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Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand  

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    Sound Percussion

    A solid, affordable boom.

    This sturdy, double-braced boom stand from Sound Percussion won't kill your budget.


    Ruggedly built for the uncompromising drummer and affordable too. Order yours today.

     
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    Sound PercussionSP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand
     
    4.5

    (based on 63 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (49)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (4)

    95%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Stable (17)
    • Holds items securely (15)
    • Portable (9)
    • Compact (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performances (13)
      • Home studio (8)
      • Professional recording (7)
      • Outdoor events / games (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (13), Professional musician (5), Novice (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand

      I bought one stand to try it out, WOW was i Surprized it held my 20" med Ride cymbal great, with no problems. I loved it so much i bought 5...Read complete review

      I bought one stand to try it out, WOW was i Surprized it held my 20" med Ride cymbal great, with no problems. I loved it so much i bought 5 more. I have not had any problems with any of them.I play all the time. The Value,Quality,and structure of them are GREAT. Also my son plays on my kit to, he plays very Hard Rock drum beats with Double Bass, Hard, Loud, and Fast. For the money you can't go Wrong.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not building for the long run?

      I bought these when I was noob and low on money, so I wasn't exactly out there for heavy duty. I'll say, these were good when I first got them. They held up...Read complete review

      I bought these when I was noob and low on money, so I wasn't exactly out there for heavy duty. I'll say, these were good when I first got them. They held up for a little while and nothing moved - for a little while. Now, a few years later, they're holding on by the simple fact that I haven't fooled with them all that much while I've had them. I've got two, and on one of them I can't make some adjustments because either the thing would break or it's too rigid to move. On the one holding my ride, I've tightened the bolt that holds the boom in place until my hand hurt and it STILL moves back and forth. It also wobbles when I play on ride, and I think if I used the stand for my crash, it would just give up.

      Bottom line, if you're really in it to stay, please don't get these. I think if we'd used them in my church or on the road - considering all of the various and frequent adjustments you'd have to make in either circumstance - these stands couldn't withstand it. Go with Pearl if you're looking for something good and PAY SOME MONEY. Nothing is worse than having a stand break on you, especially during performance. Not to mention that once it breaks on you, you'll be crawling back for better hardware. Save yourself the time!!

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      3.0

      one nice stand one wrong stand

      By l j

      from jax

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      Pros

      • Holds Items Securely
      • Stable
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • One No Washers

      Best Uses

      • Performances

      Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

      I orderd two boom stands they both came in well one was a boom stand the other was a regular stand in a boom box.one had washers one didn't. So it wasn't worth sending a cheap stand back i could probably use it down the line.

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      5.0

      great buy well built

      By reeverb

      from tampa

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      Pros

      • Holds Items Securely
      • Stable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

          best purchase best value

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          5.0

          Best bang for the buck!

          By percusioncinc76

          from Salem, Oregon

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          Pros

          • Compact
          • Holds Items Securely
          • Portable
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

            Very well built low priced stand, great value.

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            5.0

            sp880bs double braced boon stand

            By Larry

            from tampa bay

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                  Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                  this stand should hole up to all events
                  I will buy one more

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                  5.0

                  great cymbal boom stand

                  By tony t

                  from manalapan,nj

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                  Pros

                  • Holds Items Securely
                  • Priced Very Reasonable
                  • Stable
                  • Very sturdy

                  Cons

                  • NONE

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                  very reasonably priced and very sturdy...I don't know why anyone would pay for more expensive boom stands

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                  4.0

                  Good For Light - Medium Duty

                  By Bleikr

                  from Konnarock, WV

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                  Pros

                  • Stable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Studio
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                    Needed a light duty stand for studio. This does the job, sturdy, well-built, versatile positioning.

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                    5.0

                    Great Boom Stand For Crashes!

                    By SteveMoney

                    from Staten Island, NY

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Great Value
                    • Holds Items Securely
                    • Stable

                    Cons

                    • Heavy In Gigbag
                    • No Counterweight

                    Best Uses

                    • Performances

                    Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                    For the price, this is a very solid boom stand for holding up thin to medium crashes. I have been using one for 2-5 gigs per month for the last year and a half with a 17" medium-weight crash and an 18" crash/ride--moderate extension on the boom and all sorts of wacky angles. Nothing has broken on it yet and everything stays in place without a problem.

                    I guess if you overtighten the bolts then things will probably strip and problems will follow. Don't do that. I also separate the boom arm whenever I pack the stand so I don't put stress on the head of the boom arm when it's packed and moving (I've had those come off before with other brands/models).

                    It is very sturdy but also fairly heavy in the gig bag. In spite of this, I recently bought a second one anyway since the first has worked out so well--it's worth the bulk.

                    There is no counterweight on the boom arm so I don't think it would do too well with heavy rides if you're extending the boom very far and level. The angle adjusters where the boom goes and where the cymbal mounts may not lock-in as finely as some would like. But I'm not overly picky with that and I've been able to place the cymbal the way I want without too much trouble or stress at shows.

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                    5.0

                    Great for the Money

                    By Bangin' Heads Again

                    from Knoxville, TN

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                    Pros

                    • Good Value
                    • Stable
                    • Sturdy
                    • Well made

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Suitable For Any Use

                      Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                      A very good value in a boom stand. There are probably heavier ones out there, but I can't imagine why anyone would need anything heavier than this. The price is excellent, but you are getting a no-name brand, if that matters.

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                      5.0

                      Better than many higher priced models

                      By Mace

                      from Minot, ND

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Holds Items Securely
                      • Portable
                      • Stable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Performances
                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                        Great stand, Great price.

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                        5.0

                        Great quality

                        By DaveTerry57

                        from Martinsville, VA.

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Holds Items Securely
                        • Portable
                        • Stable

                        Cons

                        • NONE

                        Best Uses

                        • Events
                        • Performances

                        Comments about Sound Percussion SP880BS Double-Braced Boom Stand:

                        I got this stand because i added a couple new things to my set and neeed something to attach them to. My hi-hat stand had all it could hold. This is the first item I have purchased from Sound Percussion and I must say, I am very pleased with it. It is very heavy duty and well designed. Built alot like my Pearl hardware. I will definately buy SP gear again. I highly recommend this item. Thanks SP !

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