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Bruce Gazdecki
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Just wondered if anyone has Rob's foam core storage solution for Caverna and had any opinions they could share. I currently use plano boxes, but that storage looks much cleaner and nicer, but I'd like to try and get more info before spending ~$60 on it. Thanks.

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I don't know if this storage solution. Mind sharing a link?
 
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http://www.searing.me/robstore
 
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I haven't had any direct experience but I can tell you what I think: it looks very clean, and well made... if you never store/transport your box vertically.

That is the only reason I haven't bought it.
 
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I've looked them over for ideas -- because I make my own inserts. Personally, I think inserts should serve two purposes: 1) organized storage, and 2) rapid deployment. I think Rob's inserts are great at #1, but sometimes fall short of my requirements for #2. But, if you're not too picky (I'm too picky), I think his prices are about right, knowing the effort required to make those things.
 
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I made my own foamcore insert for Caverna. It's similar to one you can find blueprints for in the files section, although I made several modifications.

As for being able to transport the box and store vertically, I can do so without any worries. The various compartments and level fit together quite precisely, and none of the pieces fall outside of their respective compartments.

I'll also echo the sentiment that creating the insert was a rather time-consuming task, although it was only the second one I created (my insert for Terra Mystica being the first), so I was still a bit slow. I don't think ~$40 is terribly unreasonable.
 
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The price looks reasonable and the product itself looks good.

I decided to make my own instead of buying though, once you have bought the initial equipment (decent craft knife, ruler, cutting mat) the foamcore itself isn't expensive and it's relatively easy to put them together.

I'd say if you're only interested in the one insert, buy it, otherwise I'd recommend making them yourself.
 
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Bruce Gazdecki
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mjp1987 wrote:
The price looks reasonable and the product itself looks good.

I decided to make my own instead of buying though, once you have bought the initial equipment (decent craft knife, ruler, cutting mat) the foamcore itself isn't expensive and it's relatively easy to put them together.

I'd say if you're only interested in the one insert, buy it, otherwise I'd recommend making them yourself.


I woudl if I had any sort of ability to do it. I tried making one for Among the Stars and it was a disaster.
 
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Just FYI, these guys are working on a Caverna solution. Made out of wood so not glued together foam:

http://www.thebrokentoken.com/
 
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