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artcarter
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What case to use for a CG 5 mount.
      #5607394 - 01/05/13 10:15 PM

What is the concensus on appropriate case for a CG 5 mount ?

Thanks


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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: artcarter]
      #5607540 - 01/05/13 11:34 PM Attachment (13 downloads)

I use iM2450 Storm cases for my CG-5s.

Stan


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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: RTLR 12]
      #5607560 - 01/05/13 11:44 PM

Where do you store the counter weight, HC, etc.?

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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: artcarter]
      #5607669 - 01/06/13 01:20 AM

The counterweights are carried in a JMI caddy. (I have 2 that hold 6 CWs). The HC goes into a felt bag and lays on top of the mount. Power and DEC cables fit in between the mount 'crannies'. The tripod etc. is carried in an On Stage Stands mic bag.

Stan


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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: RTLR 12]
      #5607934 - 01/06/13 09:17 AM

I found this inexpensive solution:

CG-5 Storage and Transport


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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: rockethead26]
      #5608031 - 01/06/13 10:36 AM

If you don't want to bother with the factory foam thing, the mount will fit into one of these with a 'Custom' foam.

http://www.target.com/p/sterilite-ultra-clear-storage-box-18-qt/-/A-13794515#...

Stan


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Re: What case to use for a CG 5 mount. new [Re: artcarter]
      #5608071 - 01/06/13 10:58 AM

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What is the concensus on appropriate case for a CG 5 mount ?

Thanks




I use a nice big Tupperware style box I got from Wal-Mart. Layer of foam from their craft department goes on the bottom. C8 OTA goes on top of that. Layer of foam on the C8, CG5 mount head on top of that. Snap on the lid and off I go. About fiftenn dollars and it has done a fine job for about eight years.


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