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Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case   

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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 ...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      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.

      Take care of your beloved banjo!

      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!

      SPECIFICATIONS

      Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case

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

      (based on 189 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (124)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (49)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (10)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      97%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good protection (114)
      • Durable (104)
      • Easy to carry (73)
      • Stylish (42)
      • Good quality (32)

      Cons

      • Not functional (5)
      • Heavy / bulky (4)
      • Poor protection (3)

      Best Uses

      • Everyday (92)
      • Travel (55)
      • Practicing (45)
      • Back-up (25)
      • Concerts (24)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (92), Novice (55), Professional musician (20)

      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.

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      5.0

      Great inexpensive case

      By Danel

      from Jensen Beach FL

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

          Very nice hardshell case, well worth the $$

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          5.0

          Yes, it will fit a 14" resonator banjo. Good quality !

          By Frankibm

          from Plano TX

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

              Fits my Alvarez deluxe banjo with 14" resonator ! My banjo is a little larger than most so a case with 13.75" internal width won't work. It also has a larger headstock so it needs a good 39" long (internal) case as well. Most hard cases don't fit but this one does. It's also very cheap for the quality. Latches are gold tone so is the accent stitching, they really didn't have to go that far at this price point but the quality is there. Half the price of the next case up, and that one would not fit my banjo. 70's Alvarez banjos are smaller and would have fit but these later ones are larger and need a full 14" width.

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              5.0

              Can't Go Wrong!!

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              By beatlegeo

              from Blue Ridge, Ga.

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • IMPRESSIVE!

              Cons

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                  Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                  I was not expecting the quality level I received with this case, (due to extremely low price), but as ALWAYS M.F. proves yet once again to be a "Friend Indeed"!! Thanx folks, Y'all's the "Bees' Knees"!!!

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                  5.0

                  Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case

                  By Roy

                  from New Mexico (We are one of the 50 States)

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protects Instrument

                    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                    I am very pleased with the fit and quality of this case. I am a true newbie, and this is my first case, but it is a great start considering the cost of the case. So far, so good, it's doing it's job well.

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                    5.0

                    Good banjo case

                    By Bobby

                    from Pikeville Ky

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                        This is a good case. Well worth the money.

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                        4.0

                        good product

                        By skirby

                        from Rockfield, Ky.

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

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                            Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                            good case

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                            4.0

                            Great for a Banjo, needs work to fit a bouzouki

                            By NA

                            from Sebastian, FL

                            About Me Professional Musician

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                                Probably great for a banjo of the proper size, but bought to use as it was recommended as an alternative to the hard to find bouzouki case. Biggest issue is that the dimensions were not as advertised. I had to relocate the accessory pocket so that it was out of the way of the bouzouki's neck heel. No real biggie, but it need to be done if it was to fit at all. Only other issue I found was as the center of gravity is different between the banjo and bouzouki, I need to carry the case backwards for the balance to improve and not get a tired arm/wrist quickly. Probably a great case for the intended use of a banjo.

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                                5.0

                                Excellent case for the mney

                                By Stan

                                from Lake Placid, Fl.

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality

                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                                    Just basic protection above a soft gig bag for an inexpensive instrument. Excellent price and free delivery.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great product, great service

                                    By Guitar Guy

                                    from Jacksonville, NC

                                    About Me Professional Musician

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                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Functional
                                    • Good Quality

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                                        Ordered a banjo case for my dad's birthday. Great price, great quality. Very speedy delivery time. No complaints at all.

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                                        3.0

                                        Poor assembly

                                        By Fred

                                        from Jacksonville, FL

                                        About Me Novice

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                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Functional

                                        Cons

                                        • Poor Quality

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Musician's Gear Deluxe Hardshell Banjo Case:

                                          Whoever assembled the case put the cross piece in the wrong position - near the rim area. I had to rip it out and replace it for the banjo to fit in the case. Otherwise, it stuck straight up in the air.

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