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Old April 2, 2016, 11:40 PM   #1
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Cabellas won one today...nice case.

Well, went in search of a new pistol case today. All of my current hand guns have their own case, usually ordered online. I ran across this rascal. Buy one, get 3 free...LOL. $40 and yes Cabelas has ONE L :P




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Old April 3, 2016, 01:40 AM   #2
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Seems like a solid, heavy duty case. However, experience has taught me that multiple handguns in a single case is often a bad idea. And especially if you actually intend to place those four in that case as arranged, I suspect that you will eventually come to regret it.

They... move. A thicker gun or gun with a particularly think part (say... cylinder) will displace foam. The revolver will sit nice and tight -- while a thinner gun will migrate.

I experimented with ideas over decades before I got it right and I can't improve on my method now: each handgun in a zippered soft case and multiple soft cases in a sturdy leather (old school) fat laptop computer bag. Think 1990's era laptop and that's the bag I'm talking about.

Secure and safe, packs thin enough and extremely cost effective. The laptop bag can be found at a thrift store, the zippered cases are $5 at a big gun store or cheaper if you buy in multiples at a gun show.
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Old April 3, 2016, 07:47 AM   #3
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Thanks for the heads up. Good advice and a nice idea..

The full size and the revolver should be heavy enough not to move; I'll give that a try. My range bag couldn't hold any more. That's a good thing :P

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Old April 4, 2016, 12:08 AM   #4
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If it will always be the same guns in it, you can custom cut a foam insert. I have a thrift store brief case I gutted and did custom foam in for 5 of my handguns. No migrating like that... but it only works if it is always the same or at least similar shaped guns.
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Old April 6, 2016, 08:47 PM   #5
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Good idea but I think that I'm making this a generic range case for larger guns. It should fit two without any problems.
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Old April 7, 2016, 03:03 AM   #6
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Gun socks for each handgun mitigates the migration issue.
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Old April 9, 2016, 09:10 PM   #7
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Makes sense but I don't think that I'd put more than 3 guns in this case. With gun socks....one full sized (92S), one compact (SP101) and one sub compact (Shield). For $40 it's really nice.
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Old April 10, 2016, 02:24 AM   #8
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I've used this site before to make a custom microphone case. They make gun cases too and can cut the foam to fit a lot of popular guns. You can choose cheap cases or rugged Pelican cases. There's also an online tool you can use to specify your own custom foam cutout.

http://www.mycasebuilder.com/custom-...fle-cases.html
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Old April 10, 2016, 03:39 PM   #9
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^^^ That's cool. Thanks!
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