The Zildjian A Custom 16″ Medium Crash cymbal is the perfect choice when you need a crash that has an aggressive sound, that can be reigned in with shimmer and brilliance. This cymbal features beautiful warm overtones and speaks very quickly. The A Custom 16″ crash cymbal is a the heaviest weight of all the A Custom crashes. It is finished in a brilliant finish to add a classic look to your kit along with premium sound. Zildjian is a premium cymbal brand with a history running back over 380 years. Add the legacy of Zildjian to your kit with the A Custom 16″ Medium Crash.
A classic sound, but refined
It’s tough to top the unmistakable and reliable sound of A Zildjians for almost any playing situation, but the award-winning A Customs are an irresistible alternative. Developed with the assistance of drumming icon Vinnie Colaiuta, A Customs utilize radical rotary hammering techniques, Medium to medium weights and a striking Brilliant finish for a crisp, sweet, sophisticated A Zildjian sound. Not too dark, not too bright – cymbals that are just right for modern music.
Cast bronze cymbals for premium tone and projection
A Customs, like all Zildjian cast bronze cymbals, are individually poured and cast from raw molten metal. Each casting is cooled and sorted by weight for each cymbal model. Castings are then put through a complex sequence of heating, rolling, shaping, hammering, and lathing techniques unique to each cymbal range. Cast bronze cymbals have a rich, full-bodied sound that improves with age. They also have greater projection, clarity, and durability than any other cymbals. Zildjian cast cymbals are made from the Zildjian secret alloy, which is comprised of 80% copper, 16% tin, and traces of silver.