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Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand

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Remarkably stable mini stand for acoustic guitar folds to notebook size for easy transport.

The Hercules TravLite Acoustic Guitar Mini Stand is a convenient and compact acoustic guitar stand that folds down flat for easy carrying and packing. It features sturdy steel construction and won't harm your guitar thanks to the specially formulated foam at contact points.

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
  • TravLite acoustic guitar mini stand
  • Folds down flat for easy carrying and packing
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Specially formulated foam at contact points
  • Weight: 1.8lbs
  • Folded size: 11.8" x 9.6"
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Hercules StandsTravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand
 
4.9

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Portable (17)
  • Compact (16)
  • Stable (16)
  • Holds items securely (15)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (10)
  • Home studio (9)
  • Outdoor events / games (8)
  • Amateur recording (5)
  • Professional recording (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8), Professional musician (5), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wouldn't use any other brand of guitar stands!

Hercules makes some of the best, affordable guitar stands around. I also own the electric guitar version of this stand and their 5 guitar rack, both are absolutely great. I use them in...Read complete review

Hercules makes some of the best, affordable guitar stands around. I also own the electric guitar version of this stand and their 5 guitar rack, both are absolutely great. I use them in my home studio, and most of my guitars (including some with a nitrocellulose lacquer finishes) spend almost all of their time out of the case and on these stands, especially in the rack.

When I first started using them, I was careful to check on a frequent basis for any finish damage possibly developing. I'd never buy a stand that uses neoprene rubber tubing, because damage is a certainty if you leave guitars on them for extended periods of time. I've yet to see any issues of that sort using Hercules guitar stands. Not sure what their "specially formulated foam" is made of, but it sure does the trick for me. After reading some reviews here, I'm not sure why some folks seem to experience finish damage. I've read there are slightly different types of nitrocellulose lacquer finishes, so maybe that's it. My advice would be to do as I did, simply keep a close eye on things when you first begin to use them.

If you're a gigging musician, I think you'll find the nicest feature of these stands is that they fold up flat. I can fit them into my gig bags and most cases with no problem. That's obviously very convenient.

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Decent product.

Does its job.

Does its job.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great stand

By Clayton

from Hagerstown, MD

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Pros

  • Compact
  • Holds Items Securely
  • Portable
  • Stable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

    I thought I would give this a try because of all the great feedback and I have another Hercules stand that is amazing. I only wish I would have know how nice this was before I had bought all my other stands. The quality is really good on these and it hold the guitar really well.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Fine for the money

    By WC Balance

    from Sonoma, CA

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    Pros

    • Portable
    • Stable
    • There Is Quality
    • There Is Strength
    • Travels Well

    Cons

    • A Little Iffy In Wind

    Best Uses

    • Any where

    Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

    I have one of those cheapo fold ups. It's a hassle to move, flimsy, and catches my clothing as i walk by.
    This one is strong, and very easy to grab and move.
    As the guitar just sits there, wind could blow it out of the stand. The stand itself is quite solid.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Perfect stand for my acoustic guitar

    By Jeff

    from Iowa

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Compact
    • Holds Items Securely
    • Portable
    • Stable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

        This stand is great for on stage and out of the way.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great!

        By suicausa

        from New York, NY

        About Me Novice

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Holds Items Securely
        • Portable
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

            I already owned Hercules travlite electric guitar stand so there was no surprise when the acoustic one came. These stands are really convenient!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Solid well built stand

            By Guitars and Horses

            from Richmond VA

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            Pros

            • Compact
            • Holds Items Securely
            • Portable
            • Stable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Good For Travel
              • Performances

              Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

              Nice stand, a little bit stiff to open, but that makes it very stable.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              TRAVLITE ACOUSTIC GUITAR A-FRAME STAND

              By Texascat2

              from Baytown, TX

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              Pros

              • Compact
              • Holds Items Securely
              • Portable
              • Stable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances

                Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                I didn't want to add any cons because this is a good quality acoustic stand. Was unsure about how far the guitar laid back when setting in the stand.

                Just give your guitar plenty of spacing in the back so the head stock won't touch anything.
                Fits my Taylor 615-CE perfectly!

                Buy one for yourself!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Folds flat

                By The Maleman

                from Huntington Beach, Ca.

                About Me Professional Musician

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Holds Items Securely
                • Portable
                • Stable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                    I use it for my acoustic bass, works great without getting tangled up with strap and cord

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great little stand!

                    By curly girl

                    from asheville nc

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Holds Items Securely
                    • Portable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                      I ordered this stand because I was always forgetting to bring my heavier Hercules stand to gigs. It's sturdier than it looks in the photo yet it's easy to carry under one arm when folded. Holds my acoustic securely and opens easily.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Little Stand

                      By See You Tuesday

                      from North Carolina

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                      Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                      I love this stand. The photos made it look a little flimsy, but it's not. This thing is heavy grade steel and very sturdy--not floppy at all. I've owned all kinds of stands over the years and this is my favorite. Somebody put a lot of thought into the collapsible design, 'cause it really does get small--I can fold it and fit it into the outer pocket of my acoustic gig bag. I have one quibble: because the back support is so short, instead of the guitar standing more-or-less straight up, like with other stands, here it leans backward at about a 30-degree angle. If you're used to putting your guitars on stands against the wall, you'll need some extra space: I had to set the Hercules amost two feet from my bedroom baseboard, out toward the middle of the room. This would probably not be a problem onstage; it's just something to keep in mind if you're planning on using this stand at home. By the way, I liked this stand so much that I bought another--the "folk instrument" size--for my mandolin.

