Any Suggested Oboe Cases?
 

Any Suggested Oboe Cases?

    
Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    13:22 on Friday, July 18, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

I'm buying a used Loree and the case isn't in the best of shape.

I'd like to see what cases other people like, and why.

Some cases I'm looking into:

Loree Oboe Case

Bam Trekking Oboe Case

Bam Egg shaped Oboe Case


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    14:48 on Friday, July 18, 2008          

tessellation
(42 points)
Posted by tessellation

I've heard good things about Bam cases. I have a Protec case for my flute and piccolo and I love it so much I'm buying one for my oboe. It's got a hardshell inner part with the nylon outer. It's up to personal preference, but I really recommend any case that has either an outer part with a zipper or something with a latch that locks down. I remember having a flute in a regular case spilling onto the concrete because the flat latch came open. Horrible experience.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    16:23 on Friday, July 18, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Yeah, the Bam sure looks nice =].

And for 1/3 the cost of a Loree case with case cover... Hehe!

Oh, and it has a sheet music pocket... It's looking good for now!


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    18:20 on Friday, July 18, 2008          

MusicalPanda
(267 points)
Posted by MusicalPanda

I personally like the BAM trekking, becuase they seems to have all you needs, and have a nice music pocket as well.

1/3 the cost you say... =O cheap!


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    18:42 on Friday, July 18, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Yeah, for a Loree case it's $375 + Case cover is $150 = $525 + tax

When a Bam is 190$ So that's 64% cheaper.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    14:09 on Monday, July 21, 2008          

iluvoboe565
(442 points)
Posted by iluvoboe565

a girl at my school was using the school oboe and it spilled out of the case... the poor oboe...

but a real horror story, was this girl was climbing on the bus and her flute fell out of the case... it got run over it was horrible

so just make sure your case wont open up when u dont want it to:D


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    14:24 on Monday, July 21, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Yeah... That might be a good idea.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    19:28 on Monday, July 21, 2008          

iluvoboe565
(442 points)
Posted by iluvoboe565

this is kinda random, but since you were talking about fedex

did you guys know that in the negative space between the e and x there is an arrow? you'll always see it from now on:D


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    00:26 on Tuesday, July 22, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Haha, I got a Bam Trekking, and it's really big.. But It holds everything and looks good.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    11:29 on Tuesday, July 22, 2008          

iluvoboe565
(442 points)
Posted by iluvoboe565

those are good cases, from what i've seen on the internet. And they wont open up on you:D


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    11:42 on Tuesday, July 22, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Nope =]!

It holds all my stuff, and has back pack straps too. I really like it.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    13:02 on Tuesday, July 22, 2008          

tenorsaxist
(925 points)
Posted by tenorsaxist

what about the propac/protec soft contoured, they are rather cheap as i recall


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    17:03 on Saturday, August 02, 2008          

Canadian
(903 points)
Posted by Canadian

Yep, they are cheap and cheap quality too! I've seen them and used one before.


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    11:31 on Monday, August 04, 2008          

iluvoboe565
(442 points)
Posted by iluvoboe565

i know... fedex.. hey that made me think of cheaper by the dozen:D


Re: Any Suggested Oboe Cases?    15:30 on Monday, August 04, 2008          

iluvoboe565
(442 points)
Posted by iluvoboe565

hehehe... i think of everything... almost


   





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