this M80 we really like over here in Snareweight land for it density and thinness. It's a bit brighter than the black m80 which is a preference thing. So if you're looking for something a bit more open when if full open mode, something between the M1 and M80 black you might give this guy a try!
Snareweight "Starter" M80. Expressive drum dampening. FLEXIBLE BY DESIGN to match a drummer's natural dynamics.
-MEDIUM TO MEDIUM HEAVY drum dampening- 4 different settings... or, flip it up and off the head for none at all!!
-Patented clip for a secure grip to ALL SIZE metal hoopsand1/4" wood hoops
-Genuine USA Leather. (about 10" across)
-MAGNETIC flexibility. Nothing "sticks" to your head- keep it open and real. Will never warp, kink or unstick.
The M80 is engineered to control the resonance without sacrificing the brightness of the drum. One M80 has 4 different dampening settings: mild, medium, heavy and off. Remember the M80 fits any size drum;(8",9,10,12,13,14,16,18, etc.) It also presentssomeweight on the head (more than tape, plastic etc) which helps shorten the length of ringing of say a 16" floor tom.Dampen in a snap or disengage even faster with the on/off feature. Works with triple flange hoops, die cast, angel hoops, true hoops, brass hoops, 1/4" wood. Leather thickness does vary between 1.3mm to 1.6mm.