G6120EC case (i.e. G6241) default ?

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by frdrc13, May 14, 2019 at 6:46 AM.

  1. frdrc13

    frdrc13 Electromatic

    15
    Monday
    FRANCE
    Does any of you have the "problem" with the handle of your Gretsch case as described in the attached video ?
    Mine (the 099-6411-000 G6241 16" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell Case, Black included with my G6120) acts just like in the video and I'm afraid of a break making the case fall down and damaging the guitar. I think there's also a risk of accidental opening during a fall because of the "soft" locks.
    Any thoughts ?

     
  2. j.s.c

    j.s.c Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2008
    france
    Because it's all shrinking when it's aging ... vintage rules btw (my old cases are not soft latches at all). :cool:)
     
  3. Limuz

    Limuz Gretschie

    215
    Sep 8, 2012
    Netherlands
    I have a Gretsch case as well, no big letters on it though. The handle has about the same play in it. Although I think I have the one-up model, with five latches and a lock.
     
  4. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Get rid of it and buy a new case ( like an SKB ) if you're worried that it will break . A good case is the best insurance policy for a guitar ;)
     
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  5. frdrc13

    frdrc13 Electromatic

    15
    Monday
    FRANCE
    I buy it but this case is new ! (at least sold as new :D) and vintage doesn't mean loose but getting smooth IMHO:cool:
     
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