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Old December 8, 2007, 01:57 AM   #1
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Pelican Cases

I'm considering getting a Pelican case for Christmas to keep a pistol in.

I'd love to see any pictures of your case set ups if you've got them. I'm still really torn on size and how much or little I want to pack in it.

Thanks!
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Old December 8, 2007, 02:01 AM   #2
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Not really a very good picture, but I'll post it anyway.

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Old December 8, 2007, 01:28 PM   #3
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Sure. These are the 1120 and the 1150. I have total confidence that I could throw one off a second story or drive over one with my car and the contents would be fine. We use them extensively in the military to transport sensitive equipment. I have yet to see one break or any of the contents be damaged.
I'd like to get some of the stiffer foam because the stock foam is a little soft for my liking.




The markup on these cases is huge.
This company seems to have the best prices and shipping I can find.
LINK

The 1150 case (full size handgun) is $24 from that vendor. The same one at Cabela's is $35 and Bass Pro is something like $44.
The 1120 (small auto's, J frames) is $20. Cabela's is $30.
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Old December 10, 2007, 01:08 AM   #4
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Thanks guys, and AFshooter thanks for the link, those really are great prices.

I'm trying to decide between set ups you both have and a larger case that could hold some more magazines, flashlight, batteries, etc. Given the prices though, I'm more inclined to the set ups you guys have with a 1200.

Thanks again!
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Old December 10, 2007, 01:18 AM   #5
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I've got a Pelican 1490 on my Christmas list. I plan to put a commander and government in it, and maybe my 239 as well. I think all 3 will fit, but I might make room for ammo or something instead.

Storm makes great cases, too. They're the exact same sizes as Pelican (+/- 1") and they're the same price or a little less.

Pelican 1490:



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Old December 14, 2007, 01:30 PM   #6
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We use these at my work to ship sensitive government items as stated above. Never thought about getting one to hold a gun, but I am glad I came across this post. I bet I could get myself a nice deal from work.
These things are extremely sturdy, but we all know that.
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Old December 17, 2007, 12:26 AM   #7
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I'm also looking seriously about the Pelican 1490 as a case for my Ruger SRH. I like that its big enough to hold a couple of guns and maybe even a box or two of ammo to take to the range. I also like that it has built in locks on the latches. Its supposed to be a laptop computer case so if its tough enough to keep sensitive electronics safe it should do just fine for firearms.
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Old December 17, 2007, 09:07 PM   #8
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I have used them to carry camera equip. for over 20 years. Not cheap and not as pretty as "Halliberts" (which are also good but more expensive). Both cases, "take a wammin and keep the stuff inside working"
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Old December 18, 2007, 08:48 PM   #9
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This is what I've ordered for my upcoming PC1911. It may not protect against a flood but its purdy.

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