Best GigBag

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  1. Namelyguitar

    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    If you look at the mils thickness on the product description, you’ll see it listed on quality gig bags. A low priced item with no specific thickness listed is a mistake for your USA Fender.
     
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  2. Lewbypls

    Lewbypls Strat-Talker

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    This thread as so much good info. I was difficult finding stuff blind tbh
     
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    If I was using NY public transportation I would get a Squier tele and a no-name gig bag.

    The Tele is proven defensive weapon. :thumb:
     
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    Going to pretend that the subway/bus is the stage and ill swing the tele at anyone who gets close to me lol
     
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    The Gator Go-Pro Double is pretty nice. I’ve been using one to carry my 2
    Stage Strats to gigs for about a year now. Still looks like the day I bought it.
     
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    I have a Ritter gig bag, really well made and the protection seems good. I have had it for a while, and even though I haven't dragged it through hell and back, it's in perfect condition. Has plenty of pockets all over to store the usual stuff (even a pedal or two).
    http://ritter-bags.com/
     
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    Can’t tell you what the best is, but whatever it is I’m grateful. That’s because the quality of everyone else seems to be coming upl. I have gotten two pretty generic branded gig bags recently, and both are head and shoulders above anything I could have gotten about 10 years ago.

    For the price, the Gator bag is hard to beat. If you want to scale the price point up, the higher end Mono bags are nice, and reputedly the Access leather bags are really something (though I’ve not seen one of those in person).
     
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  9. eclecticsynergy

    eclecticsynergy Senior Stratmaster

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    Monon bags are great but expensive and they do sort of advertise that there's a valuable instrument inside.

    Strats are sturdy creatures. IMO something like a regular Gator bag is all you really need.
     
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    I wouldn't take something nice like that in a new pricey bag on public transportation in the big city. Pawn shop bait.

    Buddies got mugged and beat up for less back in the day.

    I'd drag a Squier in a cheap used bag with Squier stickers or some no name brand. No need to attract attention.
     
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    The absolute best padded gig bag/soft case that I have found (I own and use two of them) is the Ibanez Powerpad rig.

    Man, it is well-made, and it coddles your guitar in comfort, the whole while offering supreme protection.

    Comes in five colours, and only costs around forty bucks.

    Your Strat will fit right in there.

    :)

    ibanez powerpad.PNG
     
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    I am thinking about riding the bus to go to lessons, as there is no parking available where the lessons occur, right across from the bus station. I’m inclined to use my hard case as it is wood, and I could break someone’s skull with it and use my guitar as a weapon if need be. Safety first!
     
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    Hope its a telecaster :D
     
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    It’s a Les Paul. Weighs about 10 lbs. Hit em with the butt end of the loaded case in the face, and attacker is going down.
     
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  15. DeMelo

    DeMelo Senior Stratmaster

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    I’m a case guy.

    No bag.
     
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  16. Class A Knob

    Class A Knob Senior Stratmaster

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    I own a few of these and they are the best, IMO

    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/de...-transit-series-electric-guitar-gig-bag-black

    I posted this review earlier today:
    https://www.strat-talk.com/threads/gator-transit-soft-case-pic-review.528381/#post-3745560
     
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