High end case for a vintage Gibson?

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  1. denied

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    I just picked up a '67 Southern Jumbo. Beautiful guitar, but came with one of the flimsy old Gibson cases. I'd like to pick up something a little more sturdy to move it around in. Any suggestions?

    A higher end SKB, Ceder Creek, Ameritage, and Calton are on my radar.

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  2. NeuroLogic

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    I like Wolfpack structural foam cases the best & are not expensive. They insulate better and will absorb impact as opposed to transferring it. Ameritage are extremely sturdy but, heavy. Cedar Creek are very nice but, I do not consider them to be the best. the new Taylor cases are similar but, even better.

    I also really like the cases that Lowden uses. I do not remember the name but, they are lightweight and very strong.

    Cool SJ, if you decide to sell it let me know.
     
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    Lowden uses Hiscox... nice and light, but very strong
     
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    Since it is a square shoulder Gibson, any dreadnaught case will work. Unless you are planning to take it on the road for lengths of time, I would think a plain old SKB case would work fine.
     
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    check out hoffee carbon fiber cases
     
  7. denied

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    Thanks for all the info! I think I'm probably not going to end up paying a grand for a 2500 guitar, so will probably settle for ceder creek or skb. Pipe in if there's anything else I should be aware of
     

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