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Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case

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The simple, affordable G6241FT case fits 16" hollowbody guitars. It's made of wood, has a Tolex exterior and a flat top. It's specifically designed t...Click To Read More About This Product

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Built to protect your 16" Gretsch hollowbody and not break your bank.

The simple, affordable G6241FT case fits 16" hollowbody guitars. It's made of wood, has a Tolex exterior and a flat top. It's specifically designed to hold Gretsch Guitars 5120 and 5122 Electromatic 16" hollowbody guitars.

FEATURES
Wood construction
Tolex exterior
Flat top
Fits 5120 and 5122 Electromatic hollowbodies
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Gretsch GuitarsG6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case
 
4.5

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (18)
  • Good protection (17)
  • Durable (16)
  • Functional (14)
  • Easy to use (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (16)
  • Practicing (10)
  • Concerts (6)
  • Travel (6)
  • Back-up (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (29), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Case

Got this G6241FT for my G5120...awesome. Not sure how much better the deluxe version could be. This case is well constructed and my Gretsch fits perfect...no gaps. The latches...Read complete review

Got this G6241FT for my G5120...awesome. Not sure how much better the deluxe version could be. This case is well constructed and my Gretsch fits perfect...no gaps. The latches don't appear to be too heavy duty...but they certainly do the job. The empty spaces and small storage area allows room for picks, capo, slide, cleaning rag, and other small accessories. The only pain is that the fit is so perfect I have to take the strap off. I simply roll the strap up and place it in the gap under the headstock area. Lightweight, yet durable. I like the fact that the case is flat instead of arched like the deluxe version...it allows for better storage. I was worried the flat top would put too much pressure on the strings, bridge, or trem bar but it really doesn't. Great case...and looks slick.
Good lining, good storage area, decent latches.
Good quality for the price...don't feel like you have to buy the deluxe to protect your G5120...this case is nice quality.
Great case for the price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Well built but...

I like it, especially because I ended up paying almost half of listed price using my points from a previous purchase. I guess the fact that it's made of wood makes heavier than I...Read complete review

I like it, especially because I ended up paying almost half of listed price using my points from a previous purchase. I guess the fact that it's made of wood makes heavier than I expected. My other guitars/basses cases are hardshell plastic and much lighter.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Case

By Les Richardson

from MO

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Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

Got this G6241FT for my G5120...awesome. Not sure how much better the deluxe version could be. This case is well constructed and my Gretsch fits perfect...no gaps. The latches don't appear to be too heavy duty...but they certainly do the job. The empty spaces and small storage area allows room for picks, capo, slide, cleaning rag, and other small accessories. The only pain is that the fit is so perfect I have to take the strap off. I simply roll the strap up and place it in the gap under the headstock area. Lightweight, yet durable. I like the fact that the case is flat instead of arched like the deluxe version...it allows for better storage. I was worried the flat top would put too much pressure on the strings, bridge, or trem bar but it really doesn't. Great case...and looks slick.
Good lining, good storage area, decent latches.
Good quality for the price...don't feel like you have to buy the deluxe to protect your G5120...this case is nice quality.
Great case for the price.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fits G5422TDC nicely

By TPS Report

from Cola, SC

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Pros

  • Good Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Travel

    Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

    Fits my electromatic G5422TDC very well. Is a good price and seems like a good fit for the electromatic series cost-wise. If I had a vintage model, or one of the USA customs, would probably upgrade and get the deluxe or a nicer case, but for my needs with my guitar this is fine.

    I would consider this more of the "standard" case rather than calling it "economy".

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice Case Could Use One More Latch

    By Mr. Guitar

    from Appomattox, Va

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    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection
    • Sturdy
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Should Have 4 Latches

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Storing Guitar
    • Transporting Guitar
    • Travel

    Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

    The case works, it's fine for storing your guitar at home or taking your guitar some place to play. But not sturdy enough to trust your beloved instrument, if this happens to be holding one, to some one else to move for you. I know that this is considered to be an economy case but how much more would it have cost the manufacturer to make the case with four latches. However I am glad to see a less expensive case is available for the electromatic line of guitars.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Gretsch G6241FT Guitar Case

    By Truthsayer

    from Minneapolis, MN

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    Pros

    • Good Protection
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

      Decent case for the money, Though a little heavy. Fit my Gretsch G5420 perfect even though the MF phone rep said it would not, because it wasn't on his list of guitars that would fit. MF drops the ball again.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice case for the price....

      By Steve-O-0KZfq

      from Texas

      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

      If you're searching for a case that will cradle your 5120/5122, buy this one. For the price, it's a well made case. The only reason that this didn't get 5 stars was a few wonky stitches around the edges. It's not a big deal. The interior is soft and plush, with a decent sized box for all of your little stuff.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect, NOT economy!

