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#1 toomey7

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Posted 08 August 2017 - 06:37 PM

Hi all,

Getting a bit tired of carrying my hard case around to rehearsals and gigs so looking to get a gig bag. I have a status graphite S2 headless and want a gig bag that will suit. I've checked with status but they're currently out of stock.

Any suggestions?

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 01:15 PM

I wouldn't bother with a status gig bag - in my opinion, they're frankly awful - cheap, not very protective, tend to stain coloured finishes. You could try a good guitar bag (but check internal dimensions) - a Fusion might work (the higher-end Fusion bags are excellent - very well designed with lots of protection

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 11:42 AM

I just use a normal size padded gigbag for my Series 2 headless and its fine
Phil Jones Bass C4 cabinets x 2/ Kustom KXB500 class D head/ PJB Flightcase BG150 combo/ Gallien Krueger Microbass 150 combo/ Roland bass cube/ 80's Musicman Stingray/ 80's Status S2 headless/ Lakland Joe Osborne Jazz bass (Dude Pit edition)/ Squire VM Fretless Jazz bass/ Chowny CHB 1 semi hollow/ Shortbass acoustic/ NS CR4M Electric Upright

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 01:10 PM

I occasionally use a Mono M80 to transport my headless S2 to rehearsals and it's absolutely fine. Although there is a large space where the headstock would be the bass doesn't slip.
Basses: Status S2 Classic, Musicman Stingray Classic, Musicman Stingray (3 band EQ)
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Posted 17 August 2017 - 04:10 PM

For my headless Sei, I can fit it in a 'regular' 6-string electric guitar case - Although I own an S2, it is headed so I can't say for certain for your headless Status, however if I were you I'd look at the Mono cases and check if yours will fit into a regular electric guitar case. A bonus of this is it's much easier to fly with as overhead lockers on planes are sometimes a little tight with a standard bass guitar case.

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 07:28 AM

Any decent one should do; you could just wander along to a guitar shop and check some out.
The headless is about the same length as a guitar, but the body may be bigger.
(I think the Status gig bags are OK.)





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