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Musician's Gear Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped  Black 

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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....Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      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 83 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (54)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (26)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      98%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good protection (47)
      • Durable (43)
      • Easy to carry (36)
      • Stylish (29)
      • Compact (28)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday (32)
      • Travel (25)
      • Practicing (19)
      • Concerts (14)
      • Back-up (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (36), Professional musician (16), Novice (5)

      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

       

      Nice Case for my left Rogue Beatle Bass.

      Well well there were no surprises here. I knew what to expect by the numerous complaints of basses not fitting. I did what everyone did and removed the neck support. I used a...Read complete review

      Well well there were no surprises here. I knew what to expect by the numerous complaints of basses not fitting. I did what everyone did and removed the neck support. I used a glue gun to reattach the linning, then screwed it back in (4 screws). i got such a good deal on it (15% off), that i don't care about the extra work. I'm no longer that concerned about transporting it to gigs or jams. The next model is about twice the price.Oh well.

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      4.0

      Good , inexpensive case for Hofner Ignition

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      from Franklin, MA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Carry

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        I purchased this case for a Hofner Ignition bass and the bass fits perfectly.

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        5.0

        well built case, very nice inside,

        By 

        from Manseau, Quebec Canada

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Easy To Carry
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Travel

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

          I find it reasonably priced, and I received it as expected, without delay

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          5.0

          Pefect Fit

          By 

          from South Carolina

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy To Carry
          • Good Protection
          • Plush Inside
          • Pro Look
          • Sturdy
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              A perfect fit for my new Hofner Ingnition Violin Bass with no alterations necessary. It shipped and delivered on time, open the case and the bass slid right into it's new home. This is not an indestructible road case, but well worth the money. The five latches, four on the front and one on the backside, are not heavy-duty, but with a little TLC, they should last. If you need a case to protect your Hofner at home, church, etc...this is the one. And, with using the week's discount and free shipping, it was a no-brainer!

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              5.0

              Excellent so far

              By 

              from West Georgia

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                Bought this for my Hofner 500/1-CT Series Bass. Some of the other reviews talk about having to modify the case for it to fit, but mine fits perfectly right out the box. It's a very good looking case, not as sturdy maybe as some stock cases from say, Fender, but for the cost it's quite good. Standard lock on it that comes with two keys, and a small neck compartment in the plush interior. Very lightweight and easy to carry. So far I love this case.

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                4.0

                Electric Bass Case Violin Shaped

                By 

                from NJ

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                Pros

                • Fits Guitar
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                    This case fits the guitar like it was made for it. There were no modifications needed. Unpacked the case (that came quite quickly) and nestled my bass right into it. It is made of wood so it does add a bit of weight when carrying.

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                    5.0

                    A Good Bargain Violin style case!

                    By 

                    from Way Down South Mississippi

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                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Everyday
                      • Practicing
                      • Travel

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

                      I been playing off & on bass & guitar for over 45 yrs. so this is honest comments! Having "Many" bases & guitars in my collection, I had taken back in trade a V100 Rogue Violin bass that I actually purchased long ago. The Rogue actually is a quality little piece & plays well for a cheaper V-bass. I've had Hoffner's, Epi's & as my Rogue, for MF great price, this case fit like a dream & has more than adequate protection for any V style bass under a grand! Nice Vintage look, latches are secure & solid construction. A slight smell as almost all cases & padded bags just about have today. A day of leaving the case open should cure that problem! Probably Not for Air travel! But Completely Happy! : )

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                      5.0

                      Excellent value!

                      By 

                      from Dallas, TX

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Good Protection
                      • Sturdy
                      • Stylish

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Everyday
                        • Practicing

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

                        This case is a great value. As others have said, it fits the Hofner Ignition bass perfectly. I didn't notice any offsetting of the handle on mine; it's perfectly balanced and very sturdy. Just what I was looking for, and the price is hard to beat.

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                        5.0

                        Works Perfect

                        By 

                        from Austin, TX

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Carry
                        • Good Protection
                        • Sturdy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                            My Hofner Ed Sullivan Beatle bass fits perfectly, nice and snug, great price, no complaints.

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Fit my Hofner Ignition bass

                            By 

                            from Waveland Ms.

                            About Me Professional Musician

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                            Pros

                            • Better Than Original Case
                            • Good Protection
                            • Perfect Fit For Hofner
                            • Sturdy
                            • Stylish

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Everyday
                              • Fit Like A Glove
                              • Hofner Ignition Bass
                              • Practicing
                              • Travel

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

                              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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                              4.0

                              Nice case overall, handle not centered.

                              By 

                              from Jacksonville, Florida

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Pros

                              • Good Protection
                              • Sturdy
                              • Very Nice Fit For My Hoff

                              Cons

                              • Handle Is Not Centered
                              • Slightly Awkward To Carry

                              Best Uses

                              • Storage

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

                              Overall, this is a very functional and well-fitting case for my Hofner Cavern (violin) Bass. It lost a star because the carry handle is not properly positioned. With the case in your right hand, either full or empty, the case tilts away from your body at the top. The bottom of the case tilts toward your leg. Just enough to be annoying.

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