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Old March 18, 2013, 06:06 PM   #1
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Gun cases

What kind of gun case do you use to transport your target gun back and forth to the range, hard or soft case. Also, how do you carry your rest and all the accessories.
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Old March 18, 2013, 06:44 PM   #2
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I used hard cases for many years, though now that I have my own range, I walk it over using no case.
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Old March 18, 2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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Creedmore soft case for the target rifles.... They are some of the best out there. As far as carrying other gear, you can use a range cart. Again, Creedmore makes one and you can get an example on their website, but they are very expensive. Worth it if you do a lot of competitions and have to drag your gear long distances. If you are just hauling stuff from your car to local range, there are a lot of wagons and carts available
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Old March 18, 2013, 06:56 PM   #4
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Old March 18, 2013, 06:59 PM   #5
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I use an older (1981) GunGuard hard case made by Plano. But I have soft also, I have a lambswool line leather soft case that I carry rifles to te range in, usually the mauser with the nice stock.
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Old March 18, 2013, 08:39 PM   #6
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Soft cases for the firearms, along with a handy-dandy range bag for ammo, pistols, ear pro, etc.
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Old March 19, 2013, 08:42 AM   #7
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The guns are in a hard case and the rest of the equipment are in plastic ammo containers and tool boxes. Tools in one box, cleaning supplies in another, and eye/ear protection plus targets and chronograph in a third box.
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Old March 19, 2013, 02:16 PM   #8
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soft cases for guns, one of those storage boxes with the interlocking "fingers"on the top from wally world or target or costco (been so long ago). I can put my sand bag rests, targets, ammo, muffs, and all of the other junk one hauls to the range in one box. Add a chair and a target stand and I am good to go
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Old March 19, 2013, 02:48 PM   #9
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I only have one case that my M1 came in 2 weeks ago...
before that I just shouldered them and walked in with the bolts open.
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Old March 20, 2013, 01:17 PM   #10
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i have 3 pelican hard cases, 1 single rifle, 1 double rifle/shotgun, and a large pistol case ( holds 4 full size 1911's, or 6 compact autos/ j frames). pelican makes a great product IMO, they are on the higher end of my budget but i think they are worth it
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Old March 20, 2013, 10:15 PM   #11
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I use Boyt leather soft cases when I go to the range. I keep all of my gear in one of those nylon rolling suitcases you mostly see being dragged through airports by the frequent flyers. It holds everything I need and has little wheels and a collapsible handle so I don't much notice the 45 pounds of range gear inside of it.
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Old March 20, 2013, 11:30 PM   #12
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I always use a hard case, especially for a scoped rifle. Just seems like a whole lot more protection to me than padded canvas. As far as ammo, hearing protection, and all that jazz, I just throw them in a range bag I picked up from cabellas.
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Old March 20, 2013, 11:40 PM   #13
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Pelican hard cases for me and just an old duffle bag for eye/ear protection, targets tools etc.
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Old March 21, 2013, 12:54 AM   #14
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Like the rolling suit case idea, thanks.
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