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This very durable drink and accessory holder will clamp to nearly any stand.

Vater's Drink Holder features the same metal design and fastening system as their popular stick holders for supreme durability. The Drink Holder has an inside diameter of 3-1/2", large enough for most drinks, cups, and sports bottles and securely fastens to cymbal stands with an easy-to-turn knob.


Features the same metal design and fastening system as their popular stick holders for supreme durability! Order today!

 
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VaterDrink Holder with Clamp
 
4.8

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (13)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Functional (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (9)
    • Practicing (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (10), Professional musician (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I love my Vater & below tells you why

    All right, you're already reading reviews on drink holders so you already recognize the massively huge utilitarian value they bring to a musician and just want the straight scoop on this particular product compared...Read complete review

    All right, you're already reading reviews on drink holders so you already recognize the massively huge utilitarian value they bring to a musician and just want the straight scoop on this particular product compared to others. But in case you've not recognized their utilitarian value, below is a short test to determine if a drink holder is right for you. Step 1: has any receptacle filled with any form of liquid ever been placed on top of your amp, cab, monitor, or on the floor next to speaker cables, guitar cables, or power cables? If the answer is yes, your test is complete: you will benefit from a drink holder. If the answer is no, then the only place you've ever played is your living room and you probably don't need this product.

    Ok, on to the straight scoop. I did a lot of searching and review reviewing before settling on the Vater cup. I'm very pleased with this purchase. Of upmost value to me was something that would attach firmly, and would hold a varied assortment of cup/bottle sizes. The Vater met and exceeded both of these requirements for me.

    The Vater holder is made by a company that for the most part, caters to drummers. As a result, their stuff is built to withstand vibrations and banging. The Vater drink holder uses a two sided clamp (think of the hands on a legoman figure), which are both tied into a wingnut. Once the clamp is placed on your mic stand, drum kit, or DESK! (yes i use mine in the office now on non-gig days to save surface space and avoid spillage onto important documents), you simply twist the wingnut until such time as the clamp is tightened. So far, this clamp system has worked awesomely for me. Again, i've been able to attach the thing to non-rounded items such as bookshelves, my desk, and door jams... all with enough hold power to handle the weight of a drink.

    While I originally set out to get a "swirlygig", I have not tried it or others like it and can not attest as to their reliability and functionality, but I do know that I wanted something that would actually grip my mic stand (not just hang off it), and the Vater cup has exceeded my hopes. There are several swirley gig reviews that complain of it being too big or too small for their particular mic stand. The Vater won't have that problem because the clamp design.

    Just last week during a show a bartender was busy and by the time she brought the drink to me I was in the middle of a song. Instead of putting my drink on the ground or on my marshall head as used to be the case, i motioned to the cup holder with my knee and voila, my equipment was saved and the drink was immediately within grabbing distance.

    I love my Vater cup holder, and you likely will too. From one musician to another... cheers!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    solid drink holder

    I nearly forgot that I had ordered this product because it was on back order for months! When I got around to thinking about my incomplete order, I contacted the company to inquire about...Read complete review

    I nearly forgot that I had ordered this product because it was on back order for months! When I got around to thinking about my incomplete order, I contacted the company to inquire about the status...only to be told that it was still on back order. It would have been nice if the company had been more proactive in keeping me informed about the back order status or they could have offered alternatives, including sending my money back. I was not impressed with the customer service.

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    5.0

    Drink holder with clamp

    By Chuck

    from Ohio

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

    This drink holder is well built and easy to use. i bought 3 for my band. Everyone likes them.

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    4.0

    Does exactly what it needs to.

    By Merlin Coryell

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Great Clamp Wont Move
    • Sturdy Build

    Cons

    • Can Be Small For Bottles

    Best Uses

    • Cans
    • Concerts
    • Most Bottles
    • Pint Style Glasses
    • Practicing

    Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

    Simple, strong, and perfectly functional. Entire construct except for tightening knob is metal. Clamp is rubber coated and can be tightened down easily; wont slip or fall off.

    Wont hold mugs or larger sports bottles, but rarely an issue.

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    5.0

    very well made and works great

    By Marty

    from Metamora, MI

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Worth The Money

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing
    • Wider Mic Stands And Drum

    Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

    This is very sturdy and well made and it will fit on wider mic stands and essecially drum hardware. It is easy to use and will hold your drink. It is better that the swirlly ones. The swirrliy ones do not fit on thicker mic stands.

    It is well worth the money. You don't want to spill water or a drink and ruin your gear. I probably will order a couple more.

