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ULTRA DARK THIN ISTANBUL Mehmet 20" Legend Dry Crash Ride LUSH 1846 g PERFECT

Original price $359.99 - Original price $359.99
Original price
$359.99 - $359.99
Current price $359.99
  • This is one of the best 20” Dark Crash Cymbals you will hear!  And for the price of a Zildjian K 17” Crash. It’s a STEAL!! 

  • Wonderfully DARK with bendable edges that wobble. Hints of DRYness, medium quick decay with a very FULL tone! One of Istanbul’s newer series. 

  • Hell, no one actually HAS this beauty in the wild!! IN STOCK! But here we are!  And you can even HEAR IT - there’s no nonsense stock photo garbage that you guess at. Buy with confidence here. 

  • It's remarkably reminiscent of an Agop SE Jazz Ride but it has a pinch more of a smooth, dark tone! Warmer than the SE. 

  • That's the vibe.  Mehmet has filed away under their "Jazz" line. This is appropriate since this 20" is based on what was formerly known as the Mel Lewis Ride back when Agop and Mehmet still knew how to play nicely together.

  • HOWEVER, this being the "DRY Legend" the craftsmanship is NOTICEABLY different - dig the GORGEOUS circular Hand Hammering. 

  • Here's Mehmet's take on this new Legend Dry:
    "The new Legend Dry cymbals have the same profile and weight as Legend Cymbals, but the shallow lathing and hammered bell results more complex and drier sound."

  • Why the hell pay $600 for a big-box store K Constantinople?? Honestly. I promise this cymbal is infinitely DARKER than ANY ZILDJIAN K Cons. 

  • And at ONLY 1846 grams it is THINNER too. Very DARK with a solid foot in smoky. And it's much more musical too.   

  • And at this weight, this Legend Dry is easily crashable!!  It actually has an ounce of Crash Of DOOM to it. That's how dark it is! 

  • You can play piano ballads with this beauty it’s so responsive.  

  • It has a great subtle definition and still emits a dark, hand-hammered wash that's fairly controlled compliments of that Dry Legend style craftsmanship. Plays like a gorgeous THIN DARK RIDE/Crash Ride or even Dark Crash!  And it is wonderfully complex and fairly smoky sounding. 

  • This is an incredibly versatile 20" with a very broad dynamic range!  Very quiet to loud. 

  • Immaculate condition! Only demoed for the video. 

  • Hand made and very hard to actually find!