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Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case

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Protect your Dean Performer Acoustic-Electric Bass and EAB series basses with the Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case. This durable wooden case feature...Click To Read More About This Product

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Rugged, stylish case for your bass.

Protect your Dean Performer Acoustic-Electric Bass and EAB series basses with the Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case. This durable wooden case features a brown vinyl exterior.

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Length: 49" 
Lower bout: 19"
Depth: 6-1/2"

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DeanAcoustic Bass Hardshell Case
 
4.3

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (9)
  • Durable (8)
  • Stylish (7)
  • Easy to carry (6)
  • Good quality (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (8)
  • Everyday (7)
  • Concerts (6)
  • Back-up (5)
  • Travel (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Case Good Price

This case did have minor pooches in the tolex so I got it new at a reduced price. But it was better than I had expected It is roomy inside but the bass is...Read complete review

This case did have minor pooches in the tolex so I got it new at a reduced price. But it was better than I had expected It is roomy inside but the bass is securely supported. The Dean EAB is too much bass to rely on a gig bag, so this case is the bee's knees. I would trust this case on the road, playing outdoor gigs or camping. The bass is so affordable one might balk at the price of the case but in the final analysis it is an outstanding bass for the price and it deserves an adequate case. This case is the best solution at a quite reasonable price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Caution-Might not fit properly.

I would suggest to anyone that's considering purchasing a Dean Playmate EAB and this hardshell case to do so at the same time and request that Musicians friend pack the Bass in the case for...Read complete review

I would suggest to anyone that's considering purchasing a Dean Playmate EAB and this hardshell case to do so at the same time and request that Musicians friend pack the Bass in the case for shipping. The reason? I just received the case for a Dean Playmate EAB I had purchased from here previously, the problem was that the case is MUCH too short for the Bass that it's supposed to fit even though it had the barcode sticker on the case claiming it was the correct case. It would be so much more convenient to discover the problem at the warehouse end instead of when you recieve it. Other than this complaint about the improper case size which I'm confident Musicians Friend will rectify, I'd say it's a well made and attractive case... Now if it would just fit!!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Case Good Price

By ez

from Coos Bay OR.

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive gold finish
  • Classy Dean medalion
  • Easy To Carry
  • Good balance
  • Good Protection
  • Nice Retro Tan Tolex
  • Sturdy
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Bulky
  • Could have been smaller

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Everyday
  • Practicing
  • Protection for storage
  • Travel

Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

This case did have minor pooches in the tolex so I got it new at a reduced price. But it was better than I had expected It is roomy inside but the bass is securely supported. The Dean EAB is too much bass to rely on a gig bag, so this case is the bee's knees. I would trust this case on the road, playing outdoor gigs or camping. The bass is so affordable one might balk at the price of the case but in the final analysis it is an outstanding bass for the price and it deserves an adequate case. This case is the best solution at a quite reasonable price.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Caution-Might not fit properly.

By Conor

from Barrigada, GU

Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

I would suggest to anyone that's considering purchasing a Dean Playmate EAB and this hardshell case to do so at the same time and request that Musicians friend pack the Bass in the case for shipping. The reason? I just received the case for a Dean Playmate EAB I had purchased from here previously, the problem was that the case is MUCH too short for the Bass that it's supposed to fit even though it had the barcode sticker on the case claiming it was the correct case. It would be so much more convenient to discover the problem at the warehouse end instead of when you recieve it. Other than this complaint about the improper case size which I'm confident Musicians Friend will rectify, I'd say it's a well made and attractive case... Now if it would just fit!!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

The proper case

By guitarman

from Burns Oregon

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Everyday
    • Practicing
    • Travel

    Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

    This is the proper case for the guitar and fits well.The color is better than the picture, more brown than orange. It has the proper logo on the front as well. There are some slight imperfections along the edges, but very acceptable for the price point.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice case for the money

    By Oman

    from Boston, MA

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    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

      I did a lot of research to find a case that would fit the Dean EABC 5-String Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Bass Regular. It's very specific, oversize shape makes finding a hard case almost impossible. The soft case available is of poor quality and the zipper tore out after a short time. It was difficult to get a definitive answer online, but this case, does, in fact, fir the bass perfectly. It's unfortunate, IMHO, that it doesn't come in black, given to whom the consumers to whom the product is being marketed. The color is pretty ugly, and when I get around to it, I plan on dying the case black. Its kind of an orange brown. I'm guessing liquid or spray leather dye will work on it, despite the case not being leather. All in all, it's a great value to protect your bass.

      (1 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      DEAN ACCOUSTIC BASS GUITAR CASE

      By MARCO R.

      from Central Texas

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      Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

      Over all. I pleased with the case. The photo's of the bass case was very accurate. I already knew what to expect. The case is nicely made.
      The inside of the case is nice and flush. The bass fits like a glove. The compartment area is also big enough to be useful.
      Its nicely built but my only concern is that its a heavey case and the handle might end up breaking off. Its only held by two rivots and dont know if it will hold up. Everything else looks pretty good.
      It is a fair price.

       
      5.0

      Nice case

      By Alex

      from Valley Stream, NY

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

        Good quality case but it was too big for the Dean Exotica Supreme Cutaway Acoustic Electric Bass that I purchased from another company which came in defective so I had to return it. Now I have this huge case on hand that I do not need anymore. I decided to return it but Musician's Friend does not have free returns. It was almost the same price to send it back and the price of the guitar. I'm sure they an account with UPS and mail items at a discounted rate. I would have gladly paid whatever their rate would have been to return the item. Don't get me wrong..I love Musician's Friend and I've ordered multiple items...but in this situation with no free returns, u guys are disappointing...with this acoustic bass case on hand I ended up ordering the acoustic bass that fit this case...

