Originally Posted by frostyTSM
Dampener. Balancer. I know there's a difference but I'm not able to really say one way or the other
(although I will say that dampener sounds more appropriate after seeing it and seeing what it does).
A balancer keeps the amount of vibration to a minimum, where as a damper makes the vibration go away faster.
By the way, a spray bottle makes a good dampener...it dampens stuff. A shock is a damper...it damps vibrations.