bags vs. cases (question)

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I always though it was based on rigidity. Bags are, well, bags: softer, non-rigid, usually cloth (sometimes leather), probably padding but definitely identifiable as bags. Cases are hard, rigid, usually made of fiberglass or ABS or some non-flexible material with padding to protect the instrument on the inside of the shell.
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Like someone above said, I usually think of cases as hard/rigid on the outside -- usually plastic or fiberglass or wood exterior. I think of bags as pretty soft/flimsy, even if they are well-padded. Examples: Altieri gig 'bags', Walt Johnson 'cases'. And then you have what I call 'soft cases', like the ones by Protec and others. They are in-between 'real' cases and 'real' bags.
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Hey Brett! Just get that case priced like a bag!!! :lol:
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bloke wrote:yeah...I'm just making a smart-_ _ _ comment observing that some of the pricey bag-makers refer to their bags as "cases".
Oh..... In that case (get it?) I'd guess if a bag sold for more than $400-$500 they can call it anything they want, so I'd have to agree with your original premise.
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I know a “bag” who is a real “case” a mental case, that is!!
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At a $500 price point, a bag better protect as well as a case. :lol:
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