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The revamped line of Zildjian Z Custom crashes deliver the thunderous volume and bright, cutting presence that made the original series an icon for metal drummers. But this latest evolution takes things further with a redesigned voice that blends ferocious power with enhanced musicality. Crafted by Zildjian's master cymbal makers, the Z Custom crashes cut through even the densest mixes while maintaining the nuance and feel to drive your most intricate grooves.

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Project Over the Band With Explosive Tone

When the music calls for sheer intensity, the Z Custom crashes answer with a searing, high-volume roar. Their potent blend of weight, profile and bell size is meticulously balanced to maximize projection without sacrificing tone. From the opening crash, these cymbals slice through walls of distortion with a brilliant, cutting voice that demands attention. Yet, they maintain the complexity and character to fully support your playing style, rather than dominating it.

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Bright and Aggressive, Yet Musical

While retaining the immense power that made them famous, the new Z Customs have been redesigned from the ground up for a more musical overall character. You still get that bright, punchy attack to cut over the band. But the sustain rings out with increased clarity and nuance, giving you better definition whether crashing or riding. The improved response adds an extra dimension to your performance, allowing more expressive and versatile playing across genres.

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Vintage Vibe Spiked With a Modern Edge

Featuring a hammered star pattern and brilliant finish, these Z Custom crashes look as stellar as they sound. But the visual throwback belies the modern advancements under the hood. Zildjian implemented improved manufacturing techniques to increase the cymbals' durability and flexibility without compromising their signature character. The result is a crash that flexes and rebounds with your stickings while holding up to aggressive playing night after night.

Zildjian Z Custom Crash Cymbal Drum Kit

Centuries of Sonic Mastery

The Z Custom line represents a true labor of love for Zildjian's cymbal makers, drawing on over 400 years of experience and tradition. Each crash is meticulously handcrafted, with its weight, profile, bell shape and hammering pattern dialed in for optimal performance. It's this obsessive attention to detail that separates Zildjian from the pack, allowing you to experience the legendary Z Custom tone in its full glory.

Whether powering high-octane metal, thrash, punk or hard rock, Z Custom crashes give you the tools to make your presence felt. With their redesigned voice blending awesome power with finesse, you get a crash that can keep up with your chops while helping your performance stand out. Prepare to make some noise with the reimagined Z Custom crashes.

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Powerful, bright crash with cutting projection Explosive sound and feel from reimagined design Iconic brilliant finish and updated star pattern Unleash bold tones across genres

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  • Type: Crash
  • Sizes: Multiple
  • Material: Bronze
  • Hammering: Machine
  • Lathing: None
  • Finish: Brilliant
  • Country of origin: Turkey

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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
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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