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Mewlon 180 — case?

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#1 dougspeterson

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 02:54 AM

The odd shape,  F3 long tube and 50mm finder handle mean it doesn't fit in the usual cases. Anyone found the ideal case?



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Posted 30 March 2020 - 03:36 AM

 

Like this?

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 04:16 AM

Sweet!

 

Where can be found? importer TNR/LSS does not list.


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Posted 30 March 2020 - 05:40 AM

Sorry Doug, seems like Starbase no longer selling a bag for the smaller Mewlons: http://starbase.dw.s...05492/list.html

 

Alternatively a duffel bag will do just fine.

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 11:51 PM

dougspeterson

 

I put mine in a Pelican 1650 case, the case has wheels and is big and bulky but it travels well in the backseat of a club cab f350. It would be ok for airline travel also but you would not be able to carry it on. I used a large kitchen knife to cut the foam to fit the scope.

Arief, I really like that soft side you found, to bad they do not make them anymore.  

 

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 12:58 AM

From the product description this might fit the 180: http://starbase.dw.s...OP/SB-A071.html

I have sent them an email to inquire.

 

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 02:41 AM

Received a response from Starbase: 

はい、カセバッグSは、Mewlon-180C(標準状態)をぴったり収納できます。ただし、接眼部にアダプターを付けたままであったり、Mewlon-180B(7×50ファインダー仕様)では、大きすぎて入りませんのでご注意ください。

(Yes, the case bag S fits Mewlon-180C perfectly but not Mewlon-180B due to the larger 7x50 finder)

 

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 08:21 PM

I ordered a PADDED lighting /photography case seemingly from thousands on eBay.

 

—.75” padded walls

— 30”x 12” tall x 10” wide, OUTSIDE dims

— 25”x 12” x 8” scope dims

— not the cheapest, but the right one, $30 shipped

— delivery not from China after months, but from US depot, I get tomorrow!

 

 

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