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  • davewerden
    Administrator
    • Nov 2005
    • 11138

    Nice Touch on Cronkhite Gig Bags

    I was fooling with my gig bag yesterday as I waited for someone and noticed a nice feature. The leather handles are backed with sewn-on nylon for double strength. Nice idea, and I'm not sure why I never noticed it before.

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    Dave Werden (ASCAP)
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  • Aychelby
    Member
    • Apr 2022
    • 36

    #2
    That is a nice touch. I've seen too many cases (pun not intended) where the handle is an unreinforced leather strap that after 10-20 years just degrades and eventually snaps.
    Harrison Brown
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    • carbogast
      Senior Member
      • Mar 2006
      • 531

      #3
      My Cronkhite bag is one that has just gotten better with age!
      Carroll Arbogast
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