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#6103209 - 12/26/15 08:00 PM hard gun cases
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trying to find a single rifle case... i bought one at gander today, and I'm not really sold on it. doesn't seem like it seals completely. i want tis tay sub 150.00. what do y'all find to be the best for the money?

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#6103237 - 12/26/15 08:17 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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For the money Plano cases are pretty solid; if you're independently wealthy, Pelican.
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#6103321 - 12/26/15 09:06 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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i saw a couple of plano cases at academy that i liked....hard to justify the 160.00 for a plano without knowing if its good or not.

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#6103338 - 12/26/15 09:15 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Originally Posted By: Arrowslinger82
i saw a couple of plano cases at academy that i liked....hard to justify the 160.00 for a plano without knowing if its good or not.


Hunt around, particularly on the Internet. You can find the Plano cases pretty cheap, MUCH cheaper than the Pelicans and much cheaper than the big-box stores.
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#6103492 - 12/26/15 10:35 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Pelican is the best I've used. Plano is a nice for less money, never owned one tho
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#6103493 - 12/26/15 10:35 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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$2000 in rifle and scope, $200 to protect it, makes since to me
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6103675 - 12/27/15 07:26 AM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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I've heard alot of great stuff about this one

$109
http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/game-win...hildCatid=94944
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#6103700 - 12/27/15 07:47 AM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
I've heard alot of great stuff about this one

$109
http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/game-win...hildCatid=94944


I think Plano private labels that one for Academy. I found the Plano version on sale at Academy a little over a year ago for $80.00. Study enough for international travel even.
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#6103728 - 12/27/15 08:05 AM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
I've heard alot of great stuff about this one

$109
http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/game-win...hildCatid=94944


This^ it's a great case for the $
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#6103773 - 12/27/15 08:28 AM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Cabelas brand pelican-style cases might save you a few bucks off pelican for a good case. I don't own one though.


Edited by jdk1985 (12/27/15 08:28 AM)

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#6104076 - 12/27/15 11:42 AM Re: hard gun cases [Re: jdk1985]
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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
Cabelas brand pelican-style cases might save you a few bucks off pelican for a good case. I don't own one though.


Got a few for pistols, they seem fine except for the stupid twist latch
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6104836 - 12/27/15 06:10 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Zach S Offline
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buy Pelican once and save your rifle for a lifetime.

That said, I got a Boyt single rifle case from the wife last Christmas and it is awesome.

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#6104998 - 12/27/15 07:31 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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I bought the Boyt first and it was very shoddy. I heard good things and it was on sale at Gander. But when I put my rifle in it, it was like it was in a bind, and wouldn't close properly. I ended up buying the Plano Game Winner one at Academy for 109.00 and after all the reviews I read about it, seems like its a really good case. Plus its a double gun, which may come in handy later.

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#6105312 - 12/27/15 09:51 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Bought my first Pelican case today at Cabelas. Regularly $239 for $179.00. Got an extra $20.00 off for purchase over $100. Definitely worth the full price so I feel like I stole it. Great product, the three layers of foam allow you to cut out the profile of the rifle so it is is held securely. Whatever you choose, make sure it has the three separate layers of foam to cut out the profile of the gun.

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#6105371 - 12/27/15 10:35 PM Re: hard gun cases [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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I have two Boyt cases i purchased from Cabelas. It's there brand but made by Boyt. They work great and I am very please with how well they protect my rifles. They have even stood up to international air travel. I would buy them again in a heartbeat.

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