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Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case  Black Orange Plush Interior

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The Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case gives your guitar a rugged Tolex cover, made in the traditional shape with locking latch, protective vinyl ends,...Read More

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The classic case for your classic axe.

The Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case gives your guitar a rugged Tolex cover, made in the traditional shape with locking latch, protective vinyl ends, large accessory compartment, padded poodle plush interior, and genuine Fender Logo. Get the genuine Fender Hardshell Case that fits Strat and Tele guitars.


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FenderStrat/Tele Hardshell Case
 
4.2

(based on 119 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (40)
  • Stylish (40)
  • Durable (39)
  • Easy to carry (18)
  • Compact (9)

Cons

  • Not functional (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (35)
  • Travel (18)
  • Practicing (14)
  • Concerts (13)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (40), Professional musician (18), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Somewhat Disappointed

MusiciansFriend had a great sale on these G&G cases and I was really excited when I received my order. However, the case turned out to be a bit of a disappointment....Read complete review

MusiciansFriend had a great sale on these G&G cases and I was really excited when I received my order. However, the case turned out to be a bit of a disappointment. Don't get me wrong, it's still a beautiful, sturdy and protective case. But as a couple of other reviewers have noted, attention to detail - the hallmark of a great manufacturing company, American or otherwise - is just not there.

First, and immediately most noticeable, the case is bigger. I know this because I own an immaculate 2004 tweed G&G case. This new case, a brown tolex model, is almost a half inch thicker. Consequently, it is also slightly heavier.

Second, the lock and clasp fittings look like cheap imitations compared to the 2004 case. On closer inspection, the locks on the 2004 model have "Cheney England" marks inside. The new ones are unmarked. I've since found that Cheney Locks of England no longer exists.

Third, and most troubling, is the sloppy detail work. Mine is not as bad as a few reviewers here have described, but still does not bear close inspection. This is a sad development for an iconic American manufacturer much loved and a big part of Fender's history making legacy.

I would still recommend these G&G cases over the Vietnam made cases that Fender sells under its Pro Series line. But only at the sale prices that MusiciansFriend has made them available.

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Terrible Quality Control - On my 4th case

Very attractive case for your favorite Fender....BUT... Unfortunately, the case manufacturer has zero quality control. Ordered the black case with orange interior. First one arrived damaged, with tears in...Read complete review

Very attractive case for your favorite Fender....BUT... Unfortunately, the case manufacturer has zero quality control. Ordered the black case with orange interior. First one arrived damaged, with tears in the tolex covering and poorly aligned hardware. When case was clicked shut, still had a huge gap. Returned, got another. Next one arrived with even more tears in tolex, and extra holes drilled on apparently their first attempt at mounting hardware, still poorly aligned and wouldn't stay shut. Returned, thought I'd try the gold tweed. It arrived with only minor nicks in fabric, but case was about 1" too short to hold Fender strat (70's headstock). Returned, waiting on fourth and final attempt - another black case with orange interior. Hoping it's not damaged. Should have ordered a generic case in hindsight, but I'm on a mission now to find ONE Fender case that isn't defective. Would have thought a Fender case would be the best thing for a Fender guitar. Who knew.

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5.0

Vintage tweed

By The Henri

from Upstate NY

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

      It was the Fender Tweed for me. Great value, very well made, and the vintage vibe to boot. Now my Harrison rosewood tele has a worthy resting place. Thanks Much MF.

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      3.0

      Had to send the first one back.

      By Working musician

      from Nashville Tennessee

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Use
        • Not Functional
        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

        Leo would say be good or be gone. first case was junk had one 1/4 of an inch Gap when locked 1/2 of inch Gap under the neck pocket did not rest securely second one could have been better also not nitpicking musicians friend was great as always. it's not like old days g&g need to get it together or out of business !

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        5.0

        Tweed Fender Strat/Tele Case

        By Joe

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

        Got the Tweed case. Chose the Fender case over others because the latch/locks on the Fender case is riveted in place. MF case had the lock/locks that were attached with screws. No security with MF case. The Tweed case has the small Fender logo plate between the handle.

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        5.0

        Fender hardshell case for tele

        By Mike

        from Rogue River OR

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Well built, solid, heavy nice reinforced corners

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • bought for a tele that came with a gig bag

          Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

          I would highly recommend this case. I think it is much cooler than the ABS style cases.

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Terrible Quality Control - On my 4th case

          By Pipe Band Drummer

          from Rockaway, NJ

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

              Very attractive case for your favorite Fender....BUT... Unfortunately, the case manufacturer has zero quality control. Ordered the black case with orange interior. First one arrived damaged, with tears in the tolex covering and poorly aligned hardware. When case was clicked shut, still had a huge gap. Returned, got another. Next one arrived with even more tears in tolex, and extra holes drilled on apparently their first attempt at mounting hardware, still poorly aligned and wouldn't stay shut. Returned, thought I'd try the gold tweed. It arrived with only minor nicks in fabric, but case was about 1" too short to hold Fender strat (70's headstock). Returned, waiting on fourth and final attempt - another black case with orange interior. Hoping it's not damaged. Should have ordered a generic case in hindsight, but I'm on a mission now to find ONE Fender case that isn't defective. Would have thought a Fender case would be the best thing for a Fender guitar. Who knew.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Inside....Perfect...Outside...well........

              By FW190D

              from Pittsburgh, PA

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Inside construction and quality (fit/finish)

              Cons

              • Outside construction is very spotty.

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                I have had numerous C&G cases over the years and most have had very good attention to detail. The current model available for purchase is very hit or miss. This is the 2nd case that I have purchased, the 1st case I received had defective latches that would not spring open. The problem lies in the quality of the latches. They are very flimsy at first look and the operation of the latches confirms it's weakness. The second problem is its 3 rear hinges. They are all crooked and were obviously assembled to the case with zero attention to detail. One is so crooked that I thought it would interfere with the opening process. The case does open but it is not acceptable on a case of this type.

                The inside, however, is very nice with obvious attention to detail. My Strat fits perfectly and the separate compartment opens and closes very nicely. I only decided to keep the case because I didn't want to go through the hassle of repacking and sending it back for a replacement that may be worse than the current one. I had asked if someone could check out the case before shipping and was told that it drop-shipped from somewhere else and was not possible.

                (This review was based on a Black Tolex with Orange/Red interior.)

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                5.0

                Great case! And it won't "fall open" like the old Strat case

                By Bob

                from New Hampshire

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                    Perfect fit for my custom made Strat copy. Only 1/16" play so it fits in there solidly

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                    5.0

                    I will keep buying this case if need in the futur AAAAA+++++

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                    By rosesonfire15

                    from Groveton, New Hampshire

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Enough room for my Fender Strat & GK-3 Pickup
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                      I love this case, as good as my older one. Enough room for my GK-3 pickup. Good quality. Good protection inside. Great case for all kind of events.

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                      4.0

                      Well made hardshell case

                      By kjastrat

                      from Clermont, Florida

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                          Case is durable and good quality. Nice storage compartment.

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                          5.0

                          Made in USA

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                          By Guitar Player

                          from Reno, NV

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Good Quality
                          • Made in USA

                          Cons

                          • No Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                          Good strong case!! Better than I thought. Made in USA!!

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