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Looking for mic travel case ideas
« on: October 21, 2017, 09:25:18 PM »
My backpack is no longer big enough to carry all my gear needed for the upcoming Phish shows. I have my Schoeps in an old modified jewelry box which is great, but the AKG 460's and CK8's are in large cases. I would love to be able to put all 4 mics and the CK8's in one compact case which will fit in my backpack with the other stuff.

Anyone have ideas or links??

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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2017, 10:17:13 PM »
The cigar caddy works great for AKG mic bodies but I think the CK8's are about 8.5" long and the interior of the cigar caddy is a tad under 8.0".
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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2017, 11:00:36 PM »
I use Pelican cases. The 1060 micro case might hold a ck8, its close. I would look at some of their cases...

http://www.pelican.com/us/en/products/cases/
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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2017, 08:48:03 AM »
That's a good looking cake!
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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2017, 11:42:49 AM »
That's a good looking cake!

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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2017, 11:52:25 AM »
Do you have windscreens for the ck8’s? They would protect them in a pinch. Gonna be tough to find a case that both 8’s will fit in and be compact enough to stuff in your gear bag.

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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2017, 12:44:32 PM »
Do you have windscreens for the ck8’s? They would protect them in a pinch. Gonna be tough to find a case that both 8’s will fit in and be compact enough to stuff in your gear bag.

That's a great idea.
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Re: Looking for mic travel case ideas
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2017, 08:18:49 AM »
Do you have windscreens for the ck8’s? They would protect them in a pinch. Gonna be tough to find a case that both 8’s will fit in and be compact enough to stuff in your gear bag.

That's a great idea.

I struggled with carrying shotguns for many years. Back in the GD days I used to carry the CP4 caps in their boxes. They were so long the only bag I could use was a back pack. Eventually I found shorter shot guns, but even then using them at shows always presented a challenge. For quite a few years I settled on the AKG CK69 caps. The short tube. These actually fit in a cigar caddy. Only problem with those is they are real hard to find at a good price. Now I’m using the AKG 568’s. I feel they sound better than the CK69’s with either 460 or 480 bodies. Go figure. But I have to use the windscreens to carry them in a bag.

 

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