It's a bag so you can't just throw it around or you'll break you guitar. But... It's fairly sturdy, and the zippers are good. It has three different ways to carry, but I find the backpack straps the best way. Just put it on you back and go! It is padded and it does keep your guitar dry.... The extra pockets are nice too. I've had good luck with this bag and I do recommend it. I use it to carry my guitar everywhere I go, and I've had it for 6 months now. It's a decent bag!