Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Kevinofborg, mach1z, C&H OutDoors, bigspice, laraw03
61814 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81366
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44152
BOBO the Clown 42152
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38142
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34316
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31223
facebook
Forum Stats
61814 Members
46 Forums
427651 Topics
5899031 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5952484 - 09/29/15 11:39 AM Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case
Gravytrain Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/06/11
Posts: 20947
Loc: Rowlett, Tx
I want to get something a little better than my usual one trip wonder cheapo case.

Got any links?

Top
#5952496 - 09/29/15 11:44 AM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: Gravytrain]
East Offline
Mr. BM

Registered: 12/01/09
Posts: 21110
Loc: East Texas
_________________________

Top
#5952671 - 09/29/15 01:08 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: Gravytrain]
FiremanJG Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 20469
Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Pelican

http://www.pelican-case.com/1720-green1.html (dealers will have it cheaper)

Total up how much you have invested in barreled action, stock, base, rings, scope. $200 is cheap insurance.
_________________________

800 Yard Steel Range
Precision Rifle Instruction
Memberships and Classes Available

Top
#5952678 - 09/29/15 01:14 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: Gravytrain]
Tff caribou Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 3200
Loc: Watauga, TX
Midway has pelicans on sale right now. Got the ad in the mail yesterday.
_________________________
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. -George Washington

Top
#5952683 - 09/29/15 01:18 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: Gravytrain]
ChadTRG42 Online   happy
THF Celebrity

Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 10620
Loc: Lewisville, TX
The Pelican cases are top notch. Storm cases are also top quality.

I bought this case many years ago on sale at BP and it has lasted me a while. The handle broke off, but it's a functional and durable case.

http://www.basspro.com/Plano-All-Weather-Tactical-Gun-Cases/product/130815073654128/
_________________________

www.DallasReloads.com
Type 01 and Type 06 FFL

Top
#5952873 - 09/29/15 03:04 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: ChadTRG42]
bigjoe8565 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 4321
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
The Pelican cases are top notch. Storm cases are also top quality.

I bought this case many years ago on sale at BP and it has lasted me a while. The handle broke off, but it's a functional and durable case.

http://www.basspro.com/Plano-All-Weather-Tactical-Gun-Cases/product/130815073654128/


I purchased the same case and it's held up very well. My only complaint is the "pluckable foam". It easy to create the shape you need without cutting foam, but the remaining foam tends to separate somewhat easily. I would recommend this case as a good, to very good buy at the price point.

Top
#5953217 - 09/29/15 06:28 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: bigjoe8565]
Slow Drifter Online   content


Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4332
Loc: Central Texas
Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
The Pelican cases are top notch. Storm cases are also top quality.

I bought this case many years ago on sale at BP and it has lasted me a while. The handle broke off, but it's a functional and durable case.

http://www.basspro.com/Plano-All-Weather-Tactical-Gun-Cases/product/130815073654128/


I purchased the same case and it's held up very well. My only complaint is the "pluckable foam". It easy to create the shape you need without cutting foam, but the remaining foam tends to separate somewhat easily. I would recommend this case as a good, to very good buy at the price point.


I use Pelicans (love them) with cut-to-fit foam, but a few buddies of mine have those with the "pluckable" foam. They pluck/cut the foam to fit their equipment, then pull it out and spray it with some sort of counter-top adhesive and it kind of solidifies the foam into one piece. I'm not sure what they use but I'm sure you can look it up.
_________________________
"I have no idea what WW-III will be fought with, but WW-IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

A. Einstein


Top
#5963058 - 10/05/15 09:19 PM Re: Any good deals out there on a simple rifle flight case [Re: Gravytrain]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7492
Loc: Lubbock, TX
This video shows a guy using PlastiDip to harden the foam. Seems promising.


Video on using PlastiDip
_________________________

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide