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Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case  

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Overview
  • Rugged wood structure
  • Tough Tolex covering
  • Padded, plush lining
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $148.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $50.10
  • Your Price:
    $9790

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      Supreme protection for your soul mate.

      This hardshell case for the Epiphone Tunderbird bass guitar is a rugged wood case covered in Tolex and featuring padded plush lining, heavy-duty handle, and accessory compartment. Super-tough hinges and drawbar latches. The Thunderbird hardshell case's contoured design saves weight while still providing maximum protection.

      Features
      • Rugged wood structure
      • Tough Tolex covering
      • Padded, plush lining
      • Heavy-duty handle
      • Heavy hinges and drawbar latches
      • Accessory compartment

      Better to part with a little cash now than a loved one later. Put it in the cart.

       
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      EpiphoneThunderbird Hardshell Case
       
      4.4

      (based on 45 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (25)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (16)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good protection (14)
      • Durable (13)
      • Stylish (8)
      • Easy to carry (7)

      Cons

      • Heavy / bulky (3)

      Best Uses

      • Everyday (11)
      • Travel (9)
      • Concerts (7)
      • Practicing (6)
      • Back-up (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (8), Professional musician (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Perfecto!

      Do you own a Thunderbird? Are you lacking a good strong case for it?
      Stop waffling and buy this case immediately!

      It fits my T-Bird like a glove, the interior is...Read complete review

      Do you own a Thunderbird? Are you lacking a good strong case for it?
      Stop waffling and buy this case immediately!

      It fits my T-Bird like a glove, the interior is shaped specifically to cradle and immobilize the guitar.
      Nice plush lining, has a big hinged compartment for all your loose junk and gobs of space around the head stock. Plenty of room inside for cables, picks, books, tuners, blah blah blah etc. Also has feet on the bottom for lying flat and on the hinge side so you can stand it on edge. Handle is sturdy and offset for balance so it carries level.

      Only con is you have to have a really flexible strap to be able to leave it on while the guitar is cased, but that's not really a big deal.

      Sure, you can't hit it with a truck and expect your guitar to survive, but if people are hitting your stuff with trucks you need to hang out with different people.

      This is as good as it gets without spending all the money on an train-wreck proof aluminum coffin for your bass. Digs on the Epiphone logo, too.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      THUNDERBIRD PRO

      This is a great, fairluy well made case for the Thunderbird with the bolt on neck, BUT if you buy the more expensive Thunderbird Pro with the "thru Body" neck...Read complete review

      This is a great, fairluy well made case for the Thunderbird with the bolt on neck, BUT if you buy the more expensive Thunderbird Pro with the "thru Body" neck like the real Gibsons, the bass does not fit the Epi case. It does not fit the Gibson case either. We contacted Epi about this when we got the case we ordered and they haven't offered us a solution yet. We are on the road so we use the Epi case but have had to "force" the bass to fit. It's better than no case at all, but it is still a less than adequate situation.

      Reviewed by 45 customers

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      4.0

      hard shell case

      By none

      from Modesto,Ca.

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Great Deal
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • None yet

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Good Practice Case
      • Practicing

      Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

      I had to buy a new Gibson T-Bird case. But, Gibson wants 500.00 for a new case & the Epi case was only 80.00. For their case. So, I bought the Epi case, until I can get my Gibson case fixed!

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      4.0

      guitar case

      By Dan

      from Mlps, MN

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

      it's worth the money

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      5.0

      Functional, large case.

      By arubatom

      from Loveland, Colorado

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Built Well
      • Good Protection
      • Holds Accesories
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Excellent Protection
        • Travel

        Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

        Very nice case at a very reasonable price. Center compartment has plenty of room for accessories.

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        5.0

        Fits like a glove!

        By Rusty Rix

        from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Everyday
        • Practicing
        • Travel

        Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

        I'm very happy with this product, it fits my bass like a glove, very impressed with it's delivery time as well, it showed up several days early. Anyone owning an Epiphone Thunderbird should definitely consider this, it's well worth it!

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        5.0

        Just what I expected!

        By McGrinderton

        from Spokane washington

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Everyday
          • Practicing
          • Travel

          Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

          Very happy with the case. It would be nice to be able to have purchased it in the store when I bought the Thunderbird. Shipping could have been free.... just saying...

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          5.0

          Thunderbird Hardshell Case

          By Gman15-18A

          from Oconomowoc Wisconsin

          About Me Professional Musician

          Ask me a question

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Everyday
            • Travel

            Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

            The case fits the guitar like a glove. I couldn't be more satisfied.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good BUY!

            By Telecat1

            from Detroit,Mi

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Everyday
              • Travel

              Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

              Case is made of good construction,nice snug fit. The hardware is lacking in quality compared to my older (90's)case.All in all a good buy for the money!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              The right case - the only case

              By Rienge01

              from Omaha, NE

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortably Seats 5
              • Lots of storage
              • Perfect fit

              Cons

              • Not Abs Plastic

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

              Well, its the size of a Buick, but the thunderbird IV fits perfectly with no movement. Its built like a tank and its heavy, but there is no other option. Musician's friend tech support told me the T-Bird would fit in the deluxe Gator case - it will NOT, the body is 3 inches too large for it. I am not a fan of wood cases because they wear and tear worse than the ABS plastic in my experience and they are heavier but there is no other option. Bottom line, if you have a thunderbird and ever take it anywhere, you should buy this case.

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              5.0

              excellent case . super

              By josue

              from Bayamon , Puerto Rico

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Travel

                Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

                Super case. Excellent product

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                4.0

                Fits Thunderbird Pro like a glove!

                By Bill K

                from Springfield, IL

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Everyday
                • Practicing
                • Travel

                Comments about Epiphone Thunderbird Hardshell Case:

                Thunderbird Pro fits PERFECTLY in this case. Bulky, yes, but it has to be to hold this huge bass. Seems like it will offer great protection. Would have given it 5 stars, except for the fact that top corners of the case were slightly scuffed and scared up, and the case came with only one key for the lock.

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