The Zildjian 18" Kerope Crash Ride continues the tradition of vintage Turkish cymbals with all the lathing and hammering done by hand by master Zildjian craftsmen to capture the warm, smoky, atmospheric character these cymbals originally became famous for. This particular model is crafted with a medium-thin weight through the bow for easy transition between an articulate ping and complementary darker wash. Each cymbal in this line features the exact weight written under the bell, so no two are exactly alike.

Product Specs

  • 18" K Kerope Crash/Ride Cymbal
  • Traditional
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States

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Reviews for the Zildjian 18" Kerope Crash Ride
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  • As mellow as it gets, but not dark

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    A beautiful sounding cymbal, but not as thin or dark as other vintage style cymbals I've played. The edge is mellow and low pitched, but the bow still has a lot of ping. As a result, I (surprisingly) like this cymbal as a ride more than as a crash. And I've never liked a ride under 21" before.The cr…