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SUPER DRY EARLY ORIGINAL 1980s Zildjian K CUSTOM 20” Ride 2919 g

Original price $279.99 - Original price $279.99
Original price
$279.99 - $279.99
Current price $279.99
  • 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!

  • These early K Customs are much darker and lower-pitched than the newer version, it could even pass as a 22”. 

  • And this particular one is one of the DRIEST ones I’ve ever heard.  This thing is all about stick articulation. 

  • 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 Zildjian K stamp - it’s that early reversed position. Long before serial numbers. 

  • 2919 grams.  It has a glorious stick attack, compliments of the unlathed surface and weight  and it’s much darker than the newer ones.  Famous unlathed, solid bell, terrific DRY, articulate pin-point stick attack that cuts amazingly well, a hint a of clean Brilliant shimmer.

  • Darkened and dried over the last 35 years.  This is the ORIGINAL!  And it’s extremely dry. 

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

  • Great shape! No issues. Instantly identifiable. Very smooth and wavy, vintage look.  

  • This Zildjian kicked off the entire K Custom line and revolutionized the cymbal world. Damn near every Zildjian artist has played one of these. This Original K is incredibly versatile.