moon gel vs. e-rings

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Post Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:28 pm

JasonDeLima wrote:Remo Pinstripes. Then I have no use for those things.

I disagree, ive got pinstripe (i LOVE 'em) but i use RemO's on them and they sound awesome, given that my set is horrible, but they still sound way better with the rings on.
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Post Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:01 am

custom_sticks wrote:what do you use?

I use a mix of both tbh.

E-rings on my snare and rack toms,
But on my floor I use 2 moongel.

Sounds really nice and has a different feel with every drum pretty much.
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Post Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:30 am

I'll occasionally throw on some moongels cut in half on the toms if I'm recording in a small room. I'll usually have a half one on the snare when recording. other than that I never use any muffling on the drums.
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Post Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:36 am

I usually leave it up to the soundguy whether or not to muffle. If my snare is a tad ringy for his taste, I don't argue, I just grab a gel. Soundguys can make a good band sound better, or a good band sound shitty. I usually try to be accommodating towards them unless they're absolute idiots. In those cases our guitarist (a helluva soundguy himself) dials in everything himself then just has the house guy run damage control.
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Post Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:27 am

I use both depending on the aplication and sound that I am looking for.
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Post Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:43 pm

I use moon-gels. Keep a can in my stick bag and 2 in my cymbal bag. P.O.Y!
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Post Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:35 pm

I use neither... let 'em RING
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Post Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:23 pm

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Post Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:10 am

I love moongels. They get rid of the overtones. I recently bought a Remo Controlled sound Snare and Emperors for my toms and the moongels god rid of the nasty overtones. I love them so much. The best thing ever invented since Jello.