Upright Bass Stand -
one of the most stable stands you'll find!
For years I reluctantly used my old bass stand - the old Hamilton stand that had the little "cup" you had to aim for (and often missed on a darkened stage!) But I never had much confidence in the stand's stability, and using it could be a pain. I've tried a number of stands to replace it, but this stand has a specific feature that makes it the most flexible - and well-suited for taller bassists and others who extend their endpins more than six inches: the cradle arms are adjustable.
The upper cradle arm features a flip-out hook for hanging your bow. All contact surfaces are covered with non-marking EVA Foam material. As solid as it is, the stand still folds flat and to a reasonably compact size. This is no wimpy plastic stand -- it is of all metal construction, except for the padding and vinyl tips, and weighs 6.4 pounds -- almost two pounds LESS than a model we used to carry!
This stand has the advantage of the movable bottom cradle - it can go up higher to allow for an unusually long endpin (for many basses, depending on the other instrument dimensions, it can be as long as 10-11 inches!) Many other stands can accommodate a 6" endpin extension, but that's it - so if you are a taller player this stand is the appropriate choice - and it also costs less!
The stand's flexibility can also enable it to accommodate a Baby Bass type instrument, as it is designed to handle a bass or cello; it will also accommodate an Eminence bass. It should also work with Palatino EUBs and BSX Allegro Basses as well, but we don't have those to test and are awaiting customers to confirm that for us.
- Holds most cellos and double basses
- Fully and independently adjustable lower yoke
- EVA foam protects your instrument
- Non-slip rubber feet
- Rear hook to hold your bow
- Height Adjustment (lower to upper yoke): 28" - 52.5"
- Base Spread: 22.5"
- Weight Capacity: 60 lbs.
The Stand has been verified by our customers to fit:
- Most ¾ size basses
- Most ¼-½ size basses
- Many 7/8-4/4 size basses *
- Ampeg Baby Basses (and reissues)
- Eminence Electric Upright Bass