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RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels  

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RTOM Moongel Dampening Gels effectively control unwanted drum overtones. Designed to be versatile tone modifiers, self-adhesive Moongels stick to the...Read More

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Moongel Dampening Gels effectively control unwanted overtones.

RTOM Moongel Dampening Gels effectively control unwanted drum overtones. Designed to be versatile tone modifiers, self-adhesive Moongels stick to the surface of your drums, cymbals, and most percussion instruments. The possibilities are endless.

By simply moving the damper pad around the percussive surface, you'll eliminate any unwanted resonance and obtain the exact sound the situation demands.

Moongel damper pads are washable and retain their stickiness for years of service. Use them over and over again. Moongel Damper Pads are made from a soft non-toxic gel, and come in a 6-pack plastic canister.

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RTOMMoongel Percussion Dampening Gels
 
4.7

(based on 204 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (171)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves sound (42)
  • Functional (39)
  • Easy to use (36)
  • Good quality (35)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (3)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (24)
  • Concerts (21)
  • Back-up (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (31), Professional musician (14), Novice (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

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These things were stuck together so bad that they started to tear! Almost had to throw them away! It might have just been a bad batch. They do work though.

These things were stuck together so bad that they started to tear! Almost had to throw them away! It might have just been a bad batch. They do work though.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I love the use of Moongels for Tom Snare muffling!

I have drumming experience from 1981. Muffling inside drums a waste of time. Richie rings work good if you want to muffle drums to an extreme. Foam and tape outside or inside make...Read complete review

I have drumming experience from 1981. Muffling inside drums a waste of time. Richie rings work good if you want to muffle drums to an extreme. Foam and tape outside or inside make drums look messy. What I do not like about richie things if you do not tape them down they fly off the drums. Moongels stay put!!! Muffling and sound of drum is perfect. Guess what you can also muffle cymbals to. Perfect for ride cymbals.
Works with all drums. Makes drum sound fantastic.
Simple durability, last forever until you use it.
Anything under $10.00 is an investment.

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5.0

fpv

By papa

from Chatfiel, tx

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

      Very useful will be ordering agian-- moongel for fpv camera vibrtions.

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      5.0

      Works Great

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

        I was looking to get rid of the overtones in my floor and mounted tom wothout having to look at towels inside of the drums. The moon gel works great and enhanced the sound I was looking for out of my set. Easy to use and apply.

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Updated review

        By GCH

        from Washington, DC

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              Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

              Take away a couple of stars because if you have coated heads, the stuff stains them faint blue. If they can't use a stable dye it would be better if they left them clear.

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              4.0

              works good

              By tatts

              from Niantic, Il.

              About Me Novice

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

              • Difficult To Seperate

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

              I bought the Moon Gels to help the sound of the heads, but iv'e been reading more about drum heads and tuning. If you have the right heads and take time to tune your heads i found out i really don't need the moon gels. I could see using them if you could'nt get that sound your looking for. I just did some studying and the heads and proper tuning does the trick. If you don't have the money to spend on good heads the moon gel should help.

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              4.0

              Good when you need it.

              By GCH

              from Washington, DC

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                  A good dampening option. Drums are tuned for a room, and what works great in your practice space may ring a bit much in a place you actually play. These can help. Will also dry up a washy ride. I don't love these things, but if you need them, I haven't found anything else that works better.

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                  5.0

                  This Stuff Works Great

                  By Mark Morgrim951

                  from Rapid City,SD

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                    This Stuff is Cool it Works For me It Can Work For You Get it will not disappoint. And its the only dampener I will ever use...

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                    5.0

                    Better than I expected

                    By Poopsnladders

                    from Prestonsburg, KY

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                      I didn't expect them to work as well as they do.. the keep all the great sound of the drum and take away the ring and sustain for a great, tight sound. plus they're blue and gelly and they look fun.

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                      5.0

                      love this stuff!

                      By Fleur

                      from Sonoma County, CA

                      About Me Novice

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                          I've been playing drumset for about a year and a half (started learning at 42, so progress has been kinda slow) and it's been a case of not knowing what I didn't know. Right now I'm learning about tuning and getting different sounds out of different parts of the kit. I bought the moongel to play around with dampening the sound of my steel snare ... but I'm having most fun using it on a Zildjian 15" ride that I bought used and has as much sustain as a Tibetan bell. Sometimes I don't want it to ring for five minutes (slight exaggeration) ... the gel both greatly shortens the duration of the note and I can get different sounds depending on where I place the piece(s) of gel.

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                          5.0

                          Best alternative of gluetape!

                          By Andrew

                          from Moscow

                          About Me Experienced

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Improves Sound

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Rehearsals

                            Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                            Really easy to use and really correct drum sound!

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Amazing and versitile product

                            By Sal

                            from Tulsa, OK

                            About Me Experienced

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality
                            • Improves Sound

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about RTOM Moongel Percussion Dampening Gels:

                              I haven't played on an acoustic kit in 10+ years (was using a high-end Roland electronic kit). Decided I wanted my daughter to learn on a real drum set. Doing some other product research, read about moongels and decided to take a shot. Amazing product that I had never heard of before. Very versitile damping based upon where you place the moongel. Doesn't excuse you from tuning your drums, of course.

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