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Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand Black 

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Overview
  • Auto Grip System yoke with translucent look
  • Comfort Grip
  • Specially Formulated Foam
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    $75.99
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  • New Price:
    $2799

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An adjustable stand that will hold anything you throw at it.

The Hercules Universal Guitar Stand has all of your needs covered. Whether you've got an 8-string or a standard 6-string, the Universal Guitar Stand can hold it. It can accomodate necks ranging from 28mm all the way up to 55mm. Adjustable height, comfort foam grips and auto grip system make this the ultimate stand to preserve the life of your valued instrument.

Features
  • Auto Grip System yoke with translucent look
  • Comfort Grip
  • Specially Formulated Foam

Display your guitar the right way. Pick it up today!

 

Universal Guitar Stand Specifications:

  • Height: 920-1185 mm (36.2-46.6")
  • Weight: 1.9 kg (4.2 lbs.)
  • Base radius: 330mm (13")
  • Load capacity: 15 kg (33 lbs.)
  • Folded size: 740x190 mm (29.1x7.5")
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Hercules StandsUniversal Guitar Stand
 
4.4

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (8)
  • Holds items securely (7)
  • Portable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (7)
    • Performances (6)
    • Outdoor events / games (5)
    • Professional recording (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Hercules Universal Guitar Stand

    I bought 3 Hercules Universal Guitar Stands, probably 10 years ago. They worked great for several years. They are stable. They hold my guitars very securely with the neck latching action. They...Read complete review

    I bought 3 Hercules Universal Guitar Stands, probably 10 years ago. They worked great for several years. They are stable. They hold my guitars very securely with the neck latching action. They support the guitar body along the bottom edge where the body is stronger, as opposed to in the middle of the back, where acoustic guitars are rather fragile. I use them with a standard narrow neck dreadnaught, a semi solid body electric and a standard 2-inch neck classical. They all fit perfectly.

    On the down side, they are a little bulky for transport, mostly due to the solid neck support tube. But the folding versions look less strong, so I think this trade-off falls in favor of the Universal. Also the bright yellow sliding leg yoke is not the prettiest thing.

    The really big problem is the height adjuster/grip. This thing is made out of plastic and coated with some rubbery stuff. After 5 or 6 years, the rubbery stuff became really sticky and gooey. I have tried all sorts of cleaning solvents and cannot get rid of the sticky goo. And now one of the lock handle things in the adjustment grip is broken off completely, so I cannot set the height anymore.

    OK, so maybe 6 years is a good long life for this sort of thing. I just feel annoyed that the thing didn't fail by wearing out from use. It is actually the material and design of a critical part that has failed. Anyway, I have looked at the other stands and decided that this neck gripping gizmo is so superior to all the others, that I am going to just suck it up and buy 3 new Hercules Universals. Just be aware that you will need to replace the stand after 5 or 6 years.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Oh, the FRAGILITY of 1st impressions..!

    When this item arrived I was excited as I've always liked Hercules and needed this style of stand for my onstage setup. The stand never made it on stage because, after a single mishap...Read complete review

    When this item arrived I was excited as I've always liked Hercules and needed this style of stand for my onstage setup. The stand never made it on stage because, after a single mishap where the folded stand slipped to the floor, the plastic head snapped right at the point of connection to the neck... I'm glad this happened at home and not on stage or or tour. Don't waste your time and money on this model... instead get the Hercules Single Guitar Stand with Folding Yoke SKU #453081000000000, it's only a little bit more and the head + connection is much more sound AND it folds up more compactly.

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    2.0

    Oh, the FRAGILITY of 1st impressions..!

    By Kol'beer

    from Taos, NM

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Flimsy
      • Plastic Connection Broke

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

        When this item arrived I was excited as I've always liked Hercules and needed this style of stand for my onstage setup. The stand never made it on stage because, after a single mishap where the folded stand slipped to the floor, the plastic head snapped right at the point of connection to the neck... I'm glad this happened at home and not on stage or or tour. Don't waste your time and money on this model... instead get the Hercules Single Guitar Stand with Folding Yoke SKU #453081000000000, it's only a little bit more and the head + connection is much more sound AND it folds up more compactly.

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        5.0

        Really good stand.

        By giscone

        from white plains, md

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Holds Items Securely
        • Portable
        • Stable

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

        • Holding Guitar

        Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

        I can't imagine anyone being disappointed with this stand.

