SG in Les Paul Case?

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  1. standard man

    standard man Senior Member

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    Hello.
    By my last thread you could tell im probably gonna get an Epi SG-400. Will it fit in a Gibson Les Paul hard case?
    Thanks in advance!
    Ty
     
  2. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    No.
    I have a like-new Epiphone SG case for sale for $50 plus actual shipping. Figure 10 pounds from Missouri.
     
  3. standard man

    standard man Senior Member

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    well im in papillin nebraska. i dont think i could get it though because of my parents.
     
  4. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    :rolleyes:

    It's here if you want it. I am not actively pursuing a sale of it. If anyone else sees this and asks me to sell it, though, it's gone!:dude:
     
  5. standard man

    standard man Senior Member

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    thats fair
     
  6. jimmyslash

    jimmyslash Member

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    i thought that SGs fit in LP cases.. whatever :D
     
  7. Lax Goalie34

    Lax Goalie34 Senior Member

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    they have a wider body at the end dont they? that would probably be why they dont fit.
     
  8. Dan S

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    I carry my lp in a strat case, thankfully its a soft case so it fits fine.... strange, I've never actually owned any fender but managed to squeeze my jackson, lp and all others in to a strat case (one at a time of course). Probably should get the real thing at some point...
     
  9. llamalor2112

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    My G-400 fits nicely into my TKL Les Paul HSC. They will fit, you just have to angle them in body-first.
     
  10. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    Okay, Standard Man....go ahead and gamble that it will fit, and buy a Les Paul case. These Einsteins are SURELY not wrong!:rolleyes: I already told you about the swingin' deal on a SG case that I have, just sitting here empty.

    Good luck!:thumb:
     
  11. Studio fire

    Studio fire Senior Member

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    no listen to someone whose tried
     
  12. djwilbanks

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    I've tried it and failed. The "hips" on an SG are wider. Angle the body and it produces unlevel distribution of pressure, one wrong move and you could break the headstock.

    That said, any guitar SG, LP, Strat, Tele, etc. will fit in one of those long, rectangular TKL cases with no foam to support the body. That doesn't make I a good idea.

    How much gigging to you do anyway?
     
  13. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    Okay, Einstein....You go ahead and put yours in it. I'm going to have properly fitted cases.

    :thumb:Right on, Deeje!
     
  14. Sinmastah

    Sinmastah Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    It doesn't fit, period...
     
  15. dennistruckdriver

    dennistruckdriver V.I.P. Member

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    I know.
     
  16. llamalor2112

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    I'm not saying that it would be the ideal solution as it is true that nearly every Les Paul case will not fit the SG (mainly due to the wider hips, and the majority of the cases with wide enough space are too deep for the SG to fit correctly which would indeed create an uneven distribution of pressure on the neck and headstock.) However, all I'm sayin' is that if he were to get the TKL HSC, it would fit as the neck support can be adjusted down to accustom the SG and the case is wide enough to fit it's hips. Don't judge the case unless you've used it.
     
  17. transparentbluefanatic

    transparentbluefanatic Senior Member

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    I would buy it if i had an SG:D
     
  18. djwilbanks

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    I didn't judge a case, I just didn't want the the OP to think if he wedges an SG into just any LP case somehow, it's going to be okay.

    I don't feel like consoling him on his broken headstock thread.
     
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  19. llamalor2112

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    I understand perfectly. Please forgive my abrasive-sounding post. Years of posting on the bass forums can do that to a guy. Lol (No those guys are a great bunch over there.) I just mean to say that it is possible to fit an SG into an LP case, as apposed to it not being possible at all.
    Cheers.
     
  20. djwilbanks

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    There are exceptions to every rule. As you say, it's not an ideal solution. You can stare directly into the sun for an extended period of time, doesn't mean it's ideal. :laugh2:

    No worries. :)
     

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