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Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case   

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Light weight and flexibility combined with protective foam make the Gator GL-Elec Electric Guitar Case a perfect blend of a hardshell case and gig ba...Read More

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Protection without bodily harm.

Light weight and flexibility combined with protective foam make the Gator GL-Elec Electric Guitar Case a perfect blend of a hardshell case and gig bag. Durable nylon covering over dense EPS foam with sturdy neck support keep your electric guitar safe and won't skin your shins. The plush interior helps prevent scratches. 2 accessory pockets outside the Gator guitar case keep your guitar accessories handy. Added convenience in getting your guitar where you need to go comes from the included nylon-web handle and removable, padded carrying strap.

FEATURES
  • Perfect cross between hard case and gig bag.
  • Lightweight.
  • Fit most electric guitars
  • 600-Denier exterior material.
  • Dense EPS foam.
  • Soft plush with interior.
  • Foam neck support.
  • 2 accessory pockets.
  • Parachute nylon-web carrying handle.
  • Comfortable, removable shoulder strap.
  • Heavy-duty #10 zipper

SPECIFICATIONS

GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case

  • Lower bout width: 12.75"
  • Middle body width: 12.75"
  • Upper bout width: 12.75"
  • Body total length: 18.5""
  • Headstock width: 13.25"
  • Headstock length: 9"
  • Total length: 39"
  • Bottom body height: 2.75"
  • Top body height: 2.75"
  • Exterior: 41.5"x16.25"x5.5"
  • Accessory Space: 6"x5.25"x2.25"
  • Weight: 6.9 lbs
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GatorGL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case
 
4.5

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (25)
  • Good protection (24)
  • Easy to carry (23)
  • Stylish (14)
  • Compact (9)

Cons

  • Not functional (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (21)
  • Practicing (13)
  • Travel (9)
  • Back-up (6)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (10), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case

I am happy with the purchase.
I purchased this case to replace the SKB-style case that came with my Fender American Std. Telecaster. That guitar was damaged inside the factory-issued case...Read complete review

I am happy with the purchase.
I purchased this case to replace the SKB-style case that came with my Fender American Std. Telecaster. That guitar was damaged inside the factory-issued case when the case fell off my equipment dolly. The Gator case should protect my guitar far better than Fender's molded plastic cases. It also has the added benefit of not damaging the interior of my car like hardshell cases usually do.
For a soft case, these are pretty nice. Just don't expect the protection a quality hardshell case would provide. These are much nicer than the cheaper gig bags.
For the price, I would buy one for my other guitars if I needed to.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

GL Elect Lightweight

I recently purchased a Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar Pelham Blue from Musician's Friend. I used MF's "Bag - Case" assistant locator to assist in selecting the right...Read complete review

I recently purchased a Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar Pelham Blue from Musician's Friend. I used MF's "Bag - Case" assistant locator to assist in selecting the right Case for my new Les Paul...from the discription of this case, I concluded that this would be the case for me. NOT!!! Either the butt stock or the head will not fit, depending on which end you start with, and it will only fit if one pushed the bottom in first amd then applies gentle pressure until the head stock goes in at an angle not intended to brace the neck. I'm ticked off (I cannot use the strong languge I wish to use). No other way to say it. No kinder way either. Depending on the quality of guitar, and size, I would only recommend the GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case upon the foreknowledge of the size and the price of the guitar...have I mentioned that the sides are not structured, nor constructed, so as to protect the guitar? Or, the fact that the zipper has malfunctioned prior to being purchased, and that it is notible by the fraying on one of its edges? Not happy at all.

I have to travel 30 miles round trip to get my mail...I am very selective of items I purchase. 1st the trip to pick it up, then if its not right, the trip to take it back...coupled with another series of trips to make in order to get the right item...I am not a happy camper.

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5.0

I'm sold on Gator cases!

