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    Default I love my case, but I would love it more...

    I love my VK case, but I wish that it held more carts. I have searched to no avail on creating inserts. I have some experience with making them for cameras and guns, but this is such a small scale.

    Does anyone have a super slick idea on what media would be best for this? I have thought about layering that thin craft foam kids use to make magnets and such, but I'm thinking it might look a little shotty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by airpowers View Post
    I love my VK case, but I wish that it held more carts. I have searched to no avail on creating inserts. I have some experience with making them for cameras and guns, but this is such a small scale.

    Does anyone have a super slick idea on what media would be best for this? I have thought about layering that thin craft foam kids use to make magnets and such, but I'm thinking it might look a little shotty.
    I think that foam would be your best bet. I don't think it would look too shoddy if you got it the perfect depth to fit in the case and then cut it out with an exacto knife? A little trick I use when cutting foam for my camera and equipment cases is to throw the foam in the freezer for a while before cutting. It prevents the foam from bending and makes the cuts much cleaner

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    Great tip on the freezer, thanks! I think I'll try it this weekend!

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    I carry my put together vk everywhere, as well as my pcc with a battery and 2 cartos. That is usually all I need. If I want to carry more carts for any reason, I put them in the regular carrying case and bring that with me as well. It will hold 6 carts if you don't have a battery in there.

    I actually have some extra cases. If you need one, give me a hollar, I would be happy to send out to you.

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    Please let me know how it turns out!

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    Not my original idea, but I've I've seen it lots of places here on the forum.

    Take an empty Altoids or similar-size tin, spray paint it any color you want, line it with foam or velvet, and voila! An extra carrying case for your cartos.

    Now I need to come up with something for the extra-long batteries -- maybe one of those hard-shelled eyeglass cases?

    Hint, hint ... Steve, we need a bigger case or PCC for the XL batteries.


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    I had 2 cases, took the top velvet out of the one I wasn't using. In the one I was using I took the slotted velvet out, put the top side velvet from the other case in the one I use, and now I have a case with velvet on both sides that fits perfectly, with no slots. With this, I can carry 2 batteries and 9-10 carts without the rubber sleeve, though I do leave the little plug in. Hope this helps

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    Airpowers, so I stole your idea, because it was a really good idea, and I cut out some foam for one of my cases. No I can take 2 batts and 4 carts with me in one case, or three batts and 2 carts. Could be a little cleaner and I probably could have used some better foam, but I decided to use just what I had laying around the house to see if I could make it work and I think that it works quite well!



    The foam is actually glued to the case so it doesn't slip and it stays perfectly in place. I think I might do another one with better material when I have time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RyGuy View Post
    Airpowers, so I stole your idea, because it was a really good idea, and I cut out some foam for one of my cases. No I can take 2 batts and 4 carts with me in one case, or three batts and 2 carts. Could be a little cleaner and I probably could have used some better foam, but I decided to use just what I had laying around the house to see if I could make it work and I think that it works quite well!



    The foam is actually glued to the case so it doesn't slip and it stays perfectly in place. I think I might do another one with better material when I have time.
    Nice RyGuy!

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    I agree, very nice!

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