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Paiste PST 3 Crash 14 in.

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Full, focused and cutting. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel and an explosive attack.

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Full, focused and cutting. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel and an explosive attack.

The PST 3 cymbals are affordable cymbals with never-before-possible sound quality and pro-level looks. Paiste employs modern, hi-tech production techniques that transfer the spirit and essence of 70 years of hand-manufacturing into premium-quality, musical cymbals.

PST 3 cymbals are made from a selected and especially sonorous brass copper based alloy.

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  • Weight: medium
  • Volume: soft to loud
  • Stick sound: fairly washy
  • Intensity: lively
  • Sustain: medium short
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PaistePST 3 Crash
 
4.0

(based on 11 reviews)

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Durable, Cheap, and doubles as a ride

This is an amazing quality cymbal I can't even start describing it! It is like a freakin superman cymbal...its virtually invincible (didnt even dent for me). I doubled it as a...Read complete review

This is an amazing quality cymbal I can't even start describing it! It is like a freakin superman cymbal...its virtually invincible (didnt even dent for me). I doubled it as a ride for my beginer set, because I liked the type of sizzling sound it wasmaking, it a unique crash/ride. I recommend this for beginners, but since these are great, I cant imagine what the PST 5s are like, so buy those in the pack to save cash in the long run.

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You get what you pay for

If your looking for an inexpenisve durable cymbal you found it this is a great product for the price but it isnt nearly powerful enough i had the 16" years ago and it...Read complete review

If your looking for an inexpenisve durable cymbal you found it this is a great product for the price but it isnt nearly powerful enough i had the 16" years ago and it seems like everything would overpower it and it didn't resonate very long. but who can argue with the price?

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4.0

I would buy it again

By Drummer

from Gadsden alabama

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Pros

  • Bright Sound
  • Explosive Attack

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    Good product from a good company

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Eh. Couldve been better.

    By Mike

    from Las Vegas, NV

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    Look, I've been playing drums for 10 years, and recently broke my Zildjian A custom thin right in half. So Im like ok early pay check and I needed a new cymbal cheap before a gig. This is a great starter cymbal. But i cannot wait to start switching back to my A and K custom cymbals. Comparing this to those is actually depressing. Its a great cymbal dont get me wrong haha. Just if you are used to nice cymbals and you need a quick cymbal. Go to a PST5 not a PST3 reason being the PST5 is a lot louder and has more ring. If you like fast dying cymbals stick with this. But for my taste I like a loud ring :D so this kinda disappointed me since it was a Paiste and are usually very loud. Overall its good beginner cymbal, not good for experienced users.

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    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    You get what you pay for

    By JrD

    from Lincoln CA

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    If your looking for an inexpenisve durable cymbal you found it this is a great product for the price but it isnt nearly powerful enough i had the 16" years ago and it seems like everything would overpower it and it didn't resonate very long. but who can argue with the price?

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    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great inexpensive Crash

    By CG

    from Last Best Place

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    I have a couple sets of Zildjians, but am always open to other sounds. This is a niche cymbal for sure....a rather quiet crash that adds a nice dimension to an array of cymbals. If you have a limited budget, give it a try.

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    (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    very quiet

    By frazzle-snazzle

    from Fairfax, VA

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    I got this cymbal because i couldnt afford anything else. the only real problem with it is that it is much too quiet. my other crashes just drown it out. but its a decent buy if you cant afford anything else.

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    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    It's ok...

    By Tom

    from Cincinnati, Ohio

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    I'm an intermediate player, and i needed to upgrade my set. I don't have a job, so i needed an inexpensive cymbal. I saw this cymbal here and read the reviews and it seemed ok. I ordered it and when it came in i was disappointed. It sounds very clangy, and not at all like a crash should. The one thing i love about this cymbal is the bell. It sounds awesome! That's really the only reason i gave it 3 stars.

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    (12 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Absolutely excellent for the price

    By Ryan

    from Westerly, RI

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    This cymbal is awesome for the price. I love the PST3s. I shopped around for quite a while and before buying this one.turns out the one i picked was also the cheapest. my buddy has the PST5s and these are not too much different.Of course it doesnt sound quite like the signtature or twenty series but thats not a bad thing. just let it break in a bit and it has great sound. its not crazy loud which is good for the setting our band plays in. the decay is perfect for rock. for faster punk styles something with a quicker decay might be better. excellent durability also. save your money and go Paiste.

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    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    pretty nice crash

    By Michael

    from Reisterstown MD

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    I have had the 16" for about 5 maybe 6 months and it is still holding up pretty well. it has a nice medium sound to it not high or low. although it has a couple small dents and has a bit of a shorter ring now Id still say its a great buy and cheap. ( also has a decent bell )

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    (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Paiste 14 Inch Pst 3 Crash

    By Brian T.

    from Mashpee, Massachusetts

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    I got this Crash for my birthday. It sounds great, is extremely durable, no marks or anything, it sounds pretty good as a Ride too. It originally surprised me with its pitch which at the time i thought was a bit too high. But after an hour or two i loved it.

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    (20 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    crash and burn

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Paiste PST 3 Crash:

    This crash is truly amazing. Like the title says when you play it just catches on fire. It has a very strong tinging sound, and the sound just rolls on. It looks amazing on my set with its shine. But it is a little higher pitched then I thought it would be, but thats ok.

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