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Custom Handmade Flight Cases By Tony West at Blacka Acoustics

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BLACKA ACOUSTICS NOW OFFER 10 YEAR GUARANTEE ON ALL TOUR GRADE FLIGHT CASES


Every Flight case at Blacka Acoustics is designed, constructed and finished by Tony West a 40 year veteran of protective case design and manufacture, which is why every case made at our facility, leaves with an industry leading 10 year guarantee. Each case is manufactured to the highest standards in protection technology and guaranteed against resistance to shock and damage. The cases are attractively designed, made with durability and ease of transportation in mind. Manufactured from only the highest quality materials, each custom case provides the quality assured by hand assembly and are finished with the most durable fixtures and fittings available. Tony can provide a guaranteed express service of between 48 and 72 hours on single items and is a specialist in bespoke and high value item protection. Each Blacka flight case is available in three different weights determined by the thickness of the wood, aluminum and accessories used.

  • Industry Leading 10 Year Guarantee
  • Express Service 48 - 72 Hours
  • Professional Tour Grade Standard
  • 40 Years Experience of Flight case Design
  • Hand Made and Finished
  • Constructed from the Industry's Best Materials
  • Bespoke Service
  • Contractual Jobs Accepted
  • Diamond Board Construction
  • Self Locating Butterfly Catches

CASE STUDIES

Apex Selects Blacka Cases
for Custom Exhibition Stand Flight Case

Apex Marketing and Creative Communications Ltd is a Cheshire based company specialising in the design and production of both modular and bespoke exhibition stands. “Out of the four companies I approached, Tim at Blacka responded within fifteen minutes. I was made to feel very welcome by the team and it became obvious very quickly that here was a company with a great deal of experience and creativity in the design and production of flight cases. Head of production Tony incorporated so many additional components into the design that the finished flight case is a real work of art. I can confidently recommend Blacka to anyone with a requirement for a top class product at a very competitive price'' Steve Janes Project Manager Apex Edinburgh

Northern Light Selects Blacka Cases
for Super Korrigan Spot Light Flight Case

Northern Light has been delivering excellence in performance, presentation and event technology for over 35 years. Whether installing full production lighting and sound systems in a brand new theatre complex or managing event production for a large scale corporate dinner, they will bend over backwards to ensure clients are delighted with the end result. ''We got our Korrigan cases and they’re great. Really impressive build quality from the top grade hardware to the internal joinery. A very well thought out design with well placed handles – we particularly like the one on the lid which we didn’t even ask for. That you were able to re-jig the design at short notice and still achieve such a short turnaround time was truly impressive. At this quality and price, we’ll definitely be back..'' Al Dalgarno Hire Operations Manager Northern Light Edinburgh

International Producer Chris ''Ruff Diamond'' Robinson Selects Blacka Cases

His remixing skills have been called upon by artists from Beyonce Knowles to Keith Sweat to Estelle, He has written countless pieces of music placed on Film, Television, award winning worldwide TV commercials, and has written and produced hit records for artists ranging from Mark Morrison to EMI/Virgin Record's Che'Nelle. ''Blacka Acoustics recently built a custom case for my new Miko LXD and a fantastic job they made too! The case is truly portable, and seriously protective. Blacka's cases are top quality built by their resident guy Tony, his work is of the best calibre and I can thoroughly recommend them. They are also cool guys, with a good personal touch, friendly, helpful, and great to deal with.'' Chris Ruff Diamond Robinson Producer London


S & H Select Blacka Custom 1 Unit Flight Cases

S+H Technical Support Ltd. is one of the country’s leading suppliers of the world’s most advanced, patented Starcloth system.The company focuses on the installation and operation of its system, working alongside both set and lighting designers. ''The 1 unit cases arrived safely and are perfect, very impressed with the build and look of the cases and if we are in need of any other cases we will give you a ring to quote for them. I will also pass on your info if anybody asks us for a flight case manufacturer''. Mark Williams S+H Technical Support Ltd Devon


Lite the Way Select Blacka Cases to Protect Lighting Products


Lite the Way provide dry hire, lighting staging and effects.. The company stocks a wide range of highly maintained professional branded products at the industry's most competitive pricing. Specialising in corporate events, gala dinners, award ceremonies and religious events, owner John Edwards has over 20 years of industry experience. John has worked with Kylie Minogue, Genesis and Jason Donavan. Light the Way have recently purchased a wide array of specialist lighting cases from Blacka Acoustics.'' Blacka Acoustics have worked closely with me to produce a fantastic range of tour quality cases, on time and exactly to my specifications. I am more than happy to recommend them as a quality protective flight case provider to the professional services industry''. John Edwards Proprietor Lite The Way Ltd. Halifax



Remote Audio Select Blacka Cases to Protect Mixing Desk Inventory

With over 30 years of experience in the industry Remote AV specialise in the production and delivery of events from a meeting for 10 people to an overseas conference for 1000's. Whether it's an Exhibition, Road Show, Product Launch or Conference, their highly trained, professional staff will deliver, install and work alongside you to ensure your event is a success. ''We have repeatedly used Blacka for our flightcases and found them to be good solid cases that come well priced with a very quick turnaround, I would recommend Blacka flightcases every time!!'' Marc Self Branch Manager Remote Audio Visual Ltd Manchester


Lightech Select Blacka Cases to Protect Lighting Inventory

Lightech an international company who have been supplying technical services to the events industry since 1987. Lightech creating innovative and original designs for lighting, power, sound and firework displays, The company prides itself on a safety first approach with attention to detail and the personal touch. Lightech are the leading supplier to all major Marquee companies in the North West but have also worked in most major venues throughout the UK. ''Blacka flightcases are a new product to us and we have been very impressed with the level of service afforded to us by the Blacka team. Their custom flight cases are made to an exceptionally high standard and it is clear that a lot of thought goes into their design. Keep up the good work!'' Chris Davenport Operations Manager Lightech Ltd Cheshire


