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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:12 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

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Found a RIDGID injected molded tool box that will hold it nicely. I'm loading it with foam for projection. I will be throwing it in the back of my truck too much.

Where did you find that box? I've been looking for something similar. Pelican's are just too expensive.


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I was having a search for a range box and came across this Dallan...might be just what you are looking for mate.

Ridgid 22" Pro Organizer tool box Kaizen Foam tool box inserts

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:35 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
DallanC wrote:
slimjim wrote:
Found a RIDGID injected molded tool box that will hold it nicely. I'm loading it with foam for projection. I will be throwing it in the back of my truck too much.

Where did you find that box? I've been looking for something similar. Pelican's are just too expensive.


-DallanC

I was having a search for a range box and came across this Dallan...might be just what you are looking for mate.

Ridgid 22" Pro Organizer tool box Kaizen
Foam tool box inserts

Vincenzo,

Is that listing for the box or the foam inserts that are used in the Ridged box?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:37 am    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

That was just for the foam inserts. Now they look "slick"! Wish I had thought to look on eBay before I stated this project.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:53 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

Hopefully not just the inserts mate, but if so, there seems to be plenty of listings for the box.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:17 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

It is an amazing box. A 1/4 of the cost of other injected molded boxes with more features.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

hunterjoe21 wrote:
Have you had a chance to look at anything other than Christmas lights with it yet?.

yes, I like it. I was able to read my handwriting at 100 yards on an overcast day.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:16 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

I received the scope, box, and insert and put it all together this week.



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:50 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

hunterjoe, it looks really nice. I got to use the scope this past week glassing for Barbary sheep in New Mexico. Even at 60x, I could clear glass at over a mile away. A very sturdy, steady tripod is a must.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:01 pm    Post subject: Re: spotting scope Reply with quote

I doubt this will ever actually leave my truck if I use it other than at the range. I plan to pick up a window mount, but forgot to make sure I left room in th case for it.

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