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Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped 

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This hardshell cases combines all the necessary elements for a high-quality, reliable case that provides excellent protection for your electric bass....Click To Read More About This Product

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Five-ply wood case for viola-shaped electric bass guitars comes with a limited lifetime warrantee.

This hardshell cases combines all the necessary elements for a high-quality, reliable case that provides excellent protection for your electric bass. It's made with 5-ply cross-laminate woods that can stand up to a great deal of pressure. The exterior has a well-secured, tolex-type covering. The neck piece is screwed in for years of use. We line the interior with a soft foam that keeps the guitar well protected and firmly in place. This hardshell case for viola-shaped electric bass is a fantastic value at their low price. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

FEATURES
  • Fits viola-shaped electric bass
  • 5-Ply wood
  • Tolex-type covering
  • Black, plush interior lining
  • Heavy-duty gold Hardware
  • Screwed-in neck brace
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Dimensions:
  • Total length: 43-1/2"
  • Body width: 17"
  • Lower bout: 12"
  • Upper bout: 10"

Protect your bass for a lifetime.

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Musician's GearElectric Bass Case Violin Shaped
 
4.6

(based on 116 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (49)
  • Durable (45)
  • Easy to carry (38)
  • Stylish (30)
  • Compact (28)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (35)
  • Travel (27)
  • Concerts (23)
  • Practicing (23)
  • Back-up (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (54), Professional musician (24), Novice (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Fit my Hofner Ignition bass

I got this case from Musicians friend and the first one came with a smashed lock ??? IAlso the lid was misaligned ..I called Musicians Friend and they had me a NEW ONE...Read complete review

I got this case from Musicians friend and the first one came with a smashed lock ??? IAlso the lid was misaligned ..I called Musicians Friend and they had me a NEW ONE IN THE MAIL THAT SAME DAY..and it arrived in perfect shape in 2 days ..this Case is better than the case that came with my Hofner Ignition Bass I'll keep the other for backup this one is very sturdy and stylish ...I love me some Musicians Friends ...Thanks Guys ...Peace, Bryan

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Had some issues...oh yeah, a little bit.

Had to rip out the reinforcement piece inside that holds up the neck because it sat up too high and when the guitar (a Hofner) was inside, the lid would not close. Modified...Read complete review

Had to rip out the reinforcement piece inside that holds up the neck because it sat up too high and when the guitar (a Hofner) was inside, the lid would not close. Modified it by trimming some of the foam to lower it, removed staples and put back in. What a mess it made inside.

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4.0

Fit my Hofner base nicely

By Jack

from Lancaster, PA

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Nice case.

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Compartment lid is a little floppy and lose.

    Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

    This case fits my Hofner base very nicely, and provides good protection. The price is very good and it arrived quickly in a well protected package.

     
    5.0

    Great Case

    By Billy G

    from Bluefield, WV

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

      I have both a Hofner violin bass and the Hofner violin 6 string guitar and this case works for both..Bass fits perfect...guitar just fits, neck shorter of course..To be honest, I was surprised at the quality of this case for the price! Good case, even better price! Glad I bought it!

       
      5.0

      Only for violin shaped basses

      By Bubba the Bassman

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

      • Be careful of your bass shape

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

      Good quality, seems to be well padded inside. But remember, this case is only for the violin shaped basses (i.e. Paul with the Beatles).

       
      2.0

      Maybe should have believed the warning reviews

      By Plfd Jack

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Professional Musician

      Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

      I guess whether or not the case fits the bass is somewhat subjective. As has been noted on other reviews, the neck cradle is very high. Yes, the Hofner Ignition goes in and the lid closes, but it's hard to believe it's good for the bass to sit at a cocked angle with the headstock much higher than the body, air under the upper bout and the lid clamped down on it all. If this is a strategy to keep the bass from moving around, I wish someone at MF would clarify. I have at least 30 other cases, none do this. Would send it back if I had nothing else to do.

       
      4.0

      ViolaCase

      By MikeM

      from Emerald Coast Florida

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

        Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

        This seems to be a very nice case. Fitting my Epiphone Viola was quite difficult. There is a support that holds the neck about 1/2 an inch too high. I have hopes that the bass will cause the support to lose its stiffness. If it doesn't, I will need to remove the padding and cut the support down some. Not a difficult task, but I read a review that stated what a great fit the case was for his Viola. That was not true for my Viola.

         
        5.0

        This case is a perfect fit

        By Sailor Bill

        from Morro Bay, Ca

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

            This is a good case for the price. It's purpose is to protect my Hofner Ignition from the rambunctious grandkids who swarm through the house on weekends. The storage compartment Inside is sized for my strap, strings and picks.

             
            4.0

            Fit Issues Corrected

            By JB

            from DC Metro

            About Me Novice

            See all my reviews

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            Pros

            • Fit
            • Price

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Storage

              Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

              looks like the fit issues described in the past have been fixed.

              When it's time to tuck in my Rogue VB100, it has a cozy bed.

               
              5.0

              electric violin bass shaped hard case

              By John

              from Greenfield,WI

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

                  Fits my Hofner Ignition Beatle bass I just purchased perfectly. For the money you can't go wrong. Wish storage area was larger for a strap and an extra set of strings, but it is a small complaint.

                   
                  5.0

                  i am more than pleased with the item i bought thks

                  By none

                  from tx

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts

                    Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

                    i love this violin bass case its worth the money i paid for it thks for very good product

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Perfect Fit

                    By sundayrocker

                    from South Central Nebraska

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped:

                        Fits and protects my my new Rogue VB-100 perfectly. Well constructed, and suitable for travel to any gig. May not stand up to airline abuse, but most any other method of travel should offer no problems. Great price for a great quality case!

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