Les Paul Jr Case?

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  1. rwhammond

    rwhammond Senior Member

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    Hey all,

    Does anybody know of a company manufacturing a hard case for the Les Paul Jr? I tried a few google searched and came up empty.

    Thanks
     
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  2. rwhammond

    rwhammond Senior Member

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    perfect. thanks guys
     
  3. Bucker

    Bucker Senior Member

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    You should be able to get a Yorkville case from L&M.
     
  4. old mark

    old mark Senior Member

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    I bought one like this for my Les Paul Special - it's from Rondo Music, and it was all of $65.

    It is first rate.

    Douglas EGC-300LP BRN - RondoMusic.com

    I own cases made by Gator, TKL and Gibson, and this is as good as any of them.
    mark
     
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  5. boney bones lee

    boney bones lee Senior Member

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    Yeah well, Juniors will have a lot of wiggle room in a case made for a carved top. Usually calling for the need to lay the guitar on top a t-shirt or something to make up the difference, and don't have proper neck support due to casing a guitar that its not intended for.
     
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    marc1kim Senior Member

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    marc1kim Senior Member

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    The 7824 has a flat lid and one neck cradle, the 8824 has a slightly arched top and two neck cradles. Both are made for juniors and specials
     
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    Paul_Cat Senior Member

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    Here comes my question again:
    How much safety does having two neck supports offer?
     
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    marc1kim Senior Member

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    I would think the guitar would be more secure with the two, but i did own a 7824 and never had any issues having only one support. It protected my special well. I've got my junior in an 8824 & I prefer it
     
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    It fits my special just fine...
    It's a bent wood case and very well made.

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  11. rwhammond

    rwhammond Senior Member

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    really? i called and they said standard LP sized cases only.
     
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    I found the equivalent case at my local L&M, called the "Yorkville Deluxe Les Paul case". Have you noticed a lack of padding on the lid of the case? Specifically above the neck supports?
     
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    rwhammond Senior Member

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    when i pick up my guitar (hopefully tomorrow :fingersx:) im going to look into that.

    the TLK cases are all back ordered everywhere.
     
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    nutsauce Senior Member

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    My '57 Custom Shop Jr. came with the exact same case as my R6 Goldtop. I fold up a hand towel and place it under the body to get the headstock where it needs to be.
     
  15. John Vasco

    John Vasco I'm with the band V.I.P. Member

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    Ditto for my '57 Junior. I have a heavy duty soft polishing cloth under the body of the guitar in the case.

    Why couldn't Gibson commission a custom-sized case for their thinner bodied LP guitars? Too much like hard work... :hmm: :dude:
     
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  17. marc1kim

    marc1kim Senior Member

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    Actually, Gibson did make a thin body case. They were available at a few GCs.until they sold out. I used to have a link, but they finally sold out.
    I was told once that i could order a Gibson thin line at any Gibson dealer, so maybe they have em in a warehouse somewhere. I'm surprised Gibson, or the other case manufactures, don't offer a matching spacer cushion for use with thin body less Pauls, that would open up the doors for more customers for their already manufactured less Paul cases...my idea I read it here first! Lol
     
  18. Mantis

    Mantis Senior Member

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    i use a Gibson gear for my Junior sc
    and a older SKB for the DC, both guitars seem stable in them.
    now,,, what to do about that Pesky Melody Maker?
     
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