Posted by Rick Denney on April 02, 2001 at 09:25:08:
In Reply to: Re: Re: RB Gig Bags for Tuba posted by Kenneth Sloan on March 29, 2001 at 18:00:34:
I have to agree. The hard case is perhaps no good for flying with not much crush strength, but it is light, has wheels, and is easy enough to carry even without the wheels. Cased, my YFB621 is lighter than my Miraphone in a gig bag (and MUCH lighter than the York).
And the case isn't quite as flimsy as it seems. Mine has survived Southwest Airlines (granted--they are gentler than most airlines with baggage), and an ugly incident I'd rather not go into that involved an Audi, reverse gear, and a grinding sound. The horn was fully protected by the case during both ordeals.
The only thing it lacks is back-pack straps. So, if I was charged with selling a dent bag to Ken, I'd find a way to make him think he needs back-pack straps.
Rick "who rarely uses back-pack straps" Denney