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Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand  

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The Manhasset M48 Symphony Student Music Stand is an industry standard by which other music stands are judged. The "Magic-Finger" Clutch permits height adjustments from 28" to 50". Desk size: 20"W x 12-7/8"H.


 
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ManhassetM48 Symphony Music Stand
 
4.7

(based on 47 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (26)
  • Holds items securely (18)
  • Portable (9)
  • Compact (7)

Cons

  • Difficult to transport (5)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (23)
  • Performances (19)
  • Outdoor events / games (10)
  • Amateur recording (8)
  • Professional recording (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16), Novice (7), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Holds up well

I've had this music stand for about a year now and it still doesn't slip at all. I put several books and folders on it at once and it holds them all easily. This...Read complete review

I've had this music stand for about a year now and it still doesn't slip at all. I put several books and folders on it at once and it holds them all easily. This stand will do exactly what you want it to and that is to hold whatever you can fit on it and not slip or bend at all. A little pricey, but a great stand.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Switched to Plastic Parts?

I bought several of these stands over 10 years ago. They seem to be the only things I've owned for so long that still seem to be in mint condition. I suspect they will...Read complete review

I bought several of these stands over 10 years ago. They seem to be the only things I've owned for so long that still seem to be in mint condition. I suspect they will last a lifetime. I constantly recommend my students invest a little & buy these over something that's just going to fall apart on them. I just bought a few more of these stands to add to my business only to discover the part that the desk pivots on is now being made out of plastic instead of metal. I cannot scientifically prove that the plastic version is any less durable, but it is a clear step in the wrong direction for the company. I would gladly pay a little more to bring back the metal part. But if I'm just buying a stand without knowing how long it will last, there are other metal stands out there that cost less than these. 100% of the value in this brand is knowing that they don't need the warranty they include, knowing the stands will last forever, without question. The choice to cut a corner makes me question. I can no longer recommend them.

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5.0

Still the best

By Marty

from Central MI

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Holds Items Securely
  • Stable

Cons

  • Difficult To Transport

Best Uses

  • Home Studio

Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

This is a great choice for a stand. I bought this to replace a 20+ year old version of the same stand. The quality seems comparable to the older model, though the construction of the stand has changed in some very minor ways.

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5.0

Love it!!

By Caroline S.

from The Woodlands, TX.

About Me Novice

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

        I love it! Very sturdy.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        This is IT!!!

        By Tom K

        from Tracy, CA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Ease of Use
        • Holds Items Securely
        • Light
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio

          Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

          If you played in band (elementary, jr/middle, &/or high school)...this stand should bring back memories, because it is one and the same. Easy to set up (2-5 mins, max.), then use. The price is very affordable too for what you get!

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          5.0

          Great Stand

          By Ronoutdoors

          from Mena, AR

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Holds Items Securely
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Performances

            Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

            you just cant beat these stands. They hold securely and will last for years. They are tough as nails

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            4.0

            Solid MUSIC STAND

            By Sushi-chef

            from Washington, D.C.

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Solid
            • Stable
            • Well built

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Difficult To Transport
            • No Page Holder
            • Requires Wrench To Adjust

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

            It's a really well built music stand.
            You'll need a wrench to adjust (no butterfly nut or knob to tighten things)
            It isn't meant to be portable (can't stow it in your luggage for air trips), but it is great for more permanent use...

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            4.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Stjameslc

            from sd

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Holds Items Securely
            • Portable
            • Stable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Church Choir For Director
              • Events
              • Performances

              Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

              Used at local church for choir director or director of instrumental musicians. Also for play directors.

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              4.0

              Don't forget scratch protectors

              By Guitar

              from LA

              Pros

              • Scratch Protectors Avail

              Cons

              • Plastic Piece

              Best Uses

                Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

                Wish I had ordered scratch protectors at the same time. I put some black socks until shipment comes in to prevent scratches on my wood floors.

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                5.0

                Excelent Buy

                By Trumpet8

                from South Carolina

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Excellent Quality
                • Holds Items Securely
                • Stable

                Cons

                • Stand Can Scratch Floors

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

                Great

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                5.0

                The standard in stands

                By Fiddler

                from Ohio

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Holds Items Securely
                • Stable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

                  I have a Manhasset stand with a second ledge for teaching, but it wasn't a good choice for performing. This stand was easy to assemble and it feels sturdy enough to handle the demands of outdoor concerts, transport, and general usage.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent music stand

                  By Gasman

                  from SLC

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Classic Sturdy Stand
                  • Stable

                  Cons

                  • NONE

                  Best Uses

                  • Great For A Studio

                  Comments about Manhasset M48 Symphony Music Stand:

                  Love it!

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