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Hard Case for YAMAHA TRB JP2?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by McGillBass, May 24, 2012.

  1. McGillBass

    McGillBass

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    Hi all, first time posting here, seems like a great community!

    I've just made a down-payment on my newest bass, a beautiful Patitucci signature model from Yamaha. Those of you who know the instrument know it's an absolute monster, and this is a problem - it won't fit any of the hard cases available at the store. I looked at the Yamaha website and they don't seem to make a custom case for it.

    Does anyone who plays one of these beasts have any ideas where I could get a hard case that will fit my new baby? The instrument pretty much cost me all my money, so I'm hoping to not have to get a custom one made.

    Thanks!
    Josh
  2. Mutattra88

    Mutattra88

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    Yamaha has a hardcase for it. Pretty sure it's made by G&G in L.A., Ca. - Part number is GB20JP. I know because my TRB JP2 came with one - a handwritten hang tag was attached to the case handle - and also because the JP2 service manual lists "GB20JP" as the case for the bass. Maybe you can order one through Yamaha. Hope this helps - maybe you've already found a case.
  3. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

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    Why don't you have G&G make a case for you through one of their dealers. They did the one for my Lakland and it is beautiful.

    Dan K.
  4. raveniskcrow

    raveniskcrow Supporting Member

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    You could also call yamaha musical tech support or the Yamaha 24/7 resource portal. I find that when I call they give me the correct numbers for the resource portal. Personally I have a case that I only use when on the road. Most gigs and rehearsal I use the fender black suede case. It cost me about $100.00 bucks and is well padded. I have been using it since I got my bass in the late nineties.

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