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Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case  

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Tired of lugging around that heavy, hardshell banjo case with edges that ding up your shins and other gear? Our Durafoam banjo cases offer the same p...Read More

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Lighter than hardshell cases yet just as protective.

Tired of lugging around that heavy, hardshell banjo case with edges that ding up your shins and other gear? Our Durafoam banjo cases offer the same protection minus the heft and damage potential. The high-density polystyrene foam shell has a soft plush form-fitting interior that coddles your instrument and is covered with tough Cordura. Thoughtful touches include an outside music pocket, interior accessory pocket, quality zipper, and padded shoulder straps.

FEATURES
  • High-density foam padding
  • Nylon cover with zipper
  • Black plush lining

Effective, affordable, and easy to transport. Order yours now.

SPECIFICATIONS

Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case

  • Overall length: 40-1/2"
  • Body length: 16-1/2"
  • Body width: 14"
  • Body depth: 5"
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Musician's GearDurafoam Shaped Banjo Case
 
4.8

(based on 44 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (25)
  • Durable (22)
  • Easy to carry (21)
  • Stylish (7)
  • Light weight (3)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (12)
  • Travel (11)
  • Concerts (8)
  • Practicing (5)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Novice (9), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Case!

I thought for the price I couldn't afford not to give it a try- I was very surprised when I unpacked the case. I had just looked at a similar case at a local...Read complete review

I thought for the price I couldn't afford not to give it a try- I was very surprised when I unpacked the case. I had just looked at a similar case at a local store, for almost three times the cost of this case with the same features. Although the outside pocket could have been big enough to hold a book, I don't personally carry a book with me. It holds plenty of other things though, making it a tremendous value for anyone who plays resonator banjo. (an open-back will need supplemental padding.)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

WAY too bog for an open back

For an open back I would not suggest this banjo case. I put mine in it and it flopped around left to right and sat way too lowat the pot. I am sure for...Read complete review

For an open back I would not suggest this banjo case. I put mine in it and it flopped around left to right and sat way too lowat the pot. I am sure for a resonator banjo it would be great. I am making some extra padding to keep using it as the lightness and protection is great.

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5.0

Excellent!!

By Dan

from Nashville

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Good Zippers And Storage
  • Light weight
  • Sturdy
  • Well padded

Cons

  • Straps And Strap Mount Are Not Robust

Best Uses

  • Carry-on Touring
  • Flights

Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

Purchased this for a European tour. Case was perfect!! Light and comfortable (enough) to carry but very strong and well padded. Had to gate check a couple times and the instrument (and case) were just fine! Lots of bus bays between location as well and the case performed like a pro.

We spent insane money on top-of-the-line tour bags for the guitars/basses and this option performed as well for the Goldtone Ganjos.

I would absolutely recommend this to anyone!!

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5.0

Great bag/case

By Gdanny

from Mississippi

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      This case fit my Recording King 6 string banjo perfectly. Others complain of the zipper but I don't have a problem with it. Every gig bag has a zipper.

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      5.0

      More +'s than -'s

      By Dr. Mumbo

      from Wondering between NYS & NC.

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Not For Open Back
      • Too Much Zipper

      Best Uses

      • Banjo Gig Bag

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      This is a great gig bag, especially for its price. Having 2 of these bags, I can see the good and the bad. Resonators fit well but there is quite a bit of wiggle if it is used to house an open back banjo. I use cloth covered styrofoam wedges to make it snug for my Recording King OT25 Madison Old-Time Banjo. Still, it is not the same as having a good fit. It would be nice if 2 models were available: Resonator and Open Back.

      The gig bag fits my Gretsch G9420 Broadkaster Supreme Banjo much better, but the case is wee bit to long for both banjos. Again, a foam wedge solves this problem and, hey, better a wee bit too long than a wee bit too short!

      The zipper is a a bit tedious, as one has to travel about 90% around the case to get it to open. At the same time, hinges may hurt the structural integrity of the case, so even though it is cumbersome, it still may be the best solution in order to keep the gig bag structurally tough and in an attractive price range.

      There is a spacious interior storage compartment as well as 2 zippered external compartments. It also comes with straps to covert it to backpack. Just take out the banjo, add a 2 piece fishing rod, a reel, and the rest of your lures & gear and you will be all set for the hike to your favorite fishing hole.

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      5.0

      Works with a Rogue B-30

      By Bennet42

      from Edmonds, WA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Light
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      Got this case with a Rogue B-30 banjo. Fits well, but not perfect. Bulkier that my other cases ( guitar/mandolin ) of this type.

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      5.0

      Tough

      By fair to middlin

      from Pikeville, TN

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Everyday
      • Practicing
      • Travel

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      This is one tough case. Excellent protection @ a great price.

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Bad buildup

      By banjofreak

      from Sweden

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection

      Cons

      • 5th String Gets Untuned
      • Not Functional

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      The fifth string gets untuned because of the buildup inside the case.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love the Case and Musicians Friend

      By HK47

      from Long Island, New York

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Excellent Value
      • Good Protection
      • Light weight
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Great Protection
      • Light And Easy To Carry

      Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

      I have two DuraFoam Cases. One for my guitar and one for my Luna Banjo.
      Much lighter to carry than the other cases and excellent protection for my instruments. The soft velvet interior cushions my instruments and the solid outer shell protects them from falls and damage.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great functionality for carry-on

      By Flying Picker

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Travel

        Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

        Purchased to use for carry-on air travel in place of gig bag. Great functionality for that use.

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        5.0

        soft , hard banjo case

        By guitar bob

        from st augustine fl.

        About Me Experienced

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Protection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

          I should`a bought this case years ago

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          DURAFOAM SHAPED BANJO CASE

          By smithby2

          from Trussville, AL

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Protection
          • Sturdy
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • None So Far

          Best Uses

          • All Around Use
          • Concerts
          • Everyday
          • Travel

          Comments about Musician's Gear Durafoam Shaped Banjo Case:

          much more than a gig bag but not near a bulky as a hard case. just right. A perfect fit for my Recording King RK R20.

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