Favorite guitar stand

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  1. pgj

    pgj New Member

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    Just curious, what is your favorite guitar floor stand. I'm just using the El Cheapo aluminum stand from Guitar Center. It is adequate and does the job (and I do not actually need a different one)...but I wouldn't mind having something a little nicer looking. Suggestions?
     
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    Guitpicky New Member

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    Mine is a custom job, handmade by SOTM. It’s one of those folding A frames made out of mahogany. I got it off eBay from the guy who makes them. Really nice wooden stand with felt cushions for about the same price as the mass produced A frames from the big box stores. I like it because it works equally well for both electric and acoustic guitars and folds up out of the way when not in use :)
     
  3. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Zither Stands. A hardwood stand, made right here in Texas, USA. Uses the rock solid String Swing hanger, and costs only $99 for the red oak model. Other woods including mahogany, cherry, maple, padauk, walnut, and purleheart are available for $149-199 each.

    It’s furniture... beautiful, functional, strong.

    https://zitherusa.com/
     
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  4. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Zither makes nice stuff. Don't have any product, but I've looked before. If I used a floor stand, I would order from them.
     
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  5. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    I received my first one as a gift from my wife, who saw me looking at them forlornly a few weeks before my last birthday. Good woman :) Once I saw how well it was made, I knew I’d be adding a few more! It turns out they are made just over 100 miles from where I live.
     
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  6. pgj

    pgj New Member

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    I've seen those. Kind of what got me thinking about getting a fancy stand.
     
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  8. GADonis

    GADonis New Member

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    For "regular" stands I use Hercules. I also have a fancy guitar stand that holds seven guitars, has a bench top and a drawer for stuff. Not cheap but it looks nice in my living room.

    https://www.drsracks.com/bravo
     
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    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Because I have dogs I use these
     
  10. Silver Sky Surfer

    Silver Sky Surfer Have you seen my baseball?

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    Hercules single stands and 5 guitar rack.
     
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  11. Bill SAS 513

    Bill SAS 513 Just another old guy in a T-shirt

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    Hercules...all the way...but all single stands (currently, 4), But NO doubles or triples...I've heard/seen horror stories about balance issues.
    (Also, because it directly relates to this thread...we have 2 dogs and 2 cats)
     
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    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    A collection of very old ones and one newer cheap one. Some have bits missing. They have been gigged a lot. They need replacing.
     
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    Tammy (some old timers might remember)
     
  15. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    Hercules for me (3 of them)
     
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    I have a double and a triple Hercules. I've never had an issue with balance. I suppose if you don't spread the legs out far enough it could be a problem but that's easily addressed by spreading the legs out.
     
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    None.
    In my hands or in the case.
     
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    CandidPicker Open-Ears / Zippered Lips

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    Rick,

    Zither products are actually a decent piece of folk art furniture, and at a good price, ($99 for a guitar stand) as well. If I had more space in my room to accommodate these, I'd be owning these...thanks for the link...
     
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