The History of Studio Slips

Susan Bendinelli first got involved in the music industry back in the beginning of 1980 when she became Traffic Manager for Mesa Boogie. This was just a few months before Boogie moved from the legendary garage in Lagunitas into their warehouse in Petaluma, California.

3 years later she left Mesa Boogie to marry their Chief Technician, Michael Bendinelli and raise their family.

Says Susan:

I began my little cottage industry making protective covers in my home in 1992 when our youngest son was one year old. The idea was to build a reputation slowly over the years so that by the time our 3 boys were grown, I would have a viable business. My first covers were made for Mesa Boogie amps, of course, but word quickly spread, and I soon found myself making covers and bags for all types, all shapes and all sizes of different things in need of protection. By the year 2000, the business had grown so much that I could no longer manage it all from home, so I moved into a warehouse with a couple thousand square feet of additional space.

In order to keep up with demand and maintain the quality of our product, and provide the old fashioned customer service our customers expect, I had to take another giant step forward. So, in 2004, we retooled our production facility to incorporate Computer Aided Manufacturing. We still sew everything the old fashioned way, but the rest of the process, from pattern making to fabric cutting is now handled by state of the art technology.

We have come a long way since 1992, but our commitment to detail and guarantee of customer satisfaction still remain our top priority.

Thanks for checking out Studio Slips

Susan Bendinelli, Owner

Susan and her husband, Michael

"We have come a long way since 1992, but our commitment to detail and guarantee of customer satisfaction still remain our top priority."

