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    Default Another take on EP case



    With all new EPs recently acquired it was time to rework my EP case.

    This time I played with layout in Excel for quite a bit, to squeeze in as many as possible, and retain logical order and convenience as possible. Another consideration was that since I store the case vertically, heaviest EPs should go to the bottom and lightest on top.

    Here is the best layout I came out with. Each square is ~1 cm and corresponds to one section of pluck foam insert.



    The insert I got off eBay and it fits perfectly typical mid size case (Harbor Freight, etc.).

    Here is executed insert.



    and the final product.



    Can't wait to take it out, but looks like we are clouded in solid for another month or so.

    Want to say I am done with EPs for a while, but you know me.

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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    I think you are going to need a case with a stronger handle on it!
    The layout looks great Bigzmey
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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    I think you are going to need a case with a stronger handle on it!
    The layout looks great Bigzmey
    Thanks Gabby! The thought crossed my mind, yes. It comes with shoulder strap, so for now I will utilize handle, strap and two hands to move it. Can't be too careful.
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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    Don't pull something lifting that......


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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    Very nice, Andrey!

    You might consider a set of handcuffs for star parties. You can cuff yourself to it.
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    Ummmm... wow? That's a lot of occulars!

    Actually that is very nicely done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smeyer8015 View Post
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    Very nice, Andrey!

    You might consider a set of handcuffs for star parties. You can cuff yourself to it.
    You guys crack me up!

    Definitely handcuffs and baseball bat just in case.
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    Ummmm... wow? That's a lot of occulars!

    Actually that is very nicely done.
    Thanks UM! One can't have too many right?
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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    Nice layout! You definitely want to keep an eye on that case at star parties. Never say you’re “done”! NEVER!
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    Default Re: Another take on EP case

    Wow, I thought my eyepiece case was packed...

    I predict a new western movie coming out next summer called "A Fistful of Eyepieces," and starring Bigz Eastwood as an amateur astronomer in the old west who pits two competing telescope manufacturers against each other for control of the regional market.

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