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Old 04-22-2017, 05:24 AM
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Not good at posting pictures but Home Depot has a rigid tool box with wheels I use. They also make other boxes that are stackable to help carry other essentials.
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Old 04-22-2017, 12:21 PM
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I like JEE's cutting board set-up and may go that way in time.

But for now...

I've had my new BE sitting in the shipping carton waiting for warm weather. It came in molded styrofoam top and bottom. Just thought I could find a plastic storage box the same size...looked and looked. Finally found a Sterilite 16gal w/red hinges on closeout at WalMart for $9.00. Had to cut about 1/2 inch of the foam of either side, and some from each end. But finally got it to slip down to the bottom of the box. Boy, what a mess on the floor, but cleaned up with the vac.

I'll be putting the my back rest and other items in with the BE rest, so, yeah, it will be heavy. I've also been contemplating what kind of cart I could use to move everything from the truck to the bench. Haven't found a cart yet, but may just buy a light-weight two wheeler and secure box with bungie cords.

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Here's some ideas gals and gents.
Amish made

Looks easy to build one.


Here's one from easy bay.


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Old 04-26-2017, 11:24 AM
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Jee - do you happen to know what number Pelican case that is?
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:42 PM
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I have the Rock BR rest with a Green law top. I bought a Bostitch toolbox at Lowe's for about $25.00. I put the rest in (with the head turned to the side), my Protektor rear bag, an elbow bag and a couple pieces of lumber to change height when needed. Everything fits well once you figure out how to load it. It is a bit heavy, but the tool box has a sturdy handle. It also has a gasket to keep out water and two sturdy latches. It gets used hard and has performed well. Offers very good protection for my equipment. Worth a look IMO.
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Old 04-26-2018, 10:51 PM
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https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums....php?t=1099298

This subject has been discussed also in "Front Rest Transport Case" in this Benchrest section.
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I purchased a Pelican case that was missing the foam for fairly cheap on an auction site and then got a inexpensive plastic cutting board from wally world and cut it to fit the bottom of the case. I counter-sunk holes in the cutting board for the rest legs and I adjust the rest height so I can just feel the lid touch the bag when closing. It works pretty good and there's room for other stuff.
I bought a Cowan rest several years ago off the RFC trading post that included a nice yellow Pelican case just a little larger than the rest. Put a piece of 3/8" plywood in the bottom with holes for the rest feet similar to what you did and it works great.

I can store a couple of rear bags, a couple of blocks to put under the bags when needed, a few bungee cords and a few other items like baby powder (if you don't know don't ask).

Makes a nice place to store this stuff at home as well.
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Old 04-27-2018, 08:42 AM
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I got a good heavy duty 5 gallon bucket at a farm supply store. It will hold my rest, rear bag, stapler and tupperware container with ammo, screwdrivers and other little bits that I use. Just pick it up and carry it. Will last a lifetime. Well, for most people anyway. It is a Fortiflex Flatback FB-120. I use it when I go fishing also, holds bait, tackle, rods, thermos, radio, and I can turn it upside down as a seat if I want to. And it gets used for picking stuff from the garden, got two of them.
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Old 04-28-2018, 04:42 PM
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I had the same problem and Googled "Range Carts". I needed a cart with large wheels so it wouldn't get stuck in the light gravel at the range. I saw a cart made from a Harbor Freight welding cart and modified it to fit my needs. The total cost of the project was around $60.00 and it works well.
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Old 04-28-2018, 05:03 PM
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Hovercraft Drone ?

What the benchrest shooting world needs is a hovercraft drone capable of lifting all necessary to the bench in one trip.
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Old 04-29-2018, 09:56 AM
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I just set mine in the back of the jeep or suv depending on what I drive to the range. I can back right up to the benches and have to tote it all of 6 or 7 feet and I'm still capable of carrying the 17.5 pounds it weighs that far. I've been doing it this way for years with no problem. I do take care to see that it has nothing hard close to it and sitting on a rubber mat it doesn't move around at all.

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Old 04-30-2018, 11:05 AM
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For my one piece, I made this up:

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For my two piece, just a simple plastic crate:

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Both work fine. The trouble with BR equipment, is that there is so much to take! George has the right idea in that he uses just a simple bipod. Takes him only a few minutes to get everything set up.

Kenny
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:28 PM
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I got this one...

At Home Depot you an purchase a wheeled 14" X 26" heavy duty tool/Benchrest rolling chest with a extending handle, made by Rigid. You can then purchase an additional chest (same size, without wheels) that locks into the bottom case. This one holds ammo, tool boxes misc. stuff. On top of that one you put another case, same size but half the depth (about 6"), it also locks onto the stack and holds all my wind flags and stands. You then wheel the whole thing to your bench, set up and shoot.

Everything I need fits in one of those 3 boxes. It words and it protects it all.
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Old 11-26-2018, 07:04 PM
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I purchased a Pelican case that was missing the foam for fairly cheap on an auction site and then got a inexpensive plastic cutting board from wally world and cut it to fit the bottom of the case. I counter-sunk holes in the cutting board for the rest legs and I adjust the rest height so I can just feel the lid touch the bag when closing. It works pretty good and there's room for other stuff.
Yes, this is the best I & my son have found.
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Old 11-26-2018, 07:31 PM
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No front rest so its not a problem for me presently, just use front & read bags & blocks.

I use a 24" tool-bag for for all the bits-and-bobs + rifle case, it all fits on a light aluminium two wheeled trolley.

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