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Case for old Vox Sidewinder?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by HowiePJ, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. HowiePJ


    Mar 3, 2015
    I've got an old 1967 Vox Sidewinder bass that needs a case. Can anyone recommend one? The problem is that the bass is very long - it measures 49" long. Plus it's a hollow body so the case needs some depth too.
  2. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
  3. HowiePJ


    Mar 3, 2015
    Thanks for taking the time to reply to my query about a case to fit my Vox Sidewinder. You say it fits your Lyle bass... Can you tell me the Hagstrom's overall dimensions? You see, the Vox is all of 49" long from tip to tail! and a more standard 16" wide.
  4. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
    Here are the features and dimensions of the Yorkville Jack Cassidy case that I've copied off the link above. I've aslo included a couple of photos of my case.

    • Five Ply Cross-Laminate Wood Construction
    • Heavy Duty Vinyl Covering
    • Plush Interior Lining
    • Large Accessory Compartments
    • Heavy Duty Molded Handles
    • All Metal Fasteners

    • Instrument: Acoustic Bass
    • Length: 50.00 inches (127.00 cm)
    • Lower Bout: 16.00 inches (40.64 cm)
    • Upper Bout: 12.50 inches (31.75 cm)
    • Depth: 3.50 inches (8.89 cm)
    • Handle: Plastic
    • Arched Top: No



    Last edited: Mar 21, 2016
  5. HowiePJ


    Mar 3, 2015
    Thanks very much. I appreciate it!
  6. fxvinyl


    May 19, 2016
    Curious if you ever found a case that fits? I just ordered the Epi Jack Cassidy and discovered it is 1" too short (otherwise perfect proportions). Very frustrating. 2nd case I've had to return. Any info appreciated. Thanks.
  7. HowiePJ


    Mar 3, 2015
    I'm still on the lookout for one. I'm cheap.
    What was the bass of yours that didn't fit?

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