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Pelican1605 Padded Divider Set
 
4.6

(based on 25 reviews)

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    (8)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well padded (18)
  • Very protective (17)
  • Strong construction (13)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Stylish (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Protecting gear (18)
    • Storing gear (16)
    • Transporting gear (16)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (6), Pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Should be standard with the original box

    Dividers are much more efficient at organizing the space than either of the foam options. I can now fit twice as much gear (Canon 20D with attached 28-70 lens, 40D with attached...Read complete review

    Dividers are much more efficient at organizing the space than either of the foam options. I can now fit twice as much gear (Canon 20D with attached 28-70 lens, 40D with attached 70-200 IS, 580EX flash, Sekonic 358 meter, Tokina 11-16, Tamron 17-35, Lens Baby II, Canon TS 24, and all the spare power, filters, memory and accessories I could ever need. The dividers are firm and secure and I am certain that if the case were dropped, my gear would be safe. The only drawback is that with all that gear, the case weighs a ton! It more than suits my purpose for quick, safe and secure access in the back of my Jeep.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not what I expected

    Disappointed in this product. First its a royal pain to adjust the dividers. They are velcro and the entire inside is of a soft material that allows the velcro to stick, but any...Read complete review

    Disappointed in this product. First its a royal pain to adjust the dividers. They are velcro and the entire inside is of a soft material that allows the velcro to stick, but any time you try to move them around they get stuck to the inside material and just become a pain to adjust.

    Next I felt the padding wasn't thick enough to support or protect sensitive equipment like camera gear. While it is somewhat thick, I expected the bottom and sides to have more to them. Also theres no way to secure the items to keep them from rolling around inside. For example, place a camera lens in a slot, as soon as you stand the box up or if it tips over, the lens goes rolling around in the slot.

    I gave this item two starts for two reasons. One its a Pelican product. Usually I swear by their products, but this one leaves alot to be desired. Second star is because while it is a pain to adjust and work with, the construction of the materials is top notch.

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    4.0

    Exactly what is needed

    By Emjab

    from Alabama

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Stylish
    • Very Protective
    • Well Padded

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting Gear
      • Storing Gear
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

      I used this for organizing my Canon bodies and lens. It is exactly what i needed. It was a little challenging with assembly as the velcro kept sticking EVERYWHERE, but once I got the hang of it all went well. Highly recommended

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      5.0

      MUST HAVE!

      By CJ

      from Ann Arbor, MI

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Very Protective
      • Well Padded

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Organizing
        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

        So much easier than the foam that the case came with. I should've bought this earlier when I had the chance. My gear is always changing so it's nice to have the ability to change when I see fit.

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        5.0

        new life for my old (foam interior) case

        By Dave H

        from Morgan, Utah

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction
        • Very Protective
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear

          Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

          My original case had the foam interior and that became a problem as my photography eqipment changed over time.(Once you configure the case it's a done deal.) With this divider system I am able to change it as needed. I should have bought the case with this in it.

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          5.0

          Great dividers

          By Louis

          from Joliet, IL

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

            Yes they are expensive but they are also very well made. I don't know what some of the other reviews are talking about when they say it's hard to move around. It's not suppose to! Yes it's difficult sometimes to position the dividers exactly where you want it to but that just comes with the territory of being secure, making sure it never moves when gear is pushing on it on all directions.

            I bought this to replace the foam I originally had. The foam, as great of a protection it was, compromised a lot space for that protection. And as a filmmaker who was constantly changing gear, I needed something more versatile and could fit more. The dividers allowed me to fit about three times the amount of gear. Yes, it is very heavy now with all the extra gear weight. I wish I had bought the Pelican case with wheels years ago. Maybe one day I will exchange it out. For now it still is the best protection for my gear and the dividers make the Pelican case a new use.

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            5.0

            Better than foam.

            By Iver

            from Oregon

            Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

            Bought to replace foam. Big improvement.

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            2.0

            Not what I expected

            By paintcheckphoto

            from Indiana

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Its Pelican

            Cons

            • Not Secure
            • Troublesome To Adjust

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

              Disappointed in this product. First its a royal pain to adjust the dividers. They are velcro and the entire inside is of a soft material that allows the velcro to stick, but any time you try to move them around they get stuck to the inside material and just become a pain to adjust.

              Next I felt the padding wasn't thick enough to support or protect sensitive equipment like camera gear. While it is somewhat thick, I expected the bottom and sides to have more to them. Also theres no way to secure the items to keep them from rolling around inside. For example, place a camera lens in a slot, as soon as you stand the box up or if it tips over, the lens goes rolling around in the slot.

              I gave this item two starts for two reasons. One its a Pelican product. Usually I swear by their products, but this one leaves alot to be desired. Second star is because while it is a pain to adjust and work with, the construction of the materials is top notch.

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              5.0

              Great product!!

              By Bill

              from Staatsburg, NY

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Strong Construction
              • Stylish
              • Very Protective
              • Well Padded

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                I used the padded Divider set in a suitcase for my camera equipment and it fit great with a lot of flexability for my equipment.

