Gator GWE-ACOU-3/4 Hard-Shell Wood Guitar Case for 3/4 Sized Acoustic Guitars

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90 out of 100. Incorporating 850+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$120
Gator GWE-ACOU-3/4 Hard-Shell Wood Case for 3/4 Sized Acoustic Guitars

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 90/100 is based on analysis of 850+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The shorter scale of 3/4-size acoustic guitars make them ideal for younger players, or for those who want a compact and comfortable grab and go instrument.

And just like regular acoustics, they will benefit from a good quality case, like the Gator GWE-ACOU-3/4, which is especially designed for its smaller profile.

This is part of Gator's Economy series of hardshell cases, which does not stray from conventional design, made from plywood with plush interior padding and black tolex covering.

Securing your instrument are latches that can be locked via a key.

Features:

  • Type: Hard Case
  • Lower Bout: 13.75"
  • Middle Bout: 9.75"
  • Upper Bout:10.25"
  • Neck Length: 19"
  • Overall Length: 38"
  • Body Depth: 4"

Pros

Owners are pleased with its overall quality and compatibility with parlor and 3/4 size acoustics. There are plenty of reports of it working with compact guitars like the Gretsch Jim Dandy, Martin LX-1, Yamaha CSF series, Fender FA-15 and it even works with vintage parlor acoustics.

Cons

There are a few who wish for a bit more depth space to better fit with fatter 3/4 size guitars.

Overall

Get the Gator GWE-ACOU-3/4 if you want to keep your 3/4 size guitar protected at home and safe for travel.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Acoustic Guitar Cases & Gig Bags.

About the Author

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He's written about and researched music gear for many years, while also serving as a music director at his local church, in addition to teaching guitar, bass and mentoring young musicians.