By 

from West Texas

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

      After buying a Gator case when I got a Les Paul it was a no brainer to buy one for my Telecaster. The GL-ELEC fits a CV Telecaster perfectly, almost like it was made just for it. I love Gator cases because they are not as heavy as hard shell cases but in my opinion they are just as sturdy and give as much if not more protection. They are very well made and I got this one on sale so what's not to like? I could go on and on but the bottom line is that if you have a Telecaster then BUY THIS CASE :)

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      4.0

      Nice Case, be sure to measure

      By 

      from Maine

      About Me Novice

      Ask me a question

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Lightweight Good Storage
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Too Small In Body Area

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

      I have more than one Gator case and I like the quality. This case is a nice everyday case and will provide protection with lightweight handling. I read a few more reviews and have to agree that if you have a Les Paul Style guitar, this may not be the best fit. My Dean EVO squeezes into the body area and is extremely snug. It will fit, but a 1/2 inch more room would be better. I will keep this case as it will work for what I need, but I think others would be inclined to return it due to the fit for this style guitar.

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      5.0

      Great case for the money

      By 

      from Tulsa, Ok

      About Me Experienced

      Ask me a question

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Practicing
        • Travel

        Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

        Great case for your guitar for the price.

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Best of Both Worlds!

        By 

        from Las Vegas, NV

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        Pros

        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Everyday
          • Practicing

          Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

          This case was perfect for my needs. I have a Vintage Charvel LS-1 that I had a hard time finding a case for. It fit perfectly in this case and I like how it works like a gig bag but has the protection of a hard case. It's well made and looks great.

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          4.0

          Great case

          By 

          from Atlanta

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Practicing
            • Travel

            Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

            I bought this for my son. He's a drummer but he's always using my guitars to write music. I bought him a Fender Tele that didn't come with a case. This was a great case that fit perfectly at a reasonable price. It cradles the guitar nicely and keeps it motionless when carried.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            So far so good

            By 

            from Yuma

            About Me Professional Musician

            Ask me a question

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Everyday

              Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

              Looks like it's going to be just fine. Lighter than the hard case, but seems to be rugged enough for carrying from gig to gig. Wouldn't trust it on a plane, or even in someone else's hands on a tour bus, but that's not really what it was built for. The neat thing is I can lay it over my pedal board in the back of the car and because it's rather soft it doesn't cause any grief to the pedals. My only caveat is that I've only used it on a few gigs so far, but I suspect it'll hold up well - good construction and build quality.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great sturdy lightweight case for giggin

              By 

              from Delaware, USA

              About Me Professional Musician

              Ask me a question

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

                I own several of these guitar and bass cases and use them for local gigging. I have never had a zipper or stitching problem. They protect my instruments very well and don't scuff up and tear the vinyl covering of other hard cases. It is definitely an upgrade from gig bags and does about as good a job as a standard (non-ATA) hardshell case.

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                (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                FIT-ALL

                By 

                from York, PA

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Not Functional

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

                    Don't be led by the title. Read the fine print. It does not fit the Fender Jaguar I bought with it.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Nice, lightweight case

                    By 

                    from Vermont

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Carry
                    • Good Protection
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

                      This is a great alternative to heavy, hard shell cases. It fits a strat or tele very nicely, and is a great blend between the weight of a gig bag and the protection of a hard shell. I wish all of my cases were this light!

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                      (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      GL Elect Lightweight

                      By 

                      from Meadow Lakes, Alaska

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Ask me a question

                      Pros

                      • Compact

                      Cons

                      • Broken Zipper
                      • Frayed On Corner
                      • Not Functional
                      • Not Sturdy
                      • Poor Protection

                      Best Uses

                      • Not For Anything I Own

                      Comments about Gator GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case:

                      I recently purchased a Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar Pelham Blue from Musician's Friend. I used MF's "Bag - Case" assistant locator to assist in selecting the right Case for my new Les Paul...from the discription of this case, I concluded that this would be the case for me. NOT!!! Either the butt stock or the head will not fit, depending on which end you start with, and it will only fit if one pushed the bottom in first amd then applies gentle pressure until the head stock goes in at an angle not intended to brace the neck. I'm ticked off (I cannot use the strong languge I wish to use). No other way to say it. No kinder way either. Depending on the quality of guitar, and size, I would only recommend the GL-ELEC Lightweight Fit-All Electric Guitar Case upon the foreknowledge of the size and the price of the guitar...have I mentioned that the sides are not structured, nor constructed, so as to protect the guitar? Or, the fact that the zipper has malfunctioned prior to being purchased, and that it is notible by the fraying on one of its edges? Not happy at all.

                      I have to travel 30 miles round trip to get my mail...I am very selective of items I purchase. 1st the trip to pick it up, then if its not right, the trip to take it back...coupled with another series of trips to make in order to get the right item...I am not a happy camper.

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