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dannobasso
Senior Member
Username: dannobasso

Post Number: 1344
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 1:57 pm:   Edit Post

I just got a new Reunion Blues Continental gig bag for bass. This thing fits all of my basses! Even my wide cocobolo 7 fretless. I'm amazed. I picked up a guitar one for my status 5 and it was perfect. Now if the bass bag fits the 10er I'll be over the moon but thats 2 days away to find out. Oh, got it through Amazon, no tax or shipping. Just passing it on.
mica
Moderator
Username: mica

Post Number: 7236
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 2:13 pm:   Edit Post

What are the interior dimensions?
gregduboc
Senior Member
Username: gregduboc

Post Number: 510
Registered: 11-2008
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 2:22 pm:   Edit Post

Is this it, Danno?
If so, you can find the dimensions on the link, Mica!

Greg
dannobasso
Senior Member
Username: dannobasso

Post Number: 1345
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 2:36 pm:   Edit Post

Thats the one.
Weights & Measures:
External: 49.5" Length x 15" Upper Bout x 16.5" Lower Bout x 7.25" Depth

Internal: 48.5" Length x 13" Upper Bout x 15" Lower Bout x 3" Depth

Not sure about a Series but my Europa 5 fit. All my medium 6's fit, all the Excels too.
amelnick
Junior
Username: amelnick

Post Number: 47
Registered: 8-2010
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 4:16 pm:   Edit Post

If i could find one to fit my Dragon Wing It would be Heaven!
precarius
Advanced Member
Username: precarius

Post Number: 330
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 8:04 pm:   Edit Post

Try a Body Glove hybrid bass bag. It's internal dimensions are 50" x 16-1/4" x3"
It was large enough to hold my 1976 series 1, long scale and point body. I have shipped a couple of basses overseas in this case and there has never been a problem.I think they are being discontinued so get one while you can. Around $110.
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 4758
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 8:44 pm:   Edit Post

Another endorsement of the Body Glove. I use their bass hard-sided bag for my 1977 Series I 12 string with the LONG knobby peghead. A great hybrid "bag".

Bill, tgo
room037
Advanced Member
Username: room037

Post Number: 383
Registered: 9-2003
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:05 pm:   Edit Post

I got Body Glove hybrid for my series 1 5 strings basses.
But it is not enough for these. (a little short of 50")
I am still looking for the best one.

Eiji
bigredbass
Senior Member
Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 1614
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 7:50 am:   Edit Post

I saw one of these Continentals at a local store, plan to get one soon. VERY nice, one of the few bags I would trust for an Alembic. I've always been very fond of Reunion Blues, not cheap, but high quality by people that do their homework.

J o e y
jon_jackson
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Username: jon_jackson

Post Number: 66
Registered: 12-2008
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 3:00 pm:   Edit Post

OK Danno, I just ordered one.
-Jon
amelnick
Junior
Username: amelnick

Post Number: 49
Registered: 8-2010
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 3:41 pm:   Edit Post

looked but cant find the body glove anywhere!
precarius
Advanced Member
Username: precarius

Post Number: 331
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 8:55 pm:   Edit Post

There is a dealer on e-bay selling the Body Glove bass bag for $68.99. There are 7 left.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Body-Glove-Electric-Bass-Guitar-Moisture-Wicking-Case-/360310465604?pt=Guitar_Accessories&hash=item53e42d6444
precarius
Advanced Member
Username: precarius

Post Number: 332
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 9:10 pm:   Edit Post

Eiji - I use it for a Series 1 and it fits great. My Series 1 has a regular crown headstock and point body. Does your 5 string have a 35 inch scale or larger headstock?
room037
Advanced Member
Username: room037

Post Number: 384
Registered: 9-2003
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 - 1:09 am:   Edit Post

Hi Mike,

My 77' 5 strings is 34 inch standard with omega, but larger Fan head.
There is no room arround the top, and the bag is slightly stretched with zip it.

By the way, do you think about neck support ?
Body Glove has no support.
I am afraid neck-head tension.

Eiji
precarius
Advanced Member
Username: precarius

Post Number: 333
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 - 8:26 am:   Edit Post

EiJi- You are right, there is no neck support. I cut a couple of supports out of styrofoam and wrapped it in black velvet.
Mike
briant
Senior Member
Username: briant

Post Number: 548
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 - 8:47 am:   Edit Post

That Reunion Blues case looks nice though I'm still partial to my InCase. Sadly it looks like the InCase bags are unavailable (again). They have a semi-rigid frame and tons of soft cushioned support for the neck inside. There are ample compartments for sticking cables, a tuner, a mic, sheet music, spare batteries, wire cutters, strings, etc… all the essentials. The carrying options are also fabulous: simple handle on the top, a large single strap, or (what I use most) the backpack option. My longest bass is my Rogue 5 string (35” scale) and it fits without issue. Though I have doubts about some of the larger body instruments fitting (signature deluxe, series basses).
dannobasso
Senior Member
Username: dannobasso

Post Number: 1347
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 - 8:55 am:   Edit Post

I have an incase and wanted to get another but as you stated, not available. Also my wide body basses don't fit in it. The shoulder strap is great and other bags don't include it. But I can switch it over if need be.
dannobasso
Senior Member
Username: dannobasso

Post Number: 1348
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011 - 2:47 pm:   Edit Post

Officially over the moon. The 10er fits! Wonderful surprise compounded.
room037
Advanced Member
Username: room037

Post Number: 385
Registered: 9-2003
Posted on Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 3:52 am:   Edit Post

I took the pictures with Body Glove hybrid bass.

This is my 77' LSB 5 Omega in the bag.
There is no room above the headtop.
LSB 5

This is my 76' MSB 5 Point in the bag.
There is small room, but it will be needed point body guard on inner bottom.
MSB 5

I also use the neck support.
neck support

I think Body Glove hybrid bass will be fitted for following.

MSB Omega (but 8 string knobby ?)
MSB Point
LSB Omega with Crown or smaller head.

Eiji
smalls
New
Username: smalls

Post Number: 3
Registered: 3-2011
Posted on Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 5:52 pm:   Edit Post

the continental is the only bag I could find that would fit my KSD proto-j 705. 35"scale 5 string jbass-48" long. If it'll take that, pretty much anything should fit.
lalogarcia
Junior
Username: lalogarcia

Post Number: 50
Registered: 8-2009
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2011 - 4:22 am:   Edit Post

This one came with an FBass I recently bought; it works with my long scale Alembic series basses!

http://fbass.com/accessories.php

they also make a double one....
pasewark
Member
Username: pasewark

Post Number: 71
Registered: 4-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 4:42 pm:   Edit Post

I do design work for Reunion Blues. Check out this video on their RB Continental cases. They're great cases.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03JU695A6hE
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 1691
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 4:58 pm:   Edit Post

Scary movies give me insomnia
But it looks like it works __________
pasewark
Member
Username: pasewark

Post Number: 73
Registered: 4-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 5:01 pm:   Edit Post

This July will be my third trip to NY with my Guild Starfire bass. I hope to be picking up an RB bag this week.
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 1692
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 5:31 pm:   Edit Post

It's good to know that it will fit a Starfire !

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