Can a guitar stand damage the finish on my
The nitrocellulose finish used on our necks may react when in
contact with rubber, leather, plastics and other synthetic materials
used to pad certain guitar stands and hanging hooks. It is usually
safe to use stands and hooks to temporarily support your guitar.
However if stands and hooks are used for more than temporary support
it is best to drape a clean cotton cloth between the surface of the
guitar and the contact points of stands, hooks or any other holding
Certain household cleaners may also react with guitar finishes.
Always use cleaners and polishes specifically developed for use on
guitars. See Cleaning for more
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updated: April 22, 2008