VERSATILE DARK LOW ISTANBUL MEHMET 18" SAHRA Crash (Ride) 1342 Gs NEW

Price: $219.99
18"
New
SURE you could spend $365 or $460 on a non-hand hammered Zildjian? But why not actually get a cymbal THAT IS hand hammered!

 

HERE'S AN AMAZING SUPER DARK SOUNDING VERSATILE CRASH OR SMALLER DARK DRY RIDE!!

AT A BENDABLE ONLY 1342 GRAMS THIS IS A FACTORY "CRASH" BUT WITH A LIGHT TOUCH IT CAN EASILY BE PLAYED AS A THIN DARK RIDE!!

And I believe this is one of Istanbuls MOST RECENT CREATIONS!! and this 18" IS DAMN HARD TO FIND but so worth the search!

But it really is DARK and has a low and full complexity underneath the stick attack.

AND THIS IS THE ONLY ONE I HAVE!! Again, this 18" is BENDABLE!!

Posted for your immense pleasure is this RARE and GLORIOUSLY DARK ONLY 1342 gram Hand Hammered Istanbul MEHMET 18" SAHRA Crash Ride Cymbal that is in AMAZING Condition in the BAG. Check out the pictures!

NO

cracks, nicks, dents, dings on this glorious 18"!! It's in GREAT SHAPE! It LOOKS BRAND NEW!!

And look at the craftsmanship that went into this thing. This series famously has a distressed/brushed blue finish!

And this Gorgeous 18" is the cream of the crop. Again, it's one of their harder to find series that recently debuted. 

This Top of the Line HAND HAMMERED Mehmet Sahra plays like a Thin, Semi-dry, complex Dark Crash or Light Dark Ride. Gorgeous overtones on this beauty! A great full sounding big crash that is FULL and complex but remains in the DARKER lower pitched range....compliments of that finish...which is strikingly similar to an Agop OM, but I won't tell if you won't.

Istanbul Mehmet describes this Series as:

"LOW SUSTAINED DRY AND CONTROLLED SOUND, UNIQUE STICK DEFINITION AND GREAT WARM BELL."

And that indeed is accurate. The key words here are "Low...dry...controlled." Again, this particular 18" is VERY DARK and has a tremendously dark full tone when crashed upon. But it can easily double as a smaller light ride!

 

 

The weight is a THIN 1342 grams.

As a ride cymbal this Sahra provides the perfect elixir of DARK and subtle Hand Hammered complex overtones combined with a mellow stick attack that floats above the that Old World wash. It has a gorgeous, organic, woody stick attack followed by a killer organic VINTAGE vibe wash.

Very dark. Hand Hammered. Slightly dry, but still complex.

An excellent example of that inimitable Istanbul Mehmet Old World dark, organic, hand-hammered magic.

A great sounding Light Dark Crash Ride.

When you Crash on this "Crash" it plays like a softer bendable K 20" SWEET CRASH! I'm not kidding! It's THAT LOW AND DARK and FULL. That's how it sounds and feels!!

Obviously this RARE Istanbul Mehmet SAHRA 18" Crash Ride is a no brainer for jazz, blues, ballads, trio work, folk, and soul. However the fun doesn't stop there. Its smooth, luscious and organic vibe is perfect for funk, fusion, country, rockabilly, mellow pop and rock and ANYTIME you need a great, dark, mellow, old school, vintage Turkish Hand Hammered tone.

THIS ONE IS IN AMAZING CONDITION IN THE BAG!!! PERFECT!

Why the hell pay $365 or even $460 for a non-hand hammered Zildjian?!!

And this ISTANBUL is exceptionally RARE!! It's the only one I have!

Do yourself a favor and grab this PERFECT CONDITION ONLY IN THE BAG 1342 gram BENDABLE, COMPLEX Istanbul Mehmet SAHRA 18" Crash.

And hang onto it. This beautiful 18" will age gracefully and it's exceptionally VERSATILE!

 

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