Press Release Summary:
Intended for one-person transport, 1740 Long Case features 2 double-wide handles; wide-track, polyurethane wheels with ball bearings and nylon hubs; and 6,600 in.Â³ storage space. It can be moved manually or stacked on pallets. Built for longer equipment, 1770 Long Case has 7,300 in.Â³ storage space, is 54.58 in. long, and offers same attributes as 1740. Both feature open cell core and polymer wall construction, lid with polymer o-ring, and dual pressure equalization valves.
Original Press Release:
Pelican(TM) Introduces The 1740 and 1770 Long Cases
TORRANCE, CA - September 3, 2009 - To meet the demand for long, deep and versatile shipping cases, Pelican(TM) Products, Inc., has introduced the 1740 and 1770 Long Cases.
With more than 6,600 (1740) and 7,300 (1770) cubic inches of usable storage space and an infinite number of internal storage possibilities, both cases feature an open cell core, polymer wall construction engineered to protect sensitive equipment from some of the harshest conditions on Earth.
Additional standard features include a lid equipped with a polymer o-ring for a dust and water tight seal and six dual action latches that have been tested to withstand nearly 400 pounds of pulling force (but open with a light pull). Genuine Pelican Protector(TM) Cases can always be spotted by their distinctive, trademarked "Dual Band" design.
Due to their large internal volumes both cases feature dual integrated automatic pressure equalization valves that keep moisture out and prevent vacuum lock so they're easy to open at any altitude.
The 1740 Long Case (with manually customizable Pick N Pluck(TM) foam) has an MSRP of $499.95 and the 1770 Long Case (with manually customizable Pick N Pluck(TM) foam) has an MSRP of $579.95. Both cases are available in black and desert tan. OD Green is available by request.
Both are backed by the Pelican Products legendary lifetime guarantee of excellence.
About Pelican Products
Pelican(TM) Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases. After acquiring Hardigg Industries in December 2008, the company now operates in 12 countries, with 22 offices and six manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com, www.hardigg.com or www.behrmancap.com