Originally Posted by abapicaltaenia
or if there's an additional muffling element inbetween the plies, between the hoop and the ink circle, but eh.
Yeah there is actually. Remo call it a "ring reducing agent" on their site. But it looks like little white flecks of tissue paper. No idea what it is, but it's there and it's intention is to act as a dampener of some description.