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UK

I've not been back in the game long, so right now I currently have everything securely stored in a Citadel Skirmish Case and an 11L Really Useful Box.

What do you all use for storing and transporting your gaming stuff?

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I've got a hobby room, a garage, a games room, bookshelves and cabinets throughout the house, the flgc, the office and my sock drawer to store my stuff.
Some stuff is nicely organised in cases for transport and I try to keep a couple of decent spare empty cases if I need to go anywhere.

There's a bit of me that envies you.

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Upstate, New York

Storage is 2/3rds of a china cabinet for my Ultras, or sharing a glass front bookshelf for my Eldar/Death/Deathwatch. Older armies and random stuff is on an old crappy plastic shelf stack. Books are on a bookcase

Transport is either a KR Kaiser 2 or 3, depending on army size. I also have a very old GW plastic case (3 trays of 36 minis each) and a pluck foam camera box that was pulled to transport calvary, but odd stuff sometimes get packed in scraps of foam. Last two don't get a lot of use these days, but I still have them

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Figures in cabinets with plexiglass fronts.
Transport is a tray with high sides.
Not the best system (dust gets on them faster than you might think), but what good are toys if you don't get to play with them/look at them?
   
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Newcastle, OZ

I have a cupboard of shame (the doors are opaque (none of this glass doors where you can see the mandollies for me) where the cases and foam trays go when I'm not using them.

My terrain is stored in 55l-80l lockable storage tubs in my shed of shame. The orphaned armies (of games long dead) are also in boxes in the shed of shame.

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Storage wise; in any available box or draw or on any flat surface where there is space! My mini collection is taking over the house.

Transport wise I pretty much only take x-wing stuff any where and use handy mdf boxes from a company called battle kiwi.

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Many GW army cases (old style, single & double) plus a couple of other brands off ebay for both transport & storage.

Bookshelves for books and display.

Underbed storage boxes for wip.

Oh, and a shoebox for Necron monoliths.
   
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 chromedog wrote:
I have a cupboard of shame (the doors are opaque (none of this glass doors where you can see the mandollies for me) where the cases and foam trays go when I'm not using them.

My terrain is stored in 55l-80l lockable storage tubs in my shed of shame. The orphaned armies (of games long dead) are also in boxes in the shed of shame.


This is all a bit depressing. Surely with a pedigree of your stature it should be cupboards of awesome and a shed of honourable service! #sheds4lyfe

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I have over a dozen Chessex Figure Cases packed with minis, along with cardboard boxes for my vehicles. It's a LOT of stuff.

   
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Many KR Multicase cardboard boxes.
When I play an army, I grab the two boxes with units I most commonly use, and a 3rd if the army has stretched that far. The two go in the KR backpack (with the rules, dice, etc), and any others in a KR carry-bag.
My two bigger armies are in a double-sized KR aluminium case. Grab that, a cardboard as required, and go.
I don't display them at all though.

Recently though, with so many tokens and few models, Necromunda models are in a flat plastic toolbox. I magnetise, so all of the other arms are in there too.

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Being difficult and obnoxious means I live alone - which I highly recommend - and means that I have an entire bank of cupboards in my kitchen for storage.

For transport, I use Battlefoam trays and a P.A.C.K. 720 bag.

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Bridport

RUB boxes ranging from 3ltr to 19ltr for WIP, books and kill teams, some with trays. 6 old style GW carry cases for 40k armies. 4 Old PCB mount transformer boxes (2 layers of 2x6 foam) for VBCW. Need to get more RUB for FIW and the overflow of 40k. Sally4th do MDF trays to go in 9ltr RUB boxes, so I may get more of these too.
   
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 Alex Kolodotschko wrote:
There's a bit of me that envies you.

I have the advantage that I started over for 8th edition and put together just what I needed for a single army...

 Alex Kolodotschko wrote:
I've got a hobby room

There's a lot of me that envies you!

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I have an office that has a large Kallax(Ikea) shelf and 1/3rd of another that stores most of my stuff. I then have two 1520x bags and one 720 and a smaller one for travel and transport. Then in my storage space in the basement I have a small room filled with a lot of crap. Store mostly terrain there.

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GW Tank Case + Battlefoam Army Transport

   
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UK

I think I'm going to get a 4L Really Useful Box to transport rulebooks. That way on gaming nights I'll still be able to get everything I need in a rucksack and keep it all protected.

