Model # SM49012 Gong Mallet M12
Weight / Length: 236 gr. / 375 mm
Handle / Head Diameter: 21 mm / 64 mm
Paiste Percussive Recommendations:
Selection: Paiste Sound Plates; also applied on bigger gongs for special sound effects
Yarn wrapped Paiste Mallets are designed for
PAISTE SOUND PLATES
PAISTE SUSPENDED CYMBALS
AND PAISTE ROTOSOUNDS, CUP CHIMES
These sound instruments are of thicker metal than the Nickel Silver Alloy that is used for Paiste Gongs.
The Paiste M12 mallet is sold solo. (Not as a pair.)
They are made by the Chalkin Company, a fine mallet manufacturer, for Paiste.
The M12 is for Sound Plates, usually. However you can play these on gongs, with intelligence and skill. They require a different technique than the usual soft synthetic lambswool Paiste gong mallets.
American M12 Measurements:
3.675" long, by 2.5" wide. approx.