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SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case

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The Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type hardshell guitar case is molded with proprietary, rubber-modified styrene that provides maximum protection and durabili...Click To Read More About This Product

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A hardshell case made for Fender's Jaguar or Jazzmaster electric guitars that's ideal for airline travel.

The Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type hardshell guitar case is molded with proprietary, rubber-modified styrene that provides maximum protection and durability. The guitar case's EPS (expanded polystyrene) plush-lined interior is designed to securely hold either a Fender Jaguar or Fender Jazzmaster guitar.

This SKB guitar case is the first-ever molded case designed specifically for the Jaguar and Jazzmaster-style guitar models and features SKB's patented, fiberglass-reinforced, nylon trigger-release latching system with the inclusion of a TSA-recognized and accepted locking latch. The TSA lock enables you to lock your guitar case, yet still be inspected for airline security. The TSA logo notifies TSA screeners that the latches do not need to be broken for a security check.

Features like a cushioned-rubber, over-molded handle for a comfortable carry with molded-in feet and convenient stacking wells are part of the SKB case's exterior contours that provide added convenience when transporting multiple cases. The Jazzmaster/Jaguar-style guitar case features an accessories compartment and is covered by SKB's unsurpassed, no-fault million-mile guaranty (manufacturer's lifetime warranty).

FEATURES
Molded of proprietary rubber-modified styrene
Fiberglass-reinforced, nylon trigger-release latching system
TSA-recognized and accepted lock
Bumper-protected valance
Convenient accessory compartment
Custom-designed plush foam interior
Convenient stacking wells
Manufacturer's model number: 1SKB-62
Manufacturer's million-mile guaranty (manufacturer's lifetime warranty)
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SKBJaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case
 
4.8

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (11)
  • Good protection (11)
  • Functional (10)
  • Good quality (10)
  • Easy to carry (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (11)
  • Concerts (8)
  • Travel (7)
  • Practicing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (6)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A very good case for Jazzmaster guitar

By anp man

from california

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Strong Case
  • Sturdy
  • Stylish

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Good If You Travel Alot
  • Travel

Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

This is the best case you can buy for a Jazzmaster guitar, Very well made I would Recommend this to anybody that is looking for a good case.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect Fit

By terrygh

from Kansas

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Perfect fit
  • Solid build

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • High Quality Protection

Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

This is a perfect fit for a Jazzmaster or Jag. Solid build, heavy duty latches, the interior is sculpted exactly to body of the guitar. I own several SKB cases for the money spent they are hard to beat. Several years ago I actually drove over the SKB case that had my Strat in. Late night gig, in a hurry to get on the road, we have all been there, right? Well the case took the heat but, the Strat was totally unharmed! SKB replaced the case and, I have been an SKB man ever since.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great case

By Jason_A

from Marion, IA

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

  • Bulky

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Everyday
  • Practicing
  • Travel

Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

I built a parts Jazzmaster-style guitar and was looking for a case. The Jaguar/Jazzmaster body is a little larger than the typical Strat/Tele body, so it's difficult to find a "universal" fit case that will work - the body cavity and overall length are never big enough. There are a only a couple of hard cases out there that are specifically for the Jag/JM body shape, and all are relatively expensive. I would put this SKB case in that category as well. I got mine on a really great sale around Chrismas, which actually made it less expensive than even the "economy" cases from other makers. I'm very impressed with the case overall. The guitar fits perfectly with absolutely no slop. The case itself is as light as you would expect from a molded case, but seems quite durable, with what appear to be crumple zones or bumpers built in. I'm a sucker for good engineering, and I really like the latches and handle, of all things. The latches have a nice reassuring mechanical "click" when they're closed, and the handle has a nice ergonomic shape and a nice grippy rubber coating. The only things I can nit-pick are that the compartments inside are open, so things could potentially slide around if you have loose items. I haven't had any issues yet, but be careful if you store things like allen wrenches in the case - there's the potential they could slide around and damage the neck or body. The other thing is common to most other molded cases I've used - the aluminum flanges don't always line up perfectly. I think that's just the nature of a foam filled plastic shell. You have to do a little work to align the top/bottom before closing the clasps. Pretty minor, but not something you usually have to deal with on a good wood case. Still, I'll take that minor inconvenience for the weight savings. The only other thing to be aware of is the size, which is really more a function of the guitar size than the design of the case itself. This is larger than your standard Strat/Tele case - about half-way between those and a bass-sized case. Overall a very nice case and definitely a major step up from the typical "economy" wood/plastic cases. I'm knocking off a star based on the couple of niggles mentioned above, assuming the full regular price. If you can get one of these cases for less than a bill, I'd consider it a 5 star.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Minor flaws, but overall-decent.

