Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga
Ones without heads are easier to hold and move around and are good for mounting to foot percussion pedals. Also there is one less thing to break.
Tambourines can be quite loud, depending on the number of jingles and I know nickel is louder than brass.
Interesting. I think i've found one i like, but i was wondering if the mounting bracket can be removed or not (they also have a handheld version of the same model).