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Gibson SG Hardshell Case

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Designed to keep your SG secure and protected the Gibson ASSG is a hardshell case with a black tolex exterior with Gibson logo, and a plush grey inte...Click To Read More About This Product

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Protect you favorite guitar with a genuine Gibson case.

Designed to keep your SG secure and protected the Gibson ASSG is a hardshell case with a black tolex exterior with Gibson logo, and a plush grey interior. An accessory compartment lets you also carry your strap picks, strings, slides, etc. wherever you go. Lockable drawbar latches make sure that you are the only one that touches your favorite guitar.

FEATURES
Designed for SG guitars
Hardshell design
Black tolex exterior with Gibson logo
Plush interior
Accessory compartment
Lockable drawbar latches
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GibsonSG Hardshell Case
 
3.9

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (8)
  • Good quality (6)
  • Easy to use (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The right case

This is the right case for my '64 SG Junior. It fits perfectly and snugly, with padding under the body in the right place, and support at both the heel and headstock.

This is the right case for my '64 SG Junior. It fits perfectly and snugly, with padding under the body in the right place, and support at both the heel and headstock.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not worth the price charged

Don't buy this case unless you absolutely must have "Gibson USA" silk screened on your case. I got one with my '61 RI and poked a hole in it with a...Read complete review

Don't buy this case unless you absolutely must have "Gibson USA" silk screened on your case. I got one with my '61 RI and poked a hole in it with a protruding part of my wheelchair. It was then I discovered that Gibson's idea of a hardshell case consists of fiberboard sides over a wood framework. It wasn't too much better than a gig bag and I immediately replaced it with an SKB SG case which provides more protection. If you opt for an Epiphone case, you'll save even more and get quality equal to the Gibson product.

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(18 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not worth the price charged

By Peter S Hickey

from Tempe, AZ

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Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

Don't buy this case unless you absolutely must have "Gibson USA" silk screened on your case. I got one with my '61 RI and poked a hole in it with a protruding part of my wheelchair. It was then I discovered that Gibson's idea of a hardshell case consists of fiberboard sides over a wood framework. It wasn't too much better than a gig bag and I immediately replaced it with an SKB SG case which provides more protection. If you opt for an Epiphone case, you'll save even more and get quality equal to the Gibson product.

(18 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Doesn't offer much protection!

By bobby-ESsyX

from houston,tx

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Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

This case carried my sg standard. I leaned the case against the back of a couch and it ended up falling over (3 feet), shouldn't have been a big deal. Open the case and my headstock broke! I can only imagine what could happen if i ever gigged with this?!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pricy But Overall Good

By ReservoirDog

from Ohio

About Me Novice

Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

I bought this to house a 2014 SGJ. The fit is a little tight on the upper bout and the neck needed a little more support underneath the nut section. The case itself seems study enough. However if any part is a little questionable it is the handle where it is attached to the body. This should be ok for me since I will only use the case to hold the guitar. If I was dragging the case around a lot, I might be a little concerned for the long haul, especially at this price.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

The right internal size for USA SGs

By TS

from Undisclosed

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection

Cons

  • Bulky
  • expensive

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

This is the right fit case for a USA SG.

Unlike some of the others available this one is not too small and tight at the lower bout so it won't squeeze in on the guitar and cause a problem.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The right case

By J

from Beervana OR

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Pros

  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

      This is the right case for my '64 SG Junior. It fits perfectly and snugly, with padding under the body in the right place, and support at both the heel and headstock.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The correct case for a USA SG

      By Bob

      from Cleveland, OH

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      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

          Like most, I looked at the cheaper alternatives when seeking to replace the flimsy gig bag for my new (2016) USA SG Standard. While there are cheaper options, they do not provide the neck support necessary for the SG - this case offers the correct support for the angle of the set neck in the form of a "ramp" where it meets the body. Many of the generic "one size fits all" cases do not. This case also cradles the instrument properly, and is not "too tight" and/or "too loose" along the curves of the body. Now, I'm no fan of overpriced Gibson-branded accessories, and would have opted for aftermarket if the fit was the same but sadly this is the only way I found to properly protect my SG. This is a quality TKL Canadian-made case with "Gibson Gear" silkscreened on it, and the cost, for me, justifies the peace of mind. Was well packed (double boxed) and shipped quickly - great job by MF.

