BCD436HP: BCD436HP Case

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TacSupport1

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I apologize if this has been discussed before, I did a search and couldn't find anything.

Is there a nylon case in development that will be released soon or is there one available now for the BCD436HP?

Usually, I can find cases on Scanner Master, but are there other vendors that sell model-specific scanner cases?

Thanks for your help
Seth G.
 

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Be very very carful with using a case with the 436, most people would attach the case&radio to their hip and hanging a $600.00 boat anchor will most likely cause some sort of back problems and could possibly lead to spinal surgery......... :)
 

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Be very very carful with using a case with the 436, most people would attach the case&radio to their hip and hanging a $600.00 boat anchor will most likely cause some sort of back problems and could possibly lead to spinal surgery......... :)
Hanging a 536 on your belt might cause that, but the 436 practically lives on mine & no issues with back pain. ;)

Now if you tried to put a 895XLT on your belt, that'd definitely mess up your back, not to mention look really weird. LOL

-AZ
 

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BCD436HP Case.

For now, I'am using a gallon size zip lock bag. It offers some protection. ( Better than nothing!) untill something better comes along. Cost: $.20 cents!
 

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Looks like ScannerMaster released some today, but they are $34.00 for the nylon ones. I had hope they would be cheaper, but I guess ScannerMaster is the only one that makes and sells them
 

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Thanks for the info. I just bought the soft leather case. Never thought I would pay over 40 bucks for a scanner case. 8 bucks of it was shipping.
 

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$40 I think is a small price to pay to somewhat protect a $500 item.

Love to hear how the soft leather cases fit when anyone gets one.

I have one from SM for my 396 and while I like it and it is snug, the radio doesn't want to always stay fitted all the way in it sometimes.
 

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Scanner master has 3 different cases, soft leather, hard leather, and nylon. Any recommendations?

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IMO I think it is mostly personal preference and how you and where you plan on using the case.

I have the soft leather for my 396 and I like it. It protects it well and it is stylish. Soft leather probably wouldn't be a good choice though if you are very active with it as I could see it probably wearing in time.
 

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I agree. I didn't think any of them were particularly good looking, but I just bought the soft leather case. I have the same type for my PRO 106 and it has worked great, and I just found out what that bungi cord on the back is there for.

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I think you are right. I almost bought the hard case, but after looking at my 106 soft case I made up my mind. It may not protect it from a 20 foot fall, but for most small accidents it should work fine. It will keep cosmetic damage off the radio as well. I also have a screen protector on my 436.

Greg
 

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I chose the nylon case and it looks like its the same material as the nylon case for the HP-1 I bought from them. The Hp-1 nylon case is a tough well made case for the price
 

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I ordered the nylon case. I've used them before and they are pretty good. A little spendy, but as others point out, it's a very expensive radio and the case should help keep it from breaking.
 

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I got my case from Scanner Master today. Went with the hard leather one. I used a similar one when I had a 396xt which was made by American Western. My guess is this one is made by them also. $44.95 shipped is a fair price for me and it is a perfect fit.
 

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Hard Leather, My Recommendation

Scanner master has 3 different cases, soft leather, hard leather, and nylon. Any recommendations?

Greg
I can tell you without the slightest bit of hesitation that a hard case provides more protection than nylon or soft leather. I own a hard case for my digital radio. I have dropped this radio over 100 times & it still works fine. I believe the hard leather case has helped protect my radio.
 

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I just got my 436 soft leather case from Scanner Master today. Only one MAJOR issue: You cannot see the flashing light on the bottom when the case is on. You would need to pull the scanner up a few inches out of the case to see the light, but then the bottom of the case is empty and it cannot be put down or stand upright.

Did I get the wrong case? The documents with it say 436, but it makes no sense.

Greg
 
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