Meinl HCS Bell

Add some extra chime to your drum sound with the Meinl HCS Bell cymbal. Its small, 8" diameter makes it easy to incorporate into your kit.
The Meinl HCS Bell is a medium weight durable brass bell with a traditional finish and professional lathe (crafted in Germany). This durable and versatile brass bell has a cutting stick response and creates a long sustaining "ping" that is great to use for different effects.

With an 8-Inch diameter, the Meinl HCS Bell is an exceptional way to integrate a unique sound into your drum kit without taking up too much space. Mount this bell inverted and stacked over a crash or ride cymbal to achieve a sought after heavy bell riding effect without the need for an additional stand. Perfect for beginner drum set students and players, all Meinl HCS cymbals are made with a brass alloy that stands up to the brunt of sticks while maintaining a musical tone.
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- Styles: Rock, Pop
- Timbre: Mid-Bright
- Character: Warm, Harmonical
- Pitch: Low-Mid
- Volume: Medium to Low
- Sustain: Medium to Short
- Weight: Medium
- Finish: Traditional
- Material: MS63
- Lathe: Wide Blade
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
8"
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 8 x 1 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MEI HCS8B
with MCSA6 Stacker
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 877-886-3465
(1 ratings)
Submitted February 15, 2021 by Steve W in Holtwood, PA
"DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT"
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I gave my Pearl Session Custom set to my nephew due to carpal and ulnar nerve issues after 40+ years. The last ten with no warm up or stretches got me. I couldn't stay away and with plenty of bit and pieces and a 75 Rogers kit and Meinl timbales I began again. For too long I ignored getting a solid grasp on latin beats that I love. A few cowbells later I was on it. Anyhow, this caught my eye. My old ride was crazy loud and this looked to be the bell I wanted.Ugly ping. Sounded like a blacksmith's shop. I take that back. A decent anvil sounds far better than this thing. Horrible piece of brass. Meinl should be ashamed. After spending piles on cybals over the years I should have known better. I am ashamed. It is shiny. Not worth the effort to return. Heat and a hammer and who knows. Trust me on this one.
Sound
This thing somehow managed to both, suck and blow, although it is very shiny.
Musical Background:
Drums since 11
Musical Style:
Mostly rock but Mambo has been calling for a long time
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