Uni-Air Bass Carrier 8001
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Reduced from list price of $3895.00
Now The Kolstein Uni-Air Bass Carrier Is Available In The New “Airline Friendly” Design
The New KU8001 Kolstein Uni-Air Bass Carrier is a mere 62 Lbs and has a redesigned height
of 77 inches…. well within the restrictions of most major airlines. The standard KU8000
Kolstein Uni-Air Bass Carrier will fit all sized basses.
The New KU8001 Uni-Air Bass Carrier will fit most Basses with a restriction of 76 inches (from
the top of scroll to the endpin). See the Sizing Chart below:
The Long Distance Traveler
Incredible mobility in a totally secure transport case designed to protect rare treasured
instruments against the most abusive commercial handling year after year. New improved composite
construction of Kevlar and Vinyl-Ester resins – provide a continual monocoque structural shell,
aesthetic to the eye; yet possessing unsurpassed protective strength, with the Kolstein Uni-Air
Inflation Air Bag System. Affording musicians the epitome of safety for their valued Bass
Violins, and the economy of virtual cost-free transport on board flight, the Kolstein Uni-Air
Bass Carrier provides such unique features as gradual thermal dissipation, whereby the carrier
will automatically dissipate heat or cold so as not to expose the instrument to potentially
damaging extremes in climatic environment. Rubberized gasket and the Kolstein Gold Tone Hygrometer
further protect the contents of the Kolstein Carrier against radical climatic conditions.
Plush silk lined material covering high density foam interior, in conjunction with four independent
suspension systems, fully adjusts to any size Bass Violin, literally air cradling the instrument
within against damaging abusive handling. The Kolstein Carrier, truly in a class its own,
is the undisputed Bass containerization leader … preferred internationally by symphonic
Bassists, major symphonic orchestras, commercial tour groups … surpassing exacting requirements
of the Airlines and all U.S. Military musical organizations.
- New Monocoque Kevlar/Vinyl-Ester construction providing a continual structural shell. Light gray exterior color. Custom colors available.
- Unique Kolstein Uni Strap Adjustable Suspension System with the Kolstein Uni-Air Inflation System and relief valve affords maximum protective safety during potentially or abusive handling.
- All durable nylon webbing and leather strapping with rubber cushion backing.
- Wide stance uni-body construction for added stability in the upright loading storage position.
- Thermal dissipation, weatherproof gasket, and “Gold Tone” Hygrometer.
- Spring loaded handles located at all strategic points which lay flush to case while not in use.
- Silk black plush material lined high density foam interior containing full wardrobe area, hard shell bow case storage facility and removable Kolstein Tote Bag.
- Back Suspension Foam Pad System with the Uni-Air Bags and four independent suspension systems, which “air suspend” the Bass to protect against rough handling.
- Heavy duty hardware for minimum maintenance with vulcanized rubber skidding at all critical protective points.
- Fully adjustable for all sized Basses, inclusive of low C-string extension.
- Protective padded bow holders to accommodate four bass bows and soft padded Bass cover.
- Self contained dual wheel system handled by one person.
- Approximate weight 60 lbs.
Uni-Air Bass Carriers available for rental
Kolstein Uni-Air Bass carriers are available for short or long term rental.
- Daily ($18.00 per day)
- Weekly ($126.00 per week)
- Discounted Monthly ($425.00 per month)
Shipping or delivery additional. Long term lease pricing available upon request.
Here’s an instructional video on the Uni-Air carrier: