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    Default Where do you store your eye pieces



    Celestron sells a bunch of different eye pieces but they don't sell any storage cases.

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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    Hi Jim!

    Lot's of options out there from expensive to cheap.

    I use the Harbor Freight cases: https://www.harborfreight.com/tool-s...ase-62271.html
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    Hi Jim!

    Lot's of options out there from expensive to cheap.

    I use the Harbor Freight cases: https://www.harborfreight.com/tool-s...ase-62271.html

    here are my eyepieces in the Harbor freight cases with pluck foam....
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    Don't forget the dessicant packs
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    Don't forget the dessicant packs
    Very true I have a few of them in the cases.....in fact one shows up in the pictures I attached.
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    Store them cool and dry.
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    In a wooden box that I keep on a shelf in the living room - where both of my scopes live as interesting conversation pieces when anyone comes over to the house.
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    I use aluminium cases like the Harbour Freight cases when viewing locally and HPRC cases when travelling.
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    Default Re: Where do you store your eye pieces

    I use a plastic box without foam and just throw them all in there. That box goes into a larger plastic tote that has a box with my camera gear, my autoguiding gear, my Dob gear, my hand controller/power gear so I have everything I need in one large box.
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    I use one big rolling pelican case for all my accessories. It doubles as a table if you’re sitting on the ground, or a seat when closed.
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