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Offline CorFit Chris

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Cigar Caddy for 4 AKG C480/460's
« on: May 10, 2017, 12:10:56 AM »
I am almost finished with my rig setup for the year (at least).  However I purchased new mics and need a better carrying solution in my bag.  I have a pair of AKG c460 pre-amps and a pair of c480 preamps (with ck61 & ck63 caps) and am looking for a small case for them to fit inside.  According to specs, stacked side by side they are about 3.3" wide, but the caddy's allow some space between them.  I wonder if anyone has a specific cigar caddy they recommend to hold all 4 of these mics.  I am looking at the 3400 series on Amazon which states (Dimensions (Inside): 7.88" x 3.97" x 1.55").  It appears they would fit, but I would love to have confirmation from someone who knows first had before I purchase.  Here are the two I am looking at.

https://www.amazon.com/Visol-Products-VHUD903-Setke-Travel/dp/B00ACKJSD8/ref=pd_sbs_201_7?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00ACKJSD8&pd_rd_r=21QDXM49Z6QW7P4DTY1F&pd_rd_w=wZ3FO&pd_rd_wg=Pf58I&psc=1&refRID=21QDXM49Z6QW7P4DTY1F

https://www.amazon.com/Cigar-Caddy-HUM-CC5-Caddy-3400/dp/B0007VWETM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1494388077&sr=8-1&keywords=cigar+caddy
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Re: Cigar Caddy for 4 AKG C480/460's
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 08:09:14 AM »
I used the 5 stick caddy for awhile but it was annoying that the 4 didn't sit right and I would use thin strips of foam between the bodies to prevent them from rubbing together.  I ended up just using two separate 2 stick versions and now use the 5 stick for my 414's.
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