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So I've found myself going between a number of different locations recently and wonder if anyone might have recommendations for a flight case style travel case. I'd like something that could reasonably hold a good number of paints, basing materials, tools, and some minis. I've seen some nail technician cases that seem like they might work, but figured I'd ask around before making a purchase.

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I have a Battlefoam Air, and it's awesome. Got it for around 150, on sale - they do a 4th of July 25% off sale, and a few others through the year, so it's coming up soon. Large - pretty much a suitcase - but the pluckfoam is incredible, and it's in two parts - if you removed the smaller sheets, you'd have plenty of space for a ton of minis on one half, and all your gear - even a lamp or small/medium airbrush + compressor - on the other.

 

Also, it's plywood construction under kevlar, so pretty sturdy, and it's designed to fly, so the dimensions should be right!

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Battlefoam also makes bags specifically for hobby stuff. They have trays for paints (pots and droppers) and tools. I believe that you can use any bag that the trays will fit in so you could get an empty bag and customize how much other stuff you need. I want to get one but money has been tight. An empty hobby bag runs from about $60 to about $110USD.

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Get an attache case or something in the size you want, and one of the foam camping mats.  

Cut mat into sheets of a size that fits in the case, then cut out holes for your tools and whatnot. 

You can glue sheets together, and make deep trays that stacks in the case, also. 

 

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