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Most guitar stands are cheap nasty things with rubber than can damage the finish on your guitars and that wear out pretty quickly. The only time I use stands is at gigs, but I wondered if anyone has, or knows of, a really good quality stand that does not damage your guitars. Thanks.

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I like his choice in beer too.

Bad spot if you crank the amp though, tubes make it warm faster...

 

 

 

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I've heard lotsa people swear by the Hercules stands but I wouldn't recommend 'em myself.

 

Petroleum-based rubber + nitro cellulose lacquer = Heartbreak.

 

I don't care what their sales literature or website tells ya.

I been lied to before.

 

 

100% cotton.

100% of the time.

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Petroleum-based rubber + nitro cellulose lacquer = Heartbreak.

 

Yaaaa on that ! My brand new LP has had a "strip" of nitro missing across the middle of the neck for 20+ yrs now, thanks to justa few days on a cheap stand.

 

Live & Learn.........I WISH

 

A cpl yrs ago I was dumb enough (again) to use a wallhanger that cradled my Flying-Vs headstock.........result: a missing strip on the underside (both sides) of the headstock.

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The cotton thing is a good idea, but it's just surprising that no one manufactures a stand that is fit for purpose and ready to go.

 

Axe . . . what colour is your guitar . . . I think that colour seeping into the finish is less noticeable on dark guitars. If you have a white guitar, or another light colour I think that the signs of damage are easier to see.

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Both Hercules and Ultimate claim they are "finish safe" and I have both. Both still have cotton wrapped around the contact points...

 

Ultimate Stands : Ultimate Stands

 

Hercules Stands : Hercules Stands

 

HERCULES stands are made in our ISO9001 certified facility located in Tianjin, China, so you can trust our facilities and conditions to be First-World.

 

Probably as safe as the childrens toys they ship here from China... #-o

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I can't make out the brand' date=' but me thinks it's a Bud.[/quote']

Gotta get used to the blurry vision.

It's sort of a conditioning thing - like an athlete does.

 

When you can recognize your favorite brand in a state of greatly diminished consciousness, you're good!

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