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i need a truly massive gig bag.

Discussion in 'Accessories [BG]' started by sing-modulator, Jul 24, 2018.


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  1. sing-modulator

    sing-modulator

    Nov 23, 2014
    IL
    I recently acquired a guit*r that is absolutely huge. 44.5 inches long and 15 inches at its widest. The only case I could BARELY fit it in was a 12-string acoustic dreadnaught case. This didn't really work for me logistically, so I need some options for where to get a truly enormous gig bag (not hard case).
     
  2. BassChuck

    BassChuck Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    Percussionist and photographers use large bags. You might check them out. Or visit Omar the Tentmaker.
     
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  3. lz4005

    lz4005

    Oct 22, 2013
    You can get a custom bag made from a tracing of the instrument.
    One of my friends got one for a doubleneck by Colorado Case Co, but there are several other companies who will do the same thing.
     
  4. We know who bought The Mothman Bass! Go ahead, Zane, admit it!
     
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  5. sing-modulator

    sing-modulator

    Nov 23, 2014
    IL
    That really makes me wonder how one transports that bass? Or maybe the mothman bass transports you....
     
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  6. Axstar

    Axstar Inactive

    Jul 8, 2016
    Scotland.
    What kind of bass is it? The biggest gig bags I've owned have been a Thunderbird bass back (shaped for the design of the bass) and the bag that came with a 1st series Godin Shifter bass. I can fit a longscale semi-hollow bass in the Godin bag, which is quite something!
     
  7. JACink

    JACink

    Mar 9, 2011
    Spain
    No need to transport the Mothman, it just appears!!
     
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  8. ak56

    ak56 Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2015
    Carnation, Wa
    Wherever it wants, whenever it wants. Whether you want it to or not.
     
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  9. mikeoso

    mikeoso Acoustic Curmudgeon

    Feb 14, 2014
    eastern Iowa
    Dude...seriously? "Absolutely huge"? Nah. When I wanted a gig bag for my new bass a few years back, I had to get a 4/4 cello bag. The bass is 52 long, 19 wide, and 6 deep. That's it on the left. For the one you have, just go to Levys for an acoustic bass bag. If it takes a Thunderchief, it'll take yours.


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  10. sing-modulator

    sing-modulator

    Nov 23, 2014
    IL
    I ended up getting one from blue heron! wonderful service, thanks for the recommendation, TB!
     
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