The afterbang is heavier but softer whilst the el rey is lighter but stiffer. Mess Van Lierop grew up skiing in a fridge he got pick up by armada rode el reys for a while but is now on ar7s ... you can see his progression over time. Just type in his name into google and you can watch his edits, here's a link to a few.
here's him on el reys a couple of years back
check out one of his recent edits on his ns profile - mees