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Mooradian 3/4 bag not fitting my bass

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by armybass, Feb 28, 2006.

  1. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    I ordered a Mooradian 3/4 bass bag for my Joseph Weiss 3/4 bass. It no fit. The bag was way tight and I am returning it. I am having it replaced with a Reunion Blues 7/8 bag. Is a 7/8 bag a lot bigger than the 3/4. I don't mind it being big but dont want my bass to swim in the bag.

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.
  2. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    Take measurements of your bass and have the supplier send a bag that'll fit right.

    Widest measurement at:
    Lower bout
    Upper bout
    Depth of bass, including bridge
    depth or ribs, bottom and top
    length of body, from butt to button
    Overall length

    Also indicate whether you have and extension or not.

    Basses come in all shapes and sizes, as do bags, so finding one that'll fit based on the fractional sizes alone is dicey at best.
  3. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    There are different 3/4 bags available, btw.
  4. Steve Swan

    Steve Swan

    Oct 12, 2004
    Burlingame, California
    Retailer: Shen, Sun, older European
    Mooradian offers as standard sizes

    - small, medium, and large 3/4
    - small, medium, and large 7/8
    - and a 4/4

    They can also custom cut a cover for any odd size. Nice folks.

    Steve Swan
    Retailer for Wilfer, Gill, Mastri, Paesold, Shen, Kolstein, etc.
  5. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Thanks folks. I ordered a Reunion Blues 3/4 Bag. I liked the Mooradian. I have had a few but I would like to try the Reunion Blues this time.
  6. jfv


    May 5, 2003
    Portland, OR
    I didnt realize that Reunion Blues made bags for upright, I
    have a leather bag for tenor sax, if the upright bag is made
    as well as that it would be awesome, but expensive i bet :)

    Do you have a url or picture of the RB bag??
  7. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
    Sure, here is the one I just got from Music123. I used it tonight for the first time, what a great gig bag. Very sturdy and lots of padding.

  8. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen "Working Bassist"

    Aug 31, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    How is this holding up, Scott? How are all the handles and pockets for usefulness?

    This seems to be the only bag I have seen that has a pocket on it long enough to hold the end-pin while the bass has a wheel fitted. I either have to fish around in the bottom of the bow pocket for the end-pin, or stow in in another bag and risk losing or forgetting it.