Traveling with microphones

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No matter how small film and video equipment gets, it is still like packing for a third person. Microphones are the worst, because they need to be well-protected, but they come in odd sizes. This usually consists of two shotgun microphones, a wireless microphone kit, as well as two lav mics, a blimp, and lots of odd parts and accessories. Recently I posted about this to a forum with lots of documentary filmmakers, and they suggested the following options. I’m still thinking about what might work best, but here is the list:

If you have any other ideas, let me know!

UPDATE: Also told to look at gun cases, like this one, which can be cheaper than Pelican cases. Also a brand by the name of Doskocil.