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Shalaq
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:18 pm

Has anyone tried moongels to dampen the kit? Which one is the best?
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Post Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:48 am

I've used them, they work pretty well. Subtle; they reduce the overtones a bit. The more you use, the more they dampen.

I didn't realize they had different models though.
have you got a link?
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Post Tue Aug 01, 2006 6:47 am

I know only of one moongel called moongel ;) but I saw one video in tuning and the guy said that there are many comanies making moongels, so that's why I'm asking.
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Post Tue Aug 01, 2006 7:15 am

these are the only ones I know of, small blue gel rectangles.
Don't leave them out in the heat, I discovered!
Now I have one giant moongel, 2" thick~

http://www.rtom.com/damperpads.htm

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Post Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:44 am

I'll get one in the end of August, so I'll test it. I wonder if it's gonna dampen my new 18x16 floor tom which I'm gonna use at that time :)
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Post Mon Aug 07, 2006 5:46 pm

m wrote:I've used them, they work pretty well. Subtle; they reduce the overtones a bit. The more you use, the more they dampen.

I didn't realize they had different models though.
have you got a link?




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Post Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:49 am

m wrote:Don't leave them out in the heat, I discovered!
Now I have one giant moongel, 2" thick~


ROTFL!!!! That's FUNNY!!
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Post Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:30 pm

i use 'RTOM' Moongels atm and they do reduce overtones quite well, my snare had nothing but overtones and unwanted vibration, i stuck 2 moongels on there, and now its alot better sounding :) same goes for the toms, they work nicely :P
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Post Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:42 pm

the guy that did [our] cd put them on my kit, i love them now, used to live on remo zero rings for my snare, but it often blew off (when i rembered my fan), or i'd catch it with my stick!
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Post Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:10 pm

i have only 1 moongel on my snare and it works wonders...dont like them on the toms because they either do nothing or kill the sound so i just stay away from them.

for a cheaper alternative to real moongels you can use the sticky hands from quarter prize machines and they do the same thing for a fraction of the cost. for a full review of this go to drums.com/drumtalk and check out the sticky thread under general drums discussion.
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Post Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:45 pm

I use weatherstripping for doors. It works just as good and it cost me about a dollar twenty-five cents. there's about 6 feet ( what is metric = 2 meters?) of it. You can use it for other projects.
I just use it on my snare, too. 8)
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