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Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case  Gold Tweed Red 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,...Click To Read More About This Product

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  • Gold Tweed Red Plush Interior

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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 121 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (75)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (42)
  • Durable (41)
  • Stylish (41)
  • Easy to carry (18)
  • Compact (9)

Cons

  • Not functional (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (36)
  • Travel (19)
  • Practicing (15)
  • Concerts (14)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (42), 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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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

Great!

By Richard

from Madison, Oh

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

      Mine arrived quickly and in perfect condition. A great case!

       
      5.0

      This case is awesome !

      By Saxman

      from Naperville Il.

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Everyday
        • Practicing
        • Travel

        Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

        This is an exceptionally beautiful and sturdy guitar case. I can't stop looking at it especially when my red telecaster is in it! Not only beautiful it is very solid and constructed well!

         
        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.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Had to send the first one back.

            By Musician

            from Nashville Tennessee

            About Me Professional Musician

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            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 !

               
              5.0

              Tweed Fender Strat/Tele Case

              By RIC37012

              from PA

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              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.

               
              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.

                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Terrible Quality Control - On my 4th case

                By Pipe Band Drummer

                from Rockaway, NJ

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                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.

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

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

                    By FW190D

                    from Pittsburgh, PA

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                    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.)

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

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

                      By Bob

                      from New Hampshire

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      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

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

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

                          By Kat

                          from Groveton nh

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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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