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Hard Carry Case/holder For 5-10 Standard International Cartridges?

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#1 3nding

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 00:27

Hi everyone! 

 

I usually carry something like 5 spare cartridges in their orginal packaging in my backpack wherever I go. Problem is, after a while of being in there, the cardboard packaging more or less gets destroyed.

 

Does anyone know of a company that makes a hard carry case for international long (or short for that matter) cartridges? Has somebody thought of a clever solution to this?

 

I can't believe I would be the only one with this problem!  :o

 

Thank you all very much in advance! 

 

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#2 aeba

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 01:01

I would likely go shopping for breath mints (tins). Or if I would be really "pro", I would get a Thon cigarette case.


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 01:13

The plastic cannisters for 35mm film rolls do a good job. Visconti also sell their inks in a similarly sized hard plastic container.  



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Posted 03 October 2017 - 01:19

It looks like the standard international cartridge is about 38.1 mm so I would suggest these:

 

https://www.thomasdi...ty-4_p_107.html

 

Since a standard AAA battery is about 44mm then you should be able to carry 4 inks in these little battery boxes quite nicely.



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Posted 03 October 2017 - 01:41

My favorite solution is the breath mint tin, but J Herbin sells their cartridges in little metal containers, so if you like any of their standard colors that may be a good way to go. Pelikan Edelstein sells theirs already put in what look like mint boxes. I've never tried them, so I don't know how sturdy they are.


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 02:03

Altoids tins work for this.

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 02:11

I really like all the solutions you proposed! I will have to try a few. Do you think one of those cigarette cases like this one might work?

https://www.amazon.c...=cigarette case



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Posted 03 October 2017 - 02:47

Old prescription pill bottles.



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Posted 03 October 2017 - 14:12

The counter at Starbuck's sells a small tin of mints.  The size is the same as the travel-size aspirin tin.  Other metal containers come from Velmint and Altoid.  For just a few uses, consider the plastic Tic-Tac mint box.  


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 21:03

I think Pelikan sells long cartridges in a little tin box.

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 22:11

I think Pelikan sells long cartridges in a little tin box.

+1.. It´s Pelikan Edelstein ink collection...



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Posted 08 October 2017 - 11:13

I like the breath-mint tin idea. I've been using a tiny little zip-lock bag (not so classy). Time to upgrade!



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Posted 08 October 2017 - 12:51

Pelikan Eldelstein (long) cartridge cases are metal that snap closed. Would do for any cartridge long or short. It's six cartridges wide.

With short cartridges I could see at least 8 in the case.


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 05:36

There is this if you really want to spend that much on one.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...52954994683?epi

 

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 07:20

The Visconti cartridge container solves the problem.

 

I was going to offer you mine but they are not expensive to buy

 

https://www.cultpens...-ink-cartridges

 

 



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 22:51

The Pelikan Edelstein metal box sounds like a great idea since I am using Pelikan 4001 long cartridges mostly. For shorts the Visconti thing is pretty cool. I will also have to try the Altoids tins if I can get my hands on one (I never see Altoids sold anywhere where I live and haven't found them online at reasonable price either). 



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Posted 10 October 2017 - 00:34

Oops, duplicate answer from post #5, sorry.

Edited by MCN, 10 October 2017 - 00:36.


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Posted 10 October 2017 - 03:41

I found these little pill boxes in a bargain bin at Target a while back. They're great for small things, and they'll fit a pile of the International Long carts. If you rock smaller cartridges, Children's Dramamine (motion sickness medicine) comes in these nifty little plastic boxes that fit Platinum, Pilot, Sailor, Sheaffer, and International Short cartridges.

 

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Posted 10 October 2017 - 11:26

I think Pelikan sells long cartridges in a little tin box.

 Pelikan 4001 long cartridges come in simple paper boxes in my area. 


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 21:51

 Pelikan 4001 long cartridges come in simple paper boxes in my area. 

 

As mentioned a bit above, the Edelstein line sold in metal boxes. Nice box for sure, brought one mainly for the box. 







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