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Can anyone recommend a good case for my 5" AstroFi Scmidt-Cassegrain, really struggling to find anything that can take the tube with its red dot finder installed. I don't want to put the scope in on its side as I don't want to move the rdf off alignment. 

looks like I need the following min internal dimensions

15 cm wide

28 cm tall inc guide

41 cm long

thanks for any advice

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Firstly welcome to SGL. Have you looked on eBay? l bought a flight case yesterday 850x270x295 for my SW 130PDS cost £52.50 which l thought reasonable. Obviously you would have to look for a size similar to the one you need. l have the eBay flight cases for all my scopes except my Celestron 800 CPC but will probably get one for that as well. 

 

Steve.

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On 01/03/2021 at 08:57, steviebee said:

Firstly welcome to SGL. Have you looked on eBay? l bought a flight case yesterday 850x270x295 for my SW 130PDS cost £52.50 which l thought reasonable. Obviously you would have to look for a size similar to the one you need. l have the eBay flight cases for all my scopes except my Celestron 800 CPC but will probably get one for that as well. 

 

Steve.

Thank you Steve for the welcome and advice, I really appreciate it.

 

was it this case you got?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Large-Hard-Aluminium-Flight-Case-Telescope-Tool-Box-Grab-Handle-Storage-Foam/293802742670?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20180816085401%26meid%3Dad085aa248a64cb2a8f628354339c63a%26pid%3D100970%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D8%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D183786823676%26itm%3D293802742670%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2380057&_trksid=p2380057.c100970.m5481&_trkparms=pageci%3A8a25f753-7d33-11eb-9970-e2643627788f|parentrq%3Aff37dffb1770a77da3ce9108ffed23fb|iid%3A1

 

I was hoping for something a bit more waterproof in case it rained while I left it outside to cool.

 

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