Fusion Triple Trumpet Bag Premium series
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Fusion’s trumpet playing chief designer began her career designing backpacks and rucksacks for fell walkers and mountaineers, so this is a company that knows a thing or two about HiTec materials and keeping precious instruments out of harm’s way.
Their Premium series bags are virtually bombproof. Made out of tough PVC-free water resistant rip-stop material, they come with lightweight solid moulded base panels to give even more extra protection. Within the easy access double zippered main compartment are not only the dividing protective sections for three trumpets - with an extra padded sleeve, but also a removable accessory panel that comes with pockets and pouches for mutes and mouthpieces that has been designed to be hung from a music stand.
Three tiered zippered pockets make up the right hand side of the bag, the lowest of which has two internal pockets, together with a carabineer key clasp. The middle pocket sports an internal triple mouthpiece pouch, while the top pocket houses the elasticated waterproof cover. The left hand side panel carries the well padded, heavy duty back harness, with two zippered phone pouches and separate pocketed hip wings that when not in use are stashed in a zippered compartment faced by an ‘airflow’ covered panel. Set above this is a tough nylon webbed grab handle.
To the top of the bag is a double velcroed adjustable grab handle and a useful slip concealed address label, while to either end of the top panel are heavy duty nylon clasps that can be attached to an adjustable webbed shoulder strap with floating shoulder pad. The rigid base of the bag is finished with four solid nylon feet. This Premium is a bag for all seasons, and we would happily take it on the road. But it is sadly too large for cabin luggage and because of the lack of ‘lockability’, we wouldn’t want to risk putting it in the hold.
– David Gallant
For more info go to www.fusion-bags.com