Paiste 17" Alpha Metal Crash 2010s Brilliant

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $70$100

Conceived as a bridge between Paiste's beginner and professional lines, the Alpha series pairs CuSn8 bronze (used in 2002 and Rude cymbals) with machine-hammered production for a more affordable product.

The Metal Crash features a medium-heavy weight and responds with a piercing, bell-like wash and attack.

Years of production: 1991-present

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