By Some Guy-u0oYb

from PA

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Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

I bought this for an MIJ Jazzmaster, after deciding against a heavy fender case - I wanted something I wouldn't mind carrying and I'm only concerned about the looks (and sounds) of my guitar, not the case. The plastic seems tough enough, though there is some slight give. The handle and the clamps are well made plastics, though just one of the three locks. Inside, it's what you'd expect; plush material interior with some space under the headstock and beside the neck on each side for storage. Not much space for storage, but not a big deal. I have two issues with this case. One (this seems minor but makes a difference) is a design flaw in the well for the body. They did not, for some reason, take into account the strap button at the top horn, and it initially prevents the guitar from going down into a *snug* position. You can apply some pressure with either the guitar (not great) or with your keys and create some space, because the inner material is somewhat malleable. You shouldn't have to do this considering the price, but there you have it. Also the neck does not sit perfectly in it's cradle, but off to one side slightly. SKB should address both these issues, even if they are minor. I suppose minor design flaws like this are to be expected from a Chinese product, but for the price, SKB should make sure they have these small kinks worked out. Other than that, it seems like a great case to take on a plane. Protects well and is much lighter than the Fender G&G hardcase.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect Fit SKB Quality

By terrygh

from Kansas

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Solid Latches and Construction

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Excellent Protection
  • Practicing

Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

This is the second one of these I've purchased. There is not a better case for a Jazz or Jag. This particular case is custom fit on the inside for these insrtruments. I have several SKB cases and, everyone is outstanding.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice Case, but...

By Kris

from Fishers, IN

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Travel

    Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

    The first thing I look at when I receive an item mailorder is the seal on the box, I always wonder if I am getting something that has been returned by someone else. The box for my case appeared to have the original tape from the factory, so I was to be the first to open it.

    I opened the box and found a that the case was in a large fabric bag which I have never seen before. It made it seem like a more expensive item. I took the case out of the bag to find that there were a few obvious scuffs on the case. I don't know it they happened in the factory of from rough handling during shipping. If I had received a guitar in that shape, I would have sent it back immediately. Since this is a case and I got a good price on it, I did not want to go through the hassle of returning it for an exchange.

    I bought it for my new MIJ Thinline Jag and it fits like a glove. It seemed a little snug at first, but once it had gone in and out a few times all was well.

    I had a really hard time getting the keys to actually go into the key slot, but once I got them in the seemed to be ok.

    This looks to be a sturdy case that will protect the guitar well. The only things I would like to see different would be to have a compartment with a lid on it and for it to not be scuffed up when coming out of the box.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent quality

    By Dan

    from Bay Area CA

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    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection
    • Sturdy
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Everyday
      • Travel

      Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

      Fits my ESP XJ-6 perfectly. Plush black interior with about a foot of solid neck support. Two accessory cavities, plus the large headstock cavity fits unusual shapes, including back-angled ones like mine. The case stacks horizontally if you have multiple guitars with the same case. Not the cheapest case on the market but impressively well built. Don't balk at the price -- remember, a hard case is an investment in your investment!

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Most secure case for Fender offsets

      By Steve

      from Chicago, IL

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      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Lightweight
      • Sturdy
      • Stylish
      • Tsa Lockable Fasteners

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Everyday

      Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

      Best fitting case I've found for Fender Jaguars and Jazzmasters. More secure than the more expensive and heavier G&G case from Fender.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect for a Fender Jaguar/Jazzmaster

      By WhirlingLeslie

      from Bridgewater, MA

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      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Slim Line Case
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Travel

      Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

      This case arrived today. It fits a Fender Classic Player Jaguar perfectly like a glove. No wiggle room or gaps. This case is light in weight and has a solid sturdy feel, comfortable carry handle and sturdy latches. Storage areas on either side of the neck will hold a strap, tremolo bar, tuner, picks, several sets of strings and a polish cloth. I am very pleased with the overall quality of this case, as I am with my other SKB cases as they provide great protection for my gear.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great service for a great case.

