Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal



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Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal
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The Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal combines dark, trashy tone and clear, cutting volume to offer a China sound that’s ideal for louder music settings.

Trashy China

Introduced at NAMM 2019, this 18" Trash China is one of 13 new models introduced to the Classics Custom Dark range.

Providing a new trashy dynamic to the clear, cutting tone that this cymbal range is known for, this Meinl Trash China offers a great way to add aggressive, trash filled accents to your playing.

Specifically designed to meet the demands of louder music styles and performance settings, the Classics Custom Dark range offers lots of volume and full complex tone.

Delivering sharp impactful punch combined with trash-filled sustain, this China delivers the accenting cut needed to make sure you’re heard.

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal Key Features:

  • Special Finishing Process
  • Dark Complex Tone
  • Clarity, Cut and Volume
  • Rich, Dark Appearance
  • Wide, Deep Hammering
  • Additional Lathing

Striking Aesthetic, Distinctive Sound

Each cymbal in the Meinl Classics Custom Dark Cymbal series is put through a special finishing process in order to achieve the cutting sound and distinctive appearance that characterises this range.

Not only does this special finishing process produce a cymbal with a dark, complex tone and clear, cutting projection, it also delivers a striking rich black appearance for a look that’s as unique as its tone.

This 18" Trash China then goes through widely spaced, deep hammering and additional lathing to add a warmer character to its sound that sits perfectly with its explosive attack.

Cutting Clarity

This Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash Crash was specifically designed to fulfil the needs of those who play louder music styles.

Providing the cut, clarity and volume needed to pierce through the densest of musical performances with ease, this China cymbal ensures you’re always heard over the mix.

Offering aggressively attacking tone to cut through the fullest guitar tone, this Trash China delivers sharp punch and instant impact.

Trashy Darkness

Featuring a hole patterned surface, this China offers a sound filled with luscious darkness and trashy tone.

The surface of this 18" Trash China has a series of strategically placed surface holes which serve to add an electronic style, trashy white noise tone to its sound.

Offering another layer of interest to the sound compared to a typical China cymbal, the trashy character is filled with complex, dark tone for a sound that’s full of impact.

Essentially combining the trash of an FX cymbal with the aggressive attack of a China, this Trash China offers something a little different to expand your sound and push your playing creativity.


Delivering a stunning combination of explosive attack and dark trashy tone, this China offers a brilliant way to add unique accents to your playing.

Able to cut through the fullest musical mix with ease, this Meinl Trash China produces clear, cutting attack and robust volume.

The addition of surface holes serves to inject a trashy dynamic to the sound for a China that’s filled with character.

The deep hammering, additional lathing and special finishing process provide this cymbal with a striking aesthetic and a warm, dark tone that complements the fast attack perfectly to deliver a big, full sound.

For a combination FX style trash and aggressive China attack, buy the Meinl Classics Custom 18" Trash China now from Professional Music Technology Online!

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash China Cymbal Specifications:

  • Styles: Metal, Rock, Pop, Fusion, Studio
  • Timbre: Bright
  • Character: Musical, Rich
  • Pitch: High-Mid
  • Volume: Medium
  • Sustain: Medium
  • Weight: Medium
  • Finish: Dark
  • Material: B10
  • Lathe: Wide Blade


More Information
Manufacturer Meinl
SKU 301511
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000
Cymbal Series classics custom dark
Cymbal Type crash


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