Metal or Cloth

Discussion in 'Mixing' started by spgiebler, Nov 1, 2007.

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  1. spgiebler

    spgiebler Active Member

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    --Metal pop filter screens or cloth pop filter screens--

    Who prefers what...and why? Pro and cons...so on and so....

    Brands you've had the best luck with?

    Nady?

    VAC?

    K & M?

    Music Accessories filters?
     
  2. TVPostSound

    TVPostSound Member

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    Cloth, I find no advantage to metal. You can also find a new panty hose color when replacing the nylon. But I never use fishnet, doesnt work!!!

    OK, my turn Ginger or Maryann??
     
  3. nickeveslage

    nickeveslage Guest

    Can't remember off hand what brand mine is. Music Accessories I think - it's great.

    I don't have any experience with metal pop filters, can't imagine they'd be that great at all...I'm probably wrong though just for saying that.
     
  4. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

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    Metal does have the advantage of being easily cleaned. A quick spraying with some Lysol and a paper towel and I'm ready for the next heavy breather...
    One of the great tips I got here on RO:
    There are these kitchen tools called "splatter screens". These are a circular metal mesh screen, about 8" in diameter, with a wire handle. They were designed to lay on top of a frying pan to minimize grease splattering (duh!). They also make a great pop screen!!!! It took a couple of monthly trips to my local Dollar Store to find them, and when I did, I snapped up half a dozen. I duct tape them to a gooseneck, and usually stretch a section of pantyhose over them, VOILA!!! I find this works better than ANY commercial screen!
    THANK YOU , REMY !!!
     
  5. spgiebler

    spgiebler Active Member

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    Maryann of course...she'd be crazy!
     
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