Part of playing any instrument is setting it up on the stage or in the studio to keep it ready to go when the performance begins. For guitars, that means stands. Made in practically as many varieties as the instruments themselves, guitar stands are available in all sorts of shapes and sizes to suit your needs in terms of how many guitars you’ll be loading onto them and where they’ll be used. The tubular stand is probably the first thing that pops into your head when you think about guitar stands. These are seen everywhere, and for good reason: they’re simply an effective and convenient holder for your guitar.
Top 10 Best Guitar Stands
1. Hercules GS414B A/G Guitar Stand
The Hercules Guitar Stand GS414B features the Auto Grip System (AGS) yoke, the Comfort Grip and Specially Formulated Foam (SFF) rubber on all contact points. The built-in Auto Grip System safely locks the instrument in place. The stand also features a comfort grip with locking pins so that you can adjust the height stand quickly, easily and securely. The Hercules GS414B Guitar stand features the Auto Grip system, easy height adjustment, and SFF rubber on all contact points, including the legs.
2. Gator Frameworks Guitar Combo Amp Stand (GFW-GTR-AMP)
Frameworks combo amp stand with rubberized leveling feet. This Gator Frameworks guitar combo Amp Stand has the Tilt Back Design that Accommodates Most Combo Guitar Amps. It makes your guitar look even cooler when you put it on the stand. Moreover, this amazing stand has the Rubberized Leveling Foot. Besides the stand is made of Heavy Duty Steel Construction With Easy Adjust-ability, you can change it to fit well with your guitar. This stand has 176Lb Weight Capacity (80 kg). The Min/ Max Height: 5/20 Inches (127/508 mm).
3. Pack of 2 – Universal Guitar Stand by Hola!
he Hola! Music Universal Guitar Stand is a professional stand made out of strong materials to ensure sturdy support and durability. the height of the Hola! Music Universal Guitar Stand can be easily adjusted. The stand has all the necessary and crucial components to make sure you get a sturdy, durable and easy-to-use product. A unique feature of the Hola! Music Universal Guitar Stand has, is a foldable neck. This makes a whole lot of difference when it comes to carrying the stand and storing it. the Hola! Music Universal Guitar Stand has, is the patented leg housing. This means that once you have the stand on the ground and opened, the legs will automatically LOCK, making sure your stand is stable and your instrument safe.
4. K&M Stands 17580C Heli 2 Acoustic Guitar Stand, Cork
The completely revised world-renowned classic stand is presented in a new look. The instrument particularly well cares for thanks to the elaborate new rubber structure. With the new innovative adjustable cross bar, guitars of different sizes or even other instruments such as a cello or French horn can be placed on the stand. For storage and transport, the stand folds flat. In addition, we provide a practical transport lock. An additional feature includes integrated guitar pick holders. Heli 2 is available in black, red, blue, and cork.
5. GLEAM Guitar Stand
The triple version of our new Hang-It! Guitar Stands are designed to hang most guitars and basses by their headstock, while a back bumper positions the body. The tripod base provides stability when holding either 1, 2, or 3 guitars and folds for guitarists on the go. Features velveteen rubber on all contact surfaces. Founded on a promise of affordability, durability and innovation, On-Stage Stands products are used everyday in studios, showrooms, and on stages everywhere. Today, professionals and amateurs all over the world put their trust in On-Stage Stands.
6. Donner Guitar Stand
The L-shaped structure provides great stability. For storage and transport, the stand takes apart two L-shaped pieces. This Stand is made of exotic African Sapele hardwood which has unique grain. It is great for displaying your favorite instrument at a music store, at an exhibition or at home. Soft padding helps prevent scratching and damaging. The body of the instrument rests on rubberized support arms ensuring that the instrument is protected. Suitable for large-sized instruments like acoustic/classic/electric guitar, bass, banjo.
7. Fender Deluxe Hanging Guitar Stand, Black/Red
Fender’s Deluxe Hanging Guitar Stand conveniently showcases your acoustic, electric or bass guitar, and is ideal for rounded and angular instrument shapes. Height-adjustable yoke fits any headstock design and is easily adjustable to any scale length. Yoke and support legs feature nitrocellulose-safe padding that won’t harm instrument finishes. Easily collapsible for convenient transport. This stand has a well-thought-out yet simple design It leans backward creating the perfect balance. The head suspension bracket provides solid support.
8. Gator GFW-GTR-3000 Frameworks Guitar Stand
There are some nice touches, like the rubberized handle for tightening the height adjustment of the neck holder and swiveling rubber strap to close off the neck. The black finish on all of the metal parts is a very nice smooth matte finish. There is foam covering the parts where your guitar will make contact: on the swiveling base holder below and on the neck holder. The one place that could use a bit more foam is the “leg” on the body fork. When you put your guitar in to the stand, it is easy to swing the body too far and then make contact with the uncovered portion and overtime that may create some nicks or scratches in the body of your guitar.
9. Ultimate Support GS-1000 PRO Genesis Series Guitar Stand with Locking Legs and Self-closing Yoke Security Gate
The GS-1000 Pro is our most innovative stand yet! Featuring an improved yoke design, the GS-1000 Pro’s self-closing security gate features a specially contoured design with a rubber grip made to fit even the craziest headstocks. It’s the next best thing to having your own guitar tech! (Which isn’t to say your guitar tech wouldn’t mind having a few around…). Genesis Series guitar stands from Ultimate Support deliver innovative features and performance in a road-ready package. Each model offers our patented leg-locking system for stability. The protective padding on the legs is designed to prevent damage to the finish on your guitar. Whether you’re looking for a quality stand for your acoustic, electric, bass guitar, or even your favorite combo amp; there’s a Genesis Series stand for you!
10. ChromaCast CC-DGS Universal Folding Double Guitar Stand with Secure Lock
Chroma Cast products are designed by musicians for the active player. Chroma Cast stands to provide the best in affordability and quality. This A Framed Universal guitar stand folds for easy storage/travel and features lightweight, durable, metal construction, rubber feet, soft foam stepped yoke, rubber back rest and secure lock system. These are perfect, for the price you cannot beat them, they come assembled all you have to do is open them. Attractive instrument stands support full-sized acoustic guitar, electric guitar and kid’s sized acoustic, no problems of tipping and they’re padded in all the right places to prevent scratching. The support bars are shaped to fit the various aforementioned guitars. Great value and they fold up if you’d ever want to transport them
These compact little stands can be so small they’ll even slip easily into a carry-on or gig bag pocket. Peak Music Stands also makes a compact model called “The Dome” for the small and light crowd. Big or small, there’s a time and a place for any stand. Whether you’re getting ready to go on tour or just furnishing a studio, take into account the number of guitars you need to hold and choose the style you like best. From there, picking out an individual stand should be a piece of cake.
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