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For drummers who need to cut through the densest mixes with sheer power and projection, the new Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride cymbal is here to shatter the silence. This 21" beast features the largest bell in Zildjian's lineup, delivering thunderous tones that will assert dominance over any band's onstage volume. Part of the reimagined Z Custom series, the Mega Bell Ride combines bright, explosive cymbal voices with a revised design that enhances musicality and feel.

Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride Cymbal Top

Unmatched Presence and Projection

When you need your ride patterns to punch through walls of distortion, nothing else comes close to the Z Custom Mega Bell Ride. Its massive 21" diameter and gigantic bell produce an incredibly powerful, cutting tone that maintains its character at any volume level. Just a few strikes of this cymbal will command the attention of any listener. You'll be amazed at the immense projection and sustain, letting your grooves ring out with depth and authority.

Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride Cymbal Hammered Star Pattern

Modern Refinement Meets Classic Z Aggression

While the original Z Custom series epitomized raw, aggressive cymbal tones, this new generation brings a fresh level of nuance and versatility. Zildjian's cymbal makers blended the vintage Z hammering techniques with more contemporary star patterns, unlocking a wider range of overtones. The result is the same explosive brightness you'd expect, but with increased musicality that responds to your most intricate phrasings. Whether you're bashing out blast beats or crafting delicate ghost notes, the Z Custom Mega Bell Ride faithfully translates every nuance.

Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride Cymbal Mounted

Signature Z Custom Style and Durability

From its brilliant finish to the iconic star pattern, the Z Custom Mega Bell Ride looks every bit as powerful as it sounds. The cymbal's revised lathing enhances durability, allowing it to withstand aggressive playing while maintaining its crisp, focused tone. And with the extra-large bell, you can seamlessly transition from deep, resonant bell tones to piercing, shimmering ride patterns. This cymbal is built to be a workhorse that will keep up with your most intense performances for years to come.

Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride Cymbal Drum Kit

An Icon Reborn for the Modern Age

30 years after first revolutionizing the cymbal world, the Z Custom series returns with a bold new chapter that honors its roots while evolving for today's metal, punk and hard rock drummers. With the Z Custom Mega Bell Ride, you get the cutting, high-volume voice that made the line famous, now refined with enhanced feel and a wider dynamic range. Prepare to make your presence known on any stage with this cymbal's thunderous, unstoppable power.

When your music demands the most aggressive, high-volume cymbal tones that can slice through any mix, reach for the Zildjian Z Custom Mega Bell Ride. This cymbal lets you unleash the full fury of the legendary Z Custom series while benefiting from decades of Zildjian's cymbal-making mastery. With this monster ride at the center of your setup, you'll be equipped to take on any musical challenge.

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Largest bell in Zildjian cymbal family for loudest, brightest tone Powerfully explosive, bright tone for metal, punk, hard rock Revised design enhances musicality, feel and durability New star hammering pattern

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  • Quantity: 1
  • Type: Ride
  • Sizes: Multiple
  • Material: Bronze
  • Hammering: Machine
  • Lathing: None
  • Bell: Large
  • 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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