The 14K riser provides the characteristic warmth of gold, comfortable resistance, depth and complexity to the head joint’s overall sound. Articulation is more similar to the all metal head joint.
The platinum riser allows for more precise, faster and more secure articulation. Platinum allows for a larger range of dynamic possibilities and increased projection at any dynamic. The platinum riser elicits more control over tone color, offering either the brilliance of silver or darkness of gold as desired.