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EARLY ORIGINAL 80s DARK Zildjian K CUSTOM 20” Ride 2745 g

Original price $319.99 - Original price $319.99
Original price
$319.99 - $319.99
Current price $319.99
  • Here’s the beauty that kicked off the famous K CUSTOM Series 35 years ago with the help of a young drummer named Dave Weckl!

  • And nearly damn EVERY Zildjian artist in the 80s and 90s!  

  • These early K Customs are much darker and lower-pitched than the newer version, it could even pass as a 22”.   Don’t guess at a goofy stock photo - have a listen.  

  • You don’t see many of these 80s beauties around, check on the hammering! Super wavy surface - almost EAK -which is not surprising considering this K Custom was forged right after the EAKs.

  • Look at the “CUSTOM” and the Zildjian K logo - it’s that early reversed position. 

  • 2745 grams. It has a glorious stick attack, compliments of the unlathed surface and it’s much darker than the newer ones.  Famous unlathed, solid bell, terrific pin-point stick attack that cuts exceptionally well, a hint a of clean Brilliant shimmer.

  • Darkened and dried over the last 35 years.  This is the ORIGINAL! 

  • Perfect for any style of music. Soft to loud.

  • Great shape! No issues. Instantly identifiable. Aged and mellowed beautifully. 

  • This Zildjian revolutionized the cymbal world.