Zildjian K 21" Heavy Ride?

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Post Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:01 pm

Anyone know anything about this cymbal? Or perhaps someone owns a k heavy ride (not necessarily the 21") and can recommend it?
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Post Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:24 pm

I played a 22" model years ago when I had to use another drummer's kit for a show and I loooved it. Pretty much my ideal heavy ride. Had good stick definition, a great ping sound and the big cut through everything. One of these day I'll own one of my own.
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Post Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:37 pm

awesome, because i have a sabian hh 21" raw bell dry ride and i would want a cymbal that has a good ride sound like the sabian but also crashes well.. do you happen to remember if it sounds nice when crashed?
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Post Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:10 pm

since it's a "heavy ride"




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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:21 pm

ajfranco645 wrote:awesome, because i have a sabian hh 21" raw bell dry ride and i would want a cymbal that has a good ride sound like the sabian but also crashes well.. do you happen to remember if it sounds nice when crashed?


The K Heavy Ride is essentially a hand hammered version of the Ping Ride. The hammering technique takes out a lot of the annoying brashness of the Ping ride, at least to my ear. As far as a cymbal for riding as a crash, this one isn't well-suited for that type of playing. In the Zildjian line , and I am going overboard here I realize, is very similiar to the A series Deep Ride. i have had my 20" K Heavy Ride for 15 years now - it was the best ride cymbal in the shop on that day!
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Post Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:46 am

I owned a 22" K Heavy Ride and i will never forgive myself getting rid of it. It has a nice ping, not over powering, and a nice sounding
bell, although i wish it was a little larger. But now all i can find is 21" K heavy rides on ebay, in brilliant which is cool, but i still want my
22" one back. One day i'll find it.
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Post Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:12 am

I actually ended up buying a sweet ride, so MrPowerRide my drum shop might still have the 22" k heavy ride. give them a call (973-625-2500) its called Ritchies Music Center and its in Rockaway, NJ
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