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Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal   

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The A Series Zildjian is the world's most popular and versatile cymbal. Created from cast bronze alloy of 80% copper, 20% tin, and traces of silver, ...Read More

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      The A Series Zildjian is the world's most popular and versatile cymbal. Created from cast bronze alloy of 80% copper, 20% tin, and traces of silver, it is symmetrically machine hammered and lathed with a traditional wide groove. The result is an exuberant cymbal that bursts with a classic voice that is pure, bright, and expressive.

      Strong ride beat and cutting bell sound.


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      ZildjianA Series Rock Ride Cymbal
       
      4.8

      (based on 8 reviews)

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      5.0

      21 inch A rock ride.

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      from dallas tx

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Bright Sound
      • Responsive Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

          I have had this one since 1983. Great wash, crisp sticking and killer bell cutting thru when played with edge of stick. Think of the sound the dude from journey makes in who's crying now.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it!

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          from Harker Heights, TX

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Bright Sound
          • Responsive Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              I bought the 21 in. Rock Ride in 1983,and I still use it regularly. It's a real workhorse of a ride cymbal. In the last 29 years I've played everything from heavy metal and prog rock to classic country, and this cymbal has worked for all of it. All I need to do is use different sticks depending on the musical style. It's definitely not a crash-ride, but if you like clean stick definition and good projection, this cymbal is worth checking out.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Dynamics

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              from Phoenix, AZ

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              I've used this cymbal for many years.....in many different situations. You can beat the tar out of it for a strong rock ride sound....or you can play it lightly for a blues or even country gig. Plenty of definition on the bell when struck with the shoulder of the stick....or a nice clear ping when struck with the tip. Sure....It's a "Rock" ride.....but it can be used for less rock situations too.

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              4.0

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              from Bloomfield, NM

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              I own the 20 inch ride. It has a lot of wash. The only real definition you get is from the bell. I am not complaining though, I also use an A Custom ping ride so that is where I get my definition when I need it. This is an awesome ride for keeping a nice steady sound going.

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              5.0

              very crisp and strong, can with hold strong playin

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              from Southborough

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              strong and crisp

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Finding your cymbal sound

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              from Lubbock, TX

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              hey guys, this cymbal is aight, but if you're looking for a good distinct ping sound I wouldn't go with this one....I have to hit it right near the bell or on the bell every time to get the sound I want which I don't like. Other than that the cymbal is a quality cymbal. Sound prefernce is what it's all about.

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              5.0

              crazy ride

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              from Huntley, IL

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              This ride is awesome. The bell is great. Very clean stick definition. Really speaks well when you record.

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              5.0

              Great, later

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              from Undisclosed

              Comments about Zildjian A Series Rock Ride Cymbal:

              It is a great ride, it just takes some getting used to. it is very loud and overhelming at times, but once you get used to it, it's awesome.

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