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#1 astronomylife

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 01:17 PM

I'm looking for a case for my CPC 800. I bought the Husky 50 gallon box, but its just too big! I'm looking for something like this, but I little wider. Please post any suggestions.

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 02:43 PM

Here's what I use for my CPC 800. It's a Rubbermaid 45 gallon container, model number 246300DIM. The wheels and handles make the scope realtive easy to move around in the field - sure beats carrying it! I wrap the scope in a 'moving blanket' while transporting it and the case works out very well.

Bought mine for about $20 at Menards a few years ago.

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 03:57 PM

I'm looking for something more compact that will provide a better fit. I don't have too much space to spare, so I'm thinking of returning my Husky box. If anyone knows of a box which will fit the CPC 800 almost perfectly and is fairly cheap, post a link.

If anyone has a JMI case for the CPC 800 they want to get rid of for cheap, just send me a pm with your price and pics.

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 01:37 PM

Looking for a box/cart with a base measure of 16 by 23 inches. Doesn't have to be exact, but close.

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 05:26 PM

Have a Celestron/Pelican case fitted for a Celestar 8, and another with no foam. Either might work. See
http://www.adorama.c...CFQSk4AodBFQAMg

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 05:58 PM

Something like this would be perfect providing it fits?

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 07:53 PM

junomike,

Unfortunately that is too small. I'm looking at this. If someone has something similar, tell me how it holds up and if it fits..

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 03:28 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...-TRUNK-/3606...

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 04:53 PM

Unfortunately that's is too small. It will fit the OTA, but it isn't wide enough for the drive base.






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