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Mike

PostPosted: 09/06/2007 at 6:45 AM    Post subject: case for 1000 artist link

Hi. New to the group. Case for my 1000A is finished. Can anyone recommend a good, solid, readily available alternative. Really not crazy about gig bags. thanks
Mike

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PostPosted: 09/07/2007 at 10:32 AM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

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Mike

PostPosted: 09/07/2007 at 11:23 AM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

It's not the original case. It's some piece of crap that looks like it might have been an 80s Gibson (doesn't say gibson) case for a 335. too big for the Bean (I added a blanket to keep the guitar from flopping around) and none of the plastic latches close properly, so it's a disaster waiting to happen.

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PostPosted: 09/08/2007 at 10:00 AM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

I got a Gator case for my 1000S that was originally intended for a Bass. The guitar fits in snugly, and there is a few inches at either end for added protection. It's not the most compact option, but it definitely provides solid protection. I bet if you take your instrument to Guitar Center (god forbid) or some other large music store you can try it out in a wide variety of cases. Or you could get something made custom. I agree - gig bags don't cut it for a Bean.

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PostPosted: 09/08/2007 at 1:26 PM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

Any new case for a gibson es 335 style guitar works well. A bit of space around the edges, but guitar is pretty snug when case is closed.

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Mike

PostPosted: 09/10/2007 at 6:13 AM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

Thanks guys. Sounds like I'm going to spend awhile trying out cases - a buddy has a 335, so I'll start with his. Not many big music stores where I live unfortunately, but I'll still be able to test drive a few cases.
thanks again
Mike

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PostPosted: 09/12/2007 at 7:38 AM    Post subject: RE:case for 1000 artist link

success! I tried a teardrop shaped case that had a strat in it and low and behold, a perfect fit!

Mike

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