Originally Posted by uniin
if you're playing punk, perhaps instead of a triple flanged hoop you should look into a die-cast hoop? its still made out of metal but the actual hoop itself is more rigid, which will give you a more focused attack
Or sonically, half way between a die cast & triple flange hoop - buy an 'S' hoop. It'll save your sticks better than any metal hoop, & they sound great too.