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MF MD HG Fall Rocks 09-23-14

Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case Black 

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Overview
  • Ultrastrong archtop
  • Black Tolex exterior
  • Crushed emerald velvet interior
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $179.00
  • Your Savings:
    - $99.01
  • Your Price:
    $7999

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Cool vintage looks and sturdy design.

The Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case is vintage in every detail from the heavy-duty arched top to the crushed velvet interior. Features black Tolex covering, 6 latches, and an accessory compartment. Modeled after pre-war style cases. One-year warranty.

Features
  • Ultrastrong archtop
  • Black Tolex exterior
  • Crushed emerald velvet interior
  • Leather handle
  • 6 latches and one lock
  • Accessory compartment

Tough design and dense interior. Order now!

 
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Silver CreekVintage Dreadnought Archtop Case
 
4.6

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (70)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (26)
  • Durable (24)
  • Stylish (24)
  • Easy to carry (15)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (20)
    • Back-up (7)
    • Travel (7)
    • Practicing (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (19), Professional musician (7), Novice (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Much more then your moneys worth

    I love this case and I bought it because of the price and the many many positive reviews. I'd been looking for a while but most cases in this price range look feel and...Read complete review

    I love this case and I bought it because of the price and the many many positive reviews. I'd been looking for a while but most cases in this price range look feel and perform like you'd expect but this case is in a different league. One review I read the guy talked about being over 200lbs. and standing on top to test it, noting the case passed with flying colors. I wouldn't do that but I have no doubt they are being truthful as this case is so well built for the price I almost think they sent me the wrong one. But no mistake was made, this IS the case I ordered and it is as good or better then a $150 or $200 case easy; and that's not just lip service. You can't disguise the true quality of a case when you get your hands on one, cheap cases are flimsy and not well padded with cheap latches and appointments. This case is the opposite in each and every way possible, it is very well made, sturdy, stiff and fairly heavy too. The interior padding is thick and substantial and the emerald green crushed velvet interior is just more beautiful then I can express.

    I am still sort of stunned and surprised by the quality and quantity of the latches. There are no less then SIX count em SIX latches. I've actually seen a couple of reviews complaining about this and it made me laugh, I'll take all six thank you very much. Four and five latches are good, six is better plain and simple.

    You could take this case to any number of experienced musicians and ask "How much do you think this case costs?" and you're going to get $150 to $200 every time, it's simply that well built. One guy said he weighs over 200lbs. and stood on top of it to test it and it passed with ease. Although I myself wouldn't go that far to test the quality I have no doubt it is true, you can just see and feel how well built this case is.

    As always MF gave me a great price, sent it with free shipping, no tax and got it to me faster then any company I have ever worked with which is standard practice at MF they do it every time. MF doesn't mess around when it comes to shipping, you buy it and the product is out their doors and shipped before the day is out with an email sent letting you know before you can check. It took only two days and it was at my door smiling back at me AMAZING really.

    Understand this case isn't for the touring musician, it's not a road case or a flight case but I it will do very well in almost any other situation from the local gigger to the Tuesday night open jammer.

    Make no mistake a standard dreadnought will fit like a glove in a glove, zero movement within the case ZERO. I didn't want a case where my guitar flops around inside during travel,if that had been the ...case ...I would have returned it in a second.

    Bottom line if you're looking for a good solid case for you dread you can spend more if you want but you won't get a better case even for much more money.

    One more thing. I have read one or two people that were concerned that the case isn't deep enough to fit a 4.5 deep dread but that is NOT an issue at all. My dread is almost a full 5 inches in depth and the guitar fits perfectly in the case, there is no lack of depth in the case itself as far as holding a dread safely none. You can expect your dread to fit without issue so buy with confidence this case is a world beater.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Ok on the outside

    3
    Just received my Silver Creek archtop dreadnaught case. I grew up in music retailing, and understand import quality can be spotty at best. This case is pretty ok, but for the...Read complete review

    3
    Just received my Silver Creek archtop dreadnaught case. I grew up in music retailing, and understand import quality can be spotty at best. This case is pretty ok, but for the money go for the a house brand and save a little. the interior is glued really sloppily, and that accessory compartment won't open and close without pulling the lining loose even further. I am using it mostly to house a guitar I don't play much in my instrument closet, so it is fine for that.

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    3.0

    Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case

    By Guitar Hound

    from North Carolina

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Everyday

      Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

      This is an OK case for the money, it will protect and serve. I had to pull out the foam and put in additional foam to make a tight fit for my guitar.

