One way of deciding which snare is best, can be determined by the depth of the snare bed on the drum. Some snare drums have little to no snare bed which will require choosing the "Pitch style" end plate. This will work the best because when the Fat Cat is attached and fully tensioned, it will automatically force the snare wires into the bottom head resulting in minimal un-wanted rattling and maximum contact and sensitivity. Choose the NP (No Pitch) style end plate for snare drums with a deep cut snare bed. In this case, the deep bed is creating the contact and there is no need for the reverse angle on the end plate. Fat Cat endplates are designed to use both Cable or Strap with minimal off-set and can be used to attach to most standard throw-offs.