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Jan 04, 2010 19:12 |  #181

Finally got mine !

Don't laugh, LOL :)

A TON of wasted space.... for now. Have plans of more lens's, swapping Sigma 70-200 f2.8 for Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS, 100-400 IS, 300 f/4, 24-70, 16-35, 10-22, 15mm fisheye, etc. and maybe a 3rd camera, why you ask.... why not?
slowly but surely, too bad my 9-5 job doesn't pay better :(

oh yeah... its a 1600


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Jan 04, 2010 19:21 |  #182

I took my 1650 out shooting with me the other day (kept it locked in my truck) and while it's insanely heavy, it was fantastic having 95% of my gear with me! It was so much easier to change shooting "moods" by grabbing a different gear set than having to try to overcome limitations because I chose A instead of B to fit it in a backpack.


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Jan 04, 2010 20:08 |  #183

It's an old pic of my 1600. It's missing the 580 below the XTi. I have a TT on the way for the rest of my gear :D

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Jan 11, 2010 12:21 |  #184

updated case shots:

took a few pix today before a shoot, figured this kind of stuff helps me figure out new ways to pack/organize my gear so if this helps anyone, awesome!

Pelican 1660 - thing is a bit heavy, especially for me but I've figured out ways to move it without breaking my back (the wheels help).
Various things in the lid organizer, both moon unit fabrics, grids/gels in the folder compartment...

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ABR800 on the right in bag, 50' extension cord and power strip below it. Various things in the top compartment: snoot, barndoors, 11" reflector, 2 x super clamps, 2 x umbrella adapters, 6 pocketwizards, ect.
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2 x WL1600, 2 x AB800
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Just BARELY fits in the back compartment of my ford focus hatchback with room for everything else in the back seat:
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5D | 5DIII | 1DIV| 16-35 f2.8L II | 24-70 f2.8L II | 70-200 f2.8L IS II | 24 f1.4L II | 35 f1.4L | 50mm f1.4 | 85mm f1.2 II
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Jan 11, 2010 14:32 as a reply to  @ constrict's post |  #185

Shots of my Pelican 1514 & 1614

1614

IMAGE: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4008/4266345947_3d3432d1e2_b.jpg

Both Cases
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40D,7D,BG-E7 mark II Grip,17-40mmL,70-200mmL,100-400mmL, 100mm 2.8L Macro,Gitzo 3530LS,RRS BH-55 & BH-40 Ball heads,Wimberly Head,RRS Pano system,2 580EXII,2AlienBees B800,Sekonic L-758-DR,3 PocketWizzard Plus II,and more.

  
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Jan 12, 2010 12:09 as a reply to  @ Roger W. Spillman's post |  #186

An updated "inventory" shot with my Pelican 1614 storage case (with gear labeled appropriately)... I love this flexible and mobile storage case!!!

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Jan 12, 2010 12:33 |  #187

Do you guys ever ship a Pelican full of gear ahead to a job you're flying to? I don't know if I could part with my gear like that. Stowing it as a checked bag would be bad enough, much less UPS/FedEx etc.


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Jan 12, 2010 15:49 |  #188

ToddR wrote in post #9379185 (external link)
Do you guys ever ship a Pelican full of gear ahead to a job you're flying to? I don't know if I could part with my gear like that. Stowing it as a checked bag would be bad enough, much less UPS/FedEx etc.

I've not ever shipped my still gear but I work with guys who ship probably a dozen Pelicans full of video gear every week.

Well Packed + Insurance = No Worries.

They do however keep at least one camera with them at all times as carry on (just in case)


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Jan 12, 2010 23:35 |  #189

For those of you with Heavier cases, here's a retro-fit I just threw together today at work for my 1600 case... terrible welds, but its strong!

Now all I need is a seat belt pad for this strap and I'll be set, I think.


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Jan 12, 2010 23:52 |  #190

kawboy613 wrote in post #9383024 (external link)
For those of you with Heavier cases, here's a retro-fit I just threw together today at work for my 1600 case... terrible welds, but its strong!

Now all I need is a seat belt pad for this strap and I'll be set, I think.

Righteous Mod!! :shock:


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Jan 15, 2010 13:24 as a reply to  @ FlyingPhotog's post |  #191

Peli 1510 with padded divider set.


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Jan 20, 2010 19:10 |  #192

Pelican 1514 (padded dividers) with Lid organizer

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top row left to right:
4x Pocket Wizard II
Sektonic 358, 430ex, 580 ex, 580exII, Lens hood for 70-200 2.8 IS, and Lens hood for 24-105 IS
30D gripped with RRS L Plate
5D MKII with RRS L Plate

Bottom Row left to right:
50 1.4 with hood attached
801.8 with hood attached
24-105 no hood
70-200 2.8 IS with collar and RRS plate, no hood

Pelican 1620 with pic and pluck
IMAGE: http://rosboroughphotography.smugmug.com/photos/769541878_GCFda-XL.jpg

top row left to right:
Elinchrom 400BX and umbrella reflector
Speedtron Grid kit with about 20-30 pre cut gels, Barn Doors, 4 power cords, 4 sync cables, 7" grid reflector

bottom row left to right:
Elinchrom 400BX
Elinchrom 400BX
Elinchrom 400BX with umbrella reflector

Stacked together for size comparison.
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Love this thread as it helped me decide what were the best sized pelicans for my gear. Hope this helps someone out with their choice. I love my pelicans but would only ever think about getting ones with wheels.

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Jan 23, 2010 01:46 |  #193

Just loading up for a shoot in the AM, got the 3 cases together for a change!

Cases are:

1510
1610
1650

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Jan 31, 2010 10:51 as a reply to  @ crazyfoo88's post |  #194

My mysterious case ^^

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For the storage of gear at home (and being small enough i can take it with me when i need to). This case did not cost me much, so being small in size is not that bad. Now it stores most of my strobist kit for except the stands, they have their own bag.

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Feb 06, 2010 07:51 |  #195

My new on-the-go lighting kit. Pelican 1550 with dividers

IMAGE: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2730/4333962838_4279ab38de_o.jpg

and my new case for cybersyncs. Model 1150.
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IMAGE: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2683/4333963410_3cd4f63136_o.jpg

Smaller cases are all colour coded so when I am working with assistants, I can tell them what case to look for as I now have a 1150, 1510, 1550, 1610 and 1650.

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