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Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case  

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      Strong on the outside, soft on the inside makes this an excellent hardshell mandolin case, especially for the price. Wood exterior, black textured vinyl with black plush interior. Fits A-style mandolins.


      It's an incredible deal - take advantage of it today!

       

      Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case Specifications:

      • Interior dimensions:
      • Total length: 27.25"
      • Body length:13.25"
      • Lower bout: 10.5"
      • Depth: 4"
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      Musician's GearHardshell A-Style Mandolin Case
       
      4.4

      (based on 122 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (79)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (27)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (7)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (5)

      93%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Durable (53)
      • Good protection (53)
      • Easy to carry (44)
      • Compact (36)
      • Stylish (19)

      Cons

      • Not functional (5)
      • Not sturdy (3)

      Best Uses

      • Everyday (37)
      • Travel (23)
      • Practicing (18)
      • Concerts (13)
      • Back-up (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (29), Novice (23), Professional musician (8)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Can't beat it for the price

      I happen to be one of those Grandparents; who's Grandkids just seem to love Grandpaw's musical instruments,so no matter how expensive or cheap they may be..instruments need protection!! I purchased this...Read complete review

      I happen to be one of those Grandparents; who's Grandkids just seem to love Grandpaw's musical instruments,so no matter how expensive or cheap they may be..instruments need protection!! I purchased this case for my Rogue "A" style Mandolin (which I also purchased at Musiciansfriend.com). I was amazed at how well it fitted to my Mandolin. The inside padding is much thicker and softer than I imagined from the pictures. The lid fits nice and snug against the bridge, and the material is soft enough to form itself to the shape of the top without too much pressure. This case even has a keyed lock on the center latch(that helps keep the kids out of it when you're not looking).
      I would NOT recommend this case for the "F" style mandolin..the body would be a little too wide at the top. And of course if you have an expensive Mandolin ,like a Washburn or Gibson, You're gonna want to get a case specially made for that Brand Name instrument,(the big boys always have cases specially built to fit their instruments)
      If you're a beginner or slightly experienced player..remember..You always look more professional when you show up with your instruments in a nice looking case...people wonder what ya got in there and can't wait till you open up the case.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Poorly Put Together...

      When I received this case, it was in an oversized box. It gave the impression of being much bigger. I was a bit shocked at its small size. When I went to place...Read complete review

      When I received this case, it was in an oversized box. It gave the impression of being much bigger. I was a bit shocked at its small size. When I went to place my "A"-style mandolin inside of the case, the case was too small for my Rouge (inexpensive but lovingly handled all the same.) I gently pressed the case and the mandolin finally fit...problem is, the top won't close properly. The hardware is cheap, and actually feels as if it will come off the sides of the case with very little assistance. The edging around the top,stiched to the top, is split, with an opening right under the hinge area supposed to secure the body of the mandolin.

      To top it all off, there are six (6) stamped, half-moon shapes on the top of the case. Three (3) up near the nut and three (3) more down near the body where the locking mechanism is installed.

      I have a great gig bag for the mandolin. When I saw this one on sale, I thought, "Great chance to add a little more protection." I was wrong. Sending it back is cost prohibative.

      Thing is, I discovered Musician's Friend December last. I have ordered a passle of things from them...mainly sale items, or items that come with some other little extra tidbit. A majority of the time, and I am talking almost always, I get great deals and outstanding equipment for my ministry. This is really the first time when I have been this disappointed with a product. It is the first time I uncatagorically do not recommend a piece of equipment. Well...'nuff said.

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      5.0

      Good case

      By Ahouse

      from Cedar Falls, IA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Decent Storage Space
      • Easy To Carry
      • Fits A Style Mandolin Wel
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Everyday
        • Practicing
        • Travel

        Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

        Good case, it is very sturdy and holds up well. It's light and easy to carry around. The only flaw is that the leather chips off if it ever gets hit with anything. So be careful camping with it!

