I just got a new flute case because my original case that came with my instrument was completely worn out. I have been playing the same Yamaha 221 made in Japan for over 15 years and finally decided to replace the original case that the instrument came with. It was missing a handle, the fabric was completely torn inside, and my flute was no longer protected. The hinges were busted too!
I decided to purchase a Protec Max Flute Case and honestly have pretty mixed reviews
I recently got a new neck strap that I am thrilled about! The Yamaha Air Cell neck strap is a simple device that works great! I have always fluctuated between modern shoulder harness straps and conventional neck straps, but I found that the shoulder harness straps create more tension on the lower back. The reason for this is that shoulder harness straps don't provide the proper positioning for playing with good posture. I'm happy to report that with the Yamaha Air Cell Ne