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                5.0

                Foam is nice... dividers are better

                By Shakti

                from Charlotte, NC

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear
                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                  I own two Pelican 1600 cases and now have the dividers in both. The pluck and pull foam is okay but when you are adding new gear things are so much simpler with this divider set that gives you so many options for making compartments for your gear.

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                  5.0

                  Good product but bad shipping

                  By SeattleRyan

                  from Seattle, WA

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Strong Construction
                  • Very Protective
                  • Well Padded

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Storing Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                    The shipping box was crushed which left the padded dividers okay but not the padded tray it was in. The tray was deformed. I am sure after some time, it will reshape it self but it was bad enough to where it didn't sit even in the Pelican case.

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                    5.0

                    Great Accessory!

                    By Tim

                    from Scottsdale AZ

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fits Very Well
                    • Lightweight
                    • Very Protective
                    • Well Padded

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Protecting Gear
                      • Storing Gear
                      • Transporting Gear

                      Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                      I replaced the old foam with this divider set and has made the case a lot more useful. Very sturdy and provides excellent protection.

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                      4.0

                      Save Space in your Case

                      By Lee

                      from NE, Ohio

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Well Padded

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                          Replaced the normal foam with these dividers and can not believe I waited so long to do so! I can fit much more gear in my 1600 now. I also like that I do not have to worry about the foam breaking down and causing loose debris in the case. Much easier to keep clean. I am a little worried that the material seems a little loose on the main interior pads, hoping it stays together long enough to get my moneys worth!

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                          4.0

                          Makes it fast to set up and organize

                          By Robert Cook

                          from Oklahoma City

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight
                          • Strong Construction
                          • Very Protective
                          • Well Padded

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Protecting Gear
                            • Storing Gear
                            • Transporting Gear

                            Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                            Fast and easy.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Rounding out the pelican abilities

                            By TCB

                            from Toronto, Canada

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                Not sure how I would fit all the odds and ends into the case without something like this to keep everything organized.

                                Like the mod ability of the piece. Next I will have to see it in transport action before I feel fully confident in protecting the gear over the foam.

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                                5.0

                                Great Product

                                By Art

                                from Hawaii

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Protecting Gear
                                  • Storing Gear

                                  Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                  Used in my 1600 series Pelican case for my DSLR and gear. Works a lot better than the pick & Pluck foam. The only thing is that you need two sets to properly fit my gear. One set would work OK for medium format gear.

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Dividers

                                  By Lee2800

                                  from Louisville, KY

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Strong Construction
                                  • Very Protective
                                  • Well Padded

                                  Cons

                                  • EXPENSIVE

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Protecting Gear
                                  • Storing Gear
                                  • Transporting Gear

                                  Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                  I had a pelican 1600 case with no interior now I can finally use the case.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Better than the foam

                                  By Daytona Dan

                                  from Florida

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Strong Construction
                                  • Very Protective
                                  • Well Padded

                                  Cons

                                  • EXPENSIVE

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Protecting Gear
                                  • Storing Gear
                                  • Transporting Gear

                                  Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                  I bought the Pelican case with the pluck out foam, thinking it would be best for protection. The problem is, my gear was changing and being added to, and it just did fit my style. Now I can change the layout to fit my needs and still feel my gear is well protected.

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                                  5.0

                                  Good choice

                                  By rselders

                                  from Belton, TX

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Very Protective
                                  • Well Padded

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Protecting Gear
                                    • Storing Gear
                                    • Transporting Gear

                                    Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                    Solved the space and organization problem for my cameras and lenses. While the pick-and-pluck has that custom presentation, it does not wear well with time.

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                                    4.0

                                    a must have for camera gear

                                    By SCShooter

                                    from Charleston, S.C.

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Strong Construction
                                    • Stylish
                                    • Very Protective
                                    • Well Padded

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Protecting Gear
                                      • Storing Gear
                                      • Transporting Gear

                                      Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                      I bought my pelican 1600 case 'new' from a guy who never even opened the box... I have a ton of camera gear so I really needed a good strong case to store it and to travel with... Although I could have easily used the foam and pulled out the right combination for my stuff, using the divider seemed a better choice, since I am always trading or selling or buying new gear.

                                      It functions very well and I would highly recommend this product for anyone who has camera gear.

                                      I would like to point out however that fully packed with my 300 2.8, 24-70, 70-200 2.8, 85 1.8 and two camera bodies as well as all of my other accessories, this thing can get VERY heavy, but luckily the solid construction of this case with the dividers makes for the perfect protection.

                                      Doug

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                                      5.0

                                      Beats FOAM any day.

                                      By Babe

                                      from Phoenix, AZ

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Strong Construction
                                      • Stylish
                                      • Very Protective

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Protecting Gear
                                        • Transporting Gear

                                        Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                        Best choice for my equipment. The original pick and pluck foam just fell apart, and looked so unprofessional.

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                                        4.0

                                        Added tons of room to my Pelican case

                                        By balmiesgirl

                                        from northern arizona

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Doubles storage
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to modify
                                        • Easy to use

                                        Cons

                                        • Expensive

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Pelican 1605 Padded Divider Set:

                                          I can now store almost double the amount of equipment in my Pelican case with this divider set. The foam blocks wasted a lot of space!
                                          The only thing I do not like is the price...its a rather spendy addition to my already expensive case.

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