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Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash  17 in.

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The Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash is a highly sensitive crash with an exceptionally quick response. The high-end pitch of this cymbal sounds quickly a...Read More

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      A great crash for moderate cash!

      The Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash is a highly sensitive crash with an exceptionally quick response. The high-end pitch of this cymbal sounds quickly and then rapidly fades. Its crisp, sweet sound is the perfect accent in a wide range of music. Developed with Vinnie Colaiuta, this cymbal uses thin weights and radical hammering techniques to optimize this crash' sound. As a result of careful craftsmanship, this A Custom Fast Crash is a responsive cymbal with a bright, sophisticated sound.


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      ZildjianA Custom Fast Crash
       
      4.9

      (based on 97 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (89)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (7)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      90%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Focused crash (7)
      • Bright sound (6)
      • Responsive feel (4)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small venues (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4), Novice (3), Professional musician (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      18" A custom fast crash- AWESOME

      I love the whole A custom line, either the best or one of the best anywhere.
      you get what you ask for. No more, no less, which is an awesome cymbal Read complete review

      I love the whole A custom line, either the best or one of the best anywhere.
      you get what you ask for. No more, no less, which is an awesome cymbal
      the sound really bites. It can be played at virtually any volume, and I don't expect it to even scratch for a long time ( I'm a hard hitter)
      it is a tad expensive, but its really worth it.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Zildjian is extremely inconsistent

      Dont understand zildjian. I have an earlier review on here about a 16 inch A custom fast crash were I say it is my go to cymbal. So I decided to buy an 18...Read complete review

      Dont understand zildjian. I have an earlier review on here about a 16 inch A custom fast crash were I say it is my go to cymbal. So I decided to buy an 18 inch A custom fast crash. I figured it would be a great compliment to my 16 inch. It sounded horrible. Like hitting a thick pie pan. How can a 16 and 18 inch be that much different? Sent it back and got a 16 inch A custom and I noticed it was completely different than the 17 inch A custom I already have. Very dissatisfied with zildjian as a whole. I feel the only safe way to buy cymbals is where you can hit them and hear them hand's on. When you spend that much on cymbals ypu expect quality and consistency and with Zildjian apparently you dont know what you will get from one batch to the next.

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      5.0

      Amazing cymbal! Fast, bright and musical!

      By Stxx1956

      from 22655

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Quick accents or crash for small venues

        Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

        Great cymbal! Love it for accents when using larger cymbals with it or works great a main crash in small rooms

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Zildjian is extremely inconsistent

        By Bodog

        from Salisbury NC

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        Pros

        • Focused Crash

        Cons

        • Flat Sound
        • Poor Quality
        • Zildjian Not Consistent Q

        Best Uses

        • Baking Pies

        Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

        Dont understand zildjian. I have an earlier review on here about a 16 inch A custom fast crash were I say it is my go to cymbal. So I decided to buy an 18 inch A custom fast crash. I figured it would be a great compliment to my 16 inch. It sounded horrible. Like hitting a thick pie pan. How can a 16 and 18 inch be that much different? Sent it back and got a 16 inch A custom and I noticed it was completely different than the 17 inch A custom I already have. Very dissatisfied with zildjian as a whole. I feel the only safe way to buy cymbals is where you can hit them and hear them hand's on. When you spend that much on cymbals ypu expect quality and consistency and with Zildjian apparently you dont know what you will get from one batch to the next.

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        5.0

        my go to cymbal

        By Bodog

        from Salisbury NC

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment
          • Jazz Clubs
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks

          Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

          Every drummer has their go to cymbal and this is mine. Considering I have k dark cymbals as part of my kit this is a great compliment. If you need a light (not too light) fast crash this is the cymbal for you.

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          5.0

          Zildjian,quality that talks by itself

          By Chao 01

          from West columbia SC

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • great sound

          Cons

          • No Comes Exactly Like Pic

          Best Uses

          • Small Venues

          Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

          I prefer always zildjians,good quality,good price I would buy them again and again

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          5.0

          Good sound

          By Junior

          from newark, nj

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

          Very good sound.
          Love it!

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          5.0

          zildjian a custom fast crash

          By drummer

          from Moon Township, PA

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Bright Sound
          • Focused Crash
          • Responsive Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

              outstanding sound. recommend it to everyone. started out with cheaper cymbals, and there is no comparison to the a customs.

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              5.0

              zildjian fast crash 15"

              By drummer

              from Moon Township, PA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Bright Sound
              • Focused Crash

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

                  sound is outstanding. should have saved and bought the A custom from the start.

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  you can't go wrong!!

                  By tnt

                  from nashville, tn

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

                  if it says a custom on it, you cant go wrong. this is absolutely the best sounding fast crash i've ever played in my life, and i've played thousands of cymbals. you won't be disappointed with this purchase, as long as you're expecting it to be a fast crash. don't expect a long decay or heavy volume out of a cymbal that's not designed for that, or you will be disappointed. for what it's for, it's the best sounding fast crash on the market. would purchase again and again!

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                  5.0

                  LOVE THE Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash

                  By TBONE2112

                  from SAN JOSE, CA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Bright Sound
                  • Focused Crash
                  • Responsive Feel
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Cracked

                  Best Uses

                  • Jazz Clubs
                  • Small Venues
                  • Soundtracks
                  • Studio

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

                  I love the complete line of Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash cymbals I have a 4 of them on my kit, very versatile cymbal, not to loud for small venues and not overpowering when using overheads microphones. I originally purchased my 17" 6 years ago and just had to repurchase because it had 2 small cracks on the side and eventually a 1 inch chunk feel out. But I beat the heck out of this cymbal and ride it like a heavy metal monster so I'm not complaining and it is a fast crash and those are a bit thinner, but they sound GREAT.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Nice Crash

                  By Old Rocker Dude

                  from WNC

                  About Me Professional Musician

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Bright Sound
                  • Focused Crash
                  • Nice bright sound
                  • Nice briliant finish
                  • Speaks quicky then decays

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fill crashes in songs
                    • Rock bands loud

                    Comments about Zildjian A Custom Fast Crash:

                    This is a great crash. It's not cheap, but there are many others out there that cost more. The A Custom Series is a good value and have a nice bright, modern sound

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