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Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand Black

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The GS-200 Genesis is a guitar stand constructed of automotive-grade materials. It features case-quality velvet pads to protect your guitar's finish....Click To Read More About This Product

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Solid and safe support for prized guitars.

The GS-200 Genesis is a guitar stand constructed of automotive-grade materials. It features case-quality velvet pads to protect your guitar's finish. The fold-down support arms securely hold your instrument, and the legs lock open and closed for worry-free stability. Measures 32" (813mm) when set up, and 3.5" x 21" (89x533mm) when folded into a compact unit, it weights 3.1 lbs. (1.4 kg). Stand also features storage slots for your extra picks. 5-year warranty.

Friendly to your guitar's finish
Did you know that most expensive guitars use a nitrocellulose lacquer finish that requires special care? Because of the sensitivity of these finishes, our protective padding is a quality material surface that offers increased protection over standard surgical tubing, rubber, or foam found on other guitar stands (a high-quality case is recommended for long-term storage).

Leg locking system
Genesis Series guitar stands feature a unique, patented leg-locking mechanism. When setting up the stand, unlock and unfold the legs then lock in place for worry-free stability and strength. When finished with the gig, unlock the legs, fold, and lock for easy, compact portability. The ingenious leg lock eliminates what we like to call the "floppy leg syndrome" found with most all other guitar stands.

FEATURES
  • One-piece stand folds into a compact unit
  • Constructed of automotive-grade materials
  • Case-quality velvet pads to protect your guitar's finish
  • Fold-down arms for secure support
  • Locking legs for worry-free stability
  • Storage slots for extra picks
  • 5-year warranty

Order today with the protection of our 45-day lowest price and total satisfaction guarantees!

SPECIFICATIONS
  • Setup height: 32" (813mm)
  • Folded dimensions: 3.5" x 21" (89x533mm)
  • Weight: 3.1 lbs. (1.4 kg)
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Ultimate SupportGS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand
 
4.0

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Portable (9)
  • Stable (9)
  • Compact (7)
  • Holds items securely (6)

Cons

  • Not functional (3)

Best Uses

  • Performances (4)
  • Home studio (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Had one for a year; just bought two more

I bought an Ultimate GS-200 stand about a year ago and couldn't believe how much easier and quicker it was to set up compared to my three older-style multi-part stands. I was thrilled...Read complete review

I bought an Ultimate GS-200 stand about a year ago and couldn't believe how much easier and quicker it was to set up compared to my three older-style multi-part stands. I was thrilled to get two more this week to finally replace my remaining old stands. My Alembic Spoiler bass and my two Ampeg Dan Armstrong basses fit very well on the GS-200 stands. Not only are these stands sturdier than my old ones, but they're twice as fast to set up and tear down, which is a big plus when dealing with three basses on multi-band gig scenarios that require speed and efficiency before and after the performance. I plan to donate my old stands to some young music students who may not have a guitar stand yet.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Too Wide

I play bass. I purchased one of these about two years ago and it worked perfectly for all of my basses. I just received a second one and the support brackets that the guitar...Read complete review

I play bass. I purchased one of these about two years ago and it worked perfectly for all of my basses. I just received a second one and the support brackets that the guitar rests on are set much wider apart than the first one I purchased. As the reviewer below said, virtually of all of my basses now slip through the brackets to the floor or come close to doing so. It appears they widened the placement of the brackets since I purchased the first one. In any event, it's now worthless for most standard size basses or electric guitars as they slip through the brackets. If they resolve this issue, everything else about this stand is great and it's the best design on the market.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Newer one has wider base

By Rockerduck

from Marietta, Georgia

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Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

My band has used the stands in the past with no problems. I bought a new one and the base is wider and doesn't hold my electric guitars. Its fine for acoustic, but not electric. Maybe they fixed it but, I haven't been informed.
The base is wider for some reason. My electric guitars slide through.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Too Wide

By Where's My Mule?

from Second City

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Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

I play bass. I purchased one of these about two years ago and it worked perfectly for all of my basses. I just received a second one and the support brackets that the guitar rests on are set much wider apart than the first one I purchased. As the reviewer below said, virtually of all of my basses now slip through the brackets to the floor or come close to doing so. It appears they widened the placement of the brackets since I purchased the first one. In any event, it's now worthless for most standard size basses or electric guitars as they slip through the brackets. If they resolve this issue, everything else about this stand is great and it's the best design on the market.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Be aware of the locking mechanism...

By Toucannist

from Seattle Eastside

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Compact
  • Portable

Cons

  • Flimsy
  • Locking Mechanism
  • Unstable

Best Uses

    Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

    I bought this stand a couple years ago. I'm primarily a bassist but also play acoustic guitar regularly. Have used the stand extensively for both - with a variety of instruments. Generally, it's been okay, but I don't think I'd recommend it. I have run into the issue regarding the width of the bottom rests. You have to confirm that your instrument fits the stand. It might not. Unfortunately, someone recently packed the stand for me after a gig and must have folded it up without properly releasing the locking mechanism. The stand now seems to be ruined. Unfortunate that the main locking mechanism is plastic and easily damaged if forced. Other than these two issues, it's been a decent piece of hardware. If you get one, don't let anyone else touch the thing...

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Had one for a year; just bought two more

    By Kalamazoo Kid

    from Tucson, AZ

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Holds Items Securely
    • Portable
    • Quick Set-up
    • Stable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performances

      Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

      I bought an Ultimate GS-200 stand about a year ago and couldn't believe how much easier and quicker it was to set up compared to my three older-style multi-part stands. I was thrilled to get two more this week to finally replace my remaining old stands. My Alembic Spoiler bass and my two Ampeg Dan Armstrong basses fit very well on the GS-200 stands. Not only are these stands sturdier than my old ones, but they're twice as fast to set up and tear down, which is a big plus when dealing with three basses on multi-band gig scenarios that require speed and efficiency before and after the performance. I plan to donate my old stands to some young music students who may not have a guitar stand yet.

