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    Hang or stand?

    So how do you guys store your go to guitars? I've always been a fan of the plain and simple stand and have always be wary of wall hangers. I've read some opinions before that some people think that hanging guitars can damage them - although I've not seen any evidence of that.

    Thinking of hanging my new EBMM as she has spent much of her life in a case!

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    Hang. I'll do more damaged to a guitar on a stand than a String Swing will.
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    Hang!!

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    Hang.
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    I keep all of mine on a multi-stand.

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    Stands, never trust a wall, other wise in a case

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    Keep on on a stand, rest in case. No wall hangers

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    All mine are hanging. I used to use a multi-stand that worked just as well.
    Stands take up floor space, hangers take up wall space.

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    In the case with D’Addario Humidipaks... Seems like the set up lasts a lot longer this way (especially at this time of the year when I have to heat my place).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee274 View Post
    I've read some opinions before that some people think that hanging guitars can damage them - although I've not seen any evidence of that.
    There is no evidence because it's a myth. Simple.
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    Hang. I've seen all of the things about hangers damaging guitars and have yet to actually see it. Shrug.

    All the hangers are either in studs or in 50lb rated drywall anchors. I put them up in 2008 or 2009 after we moved in and none have ever gotten loose at all.

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    I keep mine hanging in a humidified trophy case. 70° @ 45%RH (use a Cigar Oasis Magna humidification system)

    My hangers are drilled into 1” thick reclaimed oak, which as been secured to wall studs. Not going anywhere!

    I don’t like multi stands because it is super easy to bonk one guitar off the other. Ask me how I know...

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    I’ve used both at times with good results. But I’ll only place a hook where there is a stud behind it to hold it fast. Never had an issue with a String Swing hook mounted that way.
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    Definately hang 'em. Never had any issues.

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    I have lost multiple guitars due to them being on stands.

    I have hung my guitars on the wall for years and have never had an issue because of it.

    I really love having a couple guitars hanging in the bedroom, in the kitchen, in the living room - they get played way more often that way and they look great.
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