Originally Posted by Anduin
My main concern about clutches is their destructive potential much more than their sound. Poor-quality clutches are threaded on the section where the cymbal sits. Thatís asking for unwanted wear and tear on the cymbal hole.
I use the Gibraltar Quick-Release clutch. I don't think you can really ask for a better one (unfortunately, it's a little too big for Tama rods. I'm not sure if it would stay on as well, but it works perfectly on the large-size rods like Pearl, Gibraltar, DW, etc.)