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#1 Devildog1987

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Posted 30 August 2018 - 10:44 PM

Just curious how you all pack/case your Lewis Gun for the range? I keep packing mine in towels in the back of my SUV. It would be great to have a case that fits without adding too much more weight.

 

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#2 PTRS-14.5

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 12:49 AM

USGI  Drop Case works for me... and then for most anything...

 

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 05:54 AM

I remove the butt stock and then just use a regular nylon gun case made for long rifles like the M1A or FAL.


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Posted 31 August 2018 - 07:06 AM

Doug  Stump put me on to a perfect Lewis case. I think I bought it from Bass Pro.

Hopefully Doug will check in soon with more info.

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 01:17 PM

I guess Doug is busy reloading 303 ammo, so I looked it up.

Here's what you want,-----

REDHEAD 1856 Collection, 53 inch , shotgun safe case, sold by Pro Bass.

Your welcome,

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 03:16 PM

Second para drop cases for all sorts of LMGs and others. Unfortunately they are getting pricey and harder to find so commercial cases are more appealing.
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 05:29 PM

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This is the REDHEAD 1856 Collection 53 inch case I found ar Bass Pro.  A perfect fit.


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Posted 02 September 2018 - 01:37 PM

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This is the REDHEAD 1856 Collection 53 inch case I found ar Bass Pro.  A perfect fit.

that is a nice looking bag- I already have way to many cases or I would get one.  I just use a padded sniper drag bag for long LMGs like the Lewis, MG34 and Type 99.  We bought a pile of large padded hard cases years ago for work and I picked up a few on the tail end of the deal.  Got them at Cabelas on sale. The problem is they are big and take up too much space if you are hauling a lot of guns.  We got them originally for the M249, M60s. Great cases, but too bulky.  The way to go is you have to ship stuff though.


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#9 1gewehr

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Posted 07 September 2018 - 09:51 PM

I picked up a large hard case from Bass Pro.  I cut out the foam so that it fits the Lewis, a magazine, gunners kit and a cleaning rod.  Perfect fit and looks like a large electric keyboard which fits in when I'm lugging it around Nashville!


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Posted 09 September 2018 - 04:12 PM

I pack mine in a soft ski case with buttstock removed. Use some old long wool socks slipped over muzzle and rear end for padding. But that Red Head case looks like a winner !


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