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Mike Balter Gong Mallets & Super Rub Mallets


  Heavy, Medium, Light, Wind Gong Mallets (Mallets in photos, from left to right: Heavy; General; Light; Wind Gong Mallet) Emil Richard's Super Rub mallets (Set of Super Rub mallets - come in a pack of three; colors may vary)   

Delivery: 2 - 5 business days in continental U.S.

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Description: Professional gong mallets; Felt (yarn) heads; hard head, quicker response than Cannon wool-headed mallets & Paiste wool-headed mallets; almost the same response as Sabian felt-headed mallets (the Balter medium & light mallets might have a nearly imperceptively quicker - response than the Sabian mallets.)

Mike Balter Gong Mallets' Weight & Length

Small Wind Gong Mallet, Blue (WG1): 4 ounces, 15"

Light Gong Mallet, Grey (GM1): 9.5 ounces. 15.75"

General Gong Mallet, Black (GM2): 13.2 ounces, 17.25"

Heavy Gong Mallet, Brown (GM3): 1 pound, 2.5 ounces: 17.25"

 Mike Balter Mallets & Super Rubs on Various Gongs Chart

Model # Model Name
(List price)
Tiger Gong Sabian Zodiac Gong Sabian Chinese
Symphonic Gongs
WG1 Small Wind Gong Mallet, Blue WG1 is recommended for 12" - 22" Wind Gongs   WG1 is recommended for 7" - 12" Bao Gongs WG1 is recommended for 14"/15" Tiger Gong    
GM3 Light Gong Mallet, Grey GM3 is recommended for  18" - 28" Wind Gongs GM3 is recommended for  20" - 28" Chau Gongs GM3 is recommended for  16" - 26" Bao Gongs   GM3 is recommended for  the 24" Zodiac Gong GM3 is recommended for  24" Sabian Chinese & Symphonic Gongs
GM1 General Gong Mallet, Black
(List price: $109.00)
GM1 is recommended for  22" - 28" Wind Gongs GM1 is recommended for  24" - 36" Chau Gongs     GM1 is recommended for  28" Zodiac Gongs GM1 is recommended for  24" - 36" Sabian Chinese & Symphonic Gongs
GM2 Heavy Gong Mallet, Brown GM2 is recommended for  28" - 40" Wind Gongs GM2 is recommended for  28" - 48" Chau Gongs       GM2 is recommended for  34" - 48" Sabian Chinese Gongs
SRM Set of 3 Super Rub Mallets.  Each pack includes three different size Super Balls; each Ball is attached to a flexible plastic stick. (Use the Super Rub Mallets to make other worldly and whale-like sounds simply by rubbing and dragging the ball against the gong.)  Recommended for all Wind Gong sizes Recommended for all Chau Gong sizes   Recommended for all Tiger Gong sizes Recommended for all Zodiac Gong sizes Recommended for all Chinese & Symphonic Gong sizes

Description: Professional grade gong mallets with hard, yarn covered heads and finished wood handles

Note: Photo shows wind gong mallet [blue], light mallet [grey], medium mallet [black].  Photo doesn't show the heavy mallet [brown].

Size of Handles: The handles for the Light (MG3), General (MG1) and Heavy (MG2) are the same sizes.  They are each about 3/4" thick with a 3" circumference.  The Wind Gong Mallet (WG1) has a thinner handle; it's circumference is about 2.5".  Also, unlike the other mallets the Wind Gong Mallet has a plastic sheath over the section of the handle where you hold it.

Mallet Head Size (Thickness x Height): Wind Gong Mallet: app. 2" x 3"; Light Mallet: 3 1/8" x 3.5"; General (General) Mallet: 3.5" x 3.75"; Heavy Mallet: 3.75" x 4 3/8"

Delivery: 2 - 5 business days in continental U.S.

Price includes shipping in the continental U.S.

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