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Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case

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The Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought case features 5-ply cross-laminate wood construction, plush interior lining, textured vinyl corners and heavy-...Click To Read More About This Product

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Quality hardshell case at a price that won't break the bank.

The Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought case features 5-ply cross-laminate wood construction, plush interior lining, textured vinyl corners and heavy-duty hardware, all designed to help your guitar survive the rigors of the road, It also has an interior accessory compartment for your extra strings, sheet music, picks, and more. Its locking fasteners ensure your guitar doesn't come out at an inopportune time. Choose tweed or black from the drop down menu to have a case that best fits your style.

FEATURES
  • 5-ply wood construction
  • Black plush lining
  • Heavy-duty hardware
  • Textured vinyl corners
  • Molded plastic handle

Protect your axe. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions:
  • Overall Length: 44 in.
  • Body Length: 22 in.
  • Lower Bout: 16-1/2 in.
  • Upper Bout: 13 in.
  • Body Depth: 6 in.
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Musician's GearDeluxe Dreadnought Case
 
4.6

(based on 1297 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (980)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (226)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (19)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (526)
  • Durable (485)
  • Easy to carry (347)
  • Stylish (298)
  • Good quality (268)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (41)
  • Not sturdy (18)
  • Not functional (11)
  • Poor quality (6)
  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (442)
  • Travel (294)
  • Practicing (280)
  • Concerts (164)
  • Back-up (135)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (522), Novice (222), Professional musician (145), Child (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect fit

Purchased to house my Martin dreadnought kit guitar I built, the case is very sturdy and impressive for the money. As nice as the case that came with my Martin GPCPA4, and had...Read complete review

Purchased to house my Martin dreadnought kit guitar I built, the case is very sturdy and impressive for the money. As nice as the case that came with my Martin GPCPA4, and had one more clasp than that one. Definitely recommend.

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Functionally good, cosmetically poor

I can recommend this, but only with the caveat that the buyer understands what he or she is getting for the price. In this and previous tweed case I ordered from MF, the...Read complete review

I can recommend this, but only with the caveat that the buyer understands what he or she is getting for the price. In this and previous tweed case I ordered from MF, the latches don't line up properly, tweed fabric has scuff marks and glue stains. The second case was even worse than the first and had numerous splits/gaps in the interior plush fabric. Reading other reviews, I didn't expect two bad cases in a row. Between insurance & shipping, not worth returning as there's no guarantee a replacement will be any better than what I have. Fits dreadnoughts but not auditorium/jumbo (which most old archtops are.) Upper bout can be no wider than 12.5", lower no wider than 16" (and those are snug.) Buyer beware.

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(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Tweed Case

By terrygh

from Kansas

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

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

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Backup
  • Concerts
  • Everyday
  • Fits Most Dreadnaughts
  • Practicing
  • Travel

Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

I have the black and the tweed model and, I must say these are really nice cases. The black is totally flat and the tweed has an arch top over the body of the instrument. I tried every one of my acoustic guitars and, the fit perfectly even my Epi 12 string fits and this guitar is longer than most. The tweed case has red lining which really looks sharp. I just wanted to try one of each for my instruments and, I can't say a bad thing about either one. If you're wanting to upgrade from a gig bag this is well worth the money for the protection and looks that you will recieve. I recommend either of these to anyone looking for Great case at a decent price.

(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A Great Case

By Michael-pDO4.

from Austin, TX

Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

I've been playing guitar for over 50 years. I just bought this case for a recently purchased Martin DM. Got the tweed version. It's everything I expect from a case and the tweed just looks classy. Someone else here said they'd varnished theirs, so I did the same to mine and that REALLY enhanced an already great, vintage look. My Martin DM fits great. Finish on the case is perfect and there are no alignment problems with the top or the latches. No wrinkles anywhere on the cover and the hardware is sound. Although I wouldn't check the case as baggage on an airplane, it's definitely strong enough for everyday use. I weigh 175 lbs. and tested the top by standing on it. Carefully, of course, but it supported my full weight with no indication that it would give way.Buy it. You won't be sorry you did.

