Reviews and Problems with Paiste PST 5 Cymbal Thin Crash
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PST 5 14" Thin Crash
3 April 2013
Summary: The best cymbal in it's price range. It has a very nice voice. I've been playing Paiste Cymbals for 25 yrs or so (505, 1000, 3000, RUDE, Sound Formula, 2002 to PST 5) and I still use all of them.
Summary: I've been using mainly Paiste Alpha cymbals for the last 17 years. I recently cracked my Alpha 16 in crash and decided to replace it with this 18 in rock crash. I have a PST5 18 in thin crash for a couple years, taking constant and hard beatings with no mercy and not asking for a break.
Summary: I love this cymbal. full sound long sustain. The only thing IM not crazy about you need to hit it hard for a full crash sound. I play speed death metal and playing fast sometimes you cant strike cymbals as hard as you like to. But u know I will deal with it.
Summary: The 18" thin crash really gives new meaning to the term "bang for your buck." This thing sounds great. Matches the musicality and playability of many higher-end cast cymbals. For being a sheet cymbal, this thing sounds amazing. Plus, you can't beat the slick look of the PST-5s.
Summary: Very musical not harsh or washy, very controlled spead, beautiful tone, exactly what I like. I have three pst5 cymbals and love them. These aren't much of a compromise in terms of quality sound even though they are affordable.
Summary: Great cymbal arrived in great condition and is great for the pop/rock styles I mostly play. It's a little bit of a higher sound than I'm used to , but it's nothing a one inch piece of weatherstripping taped to the bottom side of the cymbal bell won't fix.
Summary: Bravo Paiste for making a cymbal that the drummer on a budget can afford and it still actually sounds decent. The 16" has a great crash with medium decay and a hint of shimmery fade. It can be played soft or loud so is good for a range of styles.