           
          3.0

          Great For Light Use

          By Rasterburn

          from Rosamond, CA

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

            This is a decent case and it fits an SG like a glove. Good neck support, also. It is perfectly suitable for protecting your instrument at home, or traveling in your car to your friend's house, etc. It looks great and its interior is plush, with a nice sized compartment for your extra strings, a tuner and your other small odds and ends. So if all you do is play at home and maybe jam with your buddies in someone's garage, then this is a great case for light use.

            It is NOT strong enough for touring, nor would I recommend taking it onto an airplane. I seriously doubt that it would hold up to the sort of physical stress and abuse that those situations would impose upon it.

             
            5.0

            This is the case you want for your Gibson SG

            By Jon

            from GA

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                Dear Reader: I don't know if you have tried the "case finder" option on the Musicians Friend website. I did use it because I wanted a real Gibson SG case for my new Gibson SG. So when I went through the "case finder" options and got to the choice of choosing the SG case, the picture shown as the SG choice was of a hollow body acoustic and not a solid body SG. I was apprehensive but ordered anyway and sweat bullets until I got the case. And when I received the case, it was for a solid-body SG. My advice to Musicians Friend is change the picture on the SG "case finder" option to a real SG to eliminate question. Bottom line - This is the case you want for your new or old SG. Rock on!

                 
                3.0

                OK, but there may be better out there

                By Gearfreak

                from Baton Rouge, La

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                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup

                  Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                  I bought this case to use with my 2016 SG since it only came with a bag (shame on you Gibson). It's Ok for soft use, but I don't think it would hold up to heavy gigging. Tolex is kind of thin. It does fit my SG like a glove internally but just feels extremely light and overall thin.

                  Had I not got a discount on it and got it much cheaper than a gator case I would have sent it back for one of those cases.

                   
                  5.0

                  Gibson Gear SG Case Review

                  By Anj

                  from Roanoke, VA

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                  Pros

                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                      I recently purchased a 2017 Gibson SG Faded T and wanted a case that would support this shape/neck properly. The supplied gig bag leaves a lot to be desired as it torques the neck slightly and is cumbersome to apply and remove. After examining all the options I concluded that this hard case best supports the entire guitar. The case is made in Canada. The guitar body fits snugly and the padding underneath follows the angle of the body. The two supports for the neck actually contact the neck (at about the 1st and 12th frets) thereby reducing the chance of damage. All in all I'm pleased with the support/padding/protection this offers. Of course this is not meant to be a flight case but should suffice for other transport. As a bonus, the wine red color of the guitar also looks nice against the dark grey lining. There are less expensive cases out there but they seem to compromise neck support so this is really the best option.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Case

                      By Nate

                      from Brevard, NC

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Perfect Fit

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                          Lots of great, economical choices for cases out there. I bought this on sale so it didn't cost much more than a typical competitive brand. Perfect fit, made by Gibson for a Gibson SG.

                           
                          5.0

                          OEM hardshell SG case

                          By RockyA

                          from Colona, IL

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                              Great hardshell Gibson OEM case. Fits SG perfectly and has Gibson Logo on it. Had to have it as 2016 SG Standard T only comes with a gigbag and personally don't believe in putting Gibson Guitars in gigbags due to their set necks.

                              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Canadian made case cheap fur,

                              By Texas rebel

                              from Austin Texas

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                              Pros

                              • Functional

                              Cons

                              • Poor Quality

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts

                              Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                              There are other SG cases much cheaper

                               
                              5.0

                              One hardsHell-of-a-case!

                              By The Magic Fox

                              from Where I'm located

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                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Backup
                                • Concerts
                                • Everyday
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about Gibson SG Hardshell Case:

                                This case is fantastic. It does what it is supposed to, and it does it very well. I agree that it is very expensive and I'm sure the Epiphone case would be just as nice, but it was made in Canada and for me thats a plus. It has a roomy storage area and the interior is extremely well padded and soft. The interior is gray which should not pose any discoloration problems except maybe on a white SG. The only thing is that the case you will receive is not the case pictured. To see what the real case looks like check out the Gibson Les Paul case, the outside is the same except for a few shape differences. Overall, an awesome buy.

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