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MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company?

Postby PD2525 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:02 pm

Hello everyone, longtime no chat.

So recently I've been working on a design project to make a storeage case for a hobby. Amusingly my design for a portable needlefelting case is also proving to be a fine travel case for MFZ and IO, so I was wondering: how are other people storing their figures and bringing them to games? Do you treat them like other miniature games with individual spaces in a case? rebuild them from parts at the event? or even stick them to a stack of base plates?

I'll have pictures of my case once it's complete, plan on making 2 at this point because I can't decide which hobby fits better!
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Mantisking » Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:30 pm

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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby VitorFaria » Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:36 pm

I just throw everything on an old plastic box and hope for the best. :lol:
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Batzorig » Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:15 pm

Walmart tackleboxes are what I use both for storing parts, but also transport of companies and such.
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Sometimes I break stuff down a bit before storing, sometimes they fit built. The individual spaces can be resized, as long as nothing is too wide to fit in a row.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Mantisking » Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:19 pm

I gave these from Harbor Freight to friends back at Christmas to hold the Frame Squads I built for them.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Atavism » Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:56 pm

I use slightly inflated Ziploc bags and a lunchbox. It kinda works as a buffer and the parts stay together.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby darksyntax » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:41 pm

I use cheap 64oz/2ltr food containers. I have no illusions that anything will stay intact so don't bother trying. I get a full company in one (sometimes 2 if I squish them), one for terrain/cover, and one with this demo kit. 6 of these stack well in a cloth grocery bag.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Mantisking » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:31 am

This Medium Smart Store System Tote with six Tall Smart Store Inserts looks like it should hold six Frames easily.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Hackjob » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:51 pm

Atavism wrote:I use slightly inflated Ziploc bags and a lunchbox. It kinda works as a buffer and the parts stay together.


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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Fr33land » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:23 pm

Canadians can purchase 6 tall cans of Steam Whistle in a large solar union green metal lunch pail. :D
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Mantisking » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:05 pm

I saw this today. It might make for a good squad transporter.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Artasid » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:03 am

I don't have the access to great gaming totes or figure suitcases, so for the longest time I just used a ziplock bag (similar to Atavism's approach) But lately I started using large Tic-Tac containers to hold individual frames.

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I know they look silly, but they are made of sturdy plastic which means the frame is well protected and even if it manages to fall apart, the pieces remain in the pod. They are able to hold a standard sized frame, however there might be times you may have to remove something (like a weapon) for the frame to fit.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby VitorFaria » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:01 pm

Great idea, Artasid!

Not sure if that size variety of Tic Tac is available in my country, but I'll look it up.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Mantisking » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:30 am

Turns out I had one of those Tic Tac containers on my desk at work. I'm going to bring it home, clean it, and see how well it fits a Generic frame.
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Re: MFZ on the move: How do you store and carry your company

Postby Starflower » Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:04 am

Most often I just use those big, clear candy boxes for frames.

But this has been pretty handy for storing game material:
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