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Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs  

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Overview

  • Auto Grab System yoke
  • Specially Formulated Foam
  • Hand Grip Height Adjuster
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $70.99
  • Your Savings:
    - $21.00
  • Your Price:
    $4999

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Hercules Stands

Never accidentally knock your guitar off the stand again.

The Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs features the innovative Hercules Auto Grab System (AGS) yoke: the arms turn in and up with the weight of your guitar to hold it securely and simply open up when you lift it off. The legs and all contact points with the instrument feature Specially Formulated Foam (SFF) rubber to protect your guitar's finish. Also features the Hand Grip Height Adjuster, which makes adjustments a breeze with a locking pin to secure the stand in place. A folding backrest flips down to support your guitar and back up for storage and transport.

All Hercules stands are safe for most nitrocellulose lacquer finish guitars*.

*Hercules tests for many types of nitro finish, however some guitar manufacturers change their nitro mixture often. Guitars should never be stored on a stand...always in the case.

Features

  • Auto Grab System yoke
  • Specially Formulated Foam
  • Hand Grip Height Adjuster
  • Adjustable backrest
  • Height: 33.6"-42.3" (855-1075mm)
  • Weight: 3.7 lbs. (1.7kg)
  • Base radius: 12.5" (320mm)
  • Load capacity: 33 lbs. (15kg)

Stop worrying about your instrument and concentrate on the music. Order today!

 
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Hercules StandsSingle Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs
 
4.4

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Holds items securely (4)
  • Stable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Worth it if you want instant access

    Everyone advises you to keep your guitars in their cases unless you're playing them. Well I play all my guitars (six) every day - one after another (it's what keeps me at maximum...Read complete review

    Everyone advises you to keep your guitars in their cases unless you're playing them. Well I play all my guitars (six) every day - one after another (it's what keeps me at maximum motivation). Keeping my guitars in their cases at home would be a hassle. I will take my chances using stands.

    These seem about the most stable and well-constructed of all the stands out there. I have one of the Hercules seven-guitar racks in my home studio, but like to play several of my collection unplugged when I'm lying in bed just after the alarm goes off and also at night lying in bed just before I go to sleep. I try not to look at my hands, so as to develop better proprioception (hand-eye-mind coordination). I use six of these stands along the foot of the king bed (I also keep my bass on a stand). My wife thinks I'm a fanatical nut, but since I put up with her eccentric hobbies, she tolerates it - we have an agreement.

    I can't find any fault with these stands. You can find cheaper ones and you can find more portable ones, but these are the ones I would most trust my lovely guitars in (aside from the stationary rack). The price is reasonable to me for having a secure place to keep my guitars ready to practice on. We have cats, and they do occasionally do that thing where they rub their fur up against them, but these are secure enough to not topple over for anything short of a big dog running into it (actually, if we had dogs, I'd be more protective, since I know dogs will chew on stuff). Cheers.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good design, material flaw

    I've had this stand for probably 3-4 years and I love the design for my Explorer, Flying V and acoustics. But now in the last year the rubberized plastic on the height adjustment...Read complete review

    I've had this stand for probably 3-4 years and I love the design for my Explorer, Flying V and acoustics. But now in the last year the rubberized plastic on the height adjustment grip has become this sticky mess. It's not from anything that I put on it chemical wise it's just decomposing I guess. I'm worried that what ever it is will stick to my hands and get on my guitar finish. Tried to contact customer support at the company website but it just referes you to the distributor in your area. I'm posting here because I bought it from MF. For what I paid for this stand I wouldn't expect the material to do this, I have old metal fold up stands that are +30 years old and the rubber is a little dry but never sticky...really dissapointed. Beware!

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    5.0

    Most efficent and secure stand available

    By Ug

    from San Antonio, TX

    About Me Novice

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Holds Items Securely

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

        As stable and secure a stand that you can buy

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Good design, material flaw

        By Dad

        from Orlando, FL

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Holds Items Securely
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

          I've had this stand for probably 3-4 years and I love the design for my Explorer, Flying V and acoustics. But now in the last year the rubberized plastic on the height adjustment grip has become this sticky mess. It's not from anything that I put on it chemical wise it's just decomposing I guess. I'm worried that what ever it is will stick to my hands and get on my guitar finish. Tried to contact customer support at the company website but it just referes you to the distributor in your area. I'm posting here because I bought it from MF. For what I paid for this stand I wouldn't expect the material to do this, I have old metal fold up stands that are +30 years old and the rubber is a little dry but never sticky...really dissapointed. Beware!

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worth it if you want instant access

          By Bodhi

          from Raleigh, NC

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          Ask me a question

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Holds Items Securely
          • Portable
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            Everyone advises you to keep your guitars in their cases unless you're playing them. Well I play all my guitars (six) every day - one after another (it's what keeps me at maximum motivation). Keeping my guitars in their cases at home would be a hassle. I will take my chances using stands.

