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Meinl HCS 18 inch China Cymbal

Meinl HCS 18 inch China Cymbal



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The Meinl HCS 18" China Cymbal delivers instant explosions of bright attack coupled with deep, trashy undertones.

Bright China with Trashy Tones

This 18" Meinl China is part of the HCS cymbal series, designed to provide top quality tone at an accessible price.

The ideal option for new drummers looking to buy their first cymbals or for players on a budget, Meinl HCS cymbals are a brilliant way to inject some new sounds into your setup without breaking the bank.

Meinl HCS 18" China Cymbal Key Features:

  • Explosive, Brash and Bright Attack
  • Deep, Dark, Trashy Undertones
  • Brass Alloy
  • Ideal for Rock and Pop
  • Warm Sound
  • Perfect for New Drummers

Punctuations and Patterns

Delivering a combination of fast attacking tone and dark, warm, trashiness in its decay, this 18" China is a versatile addition to any setup.

The bright, brash attack delivers explosive impact ideal for playing punctuating accents, while the medium to short sustain means the China remains controlled for neat sounding ride patterns that don’t become overpowering.

So, from instant impactful punch to trashy character filled riding, this 18" Meinl China is a superb way to add some emphasis to your playing.

Start in Style

Meinl specifically designed their HCS range with new drummers in mind. Meinl realise the importance of playing cymbals that sound great, feel good and inspire you to keep playing.

That’s why they created HCS cymbals, to ensure beginner drummers have a high-quality option to kick start their drumming adventure off properly with cymbals they can trust to sound good.


Whether you want to play fast, explosive accents or add some character to a certain section of a song with some dark, trashy tone, the Meinl 18" HCS China is a brilliant option at an amazing price.

To inject some explosive bright trashiness into your setup, buy the Meinl HCS 18" China Cymbal now from PMT Online.

Meinl HCS 18" China Cymbal Specifications:

  • Styles: Rock, Pop
  • Timbre: Mid-Bright
  • Character: Warm, Harmonical
  • Pitch: Low-Mid
  • Volume: Medium to Low
  • Sustain: Medium to Short
  • Weight: Thin
  • Finish: Traditional
  • Material: MS63
  • Lathe: Wide Blade
  • SKU: HCS18CH
More Information
Manufacturer Meinl
SKU 149320
Shipping Weight (kg) 2.000000
Cymbal Series hcs
Cymbal Type china


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