Pelican Type Rifle case advice

kmk1012

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I picked up a Pelican 1750 case (maybe a 1720) and I’d bet it’s big enough. They are crazy expensive but I watched Craigslist for a while and got an almost new one for $100. They are extremely well built (and heavy). I also looked at an off brand that cabelas carries and almost went that route.
 

titsonritz

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A 1720 or equivalent (Boyt Tactical, etc.) will fit all that plus a few boxes of ammo.
The 1750 is heavy and unruly, but what you need for a 52" Rifle.
Flying with the 1750 was a PITA, especially keeping under 50 lbs. Sold mine.
I'm not sure a 42" case (1720) will fit a scope AR plus two additional scoped uppers without stacking them. I'm certain a 1750 would do it though.

OP, lay out your hardware on the corner of a table how you would pack it , if you can keep it all well within 13.5" x 42" then I stand corrected and a 1720 will work.
 
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I'm not sure a 42" case (1720) will fit a scope AR plus two additional scoped uppers without stacking them. I'm certain a 1750 would do it though.

OP, lay out your hardware on the corner of a table how you would pack it , if you can keep it all well within 13.5" x 42" then I stand corrected and a 1720 will work.
So, I was all confused. The one that was too big/heavy was the 1770.

The 1720 is too small to carry 3AR uppers and a lower. It's really a single scoped rifle case, can be used creatively as a scoped rifle + non-scoped rifle. The 1750 is the one I described above.
I found out because I loaded up a bunch of firearms on Saturday and pulled out the 1750.
 

BrandonQuixote

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Look at Sea Horse cases on Amazon. Beat the hell out of mine and it's still water proof. Just last week I crammed a 11.5 and 10.5 AR pistol, the later folded with a LAW folder, a 16" A2 stocked carbine, 18" 500 and a 18" mk3 Enfield in it. Granted they were all rubbin' but it works.
 

EPS

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You can find used ones on line for cheap.
But you will have to replace the foam inside.
For what you want.
The foam alone can be exspesive lol.
I got a few Pistol boxes at the high school here when they had a yard sale .
Lol ten bucks each I bought all three they had.
There is two in this picture.
You just have to really shop around . 2769.jpeg
 
RTIC Product Comment: last fall I caught the sale on 43" cases, very similar to Pelican, which I regard as the 'retail market standard' currently.

I'm very pleased with their quality/build/real value which at that time was on sale for something under $100.

I compared directly with my buddy's actual Pelican rifle cases that cost him nearly 3x as much. There were a few small differences; his foam was denser & marginally 'better quality'. A little different yet similar enough to label 'near clone'.
 

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