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      5.0

      Silvercreek vintage guitar case

      By smaloy129

      from Covington Ga.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Practicing
        • Travel

        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

        Great case. It is perfect for my new Blueridge br 160a. Sturdy, awesome vintage style,and very secure fit for guitar. Guitar is snug in the case which is excellent and everyone thinks I paid more than I did for case. Excellent price for such a great case.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Gorgeous case, but measure, measure, mea

        By Serge

        from Ontario, Canada

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

        • Fit Is Hit And Miss

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Everyday

        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

        Sturdy case, nice crushed velour interior. Tolex is a bit on the thin side, but still very nice. The case looks quite sturdy. Abundance of latches adds to the sense of sturdiness. Let me say it: it is an absolutely gorgeous, classy-looking case. It looks like a clone of the newer Larrivee deluxe cases.

        Only low point is fit, which is hit and miss; some dreads fit nicely, some fit tighlty, others don't fit at all. I had purchased it to replace a Larrivee D beat up case, but was disappointed that the guitar would not fit inside.

        Not the first one I buy, so I have some experience: Simon and Patrick D: 12-string fits very nicely. Masterbilt Epiphones D: some fit, some don't, even within the same model (different countries of manufacture give different fit). Epiphone Texan reissue: quite tight fit. Etc.

        Check your guitar's measurements carefully, and compare with what measurements are published.

        Of course, YMMV.

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        4.0

        Nice, but had to guess at dimensions

        By Gsanbrook

        from Tyler, Texas

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Dims Not Avail On Website
        • Weak Latches

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

        This is a nice case. I was not sure if this particular case fit my guitars that I build, but bought one anyway. It is a tight, tight fit for a dread with 16" lower bought, but will work. I wish the MF site would have listed the internal dims.
        The latches don't clamp down snugly.
        My comments are favorable over-all due to the price. I would not buy this case if it were any more expensive.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A solid and well-made case that FITS

        By New12Stringer

        from CA, USA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

            This is a solid and truly well-made case. It triumphed where the GC-DREAD-12 DELUXE DREADNOUGHT 6/12-STRING GUITAR CASE failed in accommodating my new Seagull Coastline 12-String guitar, in fact, with ease and style!

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            5.0

            Great value in a case

            By Strummersteve54

            from Fresno, CA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Good Protection
            • Sturdy
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

                I can't believe what a beautiful, sturdy, and well-made case this is for the price. I love the extra strength and protection the arched top gives. The vintage touches really set of the beauty of my high end guitar. Highly recommend these cases. I don't think you'll be disappointed!

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                5.0

                very well made case

                By jp squitti

                from thunder bay

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Carry
                • Good Protection
                • Sturdy
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

                  used for washburn dreadnought & takamine 363 dreadnought .tight fit but better than loose

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Well worth the price.

                  By greyfish

                  from Asheville, NC

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Protection
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

                    I purchased the case to store my 60 yr. old J-45 Gibson. It fits perfect in the case.

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                    4.0

                    Works Well

                    By TomRanPut

                    from Charleston, SC

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Protection
                    • Sturdy
                    • Stylish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

                        Appears to be a good solid case for my Seagull 12 string. Looks good. Not sure how it would hold up to a lot of abuse-(regular gigging), but for me it should work well. Only issue is the inside pocket cover which is too tight and hard to open- not a big deal.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Can't beat it for the money--

                        By Caddman11

                        from Chicagoland Area

                        About Me Professional Musician

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Carry
                        • Fits
                        • Fits Breedlove 12 String
                        • Good Protection
                        • Load Of Freakin' Latches
                        • Sturdy
                        • Stylish
                        • Well built

                        Cons

                        • Hard To Find Anything
                        • Inside Pocket Flimsy
                        • Load Of Freakin' Latches

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Dreadnought Archtop Case:

                        I was looking for a case to protect a Breedlove 12 string with a concert size body and this fit the bill really well, it has a little extra room but not much. Head stock fits with 1" plus to spare. Lots of latches, maybe even over kill, but what the heck, the case won't open unless you want it to. Love the plush green insides, well padded, nice stitching on the outside, covering could be a little thicher, but for this kind of money if it looks ratty in 5 years, I'll buy another one. I don't think you'll find a better case for this kind of money and probably not even for 50% more money. If you need a case, buy this one, you won't be dissapointed, and if you don't like it Musicians Friend always makes it easy to return.

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