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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

This Gator will keep your guitar safe. Order yours from us now.

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 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (22)
  • Easy to carry (21)
  • Good protection (21)
  • Stylish (12)
  • Compact (8)

Cons

  • Not functional (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (19)
  • Practicing (12)
  • Travel (8)
  • Back-up (6)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (13), Professional musician (10), Novice (3)

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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4.0

Best of Both Worlds!

By Andre Wade

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 Robert

    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.

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      So far so good

      By Hot Hands Harrison

      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.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great sturdy lightweight case for giggin

        By JSTJEAN

        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.

          Comment on this review

          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          FIT-ALL

          By Wildman

          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.

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Nice, lightweight case

              By VermontRob

              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!

                Comment on this review

                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                GL Elect Lightweight

                By WhiteRaven

                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.

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best non-hardshell case I've found

                By TempleTantrum

                from Berryville, VA

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                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy On The Wallet
                • Easy To Carry
                • Fits Headstock Angles
                • Good Protection
                • Plenty Of Extra Storage
                • Sturdy
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • No Substitute For Travel
                • Not For Bar Concerts

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Everyday
                • Practicing

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

                Best non-hardshell case I've found. Not for touring, airline travel, professional, etc., but I'd use it on guitars costing less than a grand. Plenty of storage in zippered outside pockets and inside is plush, roomy, tailored for "super strat" and similar with standard or angled necks.

                For the price you can't go wrong compared with anything else. Gator rocks!

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                5.0

                Good for the price

                By LHH2000AZ

                from Scottsdale Az

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Easy To Carry
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

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

                  Fits my Fender Tele perfectly.

                  Comment on this review

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great Product

                  By SquierMan

                  from Pa.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Carry
                  • Good Protection
                  • Sturdy
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                  • Not Functional

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Practicing
                  • Travel

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

                  These are good hybrid guitar cases, They fit Strat style guitars. Les Paul style guitars are a bit bulky. Check case measurements if possible. As long as the zipper holds out, I will be a happy camper. Don't think you can throw a guitar amp on top of one of these cases. They are lightweight and add a good a bit of extra protection than a gig bag.The only con I gave this case was a non functional. That is because if you own a Les Paul style guitar (I don't), it will not fit.

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