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        5.0

        Great case for the price.

        By Saddles

        from Rochester NY

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Protection
        • Hardshell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • A-style Mandolins
          • Everyday
          • Travel

          Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

          I actually bought a Guild mandolin gig bag from another vendor but it ended up being out of stock and it was going to take a while to come in. Good thing, because I checked here and found this hardshell for less money. The case is pretty typical plywood/tolex construction. I'm not sure about some of the negative reviews here, it is just like every other cheaper case of this construction. For the price you just can't go wrong. I wish I could get hardshell cases of the same quality for guitars at the same price. My Hohner A-Style Mando fits perfectly, a bit snug but that's a good thing.

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          5.0

          Great Case

          By Eric

          from Indianapolis, IN

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Carry
          • Good Protection
          • Sturdy

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Practicing
          • Travel

          Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

          I am a beginner with the mandolin and was previously using a gig bag in lieu of a hardcase. I am very happy with this case, it fits my Rover RM-50B without issue. As other reviews have stated it is a tiny bit snug but I prefer this as the mandolin has no chance of sliding in the case and being damaged. To sum it up simply, this is a great case at a great price!

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          5.0

          You can't beat this case for the price!!

          By banjoslave

          from selma,nc

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

              great buy!!

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              4.0

              good value. would buy again.

              By Pat

              from Metamora, Michigan

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Carry
              • Good Protection
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Travel

                Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                The case is all I could ask for at a good price.

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                1.0

                Poorly Put Together...

                By WhiteRaven

                from Meadow Lakes, Alaska

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy To Carry

                Cons

                • Not Functional
                • Not Sturdy
                • Poor Protection
                • Poor Workmanship

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                  When I received this case, it was in an oversized box. It gave the impression of being much bigger. I was a bit shocked at its small size. When I went to place my "A"-style mandolin inside of the case, the case was too small for my Rouge (inexpensive but lovingly handled all the same.) I gently pressed the case and the mandolin finally fit...problem is, the top won't close properly. The hardware is cheap, and actually feels as if it will come off the sides of the case with very little assistance. The edging around the top,stiched to the top, is split, with an opening right under the hinge area supposed to secure the body of the mandolin.

                  To top it all off, there are six (6) stamped, half-moon shapes on the top of the case. Three (3) up near the nut and three (3) more down near the body where the locking mechanism is installed.

                  I have a great gig bag for the mandolin. When I saw this one on sale, I thought, "Great chance to add a little more protection." I was wrong. Sending it back is cost prohibative.

                  Thing is, I discovered Musician's Friend December last. I have ordered a passle of things from them...mainly sale items, or items that come with some other little extra tidbit. A majority of the time, and I am talking almost always, I get great deals and outstanding equipment for my ministry. This is really the first time when I have been this disappointed with a product. It is the first time I uncatagorically do not recommend a piece of equipment. Well...'nuff said.

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                  5.0

                  So far, so good!

                  By lizzy

                  from Lyons, Colorado

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Practicing
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                    So far, so good. I'm super excited about my new case. It travels well in my car. I'm not sure about plane flights yet, but it's pretty streamlined. I'm guessing it will travel well.

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                    5.0

                    Good value

                    By Beatlesfanforever

                    from Knoxville, TN

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Protection
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Storage

                      Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                      Good case for the money. A little tight but the mandolin won't move around in the case. Worth the price.

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                      5.0

                      Great Case!

                      By Jeni

                      from Fernandina, FL

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Everyday
                        • Practicing
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                        Fits perfectly! Love the soft interior and sturdiness of the case. Nothing to complain about.

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                        4.0

                        Would buy this type of case again

                        By Making Due

                        from Hudson, Iowa

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Ask me a question

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Good Case For The Money

                        Cons

                        • Not Sturdy

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Musician's Gear Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case:

                        Good case for the money but would spend a little more for a sturdier case if using on weekend gigs.

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