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    I love my Vater & below tells you why

    By koakoi

    from San Luis Obispo, CA

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

        All right, you're already reading reviews on drink holders so you already recognize the massively huge utilitarian value they bring to a musician and just want the straight scoop on this particular product compared to others. But in case you've not recognized their utilitarian value, below is a short test to determine if a drink holder is right for you. Step 1: has any receptacle filled with any form of liquid ever been placed on top of your amp, cab, monitor, or on the floor next to speaker cables, guitar cables, or power cables? If the answer is yes, your test is complete: you will benefit from a drink holder. If the answer is no, then the only place you've ever played is your living room and you probably don't need this product.

        Ok, on to the straight scoop. I did a lot of searching and review reviewing before settling on the Vater cup. I'm very pleased with this purchase. Of upmost value to me was something that would attach firmly, and would hold a varied assortment of cup/bottle sizes. The Vater met and exceeded both of these requirements for me.

        The Vater holder is made by a company that for the most part, caters to drummers. As a result, their stuff is built to withstand vibrations and banging. The Vater drink holder uses a two sided clamp (think of the hands on a legoman figure), which are both tied into a wingnut. Once the clamp is placed on your mic stand, drum kit, or DESK! (yes i use mine in the office now on non-gig days to save surface space and avoid spillage onto important documents), you simply twist the wingnut until such time as the clamp is tightened. So far, this clamp system has worked awesomely for me. Again, i've been able to attach the thing to non-rounded items such as bookshelves, my desk, and door jams... all with enough hold power to handle the weight of a drink.

        While I originally set out to get a "swirlygig", I have not tried it or others like it and can not attest as to their reliability and functionality, but I do know that I wanted something that would actually grip my mic stand (not just hang off it), and the Vater cup has exceeded my hopes. There are several swirley gig reviews that complain of it being too big or too small for their particular mic stand. The Vater won't have that problem because the clamp design.

        Just last week during a show a bartender was busy and by the time she brought the drink to me I was in the middle of a song. Instead of putting my drink on the ground or on my marshall head as used to be the case, i motioned to the cup holder with my knee and voila, my equipment was saved and the drink was immediately within grabbing distance.

        I love my Vater cup holder, and you likely will too. From one musician to another... cheers!

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        one of the best drink holders ever .

        By tony

        from brooksville florida

        About Me Experienced

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Built Like A Tank
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming

        Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

        clamps on mike stand like a vise. good quality, so I ordered two.

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        2.0

        solid drink holder

        By cashflo

        from La Plata, MD

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable Attachment
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Large Cup Holder

        Cons

        • Backorder Took Months

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Fits Music Stands
        • Practicing
        • Works On Large Mike Stand

        Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

        I nearly forgot that I had ordered this product because it was on back order for months! When I got around to thinking about my incomplete order, I contacted the company to inquire about the status...only to be told that it was still on back order. It would have been nice if the company had been more proactive in keeping me informed about the back order status or they could have offered alternatives, including sending my money back. I was not impressed with the customer service.

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Sturdy and gripping!

        By Dani

        from Montgomery, MA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fits Cans Bottles
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

            Have one of these on a mic stand and one on cymbol stand. Both work beautifully. Hold cans, bottles, with a nice grip on the base. Easty to attach and eacy to remove when traveling; took the advice of a previous review and remove the cupholder when packing up gear for a gig.

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            5.0

            This is sturdy and functional

            By Nowhere Man

            from Nowhere Land

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Holding Stuff

              Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

              This is big enough to fit the old-timey can huggers, and enclosed/deep enough so skinny bottles don't fall out or even tip. It's well made. I have no complaints

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              5.0

              Great accessory

              By Garethbard

              from Bonney Lake, WA

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Convenient
              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

              One of the best accessories I've ever bought.
              I no longer have to worry about accidentally kicking my drink over and spilling it because I had to set it on the floor.
              This makes whatever I'm drinking readily accesible.

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              4.0

              Quality piece but no slot for mug handle

              By Chris Robinson

              from central Texas

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Quality

              Cons

              • Not Functional

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Vater Drink Holder with Clamp:

              Use it to hold my coffee mug. Mounted to High Hat, put the mug right where I want it and it is VERY stable.

              One down side though -- it is NOT slotted for a mug handle. Twenty minutes with a dremel tool fixed that :)

              It is solid metal (steel?) through out with a durable powder coat finish. Very tough.

              Glad I bought it even if I had to modify it to make it work the way I wanted.

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