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Airline rifle case #16265001 07/19/21
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What rifle case do you like for airline travel? I guess wheels are a given, but what do you use?

I looked at a SKB that held 2 rifles, one on top of the other with a thick layer of foam separating them instead of the usual sxs configuration. I liked that and always had good service from SKB cases.

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Do you always bring a back-up rifle?


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Re: Airline rifle case [Re: Sakoluvr] #16265024 07/19/21
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I have used Grizzly Gun Cases----I like them. I've used them twice to South Africa & twice to AK. Scope was still on all 4 time times I've heard good things about Pelican Gun Cases also.

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I have a couple pelican cases. They are top shelf. Never a problem when traveling.

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Skb or pelican.

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Originally Posted by Sakoluvr
What rifle case do you like for airline travel? I guess wheels are a given, but what do you use?

I looked at a SKB that held 2 rifles, one on top of the other with a thick layer of foam separating them instead of the usual sxs configuration. I liked that and always had good service from SKB cases.

Opinions?

Do you always bring a back-up rifle?



I have the SKB double rifle case and it's been great over the past 10 or so years. Lots of flights, lots of being tossed in a truck bed for long drives off road and it's never had an issue. Heavy, but strong.


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I have SKB cases that are side by side and one that has a layer of foam separating the stacked guns.

In the end the side by side model takes up less space in the vehicle so I use that one more.

The stacked model is a very long case and once had to return to the rental counter because the case did not fit...problem was what the rental agency called a full size vehicle I call a compact...


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Originally Posted by AB2506


Originally Posted by AB2506

I have the SKB version. Looks just like the tuff pak
https://www.skbcases.com/sports/sku.php?cat=9&pid=203

Use it when traveling by truck when we hit a hotel for a over night stop I can bring everyones guns in one trip.


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Re: Airline rifle case [Re: Sakoluvr] #16267000 07/19/21
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I've been using a hard golf club carrier for the last 10 or 12 years. Put in guns, pack clothes, sleeping bags around them and wheel away. Can stick a 2 piece rod in it as well.

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Originally Posted by AB2506


That model of Tuffpak is what I use. Best case I’ve used so far. Protects rifles well and doesn’t look like a gun case.

Re: Airline rifle case [Re: Sakoluvr] #16267165 07/20/21
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SKB or pelican.


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Re: Airline rifle case [Re: Sakoluvr] #16267418 07/20/21
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Tuffpak. I have a couple of thin gun sleeves (Red Oxx?) that I use inside and they are used when in a vehicle or whatever. Most of the hunting clothes also go inside.


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Re: Airline rifle case [Re: Sakoluvr] #16267874 07/20/21
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Thank you all!


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Well, Grabagun has the 50" SKB Tuffpak clone for $218.00. That is $100 or more, less than I have seen them advertised. They are in stock so I just ordered one.


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After the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
Italian Proverb

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The Pelican 1750 is hard to beat!!!

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My flying with both rifles and shotguns has been done with a Pelican case. I have no horror stories to tell.

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