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Re: Why you should buy Pelican cases

Postby Devlin » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:40 pm

The way now to buy them is off of craigslist or at auction.

I have a great Ziegel rifle case that I picked up about six months ago for forty bucks at an auction.

If you can find older vintage Zero Haliburton cases there is a decent collector market for them as well.
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Re: Why you should buy Pelican cases

Postby Q » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:10 am

For the most part, I've found that they become useless and more of a pain in the ass to deal with than beneficial once you are in country. Plus I've had to constantly answer "are there firearms in there?" by every tard in a uniform in airports.

Other than a 1500 carry on holding plates and plate carrier that never leaves my side whilst flying,
I've gotten rid of the rest and gone back to soft, large load out (black, not "hey look at me" tacticool airsoft ninja multicam or marpat) bags.
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Re: Why you should buy Pelican cases

Postby marie-angelique » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:56 am

i'll admit it. i just ordered some for my little moto
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Why you should buy Pelican cases

Postby russlits » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:17 pm

I have my epics for 5 years and was thinking recently to buy new ones. How often do you buy new diabolos?
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Re: Why you should buy Pelican cases

Postby Mr.PocketsOfSteel » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:04 pm

RYP wrote:Not true at all. Pelicans shatter at low temps when dropped, the o ring seal always goes missing, they make freeze dried food taste like crap and they slide all over the place adding far too much weight for their benefit. Thankfully they fixed the snaps which destroyed many a thumbnail. When I worked with CNN or on some of my TV shoots it was like moving small houses.

Nothing says STEAL ME like a flotilla of stickered pelicans being checked in.

I prefer heavy clear vinyl kayak bags inside traditional luggage or duffels.


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