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Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal   

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This special effects crash cymbal has a unique set of laser generated "cut outs" that allow it to produce a quick, dry, and trashy sound used for acc...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      Looks and sounds like no other cymbal.

      This special effects crash cymbal has a unique set of laser generated "cut outs" that allow it to produce a quick, dry, and trashy sound used for accenting and punctuating. The brilliant finish makes this "must have" shimmer like any A Custom.

      FEATURES
      • Special effects crash
      • Weight: PT

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      ZildjianA Custom EFX Crash Cymbal
       
      4.8

      (based on 13 reviews)

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Explosive attack (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small venues (3)
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      5.0

      Zildjian A custom EFX 18 inch crash

      Pros

      • Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

          I absolutely love this cymbal.

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          4.0

          Good Cymbal, Does not sound like a crash

          By Marc Stauffer

          from Northern VA (Washington DC)

          About Me Experienced

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                Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                This is a good sounding cymbal but make sure it is what you are looking for. It sounds pretty dark and has a very long overtone structure. The over tones really won't cut through a loud live performance, but I am going to be using this to record with so I really didn't want that much mud.
                If you are looking for something between a crash & a large china-this would be perfect.
                Don't order it as a possible replacement for your 19" A custom crash.

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                5.0

                Fantastic EFX Cymbal

                By ThunderPop

                from Hot South Texas

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                Pros

                • Bright Sound
                • Explosive Attack
                • Full Crash

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Small Venues
                  • Soundtracks

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  Couldn't have anything smaller than the 20" EFX. Big/bright/bold sound. Will never let this Zildjian go! Go w/the 20", a bit steep in price but save your money.

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                  5.0

                  Zildjian EFX Crash, 600+Yrs in Your Ears

                  By SirSticsalot

                  from Tucson, AZ.

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Accompaniment
                  • Fusion
                  • Jazz Clubs
                  • Metal
                  • Outside Gigs
                  • Rock
                  • Small Venues
                  • Soundtracks

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  I've had this Zildjian EFX 14" crash cymbal before I had an income hickup. Now that it's back with my set-up, It truly was a serious missing element. This EFX is very diverse with just about all percussion sounds you can throw at it!

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                  5.0

                  Great for church!

                  By Hamrhnds

                  from Oak Island, NC

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Explosive Attack
                  • Responsive Feel

                  Cons

                  • None that I have found

                  Best Uses

                  • Church
                  • Jazz Clubs
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  I've been using the 16" in our church praise band for about 4 years, and it is by far my favorite cymbal. Great when you need a full crash sound without killing everyones ears. Also works great as a crash-ride. Nice full sound even when playing at lower volumes.

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                  5.0

                  Nise addition to my set!

                  By Kerry Woodson

                  from Kentucky

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  I purchased the 14 inch EFX cymbal and it is a great addition to my other Zildjians! It has an awesome sound and it really adds a nice touch to any type of music. It is a thin cymbal but, it doesn't take a hard hit to get a big sound out of it. I highly recommend this cymbal ( or any Zildjian)!

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                  5.0

                  Release the Krakken!

                  By John Matuszek

                  from Dallas, TX

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  Highly recommend as a bottom end trash cymbal, I can't imagine what the 20" would be like. Pair the 18" EFX with a 16" EFX if you want 2 different trash sounds.
                  First "trash" type cymbal I've owned, and very satisfied. It's a real beast compared to my prior largest A Zildjian 18" Rock Crash. A nice mix of crash and trash sound, very loud, and sustains well.
                  A Custom quality, love the finish on the EFX.
                  A Customs are pricey, but well worth it for quality and the sound.

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                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Sound, Poor Quality

                  By wcbj2001

                  from Undisclosed

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  This cymbal is a great addition 2 any setup. It adds a very smooth trashiness that you don't get from an ozone. But the this cymbal won't take the abuse the an ozone will take. This is totally different from an ozone so don't buy this if you want an ozone. Take it from me it won't last!!!!!!!!

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                  5.0

                  Great buy!

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  Got a good deal on the 16" & really enjoy the short sustain & china-like trashiness! Thinking about getting the 18", almost could replace a china with it... Be careful though, very thin!

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                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Beastly Crash

                  By B-ROD

                  from stl, MO

                  Comments about Zildjian A Custom EFX Crash Cymbal:

                  this crash is a beast. it looks amazing and souds even better. it does crack easily but mine were and still r very minor. but i play rele hard so it mite just b cuz i used it as my main crash and thrashed it lol. I actually bought some factory metal percussion effects shapnel and put it thru the holes and it gave it a rele erie jingle effect. this cymbal is a beast. BUY IT!

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