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect fit

By MSing26

from Lehigh Valley, PA

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Economical
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Everyday
    • Travel

    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

    Purchased to house my Martin dreadnought kit guitar I built, the case is very sturdy and impressive for the money. As nice as the case that came with my Martin GPCPA4, and had one more clasp than that one. Definitely recommend.

    (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    GOOD BASIC PROTECTION

    By IRJC70

    from Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Marauding Vacuum Cleaners
    • Protection From Pets
    • Rugrats

    Cons

    • Easily Damaged By C-4
    • Poor As Floatation Device
    • Tire Change
    • Won't Support Car During

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Everyday
    • Light travel
    • Practicing

    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

    Does what it is designed to do--provide basic protection. Cost/benefit ratio is outstanding. Latches don't always line up when closing case. This is a very minor issue that only becomes a little aggravating when you are in a hurry. Yes, I would recommend this to a friend. As a matter of fact I took my own advice and bought a second one.

    (8 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    LT

    By Larry Thompson

    from Southern Cal

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    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

    The tweed look is excellent and is well made. I bought it for my Taylor 810 and the fit is perfect. I was so impressed, in fact, that I put my Taylor 614 in to see if it fit, and it does, with no loose spots at all. So I ordered another for the 614.
    As other reviews have stated, this isn't the kind of case you toss to the baggage handler at the airport-but that said, it is more than sturdy enough for gigging and doing basic travel. The storage is no different than my Gibson or Martin cases. Strings, picks, tuner, strap and all fit easily.
    The case certainly appears sturdy. The locks are fine and the interior is attractive and reasonably plush. You could certainly give the case a good whack and not hurt the guitar. Not that I tried that, but you could.
    For the money, forget it. (I have the tweed model, which is slightly more expensive) Money well spent.

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Deluxe Dreadnought Case

    By Michael Lugo

    from Virginia

    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

    Amazing deal
    ONE word...AMAZING very very very good case I have a full size Dreadnought and I was scared it would not fit but it fit perfect like it was made for it...and for that price I could not let it up. I would recomend this product to anyone who asked where I got it from because it is just perfect...I have the black on black case and the black is not a very dark black but its still black.

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great case and great price

    By New to Music

    from PA

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

      My child is taking guitar lessons. We had been carrying the guitar back and forth from lessons in the box it came in. It was cumbersome and not easy to carry, so I decided to purchase a case. Musician's Friend was highly recommended by the music instructor. We were not disappointed with this case. It is well made, easy to care and protects the guitar nicely. It also has storage space where the guitar tuner and capo are kept, which we honestly had no idea what to expect having never purchased a case before. We are very pleased with this item.

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good value

      By MikeTolo

      from Ithaca, NY

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Travel

        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

        Not the sturdiest construction, but a good value for the price. I got it on sale for less than a gig bag and am happy with it. Latches don't line up perfectly without a little help, stitching a little off. Fits a Gretsch 5120.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GREAT CASE FOR THE PRICE

        By Gonzo

        from Florida

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Everyday
          • Practicing
          • Travel

          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

          It's a good case for the price. I just like to protect my investments. My Alvarez AG75CE fits just right. Not flushed but good enough for the protection it needs. I'm not a traveler player, so if you are consent on the go and making money on gigs. Then a better case is what you may need. Besides that, It's good.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Nice Case

          By RBA

          from Ohio

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          Pros

          • Easy To Carry
          • Good Protection
          • Sturdy
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Good protection

          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

          My Epiphone Hummingburg Pro fit just fine in this case. I just needed a small bit of padding at the top of the body, for a tight fit.The case seems very sturdy and seems to give good protection. My case was just fine when I got it. I couldn't be happier. I have the black case with black interior. I can't say for the other choices.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          really surprised

