No additional stands or hardware are required. Just slip the mounting clamp onto your bass drum hoop, attach your cowbell to the 9.5mm knurled rod using your integrated clamp or the included "U" mount, and lock in your settings. From Latin rock to Zeppelin backbeats, you've got the cowbell access you need to cover endless genres with Gibraltar SC-268R. Though this adapter is billed for being a cowbell mount, we have found it useful for mounting all sorts of percussion tools, from tambourines to woodblocks. Streamline your setup and maximize your percussion applications — round out your kit with the Gibraltar SC-268R.