I've been building a home studio and a PA system to start playing again. I was looking for something inexpensive but not a waste of money. Looked at the On Staqe stands at the local store and I was not impressed. The clamps felt spongy. I picked this up from Sweetwater against recommendations from the sales staff. I'm glad I did. The boom locks tight and easily holds my SM-58 without slipping. It's been setting over a Keyboard extended over 2 ft without drooping. For a light weight stand I don't think you can find a better one at twice the price. I will be getting more when I start playing out again for friends to set in with me.