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Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case  

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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 96 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (34)
  • Good protection (32)
  • Stylish (32)
  • Easy to carry (16)
  • Compact (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (27)
    • Travel (15)
    • Concerts (7)
    • Practicing (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (26), Professional musician (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Roomy and Classy

    I don't travel much and want to take my guitar out ready to play. This case is PERFECT for me. It is classy and has the Fender tag and G-and-G tag inside which I...Read complete review

    I don't travel much and want to take my guitar out ready to play. This case is PERFECT for me. It is classy and has the Fender tag and G-and-G tag inside which I like. I got the tweed and red and just ordered the brown and gold and my first one was pretty much flawless. The best thing of all is that I can leave my strap with strap locks ON my guitar in the case. I have two new deluxe American strats and the nice hard plastic cases that came with them don't have room for the strap! And they COME with strap locks! It really bugs me to take off and store the strap after each time I play. If I traveled frequently, I would want a tough, light-weight ugly plastic case. THIS is not that case. It is very distinguished looking, heavy and probably wouldn't look great for long being abused. That being said, if you want a regal setting for your prized axe that gives you a sense of satisfaction each time you flip open the latches, this case is the one.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    G&G Fender Cases - Ghosts of Quality Long Past

    Maybe in its heyday these were THE cases to have. I bought one of their nice looking Fender branded tweed cases to protect a nice Strat I am lucky to own, and was shocked...Read complete review

    Maybe in its heyday these were THE cases to have. I bought one of their nice looking Fender branded tweed cases to protect a nice Strat I am lucky to own, and was shocked at the poor workmanship (studs not hammered in all the way, crooked name plates, pieces bent out of shape, etc.,).
    I contacted G&G via email to let them know of my concerns regarding the poor quality. (I offered them an "out" thinking perhaps my case had been assebled poorly by Fender as a partner.) I heard nothing from them for weeks.When they finally responded, their correspondence was NOT very well written, in terms of professionalism, tone of customer service, or grammar; I felt like I was getting mobile texts from a teenage girl.I was basically asked to prove and provide photographic evidence. I did so gladly.Without any apology, G&G offered to replace my case, but they insisted that I pay for boxing it up and shipping it across the country to them. These are quite large and heavy pieces and it's not worth my time and money, as a mere average consumer, to ship it at a cost much higher than what a large company can afford to do. I suspect that they know this very well.It's a shame really that a USA company is taking this approach to "quality control" and customer satisfaction. Cheaper foreign imports are unfortunately improving their quality (and customer relations) to the point where it's hard to argue "Buy USA," especially if the quality of product and sevice is as poor as I've experienced. I recently bought some imported German guitar strings and the owner himself corresponded with me when I had a few break on me - sending me replacements for free all the way from Europe.This classic company may not last much longer if this is the trend. Very sad.

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    2.0

    I love it

    By JAMMER

    from Wooster , Ohio

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Carry

    Cons

    • I Do Not Have The Keys
    • Not Functional

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

    Please send me my keys

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    5.0

    Great.

    By Blue Bill

    from Hawaii

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Good Protection
    • Great Value
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • I Should Have Bought Two

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

    I got the Black tolex/black plush. It's a really nice case for the money spent. I read these reviews and can not understand people complaining about the clasp is different, or it's a half inch thicker, or I don't like the color, whatever. I got mine on sale, it's great, I'm very happy.

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    4.0

    Somewhat Disappointed

    By Gq

    from Surprise in Arizona

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    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Sturdy
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

      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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      5.0

      Beautiful case!

      By plarkin

      from New Jersey

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

          Beautiful case, inside & out. Sturdy construction as one would expect from G&G (who manufactures Fender cases). Interior was actually a little brighter and closer to red than the pictures would have you believe, but it's still very pretty. Exterior of the case has the raised Fender chrome/plastic logo. That was a nice surprise.

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          5.0

          Better than expected

          By Chuckie Babe

          from Urbana, Il

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

            Purchased this as a High School Graduation present for my son. Helpful and friendly sales rep. Received it in 2 days as promised. The case is even better than I expected.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Terrible Quality Control and Workmanship

            By Stupid Sucker

            from NYC

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Pretty
            • Stylish

            Cons

            • Poorly Built

            Best Uses

            • Standing In Corner Empty

            Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

            Arrived with broken latch, tears in tweed and other defects. Visit website to get a feel for what goes on there. I should have paid more attention,

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            4.0

            Good case for the $$.

            By JDOLAN

            from ALABAMA

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            Pros

            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Practicing
              • Travel

              Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

              Not much to say on this case - it's good, but not a flight case. I have another one a few years older. Been to tons of gigs without letting me down. Bought this one for a new guitar. If you drive to your gigs, it's great. I wouldn't trust it for air travel - the fasteners just aren't up to snuff for that. Plush lining is nice, and foam protection has proved adequate - mine has been knocked around pretty good with no ill effects to guitar.

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              2.0

              New case, beware.

              By lagunagtr

              from Orange County

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                  This case was not the same version of the G&G case I was expecting. There is a new center clasp, and the case itself has an ever so slight difference in weight and shape. Its still a good case, but beware if youre paying attention.

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                  5.0

                  Great Case

                  By evosmile

                  from In a Hollar, In Kentucky

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Carry
                  • Good Protection
                  • Sturdy
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                    This is a good case. Exactly what you would expect the case to be. Fits a strat or tele good.

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                    5.0

                    Brown Tolex

                    By 64 Tele

                    from Holiday Island, Ar.

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Carry
                    • Good Protection
                    • Sturdy
                    • Stylish

                    Cons

                    • No Cons That Have Found
                    • No Cons That I've Found

                    Best Uses

                    • Travel

                    Comments about Fender Strat/Tele Hardshell Case:

                    This is the second Fender (G&G) Brown Tolex Tele/Strat case I have purchased from Musician's Friend. The G&G made case is light years ahead of Fender's less expensive line of cases and have that early 60's look GOING ON!!
                    Great looks, great construction and great protection for your Tele/Strat guitar. I had a 1963 P-Bass with brown Tolex case back in the 80's and fell in love with the brown Tolex look then. Musician's Friend had the best price, too.

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