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    What happened to the PRS gig bag?

    I went looking to get a nice PRS gig bag from the online shop and noticed it's gone. What's up with that? I hope it's just that they are switching to a better made one. I need one of these.

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    Currently out of stock, but should have more in end of next month

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    But if you're really desperate, I can trade mine with you... for any Maryland made PRS
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    I have three PRS gig bags. Bought them all at the same time, around 2000 or so. I know they have changed suppliers more than once, but these were produced after the first leather gig bags. I think they were described as cordoba. Anyway, they work great and wear well. I've had no problems with any of the three and have been using them for well over ten years. Not that I am a touring musician or anything, but they do get used. All of my hard cases are in boxes in the attic. I just keep the three gig bags in the closet in my office/music room.

    Years ago, I visited the factory during the second unofficial PRS forum event there. Paul was carrying one of the gig bags like I now own. He used it to carry his Dragon I (that he later passed through a huge crowd of guys)... that was it for me. If it was good enough for the man himself's Dragon, they were good enough for me!
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    I like the red ones. they are a quality item. I have had the bag for about a year now and have just found the hanging hook in the back of the neck pocket. I thought it was just an extra piece of protection but no. Its another pocket
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    Speaking of great bags, I bought the PRS Accessory Bag sometime in the 90s, I've used it a ton, and it still looks and works like it's brand new, inside and out.

    I use that thing every day for cables, extra pedals, extra tubes, you-name-it. It is a terrific piece of gear.

    So if the gig bags are nearly as good, wow.

    I realize that Cordura nylon wears well, after all, they use it on luggage, but this bag is stitched together for heavy duty use. Even the zippers don't break.
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    Les - is that the red one that is briefcase style?

    I have a bag I got at the first or second Experience that just won't die. I'll shoot a pic when I get home...
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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    Speaking of great bags, I bought the PRS Accessory Bag sometime in the 90s, I've used it a ton, and it still looks and works like it's brand new, inside and out.

    I use that thing every day for cables, extra pedals, extra tubes, you-name-it. It is a terrific piece of gear.

    So if the gig bags are nearly as good, wow.

    I realize that Cordura nylon wears well, after all, they use it on luggage, but this bag is stitched together for heavy duty use. Even the zippers don't break.
    +1 Bought the accessory bag the same time I bought the gig bags. Still carrying all of them. Just bought the newest backpack too.
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    I like the look of the new S2 gig bags....are those ever going to be on sale separately?
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    I really like the S2 bag as well.

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    Here are some old shots of mine:





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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet Whitey View Post
    That's kinda cool, but his price is a little crazy for a used one. I would pay $100 less for a fitted hardshell case.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedGuitars View Post
    +1 Bought the accessory bag the same time I bought the gig bags. Still carrying all of them. Just bought the newest backpack too.
    +2 The accessory bags are tough SOB's. I've also had mine since '98 and would recommend them 100%.
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    Cool

    Greeeeat.... Now I've got Gig Bag GAS.
    If I thought I was going to live this long I'd have taken better care of myself!

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    So... you need a GAS bag?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! View Post
    So... you need a GAS bag?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sekunda View Post
    Some married folk might say they already have that at home!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! View Post
    SHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! They'll hear you and then we're all screwed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    Son, the HX/DA is a man's amp. One channel, not two, 50 watts of red hot glass crankin' out a tone that's big as...well...it's big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rugerpc View Post
    Les - is that the red one that is briefcase style?
    No, it's the black one that they still have in the online shop, with the blue interior. It's just great.
    I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken...

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