          Dark, gloomy sound.
          Brilliant finish, good metal and sound.
          These are the best bang-for-your-buck cymbals you can get today. If you're on a budget, these cymbals are for you. High quality B20 bronze cymbals cannot be found anywhere else at this price.

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          Typical China

          Where to begin. Lets start with pro and cons.Pros: B20 alloy, loud, decent sound, and inexpensive.
          Cons: ( with mine ) Out of round. 3 rust spots from the lathing...Read complete review

          Where to begin. Lets start with pro and cons.Pros: B20 alloy, loud, decent sound, and inexpensive.
          Cons: ( with mine ) Out of round. 3 rust spots from the lathing clamp that won't come out. The weight is very lopsided, you can feel when you hold it. 2 small cracks on the edge from flattening the cast. I also don't think it was rounded or edged. Very poorly lathed.
          Bottom line: I wouldn't purchase onother one. Typical product from China. Poorly made.
          If you're looking for cheap disposable entry level cymbals I'm sure these should hold you over for a year or so. If you're a pro or heavy hitter these won't last. Because of all the positive reviews I thought I would go ahead and take a chance. I'm going to keep mine as a back up. It's not worth the hassle to return. You always get what you pay for. Go Sabian or Paiste.

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          4.0

          Nice And Loud

          By Mark Morgrim951

          from Rapid City,SD

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gigs
            • Small Venues
            • Studio

            Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

            This Cymbal is excellent it has a long sustain sensitive and great craftsmanship Also Nice And Loud
            and it has not broke or cracked all in all it is a great cymbal

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            5.0

            Happy I've bought it

            By shlepakoff

            from Houston, Texas

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            Pros

            • Responsive Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                Needless to say, this is a bargain. More importantly, I've been looking for a thin crash, with as little bell quality to its sound as possible, for some time now. This one's it! Very responsive, and a variety of sounds available if you take time to study the cymbal. It may appear a bit gong-y (and it is) when you try it first, but again, there's much more to this Wuhan than meets the ear. Highly recommend

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                4.0

                this is a great add on

                By pocket man

                from Herkimer N.Y.

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                Pros

                • Bright Sound
                • Explosive Attack
                • Responsive Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jazz Clubs
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                  I use all zyilgen and sabian had great luck with them . A fellow drummer let me sit and try his new kit he had the 18" crashride by woo I liked the feel and sound so I got one no regrets

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                  4.0

                  great value for a quality instrument

                  By mMV

                  from Roseville, CA

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                  Pros

                  • Bright Sound
                  • Explosive Attack
                  • Pronouced Decay
                  • Responsive Feel

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Dramatic Color
                    • Soundtracks
                    • Unique Accents

                    Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                    This purchase confirmed reviews by others of the unique sound, good product quality, and underrated value of this product. It has performed far above my expectation.

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                    5.0

                    Talk about bang for the buck

                    By Alpha

                    from Wisconsin

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                    Pros

                    • Explosive Attack
                    • Full Crash
                    • great sound
                    • Responsive Feel

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Anything

                      Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                      I bought the 14" and I love it! This crash beats any of the big brand machine-made cymbals in a heartbeat.

                      I purchased it to complement my 16" Zildjian Paper-thin and I seriously think this Wuhan is actually louder.

                      You really can't beat the quality and sound for the price!

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                      5.0

                      Great quality for the price

                      By StudioDrummer2013

                      from Maine

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                      Pros

                      • Full Crash
                      • Responsive Feel

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                          I've been drumming for around 8 years. I play many different styles of metal music. Spending 200-300 per cymbal is just not an option for most people right now. Thank goodness for Wuhan. I started with a china about a year ago. I was so surprised with what I got for my money that 6 months later I ordered this crash(16"), again so surprised with the "bang for buck" that Wuhan offers, I ordered the 14" crash. These cymbals are worth a try. Seriously!

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                          5.0

                          Very Happy with Purchase

                          By rmooty77

                          from Lewisville, TX

                          About Me Professional Musician

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                          Pros

                          • Full Crash
                          • Responsive Feel

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Church Band

                            Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                            I read all the positive reviews and they convinced me to purchase the 14" and 16" crashes. The cymbals I received look and sound great, I am very pleased. I don't know about longevity but a lot of that depends on the player.

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                            4.0

                            I like it

                            By Rick Colaluca

                            from Austin, Tx

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                            Pros

                            • Unique Sound

                            Cons

                            • Check It Closely

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                              I like the sound of this cymbal. It not a typical crash, and the sound takes some getting used to, but it's a nice addition to my kit. And the price can't be beat. I did have a bit of a problem in that when it arrived, it had a small gash in one edge, like someone had hit it straight on the edge with a steel bar. It took awhile (3 phone calls) for MF to get the return shipping arranged, but it eventually got all worked out and I'm quite happy with the replacement. I would recommend that you check it closely upon receipt, as it was difficult to tell if the defect on the first one was from the factory or from damage that occurred after manufacturing.

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                              5.0

                              Shocked!

                              By Davis

                              from Houston, TX

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                              Pros

                              • Explosive Attack
                              • Full Crash
                              • Responsive Feel

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Anywhere

                              Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                              These are the are hands down the best cymbals for the price. IMO these babies should cost alot more. I've been playing for over 20yrs and I know what a good cymbal should sound like and these are it! I purchased the 16in crash and 18in crash/ride..had intentions on using them just for practice, but once I struck them, that decision left quickly. They sound absolutely amazing! Maybe I'm just lucky..idk..these are as good as most high end and priced cymbals out there..they have a tad bit more trashy sound to them, but still have that broken glass sound that most like..to me there's not much of a 'Oriental' sound at all, though most would think it is since they are made in China..I definitely would recommend these to anyone who wants a good sounding cymbal regardless of price..I'm sold and will be purchasing more of these from Wuhan. Oh yea, these cymbals look great as well, if that matters to you...

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                              5.0

                              BANG for your BUCK

                              By ThorDrummer

                              from Maine

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                                    Comments about Wuhan Crash Cymbal:

                                    I was a little iffy on ordering this cymbal (16") mainly because of the price. Glad I went ahead and ordered. Amazing cymbal. Must try.

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