Do you hang your basses up on your wall?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by soong, Sep 4, 2021.


  1. beatdatthang

    beatdatthang Supporting Member

    Aug 29, 2011
    Arkansas
    I was always skittish about wall hangers but my wife kept encouraging me to hang up my basses like art so I finally caved in. They’re much more accessible than they were in the closet in cases. The room is going to be painted a different color soon and the support boards will match the wall paint.

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  2. Aidil

    Aidil

    Dec 4, 2014
    Jkt, IDN
    Ditto...

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    I've been using several Hercules Wall Hanger types, including the one with long arm. AAMOF, I have several of these, like 6 or probably more, which 4 of them had been installed (I have them all on plastered brick walls) probably since 2017.

    And in the second half of 2020, one of them broke while carrying one of my basses, a 3.3kg Ibanez fretless.

    But, this only happened on the particular long arm type. I still and proudly use the other Hercules Wall Hanger types.
     
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  3. Needenaneden

    Needenaneden

    Feb 22, 2011
    Interesting. Mine failed in the same spot. I wonder if these are still being sold?
     
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  4. Aidil

    Aidil

    Dec 4, 2014
    Jkt, IDN
    Hercules is still showing them on its website.
     
  5. villegastx

    villegastx

    Jul 22, 2016
    garland texas
    The company is probably making alot of money. A few dented guitars doesnt sound like a good reason to retire the product. They'll take it off the shelf only when profits go down.
    Tobacco companies knows how many people dies every year, but they still making money, so, no need to retire.
    Same with every business out there.
     
  6. Jugghaid

    Jugghaid

    Jun 28, 2002
    Denver, CO, USA
    I hang guitars and basses. Works great


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  8. ThudThudThud

    ThudThudThud

    Jun 4, 2010
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    Old house, pre-fire (only the walnut Jazz survived from this group). This was a rotating collection and guitars/basses would come and go in the dining room.

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    A more 'bass-centric' rotation. The 2015 Am. Std. Jaguar Bass also survived the fire.
     

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  9. Isaac_James

    Isaac_James

    May 20, 2021
    Eugene, OR
    My music corner, currently a work in process. This is a funky little unfinished corner of a room in my house (a shelf had to be taken out before we bought it so they could replace the circuit breaker). I'll be putting in a new, lower shelf for the amp to sit on - at the moment it's resting on top of another speaker cab.

    Due to space constraints I offset the instruments slightly so they could nestle into each other's body contours. Obviously this space will be too small if/when I ever add a third instrument, but for now it's an efficient use of a pretty small space.

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  10. Bikeguy57

    Bikeguy57 Supporting Member

    Have a perfect nook in my music space. 929D052A-AD44-4C18-A6D6-CCF19496E875.jpeg
     
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  11. Isaac_James

    Isaac_James

    May 20, 2021
    Eugene, OR
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  12. Bikeguy57

    Bikeguy57 Supporting Member

    Good one! Thanks.
     
  13. My son's old bedroom in our basement became my music room when he moved out. I reworked the closet to hang my basses. Since the studs didn't line up I stained a couple boards and mounted the hangers on them. So much more accessible now rather than in cases in a closet upstairs in the living room.

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  14. Clark Westfield

    Clark Westfield Floyd Pepper is my mentor!

    Jan 30, 2012
    Central Jersey
    Email them for a replacement.
     
  15. vvvmmm

    vvvmmm

    Dec 6, 2016
    Chi
    I wouldn't ... wanna replacement, me.
     
  16. Aidil

    Aidil

    Dec 4, 2014
    Jkt, IDN
    Thanks for suggesting. But as @vvvmmm said, I don't think I wanna use the same hanger type any longer. Besides, I still have a few of these the long arm type hangers unused.
     
  17. CallMeAl

    CallMeAl

    Dec 2, 2016
    Ithaca Ny
    Sure do. I have 4 basses, 2 guitars and a uke; these are the regular players that live on the wall

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  18. P-Boy69

    P-Boy69

    Mar 7, 2019
    Why hide them beauties in a case like they are punished, or the gimp :hyper: A37CEE6D-C991-478F-BDD3-99BE7D1EE487.jpeg
     
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  19. Mooch4056

    Mooch4056

    Apr 26, 2011
    Zion Illinios
    Just a guy who loves Bass trying to make it to the next day
    mine stay on stands no chance on a failed hook for me
     
  20. vvvmmm

    vvvmmm

    Dec 6, 2016
    Chi
    Mine are racked, with sheer curtains o'er 'em now. rax.jpg
     
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