The most recognizable of all Paiste cymbal lines, the 2002 series is known for its bright attack, clear projection and strong ties to rock. It is also Paiste's longest-running series, with some models in continuous production since 1971.

The 2002 Wild China features a pronounced hammering pattern and brilliant finish for strong attack, extremely short decay, and harsh, complex overtones.

Years of production: 2007-present

Composition: CuSn8, "2002" Bronze (92% copper, 8% tin, traces of silver)

Notable artists: Joey Jordison, John Dolmayan, Alex Gonzalez

Product Specs

  • 19" 2002 Wild China Cymbal
  • Brilliant
  • 2010s

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Reviews for the Paiste 19" 2002 Wild China Cymbal
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  • Great cymbal!

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    Bought a wild china 19" used from reverb, and gotta say the cymbal is exceptional! The model I got is a loud cymbal (it will pierce your ears) but it sounds amazing. Would be perfect for using live at shows. It has a bite to it. Definitely glad I found this cymbal. Thanks Reverb!!