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Old 17 Nov 2005, 20:27   #1 (permalink)
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Default Transport cases.

I could Not find much on cases doing a search on these forums. so my question is:

How does everyone transport there armies?

So far I've seen on the Net; Army Transport, Battlehive, Chessex and the GW cases. I need something that can atlease transport 6 skimmers +. shape-able form, and hard-case. (and space is limited in my apt. I live in NYC.) And something that wont make me look stupid when carrying it on the subway :

GW case seems very solid but only holds 3 troop trays , and they are per cut and is pricey compaired to others.

Army Transport seem to be the most logical of the cases I've so far seen with pull out form to make your own shapes and sizes from 1" to 4". but the case is Soft..

Chessex is very much like GW's but with 1 tray.. and I can't fit any skimmers.

Battlehive, all I found so far are fuzzy pictures. I can't make out what's what in those product images.

Any thoughts?

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Old 17 Nov 2005, 20:37   #2 (permalink)
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Large tacklebox.

Don't know if you'll mind carrying one on the NY Subway, but there are weirder things down there I presume. $23.something lets me carry 5 tanks, all the FW/Kroot I have, and even came with an extra little case that happened to fit my suits just perfectly...
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Old 18 Nov 2005, 00:33   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Transport cases.

I'm also looking for a transport case (the shoebox won't cut it for Tyranids!), could you provide links to the ones you talked about GUN5H311?
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Old 18 Nov 2005, 00:42   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Transport cases.

I treat my models like crap. "Oh wow, look at that highlighting!"

Perks for carrying things around in unpadded boxes... maybe I just glue things together with more glue than most people.

But I did see this

Can't vouch for it in any way... but looks ok.
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Old 18 Nov 2005, 19:01   #5 (permalink)
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http://uk.games-workshop.com/storefr...orignav=300810

Games workshop's extra large army carry case, hardback with enough room for 288 basic models. The foam could be cut into all shapes and sizes to house virtually any model.

It's from the UK site, but hopefully they'll bring one out in US.
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Old 19 Nov 2005, 14:51   #6 (permalink)
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Wrathbringer:

Sabol Army Transport - http://saboldesigns.net/index.php

BattleHive - http://crystalcaste.com/miva/merchan...tegory_Code=BH

Chessex - http://www.chessex.com/figure%20boxe...rage_Boxes.htm

And GW's cases are on there website.

I went ahead and ordered the Army Transport.

will let you know how it works out.

Delvaurius - the GW army case is coming to the US but it's 99.00 per case. Yikes. That's expensive. I'm not crazy about the foam they use in the GW case. But when it does come here I'll take a look.

[something clever] - Hmm Tackle box? I would like some padding please!
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Old 20 Nov 2005, 04:39   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: Transport cases.

More than enough old threads on this already... please do a forum search before starting new threads.

What do you use as a carrying case?
How do you transport your minitures?
What do you transport your army in?
Where do you store your models?

Though here we go again..

At the moment, I have an old briefcase, a hammerhead tank box, and a small container to store my things in (with random foam padding). I intend on getting an attache case from Jaycar, to store all my stuff in, as it should be able to fit four tanks along with a big layer of troop sized models and crisis suits etc.
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Old 21 Nov 2005, 13:12   #8 (permalink)
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I use the GW AQuilla case. at the moment it is carrying my entire tau (1750odd points) as well as about 1000pts of space wolf.
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Old 22 Nov 2005, 04:37   #9 (permalink)
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I bought a 4' by 2' by 2' footlocker for $15. Then I bought a bunch of foam from a hobby store for $15. This $30 case holds 5000 points of Necrons, 3000 points of LATD, 2000 points of Thousand sons, as well as my Vampire counts and Empire armies, and it still has room for more.

You just need to carve the foam to how you want it.
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