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Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal  

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        Developed in the Zildjian Sound Lab for versatility, durability, and sonic brilliance.

        Bright, full-bodied crash with excellent projection qualities. A sharp, high-pitched attack with fast decay.


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        ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal Specifications:

        • For ZXT Titanium series cymbals, use only water and/or water based window cleaners such as glass cleaner. Dry thoroughly after wiping with a damp cloth and watch your cymbals shine!
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        ZildjianZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal
         
        3.8

        (based on 31 reviews)

        Ratings Distribution

        • 5 Stars

           

          (14)

        • 4 Stars

           

          (6)

        • 3 Stars

           

          (4)

        • 2 Stars

           

          (4)

        • 1 Stars

           

          (3)

        89%

        of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment (4)
          • Small venues (4)
          • Jazz clubs (3)
          • Soundtracks (3)
            • Reviewer Profile:
            • Professional musician (5)

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Not half bad

          I got this cymbal simply because i was in dire need of a new crash. My parents went out looking just for something for me to have to hit and they came back with...Read complete review

          I got this cymbal simply because i was in dire need of a new crash. My parents went out looking just for something for me to have to hit and they came back with a used 16 inch, reluctant playing a used cymbal (used cymbals are usually beat to death already...) i threw it on and i was just about shocked playing with it. It's got a nice higher pitched tone for those who like a glassy cymbal, and it doesn't ring out for the fallowing hour. I've been playing it for a few months now and still, no breaks, tears, dents or shreds. This cymbal WILL outlast anything else for the price. (P.S. ... i hit really hard...)

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          Most Liked Negative Review

           

          Not good. 18" crash sounds like a ride.

          Not a good cymbal. I use mainly ZBTs and ZHT and I would choose those any day over my 18" ZXT. I hate the thing. It SERIOUSLY SOUNDS LIKE THE ZBT...Read complete review

          Not a good cymbal. I use mainly ZBTs and ZHT and I would choose those any day over my 18" ZXT. I hate the thing. It SERIOUSLY SOUNDS LIKE THE ZBT RIDE. the ZXT is way too heavy and you have to hit it really hard to get any sizzle out of it. I'm a fairly hard player, considering I've cracked a 16" ZBT and a ZHT from hitting too hard, but this thing is a manhole cover. Not very proud of Zildjian on this one. I do not recommend this to anyone. Get a 16" ZHT crash, it's dark enough, but has the projection and power.

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          4.0

          Ride in a Crash's Clothing

          By bruceb

          from boise, id

          About Me Novice

          Pros

          • Smooth And Firm

          Cons

          • Bell Lacks A Good Tone

          Best Uses

          • Secondardy Ride

          Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

          As a crash it's ok. As a second, brighter ride it is fantastic. Nice higher pitched ride sound. Not that it doesn't crash well but I have other cymbals that crash better but those crashes don't sound nearly as good as this one when you're riding it.

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          4.0

          Decent Deal

          By Johny Ringo

          from Marietta,GA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Ask me a question

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                Not bad for the money.

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                5.0

                Just what I needed, great sound !

                By Jackie Phillips

                from Portageville, Mo.

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Bright Sound
                • Crisp Light Sound Love
                • Full Crash

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Accompaniment
                  • Small Venues
                  • Soundtracks
                  • Stage Use

                  Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                  I'm from the 50- 60s era a lot of attention given to cymbal and bass drum work. especially Soul and R&B. Which I grew up with, Love the Memphis Sound.
                  The ZXT Medium-Thin also serves very well as a light ride.

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                  5.0

                  ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal

                  By Jimbo-NI1G5

                  from In the thumb of a mitten (Michigan)

                  About Me Experienced

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Small Venues
                    • Soundtracks

                    Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                    I can't really "treview" this item yet, as I purchased it for a Christmas present for my daughter. I did check it out and I tried it with a few 'hits'. I can say that it is exactly what I was looking for. Already having an 18 inch "ride", I was looking specifically for that nice, splashy "CRASH" cymbal and this one delivers for that purpose. As usual, another winner with Musician's Friend....and at a great price!!!

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                    5.0

                    Powerfull and great for crash riding!

                    By drd12marc

                    from chicago, illinois

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                        I just recorded with it at Rax Trax in Chicago and it worked out great!

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                        5.0

                        Thanks for the savings

                        By Shu

                        from Philadelphia. PA

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Explosive Attack
                        • Full Crash
                        • Responsive Feel

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Accompaniment
                          • Jazz Clubs
                          • Small Venues

                          Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                          As a Keyboardist I'm very happy working with the ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal. It's awesome!

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          GOOD VERY GOOD

                          By Martin

                          from Tucson AZ

                          About Me Novice

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                            I needed a 18 inch crash so I was looking at this cymbal's review very mixed I got it and love it

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                            4.0

                            Stunning cymbal for the price!

                            By The Centaurs

                            from Vancouver, B.C.

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Ask me a question

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                                WOW, for the price this cymbal rocks! Hope it lasts. I loved it so much I just bought another one.

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                                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                1.0

                                Not good. 18" crash sounds like a ride.

                                By Stefan

                                from Jefferson City, MO

                                About Me Professional Musician

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Flat Sound
                                  • Not Responsive

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Jazz Clubs
                                  • School Bands
                                  • Symphonies

                                  Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                                  Not a good cymbal. I use mainly ZBTs and ZHT and I would choose those any day over my 18" ZXT. I hate the thing. It SERIOUSLY SOUNDS LIKE THE ZBT RIDE. the ZXT is way too heavy and you have to hit it really hard to get any sizzle out of it. I'm a fairly hard player, considering I've cracked a 16" ZBT and a ZHT from hitting too hard, but this thing is a manhole cover. Not very proud of Zildjian on this one. I do not recommend this to anyone. Get a 16" ZHT crash, it's dark enough, but has the projection and power.

                                  Comment on this review

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Not half bad

                                  By Shrimp667

                                  from Massachussetts

                                  Comments about Zildjian ZXT Medium-Thin Crash Cymbal:

                                  I got this cymbal simply because i was in dire need of a new crash. My parents went out looking just for something for me to have to hit and they came back with a used 16 inch, reluctant playing a used cymbal (used cymbals are usually beat to death already...) i threw it on and i was just about shocked playing with it. It's got a nice higher pitched tone for those who like a glassy cymbal, and it doesn't ring out for the fallowing hour. I've been playing it for a few months now and still, no breaks, tears, dents or shreds. This cymbal WILL outlast anything else for the price. (P.S. ... i hit really hard...)

                                  Comment on this review

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