i was just wondering. my last name is gaffner and go by gaff to some people. ive never heared anyone who doesnt know me say gaff. ha. cool. nice kit.paistydrummer":2vgz13ti said:gaff tape. Thats what we call it. It's a kind of black duct tape. Its more cloth and not a sticky as duct tape (it wont leave that sticky residue on mic cords). I've also heard it called stage tape or rigging tape. Maby its a midwest thing?