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07-29-2013, 06:22 AM   #1
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Field case for camera plus astrophotography accessories

When I travel to a dark site I have to load my camera bag, laptop bag, and 2 small cases of telescope gadgets. I'm looking to replace all that with one large case. (My telescope and mount will remain in their own cases.) Desirable features in this new case:

Hard shell for protection
Padded dividers, ideally lightly colored for night visibility
Space for a laptop
Does not have to be waterproof or suitable for airline travel if it keeps weight or cost down

The best I've found so far is the Pelican 1560SC. Unfortunately, Pelican only has black dividers even though the case is available in colors.

Suggestions welcome for other cases.


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07-29-2013, 08:54 AM   #2
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Kata is one that has light colored dividers, yellow I think. But I don't think they make any hard shell cases.
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I use one of these from Ape Case to carry my astrophoto stuff. Works pretty well and even has space for the laptop. Its not a hard case like you wanted and I would never check it when flying but its pretty nice otherwise.
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QuoteOriginally posted by DeadJohn Quote
Pelican only has black dividers
Just use the largest ones, then use other camera bag dividers with you colour choice, that will velcro to the original Pelican ones.

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