Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

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Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by FPicker » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:22 am

I recently looked into getting one, so as a public service I’m listing every case I encountered where somebody claimed it fit a Jaguar. I DO NOT GUARANTEE THESE CLAIMS ARE CORRECT.

The old Fender cases from the 60s made by Victoria Luggage are going for close to $400.

Fender’s current case maker  is G&G.  There are a few variants  being sold; all have the same shape but different colors and some different materials.  Cheapest to most expensive:

- “Standard” Black tolex exterior w/ vinyl ends, black acrylic interior, plate saying “Fender” under      the handle (about $130 )
- “Deluxe” Black tolex exterior  , red- orange interior , Fender amp logo on the side(about $140)
- “Deluxe” Light Brown exterior  w/ leather ends, with Orange-Gold   interior, Fender amp logo on the side (about $140). (the one pictured at Thomann looks orange-brown, not sure if it’s just the same)
- Cases for Custom shop models have a pale yellow tolex exterior w/ leather ends, red-orange lining.  I haven’t seen stores selling these cases separately; however factory seconds come up on ebay for about $170.

- Another Fender option, maybe: someone recently was selling a used molded case for a Fender Starcaster (the original 80s guitar, not the new one) on ebay, and claimed that this case  fit a Jaguar. However, when I asked what was the basis  for this claim he didn't respond.


There are a number of less-costly alternatives around, and here’s what I encountered. People who have tried some of these said, basically,you get what you pay for.

Cases for Other Company’s Guitar(s):

-Dean DHS-HTV,  Deluxe Hardshell Case for Hardtail/ vendetta/ AV 
  http://www.digilake.com/as/product_info ... f6f016a461

 -Reverend  LCase  http://www.reverendguitars.com/reverend ... _case.html
        (looks just ike the Access case linked below, but with a Reverend logo)

Aftermarket cases:
-Rockcase   Standard Case RC 10601B  €53.97,. (Maybe Deluxe Case RC 10701 also)
        (USA source?)
http://www.banzaieffects.com/RockCase-R ... 13326.html
-Rondo Music, $55   http://www.rondomusic.com/product1353.html
- Access , about  $70 http://www.accessbagsandcases.com/ac1eg1.htm 
          (not sure if it’s the standard version of this that fits the Jaguar or a special-ordered variant)
-Guardian  CG-020-E , $70 http://www.guardiancases.com/Hardshell.634.0.html
- Hiscox   STD-EJAG, £62.00 http://www.hiscoxcases.com/guitar_hiscox.htm
        (direct US source?)
- Don’t know who made this one:
             http://www.chrisguitars.com/case-bass6- ... elined.jpg
- Gothard Flightcases Jaguar and Jazzmaster Hardcase £79.00
      http://www.guitar.co.uk/accessories/har ... ard_finish

Other: I’ve read posts where people said a “Universal Case” would fit, or a “coffin case”. But it wasn’t clear to me which particular one. If you’ve got one of these that works, maybe post a specific link, or specific maker/ model #, to this thread.
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by MrFingers » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:45 am

I use a G&G basscase for my Fender Jazzmaster, it's a fit, but the case is just a little too big for it.

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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by noirengineer » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:51 am

anyone know of a good mustang bass case (for the vintage scale length)
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by skip » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:51 am

i found a bc rich case for my jazz for 50 bucks-- it is perfect
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by FPicker » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:55 am

skip wrote: i found a bc rich case for my jazz for 50 bucks-- it is perfect
Model # ?? Link ?? How/where might someone else find that same case?
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by doc » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:54 pm

I am pretty happy with this one (mentioned above already).  It fits very well.

Guardian  CG-020-E , $70 http://www.guardiancases.com/Hardshell.634.0.html

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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by Orang Goreng » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:31 am

Found another one yesterday; just putting it in this thread for future reference. They're of the "Boston" brand (which is an aftermarket brand for cheap parts, at least on the Euro market). I haven't found that much info on them, just that they're wood (don't ask what kind, and if ply, how many layers), tolex-covered. Typical Fender-style case. They're cheap though, they sell for about € 60 new. The CEG-300-JJ model is for Jags and JMs.

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Here's a link to a Dutch shop selling the strat model(without the "JJ" at the end). I found the JJ model while browsing Marktplaats (dutch eBay thing)..someone was selling a Jag in one.
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by joeybsyc » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:54 am

Link deleted... Sorry, was browsing newest posts first and didn't realize this topic wasn't in the wanted section.
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Re: Hardshell Cases for a Jaguar

Post by the older brother » Thu Dec 03, 2009 6:18 am

Someone knows where I can find the nearest woodchipper to throw my pieces of junk into?

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