The same quality material is used for the mallets from the Salyers Etude Series than for several more expensive alternatives. In this way it is possible for everyone to have a solid and affordable set of soft marimba mallets at their disposal.
The design, craftsmanship and material selection set these soft marimba mallets from the Salyers Eude Series apart from other “value” brands.
In the below clip you can compare the difference in hardness between the different marimba mallets from the Salyers Etude Series. The links to the alternatives can be found below.