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Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China 19 in.

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The K Custom Hybrid series is another innovative and musical line developed in conjunction with Akira Jimbo, a leading drum stylist. The Hybrids comb...Click To Read More About This Product

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Multiple tonal options from this hybrid China.

The K Custom Hybrid series is another innovative and musical line developed in conjunction with Akira Jimbo, a leading drum stylist.

The Hybrids combine an unlathed, brilliant finish on the inner half with the traditionally finished K Zildjian lathing on the outer half of the cymbal. This results in the possibility of 2 different sound dynamics depending where the cymbal is played. Additionally, the unlathed section helps to control the wash and sustain, rendering them ideal for recording and live situations.

The K Custom Hybrid China has a thinner design that lends it a broad, breathy quality but still abundantly projects due to the unlathed bell. It provides a unique musical statement that will challenge and inspire your artistic expressions.

Akira said, "Maximum versatility is the main idea with the Hybrid series. I worked with Zildjian to design a line of cymbals where brilliance and darkness co-exist. I think the sound we came up with sets the new standard for the 21st Century."


Unleash a flood of dark yet brilliant sounds with the K Custom Hybrid China. Order today.

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ZildjianK Custom Hybrid China
 
4.2

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I've owned the 19" cymbal for a couple years, and I love it. It produces amazing dark, crisp, trashy, explosive tones. It has become a staple of my kit no...Read complete review

I've owned the 19" cymbal for a couple years, and I love it. It produces amazing dark, crisp, trashy, explosive tones. It has become a staple of my kit no matter what the gig or genre of music. Loud trashy crashing sounds a great effect for changes between musical phrases. Suspended cymbal rolls sound like dark gong-like sounds. This is a great cymbal for any style of music. A little over priced, but you get what you pay for - high quality, great sounds.

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this thing sucks!!!!

I bought a 16 and a 19 from a shop and they sounded ok for a week but then they started to ring forever. Then after 2 weeks one of them cracked. I sent...Read complete review

I bought a 16 and a 19 from a shop and they sounded ok for a week but then they started to ring forever. Then after 2 weeks one of them cracked. I sent it back into zildjian thinking I hada defected china bet the next one cracked in a month! Don't buy these there terible. Buy the zildjian oriental or sabian aax.

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5.0

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By The General

from Houston, TX

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Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I've owned the 19" cymbal for a couple years, and I love it. It produces amazing dark, crisp, trashy, explosive tones. It has become a staple of my kit no matter what the gig or genre of music. Loud trashy crashing sounds a great effect for changes between musical phrases. Suspended cymbal rolls sound like dark gong-like sounds. This is a great cymbal for any style of music. A little over priced, but you get what you pay for - high quality, great sounds.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Holy china Chick and petters pearl and Yamaha hardware

By Bogart Sandoval

from Redwood City 444 Hurlingame

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Bright Sound
  • Explosive Attack

Cons

  • Flat Sound

Best Uses

  • Soundtracks

Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

Donated to hillsong.

 
5.0

The best! Hands down.

By Sculpin

from Southern MD, near DC

Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I bout the K Custom Hybrid China for a Chrismas present to a long time friend who is also a drummer I jam with regularly. I tried at least 50 cymbals in the store. I had originally been looking for mthe Sabian Vault that had the sweetest sound, but after striking the K Custom Hybrid China, it was a no-brainer! No other china in the store even came close. It has the richest and fullest sound hands down! And as someone else mentioned you can ride it in different locations for different sounds. Believe me, the price was significant, but once I heard it, there was no way I was leaving the store without it! Oh yea, my friend was a very happy camper!

 
5.0

best china out there

By Frankie-qsJfn

from annapolis, MD

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Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

Trust me, this china sounds amazing. I played a used one, and it was great. Only problem is it's a K custom so it's gonna be pricey. yeah, definitely worth it if you can fork over the cash. I would recommend only getting it if you have other good cymbals to go with it. It's not going to sound right if you're using like sabian b8's or something like that.

 
5.0

this china is RAW

By Bojingly

from Miami Florida

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Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I have been trying various china cymbals through out my drumming career and this one by far (being the 19 inch) is the best. It's trashy, yet smooth at the same time and it also has a good amount of sustain considering that most china's have a staccato sound. The tone of it too is just right: not too bright and not too dark. The only bad thing about this china is that it is very expensive BUT it can take a beating as long as you don't play like a buffoon on it all the time.

(0 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
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this thing sucks!!!!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I bought a 16 and a 19 from a shop and they sounded ok for a week but then they started to ring forever. Then after 2 weeks one of them cracked. I sent it back into zildjian thinking I hada defected china bet the next one cracked in a month! Don't buy these there terible. Buy the zildjian oriental or sabian aax.

(0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
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i love it

By Kyle Sharpe

from Undisclosed

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Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I was trying to find a 2nd china for my drum kit. typical for me to go over to the sabian section and look through all of those.. but i wandered over to zildjians section and found the 17" zildjian k custom hybrid. i hit it and a little voice in my head went..thats the one take it home. aaand i listened lol

 
5.0

Best China Cymbal Ever

By Randini

from Grinnell, IA

Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I had been struggling to find a china cymbal for some time, and finally had a chance to go to a local music store where they were having a sale to hear some china cymbals. I wandered the racks of cymbals, basically just waiting to hear a sound I liked. I played: Paiste, A Zildjians, K China, etc..then I played the 19" K Custom China. The first thing you notice is an almost creamy "china" crash sound that sounds great at any volume. You can just lightly strike it for a beautiful tone. Second, you can ride it in several places that sound almost completely different from each other. This symbal complements my full set of K Session cymbals. Highly recommended. Gorgeous cymbal, gorgeous sound.

 
5.0

Sick CHINA!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

This china is absolutly amazing... i bought mine over at guitar center last night along with 2 paiste crashes !!! The combination of these cymbals is amazing. The china has the nicest crisp sound to it and it holds the resonance amazingly. LOVE IT i play hard core metal and this gives a heavy beatdown to anything you play!

 
5.0

The first Zildjian China I like.

By Drums4all

from Texas

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Comments about Zildjian K Custom Hybrid China:

I have been a drummer for 27 years, I am, and have always been a Zildjian aficionado, but Zildjian Chinas never really did it for me, they always sounded too harsh or had way too much ringy sustain. So I played other brands of chinas. UNTIL I heard this 19" Custom-Hybrid wonder. Not "probably", Definetly, the finest sounding china to come from Zildjian yet.

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