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Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal 22 in.

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The Kerope Series draws upon all of Zildjian's rich history and cymbal-making expertise to bring forth the most authentic vintage K recreation to date. Each cymbal is meticulously hand-crafted using a... 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 Kerope Series draws upon all of Zildjian's rich history and cymbal-making expertise to bring forth the most authentic vintage K recreation to date. Each cymbal is meticulously hand-crafted using a 14-step process that encompasses the best of everything Zildjian has learned in 390 years of cymbal making.

Dark and complex. Reminiscent of cymbals from the '50s and '60s yet distinctly modern and relevant for today's music.

Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Avedis Zildjian Company Warranty Statement

As of October 1, 2009, all Zildjian Cymbals are guaranteed against manufacturer's defects for two (2) years from the date of original purchase.
For warranty claims outside the U.S., contact your local Zildjian distributor. Click here for the international distributor locator.
Warranty Process
Cymbals that show factory defects within two years of their original purchase are eligible for examination at our factory. Zildjian experts will evaluate the damage and issue a replacement cymbal, unless it appears the damage is related to improper use or care.

If you believe your cymbal has a factory defect:
1. Contact Zildjian to obtain a Return Authorization number (RA#), via telephone: 781-871-2200.
2. Indicate the location of the damage on the cymbal with a piece of tape.
3. Make a photocopy of your original numbered and dated sales receipt.
4. Carefully package your cymbal. Include your RA# and the photocopy of your sales receipt in the box.
5. Ship the package to:
Avedis Zildjian Company
RA#
22 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA 02061

A Cymbal will not be replaced if:
1. It has been misplayed, dropped, played with excessive force or treated abusively.
2. The center hole is worn due to improper stand set-up or abusive play.
3. The cymbal was bought second-hand or used in a lease program.
4. The cymbal has previously been replaced by Zildjian.
5. More than two years have passed since the cymbal was purchased.

Warranty Notes:
• Cost of shipping a damaged cymbal to Zildjian is the customers responsibility.
• Factory evaluations take approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
• Cymbals that do not meet the warranty guidelines will be returned to customer.
• Cost of shipping a replacement or damaged cymbal back to the customer will be covered by Zildjian.


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ZildjianKerope Ride Cymbal
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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5.0

Great Jazz Ride

By Thomas

from Freeburg, IL

Comments about Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal:

I happen to hear Peter Erskine playing the 22? Kerope cymbal on a DW info-video and thought ?Man, I?ve got to get that cymbal!? Gigged with it for the first time last night and it?s the exact sound I?ve been long searching for. It has a great washy 60?s tone with a distinctive ping. Thanks Zildjian and thank you Guitar Center for the great deal!

(1 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Over-priced and Under-quality

By Andrew

from Terre Haute, Indiana

Comments about Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal:

This has got to be the 2nd worse cymbal series zildjian has ever produced, 1st being the Pitch Black's. The entire line sounds too dark and dull for any musical taste, other than jazz, but there are much better cymbals like these out there, Meinl Byzance, Sabian HH, or Paiste Signature's, for much less money that sound way better. Save yourself $100+ and buy something better.

 
5.0

In love

By thenickzamora

from Houston, TX

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  • Responsive Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal:

      I'm in love with this cymbal. At 20", it's equally suited as a crash or a ride. It opens up really easily but maxes out at a relatively low volume compared with, say, something in the K line. If you're looking for something that cuts, this isn't it. Zildjian figured out how to put decades of "age" on this cymbal despite it being brand new and without it being totally raw and unfinished.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Exceptional

      By Truth Daddy Supreme

      from Lansing, MI

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      Pros

      • Responsive Feel
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Jazz Clubs
        • Symphonies

        Comments about Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal:

        The cymbal I received is wonderful, but each of these are going to be unique and you must try them before hand. They are beautiful.

         
        5.0

        Great cymbal

        By Bob the drummer

        from Cleveland Ohio

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        Comments about Zildjian Kerope Ride Cymbal:

        Best ride I've ever had in all my years of playing, including a 24 inch Zildjian in the late 60's. Better than many Contantinoples I've tried out, which had a too-prevalent wash. Complex sound yet great "ping" tone for jazz with a lighter touch. I've gone all in for Kerope (22 in. ride, 19 in. crash, 14 in. hats) and couldn't be happier.

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