Pearl has been manufacturing the most reliable drum hardware ever since their beginning and the S1000 snare stand is another addition to this family of rock-solid, heavy-duty hardware!The suspension system is designed to give the drum potential to resonate to it's maximum. The coveted gyro-lock is extremely easy to use and drummers can angle the drum any which way they please. The stand is very sturdy and well-built and is capable of handling hour upon hour of intense drumming without showing any signs of fatigue. The rubber bushes on the tripod legs ensure the stand does not slip under any circumstance.This snare stand is without a doubt the best stand for the price. Buy it and you won't need to buy another in this lifetime!