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#1 Rudy Velez Jr

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 03:00 PM

Greetings,

 
I was wondering how people store their lenses? Be it 35mm SLR lenses, 16mm lenses, 35mm motion picture lenses, etc.  How and in what do people store their lenses in? I see this nifty item on eBay:http://www.ebay.com/itm/48L-Digital-Control-dehumidify-dry-cabinet-box-for-Lens-Camera-equipment-storage-/220987679937?pt=US_Camera_Cases_Bags&hash=item3373e464c1
 
 
Would this be a wise investment for lens storage? I am also probably going to use it to store some super8 cameras ( since their lenses are non-removable ) and some lenses that I plan to acquire. I am just leery about the item because it might seem to good to be true, does anyone have experience using this or a similar product?
 
I am don’t want to start buying lenses and then when the seasons change have to start worrying about lens fungus, and mold invading. I live in NYC and experience the glory and the fury of all four seasons.
 
Sincerely,
Rudy 

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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 03:02 PM

I use Pelican Cases with pluck and pulled foam. Always the lowest thing on the shelf so they can't fall far, and if you're worried about humidity a desiccant can be used in the case-- though depending on where you are this may not be necessary.


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#3 Rudy Velez Jr

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 10:21 PM

Thank you Adrian,

 

How can you use a desiccant in the case


Edited by Rudy Velez Jr, 20 February 2014 - 10:23 PM.

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#4 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 10:33 PM

They sell those little packs, like you get with a new pair of shoes, as well as other similar products you can just put in the case with the lenses.


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