In my experience over the years with conga drums and conga skins I have found that there is no best skin. It is what skin best suits your needs. Do you have an old conga drum, bongos or other hand drums lying around because they don’t sound good? Putting on a new head is relatively easy and can transform the sound of almost any drum instantly! Here is an article I wrote on picking skins you might find valuable. A good conga drum or bongo skin can make an average drum sound much better. A great or perfectly matched skin can make almost any drum sound good and can make a great drum perfect. For me it is about putting the right skin on the shell I already have. For …
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I was just going through Manito Percussions web page and thought these skins might be of interest to some of you. The skin on your drum makes a huge difference in the sound quality of your instrument and unfortunately many drums, even high end conga drums have the skins, (or “heads” as some people call them), selected randomly.