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Backpack cases
« on: Jul 25, 2009, 05:01:25 PM »
Some visitors at the house this morning, and they have similar cases to the one DW got:



US $40 plus shipping lately, from Shar. Guess which one is whose...
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #1 on: Jul 26, 2009, 05:06:59 PM »
Hmm, interesting.  How many bows can the tube handle?

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #2 on: Jul 26, 2009, 05:20:08 PM »
DW's is the rightmost one...

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #3 on: Jul 26, 2009, 05:38:16 PM »
Middle one belongs to Fiddlejen.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #4 on: Jul 26, 2009, 06:15:40 PM »
The pink one with the keys attached has got to be Willy's.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #5 on: Jul 26, 2009, 09:11:42 PM »
I like these cases. What is their name? Can't find them on Shar.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #6 on: Jul 26, 2009, 10:59:51 PM »
I found it - it's called the Heritage Traveller nano case.  Usually goes for 80.00.  I think it's an oulet item.
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #7 on: Jul 27, 2009, 12:12:42 AM »
Yeah, it's this one.

To Martyn goes the pride of the victory, or at least 33% of it. :D

I just now slipped two bows into the velvet-lined tube, but had to turn one of them frog to tip to get them to fit. They seemed comfortable that way.
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #8 on: Jul 28, 2009, 04:54:06 AM »
The one on the right is Jean's, decorated by herself. DW's is the one with her business card tucked in between the two outside pockets.
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #9 on: Jul 28, 2009, 09:53:34 AM »
Tattletail.... ;)

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« Reply #10 on: Jul 28, 2009, 02:29:30 PM »
O darn. I didn't realize you meant for your flamboyance to go unrecognized. ;)
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #11 on: Jul 28, 2009, 11:35:38 PM »
O Bill you know me...the soul of subtlety...

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« Reply #12 on: Jul 28, 2009, 11:50:37 PM »
O Bill you know me...the soul of subtlety...
So it matches your underwear? ;)
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« Reply #13 on: Jul 29, 2009, 09:50:29 AM »
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #14 on: Jul 31, 2009, 07:12:05 AM »
:( They are sold out... now on back order.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #15 on: Jul 31, 2009, 09:48:38 AM »
Can you take a raincheck? At least you would get one for the sale price.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #16 on: Jul 31, 2009, 03:25:44 PM »
I went ahead and bought it at on back order, gets the sale price and it will just be a surprise when it shows up.  Oddly hard choice to make, cost less than a set of strings but do I really need it...?

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #17 on: Aug 04, 2009, 09:46:21 AM »
So far I've found mine to be very practical - esp if you're at an event where you may have it on your back for any length of time.  There's enough pockets so that I can ditch my handbag and keep what I need in one place.  It definitely takes the stress off my back as well.

B'sides you can personalise it to make it easy to pick out from other cases...
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #18 on: Aug 21, 2009, 11:05:19 AM »
Those cases are really cool, it would only take me six months to save up :'(

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #19 on: Aug 21, 2009, 06:50:08 PM »
Unfortunalty, the "backorder" notation seems to be an error, they have told me the case is discontinued so my backorder was canceled.

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #20 on: Aug 22, 2009, 12:50:28 PM »
urgh. sorry. another good deal disappears...
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #21 on: Aug 24, 2009, 09:44:09 AM »
That's a shame...meybe something else will come in that will be similar.
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #22 on: Aug 24, 2009, 05:46:45 PM »
Just the BAM Trekking again, @ $350!!

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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #23 on: Aug 24, 2009, 11:13:50 PM »
Shar has had this case for a long time - but also for a long time, you couldn't order it, it was only (supposedly!) available to come with one or two of their instruments.  It showed up on their website - then it went away.  Then this time it showed up at this really nice price... I have a suspicion that perhaps the manufacturer only makes up one batch at a time, every now & then.
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Re: Backpack cases
« Reply #24 on: Aug 27, 2009, 06:23:49 AM »
With the Shar backpack gone, I decided on this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Violin-Case-Gig-Bag-NEW-Cool-New-Colors-Wine-Black_W0QQitemZ270447761083QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3ef7f156bb&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

I liked the size of the Shar better, and I'd rather have a bow tube, but this may be close to what I'm looking for. I'll give an update when I get it next week.

 




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