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Meinl HCS China Cymbal

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The Meinl HCS China Cymbal projects an explosive, brash and bright attack with deep, dark and trashy undertones.HCS cymbals are Meinl's entry level cymbal line that combines quality and value. The cym... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The Meinl HCS China Cymbal projects an explosive, brash and bright attack with deep, dark and trashy undertones.

HCS cymbals are Meinl's entry level cymbal line that combines quality and value. The cymbals are made from MS63 alloy for a warm, harmonic and balanced sound. They offer the best possible sounds at an affordable price.

FEATURES

  • MS63 Alloy
  • Specially matched
  • Outstanding quality
  • Unbeatable value
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year replacement, parts, and labor warranty on all percussion products.


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  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
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MeinlHCS China Cymbal
 
4.2

(based on 12 reviews)

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    (5)

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    (6)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

pretty decent china

Awesome cymbal. Has a few dark overtones, almost works as a gong. I would recommend this cymbal for beginner to intermediate players. It wont let you down, but it may annoy your...Read complete review

Awesome cymbal. Has a few dark overtones, almost works as a gong. I would recommend this cymbal for beginner to intermediate players. It wont let you down, but it may annoy your parents, just a tad

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not for a heavy hitter

I bought this cymbal for my son as a back up. He is a heavy hitter and this cymbal was bent all the way around by the time he finished his first song.

I bought this cymbal for my son as a back up. He is a heavy hitter and this cymbal was bent all the way around by the time he finished his first song.

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(29 of 34 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

pretty decent china

By Jason

from Knoxville, TN

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

Awesome cymbal. Has a few dark overtones, almost works as a gong. I would recommend this cymbal for beginner to intermediate players. It wont let you down, but it may annoy your parents, just a tad

(18 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pretty Good China

By Armando

from Edinburg, Texas

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

Im new to drumming and for my First China I have to say it sounds pretty cool. This Cymbal has a sort of Gong-y sound to it, so keep that in mind.

(17 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Another Great Cymbal From Meinl

By Joel Sheppard

from Ohio

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

I bought this cymbal mainly because of the price, but also because I love my other Meinl cymbal. It was exactly what I had expected. Not really "gong like" but not super trashy. On a scale of trashiness, I'd give it a 6 out of ten. I purchased a 12 inch, but I'm sure the bigger the better. Definitely another great cymbal from Meinl!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

SICK!!

By Will Rivas

from Arizona

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

I got this cymbal a few months ago and at first it wasn't what i expected but the more i hit it, the better the sound got. i have the 18" so it took a little while to break in. overall its a SWEET cymbal!

(2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not for a heavy hitter

By Colleen

from pahrump, NV

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

I bought this cymbal for my son as a back up. He is a heavy hitter and this cymbal was bent all the way around by the time he finished his first song.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pretty good cymbal!

By Noah Nicholson

from Jeffersonville IN

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

I've had this cymbal for about 3 monthes. I think for the price it is a prett good cymbal!I think this cymbal is great for people who dont have much experience with china cymbals. This one has a nice bright sound to it and it also has a little bit of a gong sound to it. I definatly recomend this cymbal! Its worth it! Hope you found this helpful!

 
4.0

Great cymbal but it is very bright

By Skinny Penis

from Nashville, tn

About Me Novice

Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

i recently bought the 16" and it was a little to bright but i see many comments saying it gets a better tone the more you use it.

 
5.0

It's so great!!!

By Danielle

from Fredericksburg, VA

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright Sound
  • Focused Crash
  • Responsive Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment

    Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

    I got it for my boyfriend for his birthday and he's a drummer! He loved it because his old one broke

     
    4.0

    nice China for the money

    By ninerfan1

    from Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Bright Sound
    • Focused Crash
    • Responsive Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment

      Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

      I play a lot of classic metal and this China is pretty response for being a lower series mienel.

       
      4.0

      Great Splash

      By amy king

      from NY

      Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

      The cymbal is great for any type of music. Although if your looking for a trashy, loud slpash this isnt it. It kinda has a gong sound but is an AMAZING cymabl for the price! I play metal and it works perfect for it! Hope this helps!

       
      4.0

      awesomness

      By noah claxton

      from glen burnie, maryland

      Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

      I got this cymbal a week ago and im a heavy hitter and i got it its gongy and trashy the 18 inch has a good bell oerall better than i expected

       
      4.0

      Need more sound

      By Kirk

      from Ohio

      Comments about Meinl HCS China Cymbal:

      These are a good quality cymbals great for the price but the thing is it just isn't loud enough I'll hit it as hard as and it will still sound the same as I normally hit it good for starters though.

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