         
        5.0

        awesome fit and well made.

        By Phantom

        from Texas

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        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

          All my guitars have a place to sleep and travel.

           
          5.0

          Christmas gift

          By angie

          from mi

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

              My husband loves it!

               
              5.0

              Great Product!

              By -

              from Missouri

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              Pros

              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                Worth every penny

                 
                5.0

                gr3at sturdy case to protect the bass

                By big al

                from crestline ca

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                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy To Carry
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • No Cons At All

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Everyday
                • Practicing
                • Travel

                Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                great protrction for the bass,nice color and very sturdy.

                 
                5.0

                Dean Acoustic Bass Case

                By Boogie 52

                from SE Wisconsin

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • A Bit Heavy But Strudy

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Everyday
                • Practicing
                • Travel

                Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                An excellent case for the cost. Sturdy, well made. A bit heavy but, hey, for the protection it offers I'm not complaining. Pretty much bomb-proof I'd say...

                 
                5.0

                Worth every penny

                By Leviathan666

                from Xenia, Oh

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                Pros

                • Easy To Carry
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Solid Protection

                  Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                  I got mine today and I'm 100% satisfied. If you own one of the Dean Playmate EABs then you know that the gig bag supplied with the guitar was rather flimsy with no protective padding at all. About the only thing it might stop would be dust or a light rain so I was always very paranoid when I would take it to shows for fear it might get broken. With this case I'm no longer concerned. Like all Dean hardshells its nice and heavy with decent padding, excellent locking clasps and solid construction. I even dig the color simply because its not your typical black and I think it compliments the natural woddgrain of the guitar plus the bronze Dean emblem is a nice touch too. The only thing that I can see that might be a problem on down the line is the glue used to seal the covering has seeped a bit around the bottom edge so it picks up fuzz off of the floor but I suspect a little Goo Gone will solve the issue. Overall this is a very wise investmet for anyone who owns a Dean Playmate (mine is the 5 string model, strung E-C and it fits like a glove) and is a gigging musician or someone just looking for better protection for these outstanding guitars.

                   
                  3.0

                  only case to fit that big bass

                  By fingas

                  from CO

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                  Pros

                  • Good Protection

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                      On arrival the tolex had lifted from the case in 3 places, and the handle looks like it will break off soon. But, this is the only case that will fit my EAB5, and it is good protection, the tolex and the handle are disappointing

                       
                      5.0

                      Great buy!

                      By Semolinapilcher

                      from Peoria, Illiniois

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Carry
                      • Good Protection
                      • Sturdy
                      • Stylish

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          Case arrived in excellent condition - enclosed in a box with bubble wrap. The case is just as advertised - solid, wheat brown color and furry black interior. Several latches ensure it will stay shut and protect the bass. Nice for the the price.

                           
                          4.0

                          Solid, but expensive and it smells bad!

                          By Dan

                          from Rochester, NY

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                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Good Protection
                          • Sturdy
                          • Stylish

                          Cons

                          • Awful Smell
                          • expensive

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday
                          • Practicing
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          This is the only choice to fit a Dean EAB Bass that means they will make you pay more. The case cost well over 1/2 the price of the bass, but it is a nice case.

                          The problem I have is that it stunk when I received it. I don't mean smelled a little bad, I mean it stunk up the whole upstairs in my house and the music room still smells bad more than a month later. It smells like Moth Balls and that smell is deep into the wood of the Bass. I am not sure how long it will take to go away but after a month, it is still there stong.

                          I have mixed feelings on recommending this -- it is solid, although expensive protection but if you get one that smells you can't go near the room it is in!

                           
                          5.0

                          FAB CASE

                          By Anonymous

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          Just received the case. This is an awesome case. Fits my Stylist B1 Acoustic Dean Bass wonderfully. I sent in the measurements to the Tech. Group and they said it would work and it does. Thanks Dudes......I really dig this case. NO DISAPPOINTMENTS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!Thanks for stocking this item........

                           
                          3.0

                          Very nice sturdy case!

                          By Gregory Young

                          from Austin, Texas

                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          Although the case was everything I expected it to be, it was the second one they sent me due to the first case was smushed when I took it out of the box. Since this damage was not caused by shipping, the case was damaged prior to being shipped, which was weird. At any rate, MF quickly remedied the situation and shipped me a new case after they had received the damaged case back. This caused a two week delay in my actually being able to use the case, but now that I have the replacement case and am able to use it it is great!
                          Case is very nice for the price, I looked around at the local music stores but none of their cases would fit my Dean Performer bass, so this is just what the doctor ordered. Fits perfectly!
                          Good quality and workmanship
                          Good value

                           
                          5.0

                          good

                          By bassmanbailey41

                          from Ada, Oklahoma

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                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          Its a really heavy duty case. It has a lot of locks so I know it will stay shut. Its kinda heavy. And my playmate EABC fits perfect in it. Plus it just looks cool.

                           
                          5.0

                          Fits perfectly

                          By Anonymous

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Dean Acoustic Bass Hardshell Case:

                          Fits my Dean Performer beautifully, not too heavy, comes with lockable laches, very durable, I definitly recomend it

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