What People Are Saying
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YES! I'M FAMOUS! All kidding aside, I'm glad you used my words as a testimonial. I am happy to (and always do) recommend you to any fellow gigging musician I talk to. I've literally used your covers in rain, sleet, and snow; and my stuff stays protected gig after gig after gig. Studio Slips is the best!
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~Michael J., O'Fallon, MO
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I just got the cover yesterday. Perfect fit!! Nice job to you and your team.
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~Steve M. Penfield, NY
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Got the cover, and my Princeton Reverb is now snug as a bug in a rug. Thanks again and enjoy the Spring!
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~Rob B., Farmingham, Mass.
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The cover arrived today and it fits like it glove. I love it.
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~Jay L., El Mirage, AZ
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I was very impressed when I opened up the new briefcase-style gig bag for Rocktron MIDI Mate pedal board. I think the quality is very good, and it fits as expected. Delivery time was good too. My wife has been buying a few purses lately. So I showed her *my* new "purse". Custom-made, baby!! Looks sharp. (She just shook her head and walked away. I think she was jealous.)I'll be getting some more items from you. I have a couple of amps that need slip covers. I'm a believer in your quality now. Thanks very much!!
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~John R., Houston, TX
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Just wanted to let you know I received my Studio Slip cabinet cover and am really impressed with its overall quality and fit. In addition its been a pleasure dealing with real people at Studio Slips - in every sense of the word - during the ordering process. You have my future business and recommendations.
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~Bob E., Ashland, OR
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just received the cover for my Yorkville K50 1x10. Fits perfectly! Very nice, thank you. Will no doubt be a return customer.
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~Lin E., NYC
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I just received my cover. It looks nice. Fit's like a glove! I will be ordering one for my cabinet soon.
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~Aaron K., Flat Rock MI
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The bag fits perfectly, and I am very impressed with the level of craftsmanship and protection in a lightweight case. Ideal for my portable organ pedals.
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~Michael B., Cape Elizabeth ME
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I just wanted to let you know this case was perfect. Excellent work and the dimensions used for the casters were perfect. Thank for such a fine product. I will definitely recommend your product to my friends.
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~Mark A., Mansfield, MS
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It's beautiful! And it fits perfectly! Thank you so much.
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~b0b L., Cloverdale, CA
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Got it, fits great!
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~Peter M., Canada
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The cover for the Rotten Johnny fits very well! Thank you.
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~Mark F., Catskills, NY
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I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with my new Studio Slip for my Rocket 44 Mesa. It fits like a glove and is even more padded than I expected. The workmanship and quality is clearly evident and I really like the fact that it was made to order.Thanks for getting it exactly right the first time!
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~Thomas L., Houston TX
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Received the cover today, fits snug and beautifully. I appreciate your help. Thanks again, its been raining here so it's wonderful to have a cover.
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~Stephen T., Woodstock GA
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I meant to send this email earlier? my speaker cover fits perfectly, I?m extremely happy with it, and I?ll recommend you all my musician friends. Thank you.
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~Derek B
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my Cover arrived today and it's perfect as always thanks again
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~Barry T., Cherry Hill NJ
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Received my Fargen Blackbird Clamshell StudioSlip today.... absolutely a perfect fit! It looks fantastic and very well made. I'm completely happy. Just wanted to let you know.
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~Cam L
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I received the covers yesterday and they fit perfectly! Now ALL my gear have studio slips covers. I love them.
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~Steve C., North Atlleboro, MA
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Hi received my cover today very satisfied with it Thanks
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~James C., Frankfort KY
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On Monday, I recieved my Studio Slips cover for my Fender 50th Anniversary Blues Junior and I wanted to write and thank you for your excellent and expedient service. The cover itself is fantastic, so well made and it fits my amp like a glove. The small details are fantastic, like the small piece of the cover that slides beneath the amp handle. That kind of attention to detail shows your dedication to putting out the best product available. The soft inner lining is exactly what I was looking for to protect the sunburst finish on my limited edition ash cabinet. I bought the amp largely as a collector's piece, so I wanted to treat it kindly and I can't think of a more perfect was to protect it than with your wonderful amp cover.
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~Brad C
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I received the bag/case and it looks and fits great! When I was designing and building this pedalboard I was originally concerned how I would carry and transport it as I custom built it to the dimensions I needed to hold all of my pedals. I did not think I would be able to find a case. I am so happy I found Studio Slips. Thank you for your great product and great service!
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~Ron K., Parrish, FL
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I received the cover for my GK 112 MBX last week. I looks great and is a perfect fit. Excellent service and delivery time. I'll definitely recommend Studio Slips to my friends.
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~John W., Ithaca, NY
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Yesterday I received the cover in good order... the cover fits perfectly, looks great and is of outstanding quality.
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~Ivan d., Strijen, The Netherlands
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I just got my new Studio Slip for my Ceriatone Overdrive Special amp. WOW !!!!! That is an exceptional cover. I have never seen anything like it before. You make the absolute best quality product out there. I am more than pleased and will recommend you to everyone I know who uses amp covers. Thank you for a great product at a very fair price. I feel like I received an exceptional value.
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~Jim M. Middletown, IN
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I want to thank you and Susan for the great covers you made for me! The fit is perfect and they look really nice, too. :) The full leather bottoms are just what we need here in the snow belt. Thanks very much for the quick service.
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~Jeffrey S., Cleveland Hts, OH.
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got cover today..perfect fit !!! now I can take amp with me and be protected..great service
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~Paul R., Dudley MA
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The dust cover came and is a perfect fit!!! Thank you so much! Sorry it was such a project to get the measurements correct but you hit it out of the park. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
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~Nicholas W., Menifee CA
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I just received the brown padded slip cover for my Vox AC-30 today. It looks fantastic and fits perfectly.I just placed an order for two more slip covers...
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~Mike M., Plymouth, MN
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Wow ! My Clamshell arrived today, and I'm delighted with it !! Unfortunately, it arrives before my amp has (!), but i'm sure it will all be fine. I'll be singing your praises on TGP... Many thanks for all you have done, Every blessing from me and England !
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~Warren E., W. Midlands,Great Britain
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Received the slip cover for the Carr amp well in time for Xmas. Gave it to my son and it fit perfectly on the amp and it looks great
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~Orville Z, BC, CANADA
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Just wanted to let you know that the cover has been awesome. Worked out perfectly. Thanks again,
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~Sean L. San Mateo, CA
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The slip cover is perfect! Thank you so much.
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~Chris P., Union Bridge MD
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Just recieved the 3 covers you made for me. Thank you so much. They all fit well, and will see alot of use, I will fill you in on durability as time goes on. Ordering was easy, service was quick,and the product was as described. How refreshing, in this day and age. It is buisiness people like yourself who carry the weight of our economy on your shoulders. Don't do anything different....you have got it! God Bless you and yours!
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~Douglas M., Beachwood, NJ
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My amp and cab protections are perfected. I am very satisfied.
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~Jean-Luc B., Seine Maritime, France
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Thanks, Just got it and slipped it on. Perfect fit Looks great!
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~Bob P., Brooklyn, NY
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Thank you so much for the QSC KSUB slip. The slip fits perfectly, excellent craftspersonship, and looks great. Hope all is well in Santa Rosa. Give me a call if you ever come to AZ, Ill buy you a dinner or drinks or whatever.
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~Steven DeV - customer of a lifetime, AZ
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Susan, Thank you ,so much..The cover fit perfectly on my amp And now will provide many more years of protection. You are the best
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~Michael M., Vista, CA
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The Bludotone Ported 1x12 Cabinet #3781 fits perfectly. I wanted to make sure since it's a new cover #. Love it.
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~David G., Freeburg, IL
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Hello Mss Bendinelli, I have just receve the 2 covers and they are very perfect and the work is very beautiful. Thank you so much.
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~Sergio B., Switzerland
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I love the covers. They are great. I will order more from you when I collect some more gear. Take care...Musician, father, and believer in Studio Slips covers. - Show quoted text -
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~Carey W., Soquel, CA
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I got the mark V gigbag today, I can't believe you have completed this order so quick! It fits the amp like a glove. Great work! The fabric (brown) look so lovely that it fits with the color of my other furnitures (rosewood)!
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~Edgar L. North Point Hong Kong
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Just wanted to let you know the cover arrived here in the Caribbean today ? nice work! Congrats on a good-looking and effective cover.
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~Robert H., Caribbean
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Just to let you know I pickup the cover over the weekend and I am very pleased with it, the fit is perfect. (Roland VGA7)
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~David B., UNITED KINGDOM
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Received yesterday: all four covers fit and look great! Thanks and regards ...
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~Tom W., Kingston, WA
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Sorry it took awhile ....got the mixer bag a few days ago now,...it is really fantastic! Love it! Thank you so much...we'll do another one soon....gonna need one for a Boss RC300 looper pedal.....Again,my warmest thanks for your excellent craftsmanship .
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~Steve. S., Park City, UT
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The amp cover slip is amazing it fits soooo snug. When i first got it I thought wow that aint gonna fit and it fits so well. Fantastic work.
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~Liam G., Topanga, CA
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The bag fits well and I'm happy.
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~Armand R., Flagstaff, AZ
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Cover arrived yesterday and fits like a glove. The back pocket is bigger than I envisioned and is gonna work great for "small ball"... Thanks so much.
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~Thom W., Salem, OR
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The covers for the Vox AC15 and Marshall Vintage Modern arrived today. They both fit perfectly, as I knew they would from my previous orders. Good work. And the pocket on the Vox AC15 cover is larger than I expected. I can fit a lot more than the footswitch in there. That could come in handy.
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~Robert R., Denver, CO