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Old 06-18-2013, 02:47 AM
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Default Re: High End Hat Stands....Godsend or Gimmick?

Originally Posted by Dre25 View Post
I think a nice hi hat stand is important but then I hate my old sonor hi hat stand for a few reasons. Some cheaper ones are fine but I like my dw9000 with its cam system, it lets me make finer adjustments than I couldn't make with a direct pull one. And I like to feel grounded since I am bracing one foot on it most of my play time.

I also got a Gibraltar quick lock clutch and no longer have to deal with loosening/tightening top hats. I really don't enjoy adjusting my top hat all the time.

So yep, definitely not a gimmick to me.
We have the same h-hat stand setup! Unless you have the 3-leg 9000.

My hi-hat foot has dramatically improved in use and feel since I got my 9000 hi-hat stand. I love it.
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