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im going get deadener but i dont know which one to go for

what you guys think fatmat or dynamat

dynamat x is expensive and much better then fatmat cuz of the thickness but
fatmat is cheaper and i can apply 2 layers

so u guys tell me
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why not do it right and get second skin since you wanted to post this in their section now yes i used fatmat it worked for me but i also have a small car, but im still getting second skin for other applications like hood liner and will be doing another layer on floor and a roof layer at some point and time,

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If you had to choose between THOSE two, Dynamat. Not because of it';s thickness or any of that, but because it's a high quality product with a good butyl adhesive.

Whereas FatMat has a thin foil and an asphalt/rubber mix as it's adhesive.


In all honesty, I would take a better look at ALL of the choices out there... HINT HINT check sig HINT HINT. :p


Fatmat rapes yer women and burns yer kids :peepwall:

Good thing I keep it locked up outside in the shop... :D
In all serious though, it's out there because of the damn smell.

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oh man sorry ididnt know 2nd skin was a sound deadening company but hey if they have there stuff on amazon i'd check it out
sorry i didnt know i thought this was the only sound deadening section here my bad

and there is alot of sound deadeners out there and idk where to start so yea amazon is where i get most of my stuff

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Dynamat is far overpriced, and lets not get started on fatmat as it cant compare as a real butyl based CLD. Dynamat extreme in comparison to say SS Damp pro costs more and you get less. SS damp pro is thicker therefore getting better results at a cheaper price. Fatmat is the opposite: Cheap price with worse results. IMO, do your deadener the RIGHT way first. Why skimp? Hell the new alpha damp pro could technically, if going by only covering 15% of panels (which many people consider that enough and anything more is a waste, iirc), deaden a whole car. Not bad for the $140 price tag.

To recap class:
Fatmat: Shit in comparison to real butyl based CLD products.
Dynamat: Overpriced hype that people only know of because bestbuy and all local shops sell their terribly overpriced products. The kicker of deadening if you will.
SS Damp/Damp Pro/Alpha Damp: Best product hands down in this comparison. May not be the best price in comparison to fatmat, but will give better results at a better price.

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Edited by tonedeaf, 19 July 2011 - 11:01 AM.


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i didnt know can some one move this thread to a chit chat thread or to question thread something

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oh man sorry ididnt know 2nd skin was a sound deadening company but hey if they have there stuff on amazon i'd check it out
sorry i didnt know i thought this was the only sound deadening section here my bad

and there is alot of sound deadeners out there and idk where to start so yea amazon is where i get most of my stuff

Hey I don't blame ya, I order all sorts of crap off Amazon.

If you HAVE to buy off of Amazon, buy the highest quality product you can.
I know there are a few other products on Amazon that are made in the US, cheaper than Dynamat, and perform spectacularly.
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If budget is an issue, Audio Technix is a little cheaper, and from what I've heard, comparable to the Damplifier from Second Skin.

Hope you don't take any offense to that Jon, just suggesting a cheaper, but quality product.



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Lol the section says second skin. But alpha pro hasn't been tested in real world applications yet so I'd hold off on recommending that.

And you can't go wrong with second skin!

Edited by corey0928, 19 July 2011 - 11:05 AM.


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If budget is an issue, Audio Technix is a little cheaper, and from what I've heard, comparable to the Damplifier from Second Skin.

Hope you don't take any offense to that Jon, just suggesting a cheaper, but quality product.

No offense taken.
I have my data comparing most of these products being discussed and I know where it ranks compared to the thinner and lighter Damplifier. ;)
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Im still confused on how this got asked in the SS forum. :lol: :shrug:

Sorry I didnt type faster jon. Oh wait, you owe me a pm too. =@

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If you're on a budget and want good quality go with audio technix. Ive never used fatmat but from what I heard its cheap and you get what you pay for. Dynamat is good quality but a little overpriced imho. If you're not on a tight budget go all the way with second skin, yeah its expensive but once again you get what you pay for.

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If you had to choose between THOSE two, Dynamat. Not because of it';s thickness or any of that, but because it's a high quality product with a good butyl adhesive.

Whereas FatMat has a thin foil and an asphalt/rubber mix as it's adhesive.


In all honesty, I would take a better look at ALL of the choices out there... HINT HINT check sig HINT HINT. :p



Fatmat rapes yer women and burns yer kids :peepwall:

Good thing I keep it locked up outside in the shop... :D
In all serious though, it's out there because of the damn smell.

i can relate to that, i have (and not proud to say it, :( )
300sq ft of fat mat in my suburban, and the smell hasant gone away. (been months now...)
and honestly im worried about it sticking good in the texas heat on my roof, but my headliner is very snug

i :lol: at the Dynamat VS fatmat in the secondskin section
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Im still confused on how this got asked in the SS forum. :lol: :shrug:

Sorry I didnt type faster jon. Oh wait, you owe me a pm too. =@

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This is after about 1year and 4 months notice how the foil is just sliding off

This should speak for itself

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This is after about 1year and 4 months notice how the foil is just sliding off

This should speak for itself


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for me its worked fine :pardon: i did notice a big difference
nothing has fallen off, it didnt even smell in my car. maybe the day i installed it but it never left a smell days or months after. i DIDNT install it on the roof tho so cant say anything as far as that.

I would buy it if i was on a budget, if u have the money to afford SS then go for that.

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i just had a piece do that after 5 months on my back hatch

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