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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 vi...Read More

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Sturdy mandolin case

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.


SPECIFICATIONS

Hardshell A-Style Mandolin Case

  • 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 139 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (90)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (65)
  • Durable (61)
  • Easy to carry (53)
  • Compact (45)
  • Stylish (25)

Cons

  • Not functional (6)
  • Not sturdy (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (50)
  • Travel (28)
  • Practicing (24)
  • Concerts (17)
  • Back-up (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (39), Novice (25), Professional musician (11)

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

A-style Mandolin hardshell case

By Mark

from Northern Michigan

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Pros

  • Good Protection
  • Good Protectionlow Price

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Everyday

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

    You won't find better protection for your instrument at such a low price anywhere. Thanks Musician's Friend!

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    5.0

    More than value for money, stylish as we

    By Anna

    from Malta

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Everyday
      • Practicing
      • Travel

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

      Brilliant value for money

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      5.0

      Great case!

      By WinKY

      from Winchester, KY

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        The quality and cost of this case can't be beat for everyday use and storage of the instrument. If one needs a case for instrument protection from airline luggage handling abuse, then perhaps an arch type case would be in order. Myself, I would carry this case onboard with me to avoid any possible luggage handling damage. Other than that, this case is just great for everyday use. I really like mine!

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        4.0

        Good Product. Great Price

        By giweb

        from charlottesville, va

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Good Protection

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        Great case for the price

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        5.0

        hardshell mandolin case

        By swerf

        from nyc

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Practicing
          • Travel

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

          good product fair price

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          5.0

          Hardshell A-Style mandolin case

          By Jim

          from Verona, Va.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Ask me a question

          Pros

          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

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

            I'm simply happy with this case. Well made and attractive.

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            1.0

            Disappointed

            By The boss

            from Victoria, BC

            Pros

              Cons

              • My New Mandolin Would Not
              • Not Functional

              Best Uses

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

                case would not close with mandolin inside. Had to send case back and replace it.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Not deep enough

                By HumboldtRick

                from Eureka, CA

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                • Case Not Deep Enough

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                My cheap Rogue A-style mandolin fits real tight, which is OK, but the depth is too shallow. When the lid is closed, it put pressure on the mandolin's bridge. I hope this doesn't cause the mandolin body to crack. I'm willing to chance it and see what happens.

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                5.0

                excellent

                By arjamcc@gmail.com

                from Rudyard , MI

                Pros

                • Nice And Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                    My daughter is very happy with the case!

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                    5.0

                    Great mandolin case

                    By Rock - N- Folk Lover

                    from Bremerton, WA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

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

                      This case far exceeded my expectations for the price paid. Musicians Friend comes through again as the first place to look when shopping for my musical needs.

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