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MF MD HG Exclusives 09-19-14

Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case  

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Overview
  • Designed to fit all standard 4- and 5-string banjos
  • Features textured black vinyl covering
  • 5-ply wood construction
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $99.99
  • Your Savings:
    - $50.00
  • Your Price:
    $4999

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      Take care of your beloved banjo!

      This banjo case is designed to fit all standard 4- and 5-string banjos. Features textured black vinyl covering, 5-ply wood construction, black plush lining, gold-plated hardware, interior accessory compartment, and locking fasteners.

      Features
      • Designed to fit all standard 4- and 5-string banjos
      • Features textured black vinyl covering
      • 5-ply wood construction
      • Black plush lining
      • Gold-plated hardware
      • Interior accessory compartment with locking fasteners.

      A stylish, protective ride for your banjo! Order today!

       

      Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case Specifications:

      • Total length: 40"
      • Body length: 17"
      • Body width: 14"
      • Body depth: 5"
      Customer Reviews
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      Musician's GearDeluxe Hardshell Banjo Case
       
      4.5

      (based on 88 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (57)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (23)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      99%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good protection (61)
      • Durable (58)
      • Easy to carry (39)
      • Stylish (24)
      • Compact (11)

      Cons

      • Not functional (3)

      Best Uses

      • Everyday (51)
      • Travel (32)
      • Practicing (22)
      • Back-up (17)
      • Concerts (15)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (41), Novice (22), Professional musician (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good, solid case for my bouzouki.

      I bought this case during a holiday sale, and I feel I got an excellent deal. I was buying this for an Irish bouzouki, as they usually fit fine in a 5-string...Read complete review

      I bought this case during a holiday sale, and I feel I got an excellent deal. I was buying this for an Irish bouzouki, as they usually fit fine in a 5-string banjo case. The only issue that worried me was the length from the strap button to the top of the neck joint, which is longer on a bouzouki than a round banjo head. Fortunately, it fit perfectly, but with no room to spare (15.5" in case anyone else is buying it for the same reason).

      As others have noted, this case will require some additional padding in the body area because the neck rest creates a fulcrum and the instrument flops around in the case until the lid is closed. I found some black material similar to the type used in the case, and covered a piece of 1" foam with it, and now the instrument fits snugly without flopping around.

      Overall, this is a nice, solid case that's well-constructed for carrying to the occasional gig, or safely storing the instrument. I wouldn't recommend it for a hard-working touring professional, or for extended travel, but for nearly all other uses, it's well worth it.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      So-so

      This case would be ideal for a beginner class or other lightweight model banjo. The only neck support that this case offers is at the base of the neck just above the heal....Read complete review

      This case would be ideal for a beginner class or other lightweight model banjo. The only neck support that this case offers is at the base of the neck just above the heal. If this case is dropped with a heavier banjo inside of it, the neck could break. The exterior strength, as previously mentioned, isn't all that great. It gives under moderate pressure. So if something we dropped onto the case, anything inside of it is going to feel the hit as well. The hardware seems to be OK. The locks secure the lid down firmly. Again, this case would be good for a lightweight banjo or cheaper model. It would even go well for someone who is going to be using this case for storage. The price is right, but just understand that the quality is affected somewhat when not spending as much money on other brands.
      The features on this banjo case are pretty much standard on all banjo cases.
      The exterior strength and protection is OK. It's nothing fantastic, but will hold up to light/moderate use.
      The price is amazingly low. However, with "value" being more about what product your getting for the money spent, it's hard to rate this in the top of it's class. It's overall strength isn't great. The interior padding is someone hard and not forgiving.

      Reviewed by 88 customers

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      5.0

      Good case at excellent price

      By El

      from Cleveland Ohio

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Travel

        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

        Greaat case at a very good price

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        5.0

        Super Value

        By Patrick3564

        from San Diego

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

          Asuper Value in a hard shell case provides excelent protection of valuable instrument. Only drawback is that brass latched align poorly and I suspect will eventually break with continous use.
          The padding and fur lining inside is superb and will provide maximum protection to the finish of instrument. I personally would like to see extra neck support but won't complain considering the low price.

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          5.0

          what I was looking for

          By roda

          from Booneville MS

          About Me Experienced

          Ask me a question

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

              This well built and attractive banjo case fit my five string banjo perfectly. It protects my instrument very well at a very affordable price.

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              5.0

              I could not be happier

              By Dvanmet

              from Hilliard, OH

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Easy To Carry
              • Good Protection
              • Sturdy
              • Well Mae
              • Well padded

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

              This replaced a gig bag that I found way too hard to work with. This new case is everything I hoped for

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              5.0

              Good value case

              By Alex

              from Nevada

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Easy To Carry
              • Good Basic Case
              • Good Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                Good basic case for going to jams. Light weight. Would not check it on an airplane. Great price.

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                5.0

                almost perfect

                By jacks guitar

                from Delton Mi.

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Easy To Carry
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                  My Fender Rustler has a sound board and overall thickness required me to remove the extra pad over the banjo head. This was easily done with an exacto knife and double sided carpet tape. this kept the case lid from pushing down on the banjo drum head
                  and distorting the set up tension. (something that should be checked with any case) Overall a great case for the price.

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                  5.0

                  Fantastic product

                  By Musicman

                  from Philadelphia pa

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Carry
                  • Good Protection
                  • Sturdy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Practicing
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                    Fantastic price and quality for the price as always with Musicians Friend. This is exactly what I was looking for.

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                    5.0

                    Excelent case at an inexpensive price.

                    By Happy

                    from Iowa

                    About Me Novice

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                      Could have paid a lot more and received a case of less quality.

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                      5.0

                      Great case at a great price!

                      By jimmylogan

                      from Tennessee

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Ask me a question

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Carry
                      • Good Protection
                      • Hard Shell
                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                        Great hard shell case - great price - great padding inside with spacious accessory compartment.

                        I use this brand for my guitar cases as well so I was not scared to try the same brand with my new banjo. Couldn't be happier with my purchase!

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                        5.0

                        works for 6 string banjo

                        By sky

                        from seattle

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Carry
                        • Good Protection
                        • Sturdy

                        Cons

                        • Not Functional

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                          I already own this case for my 5 string banjo and wanted to have the same quality for my new 6 string banjo.....it works great for it. I just had to adjust the neck cradle by lowering it and it fit perfectly!

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