Paiste Alpha 18'' Thin Crash Cymbal, Brilliant Finish

£133.07 RRP £170.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 03 Dec 15
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Paiste Alpha 18'' Thin Crash Cymbal, Brilliant Finish


Alpha cymbals were first launched by Paiste in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. For 2010, Paiste has introduced the Alpha Series in a new Brilliant Finish, and once again advances these trusted qualities.

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

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Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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The new brilliant look is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are also further enhanced by traditional hand hammering.

ALPHA 18" Thin Crash - Edge

ALPHA 18" Thin Crash - Roll

Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica and Steven Spence of Black Tide.


  • Weight: medium thin
  • Volume: low to medium loud
  • Stick Sound: pearly
  • Intensity: fairly lively
  • Sustain: medium
  • Bell Character: integrated
  • Sound Character: Full, warm, round, gentle. Medium wide range, fairy complex mix. Balanced, responsive feel. A comfortable crash cymbal with a mellow sound character and velvety hiss. Perfectly suited for all styles in moderate use.