          By ral301301

          from arkansas

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Everyday
            • Practicing
            • Travel

            Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

            You wont be let down. I purchased 5.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            ATrue Hard Case at a decent price

            By Andy

            from Midwest

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            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

              At this price I expected a flimsy, tossed together hard case. It was purchased as a gift for a relatives dreadnaught acoustic. I about fell over when I found a well made case that is sturdy and comparable to cases at three times this price. The tweed is done really well and looks classy. The plush is thick and well fitted. The case lock actually WORKS and you get two keys. The Ibanez dreadnaught fits perfectly with no slop at the bout or body length. These cases at these prices are crazy good bargains. I can't imagine why anyone would buy a gig bag for a guitar when a good hard case can be had at this price. So, quit searching the over-priced online auction with outrageous shipping costs and buy this case from MF.

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Decent Case

              By terrygh

              from Kansas

              About Me Professional Musician

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              Pros

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

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • All Around Case
              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Everyday
              • Practicing
              • Travel

              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

              All you have to do is look at how many reviews there are and, that should tell you what you're looking at. Both models Black and Tweed are Great cases for not a lot of money. I own both and, I'm very pleased with them. Not a whole lot more needs to be said.

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              x

              By navair70

              from Nebraska

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              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

              This is not a review... just a statement. This is the second tweed case I have purchased and since it never leaves the house, it more than meets my needs.
              This case arrived with a big reddish color smudge on the exterior headstock area and it doesn't quite align properly when I close it. I'm keeping it because I don't want to mess with the return process. The first case like this is perfect.. just a little disappointed in the 2nd. Don't know if it was a manufacturer problem or your warehouse. Thanks! I feel better!

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Pretty much the standard for hard cases, to me.

              By SlidePicker

              from Bristol, Tennessee

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Looks good
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Carrying and storage

                Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                This is pretty much the standard hard case of traditional construction. I have several others for different sizes and styles of guitar and am happy with all of them. I haven't put mine through rough treatment like checking them on airlines. I also have molded Gator cases and think they might be more resistant to knocking around, but this is a good solid case. Any standard guitar case is easy to break into and easier to just pick up and walk off with, so don't think the little lock provides security. It's more to prevent it from coming open accidentally. This is a great looking case, adequately sturdy, has a nice pocket for picks, slides and such, and has that old time traditional look that I like. You can't beat it for the price, especially if you catch it on sale as I did! And my cats love the box and paper it came in!

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fabulous Hardshell Tweed Case

                By Randy Rose Lee

                from Honolulu, Hawaii

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                  I bought this case for my D45 Martin, because I wanted to keep it in a tweed case. I love it. The case is sturdy and fell off the roof of my car and rolled down the hill. There was no damage to the guitar, and I cleaned the case up with soap and water. looks great. I recommend this case.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Fits Alvarez dreadnought size guitars.

                  By Charles In Charge

                  from Kansas City

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                  Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                  I purchased this case for an Alvarez dreadnought sized guitar: AD66.
                  This case is a good fit for Alvarez dreadnought size guitars.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good case.

                  By Aaron

                  from Florida

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                      Seems like a well built case. Not going to provide the same protection that a molded plastic SKB or similar case would, but the wood construction and tweed outer appears extremely durable. I bought to house/ transport a Yamaha Dreadnought style guitar and it is a slightly tight fit, but appears to close well without issues and doesn't put undue stress on the neck when closed. Overall I am extremely pleased with the case especially for the price. Nowhere else comes close in price for a similar product.

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Great Case - Latches a little off

                      By Tommy883

                      from Norwalk, CT

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Good Protection
                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                        Great Case, looks wonderful, sturdy and solid. The latches don't line up perfectly but it does the job.
                        Great price offsets that though. More satisfied then not.

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Lousy Workmanship

                        By Rick

                        from Walnut, CA

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Carry

                        Cons

                        • Not Functional

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Dreadnought Case:

                        Very bad workmanship. Latches were bent and cut into case.

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