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#1 brucedeerhaven

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 10:20 AM

I recently purchased an Explore Scientific AR152 Refractor Scope & looking for a good (& durable) large storage case for this scope which is about 50" long. I know about Pelican cases, but are their any other large (& durable) cases that might work.

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 10:38 AM

Have you asked Explore Scientific? Any scope I have purchased from them came with an excellent hard case. I have never purchased an AR series so do not know about them but I would assume Explore Scientific would have a case for the AR152 available as an option...

#3 jerwin

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 11:20 PM

I bought one of these for my Celestron 6" refractor a few weeks ago. For some reason they just increased the price by 20 bucks but it's still cheaper than a JMI case.

http://www.roadcases...a-cases-3-si...

The inside is just carpet. I'm going to try to line it with something a little better, but mine was well built.

The JMI case is basically a Tow Missile case. Maybe an army surplus store would have one. I called every place in the Chicago area and couldn't find one, but maybe you'd get lucky close to where you live.

Good luck,
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#4 Ron Luxemburg

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 12:38 AM

You might want to look into Scope Guard cases
http://www.scopeguard.com/index.html

For soft cases I'd recommend: http://www.lightware.../site/index.cfm

Good luck!






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