            These seem about the most stable and well-constructed of all the stands out there. I have one of the Hercules seven-guitar racks in my home studio, but like to play several of my collection unplugged when I'm lying in bed just after the alarm goes off and also at night lying in bed just before I go to sleep. I try not to look at my hands, so as to develop better proprioception (hand-eye-mind coordination). I use six of these stands along the foot of the king bed (I also keep my bass on a stand). My wife thinks I'm a fanatical nut, but since I put up with her eccentric hobbies, she tolerates it - we have an agreement.

            I can't find any fault with these stands. You can find cheaper ones and you can find more portable ones, but these are the ones I would most trust my lovely guitars in (aside from the stationary rack). The price is reasonable to me for having a secure place to keep my guitars ready to practice on. We have cats, and they do occasionally do that thing where they rub their fur up against them, but these are secure enough to not topple over for anything short of a big dog running into it (actually, if we had dogs, I'd be more protective, since I know dogs will chew on stuff). Cheers.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            not for all headstocks

            By Quintin

            from Kansas

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Portable
            • Stable

            Cons

            • Not Functional

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Performances

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            This works great for guitars with Gibson style headstocks, but Fender, g&l and a few others have the gripping point at an angle, wearing down the rubber on the left side. would probably work better with nylon grips. Hope my guitar doesn't fall through one of these nights.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The best stand

            By Drastion

            from Wahpeton ND

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Holds Items Securely
            • Stable
            • Strong

            Cons

            • NONE

            Best Uses

            • Home use

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            Forget cheap stands you will just end up throwing them out. The guitar is supported only by the neck. So it can hold any style from acoustic to crazy bc rich designs. The bases legs are nice and thick heavy tube metal. This weight gives it a really low center of gravity. So this will not fall over unless you push it over. After loving my first one I bought two more. Great product can't recommend it enough.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Stand!

            By Clement Houle

            from Elma, Washington

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            The design of the Hercules single guitar stand holds the guitar at the neck. Bearing the weight at the top has freed me from worrying about the cable connection at the base of my guitar which almost always got tangled up with my old stand and at times allowed the guitar to drop to the floor. So I for one am sticking with the Herc stand. No problems for the last 3 weeks of use. Yeah!
            Very easy to adjust height to accomodate any size guitar. The padding is great. No more guitar body sound when placing my acoustic electric on the stand.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Nice, beefy stand

            By David Carwile

            from virginia

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            This is a much sturdier, better thought out design the the one made by Ultimate (which I bought this one to replace - and worth the few extra dollars. I only knocked off one point for price and because the leg lock knob doesn't seem to have a detent like the ones on the yoke height adjuster, so it's hard to tell when it's tight enough.
            I like the auto-grab thingy, and the legs fold down in such a way that they just can't collapse, even if the knob isn't tight enough. Detents for the pin in the yoke height adjuster are a plus.
            Seems very well built.
            A little pricey, but I'd rather not have my bass hit the floor over a few bucks.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best stand on the market

            By FrankK

            from Midwest.

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            I have looked at every stand available in the marketplace and, in my opinion, this is the best available.The construction is sturdy. The stand is adjustable to compesate for different guitars lengths. And the locking mechanism works very well. This is just a great design that has been well executed.My only issue with this stand is that I would prefer it be all black. I'm not a big fan of the yellow painted piece on the stand. But the functional aspects of the product more than make up for that.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Tough Reliable Trustworthy!

            By Degroove

            from Delaware

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            I love this stand! For basses, it has never failed on stage, in my music area. The grip and release is the best invention ever. The high quality parts and function are the bomb. I never took any other stands to live gigs due to not trusting them from tipping. It folds down pretty well. But, I would rather have a bit more less smallness when provided the strong design.

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            (1 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            A basic design flaw in the auto-grab feature

            By Howard Moon

            from United Kingdom

            Comments about Hercules Stands Single Guitar Stand with SFF on Legs:

            This is a well made stand. However, there is a basic flaw in the design of the auto-grab feature that renders it useless. Typically a tripod based guitar stand is most easily toppled forward, which is also the worst direction for a traditional open pronged neck rest since there is nothing to stop the guitar from falling out in that direction. Not a problem with the auto-grab in place though right? Wrong! The system relies on the weight of the guitar hanging down, so as the stand topples forward as soon as the bottom of the guitar touches the floor the weight that engages the mechanism is removed; the result being that the auto-grab arms open just the same as if you were lifting the guitar up. Since there is nothing holding the guitar from below -there can?t be in order for the auto-grab system to work ? the result is even more catastrophic than the traditional design. Those at least have the hooked rests at the bottom, which make the tipping point harder to reach. When tipped forwards the Hercules stand, in effect, ejects your guitar forwards as soon as the bottom of the guitar touches the ground! The only way to counter this is to raise the height of the guitar. This slightly increases the time before the bottom of the guitar touches the ground and gives you a little longer to grab it before it is ejected. Unfortunately, this also raises the centre of gravity, thus making it easier to topple the stand in other directions. The only solution I can think of would be to include the ability to lock the mechanism in feature designs. In sum, the traditional ? and typically cheaper - design of stand is far more secure.

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