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1950-55 Corvette model 6182-3 non-cutaway

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  1. webguy

    webguy Electromatic

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    Corvette model 6182 (non-cutaway)
    I'm looking for a case that fits this guitar, used is fine,, anyone know what would fit and where to get it??
    Also, if you know the mesurements of this guitar, as mine is at the shop right now
    thanks
     
  2. cybermgk

    cybermgk Synchromatic

    872
    Jan 4, 2012
    Grayslake, Il
    What are the body measurements, upper bout, waist, bottom bout?
     
  3. Wayne Gretschzky

    Wayne Gretschzky Country Gent

    Aug 27, 2008
    East Coast
    Corvette hollowbody has a 16" lower bout. And if the model stamp is 6182-3, the vintage is a '53 model year example. If the stamp is just 6182, then it's a '54-56 model year example.
     
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  5. webguy

    webguy Electromatic

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    it's a 6182-3 ,, It has a has a 16" lower bout.. I'm looking for a case??? help what will fit?? Anyone know??
     
  6. Wayne Gretschzky

    Wayne Gretschzky Country Gent

    Aug 27, 2008
    East Coast
    It will fit in the vintage Gretsch 16" wide cases (of course) but if you're looking for something modern, I can't help you.
     
  7. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Friend of Fred

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Here's the case for the one I had:

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    Here's that guitar:

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  8. webguy

    webguy Electromatic

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    vintage Gretsch case will do just fine, thanks... Hey very nice looking axe
     

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