                      I have to revise what I said in my earlier review about the guitar leaning so far back. I was using the stand for my OM-size Alverez, and because the body is smaller than a dreadnought, the guitar slides forward on the stand and therefore leans backwards at about 30 degrees. When I used the stand with my larger, dreadnought-sized Alverez, the guitar stood mostly upright, same as in other guitar stands. Obvously this stand was designed for larger dreadnought sized-guitars (not smaller bodies) --but with that one caveat, this is a fantastic piece of gear. Five stars!

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Decent product.

                      By Gerry

                      from NY

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Stable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                          Does its job.

                           
                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again.

                          By Mekev2

                          from California

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Holds Items Securely
                          • Portable
                          • Stable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording
                            • Events
                            • Home Studio
                            • Performances

                            Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                            Clever design and stable. I bought it for the small footprint and I am very pleased with it's performance.

                             
                            5.0

                            Exactly what I needed.

                            By Beanhead

                            from Louisville, KY

                            About Me Novice

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Holds Items Securely
                            • Portable
                            • Stable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Events
                              • Performances

                              Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                              I played guitar and sometimes percussion for a dulcimer group and I needed a portable standThis stand is made for acoustic guitars and also holds my hollow body electric securely. It's ultra sturdy and very stable, with little feet that come out to the sides for lateral stability. It folds flat, making it easy to take to events. I couldn't be more satisfied.

                               
                              5.0

                              Wouldn't use any other brand of guitar stands!

                              By The Muffster

                              from Florida

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                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Holds Items Securely
                              • No issues for me w/nitro lacquer finishes
                              • Portable
                              • Stable

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Events
                              • Home Studio
                              • Performances
                              • Professional Recording

                              Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                              Hercules makes some of the best, affordable guitar stands around. I also own the electric guitar version of this stand and their 5 guitar rack, both are absolutely great. I use them in my home studio, and most of my guitars (including some with a nitrocellulose lacquer finishes) spend almost all of their time out of the case and on these stands, especially in the rack.

                              When I first started using them, I was careful to check on a frequent basis for any finish damage possibly developing. I'd never buy a stand that uses neoprene rubber tubing, because damage is a certainty if you leave guitars on them for extended periods of time. I've yet to see any issues of that sort using Hercules guitar stands. Not sure what their "specially formulated foam" is made of, but it sure does the trick for me. After reading some reviews here, I'm not sure why some folks seem to experience finish damage. I've read there are slightly different types of nitrocellulose lacquer finishes, so maybe that's it. My advice would be to do as I did, simply keep a close eye on things when you first begin to use them.

                              If you're a gigging musician, I think you'll find the nicest feature of these stands is that they fold up flat. I can fit them into my gig bags and most cases with no problem. That's obviously very convenient.

                               
                              5.0

                              Excellent stand....

                              By Singer/Poet/Storyteller

                              from Between Austin and San Antonio

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Holds Items Securely
                              • Portable
                              • Stable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                  Excellent guitar stand. Fits my old Gibson J200 perfectly. It feels stable, and safe. Also fits my dread naught, as well .Light and handy to carry when folded.
                                  P. S. AND, the price was right!

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  This is a good portable sand that fits in my guitar case.

                                  By coosamac

                                  from Canton, Georgia

                                  About Me Experienced

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                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Holds Items Securely
                                  • Portable
                                  • Stable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Amateur Recording
                                    • Events
                                    • Home Studio
                                    • Performances
                                    • Professional Recording

                                    Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                    I play with two bands and play at nursing homes and hospices along with many jam sessions. This stable, sturdy stand gives me a place to put my guitar out of harms way when need to set it down.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    I will shop here again.

                                    By Son Von

                                    from Westfield, Wi.

                                    About Me Novice

                                    See all my reviews

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Portable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Home Studio

                                      Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                      Works great.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Nicely padded

                                      By Milner

                                      from Buffalo, NY

                                      About Me Professional Musician

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Holds Items Securely
                                      • Portable
                                      • Stable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Events
                                        • Home Studio
                                        • Performances

                                        Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                        Holds my big acoustic securely. Easy to carry or pack away. Very nicely padded so no mars possible and this helps the stand grip my guitar.

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        great,just what i needed, thanks .

                                        By matt

                                        from ohio

                                        About Me Novice

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Holds Items Securely
                                        • Portable
                                        • Stable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                            thanks again for all your help.

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Good product

                                            By Alvin

                                            from Florida

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                                            See all my reviews

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                                            Pros

                                            • Compact
                                            • Holds Items Securely
                                            • Portable
                                            • Stable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Home Studio
                                              • Performances

                                              Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                              I have several of these stands. They are the only stand the I can get into the large pocket on my tele gig bag.

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Out"stand"ing!!!!

                                              By Loumontenero

                                              from West palm beach fl

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                                              Comments about Hercules Stands TravLite Acoustic Guitar A-Frame Stand:

                                              Folds up nice and small for travel. Solidly built. Love this item. I can even lay my electric guitar on it and feel safe. Definitely not made for an electric though. It is the perfect acoustic travel stand. Buy it now if you need a nice little strong acoustic guitar stand. Great even if you don't travel but are shot on space.
                                              Love it. Well built easy to travel with.

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