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Semi-Dry Airy 1960s Vintage Zildjian 18” Light Crash Ride Sizzle 1457 g

Original price $279.99 - Original price $279.99
Original price
$279.99 - $279.99
Current price $279.99
  • Semi-dry, light and airy sounding Vintage Zildjian 18” Sizzle Crash Ride in the original Zildjian Sizzle  configuration. Outfitted with 4 vintage Zildjian rivets.  

  • Super LIGHT and AIRY sounding with a solid definition and a hint of smokiness. Like the Armand Ride but 50 years old. I believe this beauty is a factory sizzle from the 1960s although it could be early 1970s. 

  • 1457 grams makes it play like a Thin to Medium Thin Light SIZZLE. Not heavy or clangy. 

  • Subtle and delicate stick articulation with a lightness to it - the great patina beefs up the definition. 

  • Overall very responsive. 

  • Easily Crashable. Could be a straight up 18” crash - it has that bell shape and profile. 

  • Where this 18” really shines is the airy, LIGHTNESS it brings to a setup. This 18” Sizzle delivers a warm, slightly complex but mellowed and aged SIZZLE tone.

  • It was made 60 years ago. And it SOUNDS like a cymbal made over 60 years ago. 
  • Modern Zildjians are great - but they don’t do THIS.

  • No issues. Amazing shape with a great chocolate brown patina. 

  • Don’t spend more on the new faux vintage ones. 

  • It’s cheaper and more fun to play the original and it sounds better.