      By Sailor Ripley

      from Dayton, OH

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      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

      I just received my G6241FT case, and it is nice! It fits my Gretsch G5122 perfectly. The case is black, with 3 brass latches on the side(the center with a hasp for use with a pad lock). The case and handle are well made. The "GreTsch" logo is painted on the lid down across the right corner. The inside is fuzzy grey with a standard storage box. This looks almost exactly like my Epiphone brand hard shell case for my Casino, only it is a little deeper and the "GreTsch" logo is in place of the Epiphone "e" logo. The lid and back are flat, and the sides are contoured like the outline of the guitar. I think is the description as "economy" is a little misleading. I would say this is the "standard" Gretsch hard shell case, and that the more expensive one they offer is the "deluxe". In my experience with Gretsch products, they seem to describe their products modestly. All the Gretsch guitars and accessories I've every bought have been better than I expected!

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice Case

      By Tess Stickles

      from San Diego, CA

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      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

      Make no mistake, this is the perfect case for your g5120. Too bad there is no product pic up for you to review. It comes to you in a nice Gretsch factory box packed and padded well. It has the Gretsch brand silkscreened on the black Tolex cover. Your G5120 will slide ever so gently into the gray fuzzy interior. For those who care, it has 3 latches the center of which has a padlock hasp not an internal locking mechanism. Enjoy. It's worth the hundred or so bucks.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy this again, but my others are arched.

      By None

      from Tulsa, Oklahoma

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      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

      This is a case made exclusively for a Gretsch model, but I don't recall which one. I don't have a clue why they called it an economy model. I've owned cases referred to as deluxe models that weren't as nice. I hope Gretsch finally gets the marketshare they deserve.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Wow! Great Case

      By Midnight Jammer

      from Dallas/Fort Worth

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      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

          Economy Case? Are you kidding. It is very nice. Nice enough for my new Gretsch G5622T Electromatic guitar. Fits like a glove.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The best guitar case ever!

          By The Pod

          from Abingdon,IL

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          Pros

          • Good Protection
          • Sturdy
          • Very Tight Fitting

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Travel

          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

          This guitar case is the best. This is the second one that I have purchased. They are real snug fit.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Worth the money.

          By Uncle Billy

          from Ocilla, GA

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          Pros

          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

            Gretsch case for Gretsch G5210, however it's a tight fit. I am not one to make adjustments on something, but this could use a little adjustment on the frame work that holds the guitar neck, not much, but some. Otherwise, good value for the money.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect Case

            By TG

            from Bay Area, Ca

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

              This is the only case to buy if you have a Gretsch Guitar. Do not substitute with another brand!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing case

              By Pearl&Gretschman

              from NC

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              Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

              I got this case yesterday. I opened the box and was astonished. My guitar fits perfectly. Could not ask for a better case

              (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Gretsch Hollowbody Flat Econ Case

              By gary malmgren

              from california

              Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

              I always buy a case for every guitar and the economy case is a solid protective box and decent value.

               
              4.0

              Good product at a reasonable price

              By Guitarted

              from Jacksonville, Fl

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                  I bought this case because it was considerably cheaper than the case that is made for Gretch Electromatic. It fits very well and seems to be made sturdy. Very happy with my choice.

                   
                  5.0

                  Solid case at a great price

                  By Steve

                  from Gilroy, ca

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                      This is a great sturdy guitar case. It is heavy but that is to be expected. I was able to fit my Gretsch 5420 even though it does not have relief in the lid. I just point the tremelo bar towards the bottom of the guitar. This is a great case.

                       
                      3.0

                      Well built but...

                      By JoseAr

                      from Ocala, FL

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                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                        I like it, especially because I ended up paying almost half of listed price using my points from a previous purchase. I guess the fact that it's made of wood makes heavier than I expected. My other guitars/basses cases are hardshell plastic and much lighter.

                         
                        4.0

                        Fits like a glove.

                        By Allen Clark

                        from Salem, Virginia

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Very good protection for my guitar.

                          Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                          I ordered this case and saved money by ordering one that was shown as "Out Of Box". The case was listed as used on my invoice but the case exceeded all of my expectations. My Gretsch Streamliner G2420 fits in this case like a glove. I would recommend this case to other customers.

                           
                          3.0

                          Open now out of stock?

                          By Dave

                          from WV

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                          Pros

                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                              Arrived in good condition.

                               
                              5.0

                              Designed to protect---the right case

                              By John out by the Golden Gate Bridge

                              from San Rafael

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                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Functional
                              • Good Quality
                              • The guitar fits perfectly

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Storing your guitar

                                Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6241FT 16" Hollowbody Flat Economy Case:

                                Most guitars don't come with a case. If you ordered a G5422GT or a G5422T, then this is your case. Inside, the guitar fits perfectly. Outside, the surface is durable, and the Gretsch name is on the side. It is a fair price to pay, but over the years it will keep your axe in perfect condition. Highly recommended. I have both those model numbers, so place your order with confidence.

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