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great Stand Very Stable

        By Pat

        from New Jersey

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Holds Items Securely
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

          Great Stands, Much,much better then the standard Tubular type Stands. Very stable and secure. The only stand I will buy moving forward.

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Perfect for 8 string guitar

          By Torchy

          from Tucson, AZ

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Holds Items Securely
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

            LTD H-308 fits with room to spare. Well constructed with good balance. I've had guitars bumped off of cheap stands. This is worth the extra money

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome Purchase!!!!!

            By Bassman8416

            from Long Island, New York

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Holds Items Securely
            • Portable
            • Stable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

              I have been using the"old school" guitar stands and would always lose a part or it just wasn't stable enough. I finally bought the Hercules stand and never have to worry again.

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Best Guitar Stand....Period!!

              By waco bc

              from Baltimore MD

              About Me Experienced

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Holds Items Securely
              • Last Forever
              • Stable

              Cons

              • NONE

              Best Uses

              • Displaying Your Axe
              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

              Can't believe I'm reviewing a guitar stand!!! But yes folks, this stand is that good!! Heavy Duty and very secure. I have used Ultimate in the past, but form now on this will be my stand of choice. Oh...and this quality item also came and one of the nicest boxes I've seen in a while. If you see this at a good price...pick one up!!

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Hercules Universal Guitar Stand

              By Rick-GFnax

              from Huntington Beach, CA

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Excellent Support
              • Stable

              Cons

              • Bulky
              • Difficult To Transport
              • Doesn't Last Forever

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

              I bought 3 Hercules Universal Guitar Stands, probably 10 years ago. They worked great for several years. They are stable. They hold my guitars very securely with the neck latching action. They support the guitar body along the bottom edge where the body is stronger, as opposed to in the middle of the back, where acoustic guitars are rather fragile. I use them with a standard narrow neck dreadnaught, a semi solid body electric and a standard 2-inch neck classical. They all fit perfectly.

              On the down side, they are a little bulky for transport, mostly due to the solid neck support tube. But the folding versions look less strong, so I think this trade-off falls in favor of the Universal. Also the bright yellow sliding leg yoke is not the prettiest thing.

              The really big problem is the height adjuster/grip. This thing is made out of plastic and coated with some rubbery stuff. After 5 or 6 years, the rubbery stuff became really sticky and gooey. I have tried all sorts of cleaning solvents and cannot get rid of the sticky goo. And now one of the lock handle things in the adjustment grip is broken off completely, so I cannot set the height anymore.

              OK, so maybe 6 years is a good long life for this sort of thing. I just feel annoyed that the thing didn't fail by wearing out from use. It is actually the material and design of a critical part that has failed. Anyway, I have looked at the other stands and decided that this neck gripping gizmo is so superior to all the others, that I am going to just suck it up and buy 3 new Hercules Universals. Just be aware that you will need to replace the stand after 5 or 6 years.

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Perfect for my 6-string Bass

              By Jeremy

              from Texas

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Holds Items Securely
              • Looks good
              • Portable
              • Stable

              Cons

              • Bulky
              • Difficult To Transport

              Best Uses

              • Bass
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

              This is the best guitar / bass stand I've ever owned. I can't speak to longevity because I've only had it for a few weeks. I use it for my 6-string bass which has a wide neck. It fits better than any other stand I've used. The auto open / close works perfectly. The size / height also fit with no issue. My bass is a 35 1/2" scale but a larger scale shouldn't be a problem.
              The only con, besides the price, would be the size for transport. The design makes it rather large even when folded up and dis-assembled. If the yoke at the top was foldable, it would make it a smaller footprint. Currently, I have to use a large duffle bag to fit it along with misc cords, headphones whereas before, I could fit my A-Frame stand and other supplies in a smaller bag. You would think that at this price, it would come with a carry bag.

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Great for a Dobro (resonator guitar)

              By Jim

              from DC area

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Holds Items Securely
              • Stable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio

                Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

                This stand supports a bulky, resonator guitar

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Guitar Stand Review

                By buddylewis

                from Branson

                Comments about Hercules Stands Universal Guitar Stand:

                Great guitar stand.
                This is a great guitar stand especially if you play a heavy wide necked guitar like my five string Fender Jazz bass. This stand does everything you want it to do and it comes easily off the stand when you need it.
                Good quality.
                A little on the pricey side.

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