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Carvin SB5000 and SKB formed gig bag

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mandohack, Jan 22, 2012.


  1. mandohack

    mandohack

    May 6, 2011
    MI, USA
    Team:

    I'm awaiting my new SB5000 and am wondering if the shape of the horn fits within the shape of a traditional jazz bass? Will it fit any of the form-fitting gig bags by SKB or others, or am I stuck with a traditional, loose gig bag?

    Thanks,
    mandohack (also a bass hack)
     
  2. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog

    Feb 25, 2007
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    Can't say for sure. (I know, then why are you replying to my thread you idiot)

    I thought new Carvins came with cases included in the price of the bass. :help:
     
  3. mandohack

    mandohack

    May 6, 2011
    MI, USA
    Neener: ;)

    It does come with a hardshell case, but I like using a gig bag so I can just throw it over my shoulder or carry it like a backpack. Plus, a gig bag has nice pockets for carrying extra stuff, like lead sheets and a small amp head or DI.
     
  4. mandohack

    mandohack

    May 6, 2011
    MI, USA
    I guess the thing I'm considering is really of "softshell" case. It's got a sculpted foam liner as opposed to just the bass moving around freely within a gig bag.
     

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