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Tablewar. I have one each of their Mk3 cases (Mini, Half, and Full) and just magnetize my models to the tray inserts.

Admittedly, with a vehicle with a decent boot (and no passenger capacity lol), I'm less concerned about compact and portability.

   
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If it s a horde army like Orks, Nids or IG, they go in a heavy duty cardboard box:



If not, they go in these things:



Been doing this for over 20 years, with only one mishap.
   
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Okay so things have moved on a bit from when I could store everything in a Skirmish Case and a single 11L Really Useful Box...



From bottom to top:

Painting and modelling stuff
[1000] Rengade Knights
Rulebooks
[800] Utramarines

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My latest case as posted in another thread:

 Brother Castor wrote:
So I've solved the case issue by getting https://justlasered.co.uk/ to make a custom foam tray for a 9L Really Useful Box to hold 2 full Armiger vehicle squadrons:





The cutouts are 90mm diameter so the deep central layer slots over the top of the Armigers - meaning you can invert the box and they are held in place by their bases. The quality and fit is perfect, and the total price (including buying the box separately) was £27 delivered!

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NW UK

I have a Tabletop Tyrant skirmisher for moving an army about.
I use one of these for the occasional paint away from home, although I forgot it when we went to Wales last month.

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I use foam trays I cut out inside a paper filing box. 24x15 fits 2 12 inch trays for plenty of depth for troops or vehicles.

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Storage and transport are semi the same for me as I usually keep my armies together. I utilize cardboard boxes, shelves, a sizable tackle box, battlefoam swordbag (just got), and a cardboard case with foam from a German brand called Feldherr (this was my first case and while the cardboard has held up over heavy use over the last two years I wish I spent more for the synthetic bag).

40k goes in the tackle box and swordbag for transport, Fantasy shares the sword bag, I have 2500pts of Ogre Kingdoms in the battalion box lid and bottom, and the Feldherr case.
   
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Been using ad-hoc boxes and trays for years before graduating to KR cardboard cases and standard trays. They mostly do the job 75% of the time but I got fed-up trying to find a solution for my Tyranids, so they got custom KR foam along with my Ad-Mech and Eldar.

One thing I will say is the newer GW cases are actually pretty good. I was skeptical at first but I bought a few armies off eBay that came in the crusade and battle cases and the foam system actually works quite well, I was pleasantly surprised.

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Large plastic container similar looking to Brother Castor's but way way bigger ( but no foam yet, will eventually after looking at his lol ). I have not transported before though, so the box is just to protect them from dust etc.

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 Flinty wrote:
 chromedog wrote:
I have a cupboard of shame (the doors are opaque (none of this glass doors where you can see the mandollies for me) where the cases and foam trays go when I'm not using them.

My terrain is stored in 55l-80l lockable storage tubs in my shed of shame. The orphaned armies (of games long dead) are also in boxes in the shed of shame.


This is all a bit depressing. Surely with a pedigree of your stature it should be cupboards of awesome and a shed of honourable service! #sheds4lyfe


Don't worry, Flinty, it's not actual "shame" - I am not ashamed of a hobby that has brought me joy for over 30 years - I am proud of what I have accomplished and learned. I've also SEEN the carnage wrought when friends miniature collections collapse the shelves in their glass cabinets and I want none of that. I don't do shrines.
I just don't feel the need to put it on display. I don't have a trophy shelf (I do have some old gaming trophies from tourneys back in the day) they are in a box in my shed, too.
Unlike Americans, we're not raised with the "don't hide your light under a bushel" credo here. Do the job with a minimum of fuss and get on with it - get embarrassed if you get thanked for it. (Keep your speeches short. Remember the 3 'g's - Be grateful, be gracious, get off.)
My friends know about it, it's no secret.
Some of my non-gaming friends, too. Some of them show it off. I know I'm a gamer, the wife knows I'm a gamer (and is more enthused about it than I am. )
*I* know what I've done and what I've got. I don't *need* to advertise it.

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That is not dead which can eternal lie ...

... and yet, with strange aeons, even death may die.
 
   
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UK

Yeah I don't feel the need to display either. My miniatures are for gaming, and besides, think of all the dusting

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Storage in the apartment (ignore the actual contents, this photo is like 6 months out of date).

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