Pelican 1200 for Elecraft KX3 Case

After I published my video of my portable operation, I have received several questions about the case that I use for my Elecraft KX3.

I did a bunch of research before I landed on what I use – which is the Pelican 1200.  I bought this based on my specific needs – mostly it is used in my car to get from work to the park.  But I have also taken it on numerous camping trips, etc.

As usual, let me know if you have any questions – I am happy to help!

Burke Jones, NØHYD, is a regular contributor to and writes from Kansas, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “Pelican 1200 for Elecraft KX3 Case”

  • Chad KJ4VYI:

    I have used Pelican cases in the past but have found that the latches are really hard.

    I switched over to SKB brand ( the i series )a few years ago and have never looked back!!

    one of the benefits is that if you break a latch SKB will send out a new one free of charge ( pelican you have to send it back ) I have not broken anything yet but at least its covered and I’m not out of a case getting fixed

    to each his own both are good products


  • k8gu:

    Nice! I also use Pelican cases extensively (phone case, computer case, glasses case, suitcase, radio cases, and in my professional life). Like Chad, I’m not enamored with the latches. The “press and pull” latches on the Pelican Storm line are much better than the original Pelican latches and the cases are lighter. I still use regular Pelican cases for air transport but my radios usually travel in Storm cases.

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