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04-07-2016, 01:26 PM   #1
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Anyone using a Pelican 1510 roller case?

I am in the market for a roller style case and have been researching the Pelican 1510 cases with the dividers. I have owned Lowe Pro rollers in the past but it would seem Lowe Pro quality has taken a bit of a dive in the past few years. I do like Think Tank stuff but it is way over priced in my opinion.
So I thought I would ask here if anyone has experience with the Pelican 1510?

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I set one up, without the dividers, for an AV kit. Nice case. Not light!
The ones I used had the pluck-out foam. The case seems very well built.
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yes I own one. Love it. While I initially bought it with dividers I quickly changed my mind and fitted it with lots of modular soft zippered cases for different parts of my kit. I even carry a flat tripod in it when I travel! These things aren't cheap, but they will last a lifetime. I still might pick up another, perhaps in bright yellow?


P.S. here is how I originally used it when I first purchased it:
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We have used those for expensive company equipment. They are heavy but bullet proof.

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I use a similar but larger Pelican 1610 with dividers for my astronomy gear. It's a very solid case that shows no damage beyond some trivial cosmetic scuffs. The divider set that came with my 1610 includes a laptop compartment for the top lid.

Do you plan to use the 1510 as a carry-on? Pelican advertises that the 1510 meets FAA rules, but check the size with whatever airline(s) you usually fly before buying the case.

Pelican cases are very airtight. If you ever store something that has a trace of water on it from dew/fog/rain, open the case when you get home to let things fully evaporate.
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I have the pelican im 2950 storm with dividers
Pelican iM2950 Storm Trak Case with Padded Dividers IM2950-20002

love it!!! it can carry my sigma 500mm and sigma 300mm plus all my other lens...well worth it!! very heavy but if you want to have everything together it is awesome!!!
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I've since sold a lot of the items in that post (only the K-3, K-5 IIs, Sigma 8-16, DA 10-17, DA* 55, DFA 100, and DA* 60-250 remain), however the case is still as excellent as at ever was and you can rest assured that it is on the packing list for the next deployment


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QuoteOriginally posted by sarge Quote
So I thought I would ask here if anyone has experience with the Pelican 1510?
Yep I use 'em everyday as my go to kit bags, I also understand that they are the largest permissible size to go as "hand carry" with most airlines (but you will need to check that).

Built tough to protect your kit.

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