       
      2.0

      image for previous review

      By BCY123

      from NY NY

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      Pros

      • Stable

      Cons

      • Not Functional

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

        For some reason the pic i included in my review did not show....was uploaded! So here it is.

         
        2.0

        Update on stand

        By BCY123

        from NY NY

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        Pros

        • Portable
        • Stable

        Cons

        • Not Functional

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

          I sent this back. See my earlier review. Just does not work. Need to be very careful when putting a plugged-in gtr on the stand. This is a fatal flaw. The stand arm interferes with the cable and plug. See my Strat as shown. A LP style gtr is even more of a problem.

          As usual MF was a total breeze to deal with. Everyone has the same products, but only MF has the good sense to provide A+ customer care that keeps me coming back for 10+ years. Thanks MF!

           
          3.0

          Ok...but a tight fit for a LP

          By BCY123

          from NY NY

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          Pros

          • Stable

          Cons

          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio

          Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

          I have used the basic gtr stands for years. They works for acoustic and electric. I got this as I dislike the padding on the cheaper stands. This is a nice design and is very stable. But a fatal flaw. When a cable is plugged into my strat or LP the cable plug hits the bottom supports. This puts stress on the plug and the jack. Def NG. I was able to manage this with my strat by slightly bending the arms. But the LP...no way. The arms block the gtr from resting on the stand with a cable plugged in. A def flaw!

           
          5.0

          excellent product!

          By Charles

          from Denver

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          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio

              Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

              I bought the Ultimate guitar holder that let my guitar dangle with no body support. This costs less and is much more efficient and stable. Does the job very well. Highly recommended

               
              5.0

              Works great

              By Pablo

              from Scotts valley ca

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

              Good value. Works fine for my Godin and my classical. Transports well

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again.

              By Kaybee

              from Texas

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              Pros

              • Compact
              • Holds Items Securely
              • Portable
              • Stable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Performances

                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                This is probably the best guitar strand I have ever owned. It is far superior to anything else. It holds and protects the guitar and is stable.

                 
                5.0

                Very nice guitar stand

                By A George

                from Charlotte, NC

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                Pros

                • Compact
                • Holds Items Securely
                • Portable
                • Stable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                    I am very happy with this guitar stand. I now own three of this brand and model. I looked at other stands, but this one pops out as very well built, and it holds my various-sized guitars securely.

                    I do wish Musician's Friend would put the stand on sale now and then. I waited for months and gave up waiting.

                     
                    5.0

                    Solid stand

                    By Mary

                    from Wisconsin

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                    Pros

                    • Portable
                    • Stable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances

                      Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                      I am using this for my classical guitar as most stands made for classical guitars don't provide a support for the neck.

                       
                      2.0

                      C'mon, why get so close only to blow it?

                      By Andrew M

                      from Eugene, OR

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                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Portable

                      Cons

                      • Unstable

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                        Excellent materials except the singular rivet used to secure the upper metal stake to the tripod. I bought three of these and ended up using my own power tools and aftermarket screws to secure these.

                         
                        4.0

                        Like that it collapses into a much smaller unit!

                        By Sandy the Mom

                        from St. Peters, MO

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                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Holds Items Securely
                        • Portable
                        • Stable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Events
                          • Performances

                          Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                          Folds down into smaller unit and yet holds a guitar well.

                           
                          5.0

                          EXCELENT SERVICE AND PRICING

                          By Lyle Nelson

                          from UndisclosedMISSION TEXAS

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                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Holds Items Securely
                          • Portable
                          • Stable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                              EXCELENT SERVICE AND PRICING GREAT STAND HAD TO ORDER ANOTHER ONE

                               
                              5.0

                              great stand, would buy it again.

                              By troutfly

                              from mn

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                              Pros

                              • Holds Items Securely

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home Studio

                                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                                great product and very good price. i am well pleased with the product.

                                 
                                5.0

                                GREAT stand!!!

                                By Stratsrock2213

                                from carribean

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                                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                                This is a great guitar stand. All of my guitars fit in this stand including my old Yamaha JR1 3/4 guitar! Honestly I don't know what these reviewers are on about, because it has NEVER dropped a single guitar at a gig or in practice. But it is a bit wide for my Yamaha Pacifica. I recomend this stand to anyone who wants a good, reliable stand.

                                 
                                4.0

                                fjrossano

                                By frank rossano

                                from n.j

                                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                                good stand well made very stable .

                                 
                                5.0

                                Sturdy and secure

                                By Student-cWFjP

                                from PA

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                                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                                Just got one in the mail today. This is a very sturdy guitar stand that is compact and easy to use. Based on previous review entries and my own experimentation, I can't say that I'd be totally comfortable putting an electric instrument on this stand, but since I bought this for use with an acoustic guitar, I have no issue with the stability. My only slight complaint is the neck retainer is awkward to use. It would be nicer if it was a solid part that slid out of the way instead of a floppy piece of rubber. I can't argue with the stability and security, though. Also, it would have been nice to have been provided with a case for storage in collapsed form. By the way, collapsibility is a major plus with this. No more multi-part stands to lug around, or flimsy floor stands that are easily knocked over. This product stands out (oh yes, pun intended!) Recommended.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Should be labeled for Acoustic only!

                                By Anonymous

                                from Undisclosed

                                Comments about Ultimate Support GS-200 Genesis Guitar Stand:

                                Every one of my electric basses fall through to the floor. The tele and strat just barely fit, but I still don't trust it to hold them. The weight of the basses cause them to fall through. The two bottom rests are to far apart to trust my instruments on.

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