Paiste PST 3 Series Crash Cymbal

The affordable Paiste PST 3 series crash cymbals is a lively medium crash with a focused, cutting tone and a medium-short sustain.

PST 3 cymbals are made from a selected and especially sonorous brass copper-based alloy. Thanks to Paiste's production method, these especially affordable cymbals achieve a standard in sound and quality.

16 in. crash

Weight: medium

Volume: soft to loud

Stick sound: fairly washy

Intensity: lively

Sustain: medium short

Bell character: integrated

Sound character: full, focused and cutting. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel, explosive attack. A versatile crash for all-purpose playing.

- Medium Weight
- Traditional Finish
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
16 inch
Shipping Weight: 2.5 lbs
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0631416

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-472-4783

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. (7 ratings)
Submitted October 3, 2011 by a customer from

"Go with the Paiste PST 5 Series."

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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To me the Paiste PST 3 Series is alright for the money, but I think they're not loud enough for what I play.I have a 18" crash/ride. You would think it would have a loud enough crash sound but it doesn't cut through the mix enough.The Paiste PST 5 Series is much better/louder.
They look good.

Musical Background:

Active Musician

Musical Style:

Hard rock
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