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lefthanded guitar Tech: Your thoughts on gig bags. (29) Tech: Your thoughts on gig bags. 08 Dec 19


I am thinking about buying a gig bag, and am wondering about the catters' experience and recommendations. I looked at one - brand is mbt. It was comfortable to carry on my back, very reasonably priced ($60) and seemed fairly well padded.,

My concern is that it may not protect the guitar as well as a hard case; particularly on the bus, jolts from car rides over potholes,rattling on a train, etc. I currently use one of two of my hard shell cases. One is a true deluxe hard shell, and the other , thought thin, seems to be able to withstand a few knocks.

Of course my other concern is that over time; my guitar and case seem to have gotten heavier and heavier with every passing year. I tried out the gig bag at the store and carrying it on my back was much easier than hauling it in a case. . In fact my guitar seemed to have gone on a diet the very minute I hoisted it on my shoulders .

Still , I feel that no amount of easy carry is worth relaxing the guardianship of my Martin.

Your thoughts ?


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