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Ali Case Dividers?

Help. I am trying to find a replacement set for an old Ali Camera Case I am now using as home storage for my MFT stuff. Amazing how much it takes compared to DSLR!
They are the rigid foam lined sort with grooves in them, that you can push together creating the compartment sizes needed. No Velcro involved.
Unfortunately no way of checking original Brand of case.
All ideas welcome. Thanks.
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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

A possible alternative:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Cubed-Foam...cAAOSw2gxYncgG

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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

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Help. I am trying to find a replacement set for an old Ali Camera Case I am now using as home storage for my MFT stuff. Amazing how much it takes compared to DSLR!
They are the rigid foam lined sort with grooves in them, that you can push together creating the compartment sizes needed. No Velcro involved.
Unfortunately no way of checking original Brand of case.
All ideas welcome. Thanks.
I remember flight-type cases like this and use one to store studio flash gear. Is this the sort of case you mean? Not sure if the dividers are there too as I haven't used the flash stuff for a few years. I will have a look sometime over the weekend.
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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

Thank you Alf - although I am not a fan of solid block (once picked always committed), your link via ebay was brilliant. cases-and-enclosures.co.uk is a very interesting site - and lo-and-behold, is just starting to stock the very stuff I was asking about. So again Thank You.
Dave Thank You. Correct, is an old flight case. Please don't scrabble around in the loft! Looks as if I can buy n
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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

I'm a believer in using an airtight 'Peli' type case, with (most importantly) silica gel packs. I've got four of these with my lenses:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-pcs-Sili...-/331985266859

I check the silica gel regularly to make sure it's still active, and 'regenerate' if necessary.

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Jim what do the cases look like? I've been thinking of doing something similar myself but haven't got round to it yet.
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Jim what do the cases look like? I've been thinking of doing something similar myself but haven't got round to it yet.
This is the one I've got:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Camera-Ph...ype/B001N2MJ44

I didn't get it from Amazon though; I got it in a sale elsewhere (they don't have them now).

It's quite big and heavy, but beautifully designed and made. B&W make other sizes.

Here's their site:

http://www.b-w-international.com/pro...outdoor-cases/

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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

I use different types for different purposes. I have a proper photographic type, which I got at bargain price from someone I knew, for my spare flash guns, etc.

I have an actual, second hand (free?), flight case specialist macro lenses.

Other kit is kept in cheap, divided, one form Liddle, many years ago.

I also have some ex-rep sample cases, which I have some foam to customise.

None of these would normally go out of this room. Any kit carried around goes in one/two shoulder camera bags, sometimes supplemented with a camera backpack.

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Jim what do the cases look like? I've been thinking of doing something similar myself but haven't got round to it yet.
Phil, actually the Site Alf recommended have lots of flight cases - various sorts. www.casesandenclosures.co.uk - I think. Will correct later if I have it wrong.
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Re: Ali Case Dividers?

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This is the one I've got:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Camera-Ph...ype/B001N2MJ44

I didn't get it from Amazon though; I got it in a sale elsewhere (they don't have them now).

It's quite big and heavy, but beautifully designed and made. B&W make other sizes.

Here's their site:

http://www.b-w-international.com/pro...outdoor-cases/

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