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Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal   

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The Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal gives you loud, piercing, and musical China sound. Developed with the assistance of Vinnie Colaiuta, A Customs are...Read More

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Add that China coloration to your kit!

The Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal gives you loud, piercing, and musical China sound. Developed with the assistance of Vinnie Colaiuta, A Customs are made using radical rotary hammering techniques, thin weights, and a striking, brilliant finish for crisp, sweet, sophisticated sound.

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ZildjianA Custom China Cymbal
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

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Great china

i use the 18" A custom china and its a great cymbal, sounds great and is a great addition to your kit, the only problem i found is that you shouldnt hit...Read complete review

i use the 18" A custom china and its a great cymbal, sounds great and is a great addition to your kit, the only problem i found is that you shouldnt hit it too hard, i use AHEAD 7a sticks and im quite a heavy hitter and have managed to put quite a large crack in it pretty quickly ... funny thing is it still sounds good even with this crack! Go try this cymbal out its really good.

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NO

Definitely not worth the money. I got it as a birthday gift, and after a while it began to crack on the edges. it would be useful if played softly, but a decently...Read complete review

Definitely not worth the money. I got it as a birthday gift, and after a while it began to crack on the edges. it would be useful if played softly, but a decently hard hit will crack the edge, which ultimately destroys the quality and richness of sound.

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5.0

whaaaa.

By BORDERLINEASYLUM

from Upper Michigan

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

this thing awesome. you need to hit it hard to get the full china sound out of it, but it sounds absolutely amazing. its thin, so be careful. totally worth the money.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best China I've Played on

By Unmovable Titan

from Grand Junction, CO

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

I have had mine now for about 5 years and I love it. I'm a heavy metal drummer and you all know how we like to play. It is durable in all aspects. Great sound. Love it.

 
5.0

Richest sound, but not durable

By Cardwell

from California

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

If you want the richest best high toned sound out of a china cymbal, this is it. However, I'm a heavy player, and after some time, it did crack along the protruding brim. Once it cracked, it lost it's richness and overall magestic sound. However it did leave the cymbal with some interesting sounds with a crack in it. Great, but not durable.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome Cymbal!

By Caleb-2eiZ2

from Idaho

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

I used this and this is a great china cymbal. It has a nice ring to it. A little expensive but nice.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

NO

By mikeb-0nNXk

from Westchester, NY

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

Definitely not worth the money. I got it as a birthday gift, and after a while it began to crack on the edges. it would be useful if played softly, but a decently hard hit will crack the edge, which ultimately destroys the quality and richness of sound.

(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

7th Fall's Drummer

By Tanman

from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

Honestly this is one of the worst china's I have ever played on. Last night I set up my drum set which was an amazing set but my friend brought that 18inch china to use. Our opening song calls for a china right away. I hit it like I normally hit my 16 wuhan and I could have got a better sound out of my 16 inch zildjian crash. Listen on the sound bytes and you can hear the open ringing. My bet: buy wuhan chinas. Cheaper. Better. and something that actually sounds good.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great peice of art

By Jeff-F17Nw

from Freehold, NJ

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

What an amazing peice of art. I recommend this china to anyone of any styles of music. This is a masterpeice. Great buy, and perhaps the best china on the market in my opinion. Zildjian really did find out the right way to make the perfect china. One word of advice... Get the cymbal if you can.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good Stuff

By FireFighterBeav

from Doylestown, PA

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

I use an 18" in the studio and out. Sounds great all around!

 
5.0

Great china

By 11b

from Portsmouth UK

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

i use the 18" A custom china and its a great cymbal, sounds great and is a great addition to your kit, the only problem i found is that you shouldnt hit it too hard, i use AHEAD 7a sticks and im quite a heavy hitter and have managed to put quite a large crack in it pretty quickly ... funny thing is it still sounds good even with this crack! Go try this cymbal out its really good.

 
5.0

perfect

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Zildjian A Custom China Cymbal:

This is by far the best china ever. It has unique sound and extremely loud and powerful. Overall it is perfect.

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