Wigwam Acoustics Select Blacka for Tour Case Protection

Wigwam Acoustics is established as one of Europe's leading companies for the hire, sales and installation of professional audio equipment and systems. Additionally, the Wigwam Special Projects Team offers a service for indoor or outdoor venues with all necessary equipment including sound, lighting, power distribution and staging. With clients including Coldplay, Oasis, Radiohead, Bjork and Michael Flatleys ''Lord of the Dance'' the emphasis on protecting equipment is paramount. After a recent demonstration of our custom range, Wigwam recently placed a series of orders for Blacka Cases.

Viking Sound & Light Select Blacka for Tour Case Protection

Viking Sound & Light have been in operation for over 17 years. During this time Viking Sound & Light have gained a reputation for providing professional, high quality services to a wide selection of clients, festivals and other varied events both in the private sector and Council and Arts funded. With a string of international clients such as Sting, Billy Ocean, Mark Knopfler, and Rose Royce. Viking rely on Blacka Acoustics cases to ensure their kit always arrives in good working order. ''We have recently purchased flight cases from Blacka Cases, the quality of the product is excellent. Every thing fits perfectly and looks totally professional. The rugged construction helps to keep our equipment in safe condition during the long hard days on the road.. The pricing structure is very competitive too'', Stevie Williams Managing Director Viking Sound & Light Ltd. North Yorkshire


Stagetex Select Blacka Cases for Hire Stock Protection

Stagetex is a full service audio visual hire and events company specialising in producing corporate events, conferences, gala dinners, awards ceremonies, festivals and private functions. An exceptional team of technicians and event managers along with a vast inventory of equipment makes Stagetex a leader in its field ''Pricing more competitive than you can imagine, very fast turnaround. All diamond board with really nice catches and handles. Metalwork is fantastic. Beats all the usual suspects and they even delivered the cases to our door personally! They're miles better than our cases from other manufacturers and not any more expensive''. Peter Van Neste: Managing Director Stagetex Liverpool



ShowTech Select Blacka Cases for International Theatrical Events.

Specialising in technical production services, ShowTech provide complete sound and lighting solutions worldwide. With a list of international theatrical touring clients, including nine time Global Award winner ''Spirit of the Dance'', it is essential that their equipment is properly protected. ''The quality, materials and price are much better than cases we have bought from other manufacturers over the past few years. We called on Monday and picked cases up on Tuesday. We will definitely be using you for any cases we require in the future.'' Paul Sutcliffe: Managing Director. ShowTech Sound & Light. Lancashire


Allen and Heath Select Blacka Cases for New Ilive 80 and 112 Digital FOH Desk

Martin Daley is Allen and Heath’s UK sales manager has been an industry professional for over 30 years and is well aware that as with all professional tour equipment these amazing new consoles need to be well protected when in transit. In cases that are built to with stand the many unforeseen circumstances that may arise during a multi venue tour. Martin was so impressed with the flight cases, we designed for the iLive 80 and iLive 112 demonstration models, he now informs all his customers to select Blacka Acoustics for their flight case needs. Martin Daley has been using Blacka Acoustics flight cases for many years. ''The cases are absolutely robust and solid, each case is hand crafted and the turn around time is fantastic''. Martin Daley: UK Sales Manager Allen and Heath


Voice Music & Effects Select Blacka Acoustics for Tour Case Manufacture

VME is one of the UK's leading provider of an extensive range of equipment and services required by the entertainment, touring, broadcast and performing arts industries. Practically every event that VME supplies is live. It may be a one off broadcast event, a high profile concert tour or a long running theatre show. ''Whatever the event, we only get one shot at it. It has to be right first time, every time. There is no second chance. We have used many flight case manufacturers over the years, but nothing quite comes close to the attention to detail and absolute craftsmanship that Tony brings to the table''. Ben Hyman: Sales Director VME. Cheshire

Sterling Event Group Select Blacka Acoustic Flight Cases for Event Equipment Protection

Sterling Event Group provide the 'one stop' event service for corporate and private events of all types. They combine technical expertise and production experience with the highest quality equipment to give their clients the very best service and events that will be remembered for all the right reasons. ''Over the years Tony has constructed a wide variety of cases for Sterling Event Group. We have always been extremely happy with his work and the quality of the product. Our inventory includes some expensive equipment which if damaged in transport can mean that an event may not go ahead. Having a relationship with Tony means that this is one less thing that we need not to worry about. I would highly recommend Tony to anyone in the professional events or music industry who has product that needs professional protection.'' Richard Bowden: Managing Director Sterling Event Group Ltd Manchester


Music Studio Director Selects Blacka Acoustics for Equipment Protection.

Previous to setting up the studio & music production company in 1998, Keir worked as a resident engineer, remix artist & programmer at Pete Waterman's studio then later for EMI, Mercury & Factory records... Since '98 has worked with the likes of Diana Ross, Elbow, Doves, Moby, I Am Kloot and Olive. As well as being a studio engineer/producer, Keir is also a full time member of the band "Durutti Column"... "I was introduced to Blacka Acoustics by the drummer in Durutti Column (Bruce Mitchell), i was astounded at the speed & professionalism of the team & really blown away at the extra care taken. I turned up on Monday and my case was ready on Wednesday. The flight cases supplied were of top class construction. & we'll be back again for sure! Thanks & the best of luck for the future." Keir Stewart: Director Inch Studio Manchester