Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash Crash Cymbal

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18" Trash Crash Cymbal



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The Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18 inch Trash Crash Cymbal combines the sharp, fast attack of a crash cymbal with the trashy tone of an FX cymbal to deliver a crash sound filled with character.

Custom Dark Trashy Crash

Introduced at NAMM 2019 alongside 12 other new additions to the range, the Meinl 18 inch Classics Custom Dark Trash Crash adds a new trashy character to this popular cymbal series.

Designed to meet the demands of louder music styles and live performance settings, the Classics Custom Dark series deliver cut, clarity and volume.

Offering fast attacking tone, this 18 inch Trash Crash also features a trashy, white noise style aspect to its sound thanks to the use of surface hole patterning.

Providing a blend of FX trash and instant crash attack, this Meinl 18 inch Trash Crash is able to cut through the loudest musical settings with ease.

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18 inch Trash Crash Cymbal Key Features:

  • Fast Attack
  • Medium Sustain
  • Dark Undertones
  • Black Aesthetic with Shimmering Lathe Lines

Unique Finishing Process

Providing a unique aesthetic and distinctive sound, all the cymbals in the Meinl Classics Custom Dark range go through a special finishing process.

Creating a dark, complex tone and a clear, cutting sound, this special finishing process also creates the striking black aesthetic that's filled with shimmering lathed stripes.

Offering a look that's far from traditional, this 18 inch trash crash then goes through a combination of wide, deep hammering and additional lathing to add a warmer character to its sound that perfectly complements its explosive tone.

Attack and Sustain

This Meinl 18 inch Trash Crash features a medium weight allowing it to open up quickly to deliver a fast attack of bursting tone and a full sustain.

The crash jumps into action instantly to deliver a fast flash of impactful sound, ideal for adding sharp accents to your playing, before blending into a medium sustain filled with trashy character.

Providing a superb way to add some powerful impact to your playing, this Meinl Classics Custom Dark Trash Crash delivers full punch and luscious trashy sustain.

Dark Trashy Tone

Featuring a number of strategically placed holes in the cymbal surface, this 18 inch Classics Custom Dark Trash Crash offers a striking look as well as a distinctive tone.

The surface hole patterning serves to produce the trashy aspect of the cymbal sound for a crash that delivers a delicious combination of dark tone and trashy impact.

Able to slice through the densest of musical settings easily, this trash crash combines the bursting attack of a crash with the trashy tone of an FX cymbal.


Offering a brilliant blend of impactful crash and FX trash, this 18 inch crash cymbal delivers clear, cutting accents, a medium sustain and dark trash-filled tone.

The unique finishing process, deep hammering and additional lathing serve to create a cymbal with a distinctive aesthetic, warm character and impactful punch.

For fast attack, trashy sustain and striking aesthetics, grab the Meinl Classics Custom 18 inch Trash Crash Cymbal now from Professional Music Technology Online!

Meinl Classics Custom Dark 18 inch Trash Crash 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 301510
Shipping Weight (kg) 4.000000
Cymbal Series classics custom dark
Cymbal Type crash


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