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#1 Will Kennedy

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Posted 29 March 2004 - 01:35 PM

Is anyone using a case to transport their vest? Hard/soft? I am finding mine awkward to carry and store assembled, and I'm thinking it will eventually show some wear in its shape.
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#2 Brett Manyluk

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Posted 29 March 2004 - 05:09 PM

There is a great company in Vancouver named North Westen Textiles that sells them. Contact Colin. Don't have the number but you can probably 411 it. Very good work for very affordable price (Canadian Dollars). He also has an awesome Steadicam AKS with multiple options for about $135.00 Cnd.

Hope that helps...

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#3 RobVanGelder

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 12:03 PM

I carry my vests (DSD and a 3a vest) in old plastic Sony/Ikegami hardboxes with rollers and 4 locks on 3 sides.
These cases are great, huge internally, low weight, VERY rigid ( they shipped those Betacam camera┬┤s in it) and the weels make at a dream to transport. And you can put AKS with it, cables,Low mode cages, my ProGear arm and extra canisters. Ask around in rental companies, very likely there are some of these boxes lying around in the dust.

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#4 Will Kennedy

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 04:18 PM

Those are good leads, thanks

Will
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#5 George Grammatikos

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 05:35 PM

hi i take my vest dsd (include focus and some chlothes, or sometimes i include only my arm in it ) with me in the airplame so i dont have any problem and i dont pay[B][FONT=Arial] much money in the air companies (thanks pelicase for that)
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