      By Addison

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

      This case was out of stock for a long period of time, during which musician's friend kept in touch with me and offered many other options. After all of their great communication about the stock status over the course of a few months, it shipped! I held out because it was 50% off, and it was so worth it. Great price, great communication, great product. My jazzmaster is so safe.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Well made quality case

      By Jimkat

      from Ronkonkoma NY

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      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

        Fits my MIJ semi hollow thinline Jaguar perfectly. solid quality case.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice case, nice price

        By Hobbes

        from Wrightwood, ca

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        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Travel

          Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

          Got this case at the end of 2013. It has cut outs for the strap buttons that even fit the schaller strap locks I installed. This case is as sturdy as any I've ever gotten.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great case and perfect fit

          By Yogi B

          from Salisbury, PA

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          Pros

          • Easy To Carry
          • Good Protection
          • Sturdy
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Everyday
            • Practicing
            • Travel

            Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

            Just received this case today and it was a perfect fit for my Fender Jag. Very durable case, yet not extremely bulky. Don't think you will find a better case for the money.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Jag Case!

            By Krist9

            from Seattle, WA

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            Pros

            • Good Protection
            • Quality
            • Sturdy
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

              Very happy with this case, great quality/very sturdy and fits like a glove to the standard Jaguar body. Will definitely be considering this co. for future case needs, very nice design.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              jaguar case

              By E S

              from Pennsylvania

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              Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

              I just purchased this case used from Musician's Friend, level two ( slightly used ) I can't see any signs of use. It is a well made case. I just recently aquired a 1965 Harmony Silhouette ( not the smaller Bobkat ).
              I wanted to get a nice case for it, and since it very much like a Jaguar or Jazzmaster I thought I would try this case. It fits like a glove. The waistline on the bass side of the body has a deeper cut than the Jag or Jazz so there is an open space there, but around the rest of the circumfrence of the body it is a perfect fit.
              Since the Harmony has an angled headstock like a Gibson I was concerned about having enough depth
              so the neck wouldn't rest on the headstock. NO PROBLEM ! The neck rests in the space provided
              with just a very slight space under the headstock. As far as the case itself, it is lightweight, has ample
              storage ( no lids but the main lid has raised areas to seal the storage when the lid is closed) It is very attractive with a nice plush interior. All in all I am very pleased and would recomend this case.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good design, average quality

              By ArtyFartay

              from Chicago

              Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

              I am impressed with the features and design of this case. It is lightweight, well balanced and cradles and protects the guitar well; and the latches are big and easy to use. The quality control could be better, however, especially at this price...hinges and locks apply uneven pressure around the perimeter of the case. Will probably keep it, however: there just isn't much competition for Jazzmaster-style guitar cases. The wood Fender case is probably a better value, but just too big and heavy for my taste.

               
              5.0

              Perfect if you have a Bigsby B5 on your Jaguar

              By MK0664

              from Quad Cities, USA

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • If your guitar has a Bigsby B5 vibrato

                Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

                Was looking for a hard case for my Jaguar that I installed a Vibramate plate and a Bigsby B5 on, was just about to give up and get a bass case for it, and then I found this! It fits like a glove, and does the lid closes with no force needed. The bridge has plenty of room.

                 
                5.0

                Jazzmaster Hardshell Case

                By Max Bugsby

                from Bemidji Minnesota

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Much more economical and sturdier
                • Perfect fit for a Jazzmaster Guitar.

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

                    What a buy! Excellent quality, excellent fit. Guitar is safe and protected with no worries. The Jazzmaster has a safe home.

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent case, and way cheaper than a G&G!!

                    By The Monkey

                    from Phoenix, AZ

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Solid built quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gigs, lessons, and general transport of guitar

                      Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

                      I have several SKB and G&G cases, and for the money; I believe this is a better product. It fits perfectly both my Jag and Jazzmaster. The protection is also superior to the G&G. The only thing I believe it could use is covered storage areas, but it has a good amount and the nothing falls out of them. I have had no problems with my SKB's, and think they hold up better than a plywood and tolex case. They just aren't as visually "pretty" as the G&G's, but I sure don't wanna pay almost twice as much for a "look"!! Does exactly what it's supposed to do for the right price!

                       
                      5.0

                      Best Case Ever!

                      By JimmyJ

                      from Way Up North

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                      Pros

                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Your Guitar
                        • Storage

                        Comments about SKB Jaguar or Jazzmaster-Type Hardshell Electric Guitar Case:

                        I needed two cases for my Jazzmaster and my Jaguar, so I bought two of these when they were on sale for less than half price. I had to wait for months, as they were on back order. But they finally arrived, and they are top quality. The latches and handles are well made and well designed, and the cases themselves are stackable. The plush interiors are a perfect fit for these model guitars. I can't imagine a better case for a Jaguar or a Jazzmaster! They appear to be indestructable.

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