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Luke Hector
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The PLANO boxes are great and even in the UK I am able to obtain the 3600 and 3620 models (albeit they cost a bit more this end) for various games.

However the 3601 is popular and I require at least 2 of them but I don't want to wait ages to get them and also shipping from the US is ridiculously expensive (seriously it costs nearly twice the value of the boxes themselves to post two light empty containers, wtf?)

Is there a UK stockist that stocks that particular model, failing that, does anyone know a good alternative that's the same dimensions as that box? I need them for good Arkham Horror storage after watching a YouTube vid on the subject.
 
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Have a look at the Flambeaux line. I'm unsure which one matches the 3601, but you probably want to look at the Tuff Tainer line

https://www.flambeaucases.com/index.php/site/products/compar...
 
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Luke Hector
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Problem is mate, it's still a US site which means even if the box is suitable, it's blatantly not going to be time or cost effective to purchase it from the UK.
 
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As you can guess, I do not know what's available in the UK. I offered an alternative, hoping it might be

What I'd suggest you do is go to a retailer that sells stuff like camping equipment and see if you can find the right storage container, regardless of who makes it. It's what I did over here in Canada when a lot of Plano was unavailable, which is why most of storage boxes are Flambeaux.
 
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My local fishing shop did some good boxes for other games and a good alternative to the 3600 (or 3620) which is the big box. But I still need an alternative to the 3601 and it's hard to find such slim boxes in the UK but they are just NEEDED to make Arkham fit in the 4 boxes well!
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Byron Kerr
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Free UK delivery direct from Plano

https://www.planostore.com/


 
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Jure Forstnerič
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I'm not sure what hardware stores you have in the UK, but I've found these sorts of storage boxes in larger general hardware stores such as Bauhaus. Specifically they'll be close to the toolboxes, I guess they're ment for storing screws and similar things (which, oddly, I also use them for :-)
 
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Andrew
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BigEvilFish wrote:
Free UK delivery direct from Plano

https://www.planostore.com/


I suspect that's a UK based company, their billing goes to Cadet direct ltd but in any case they dont stock the 3601
 
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In the US, we have a craft store chain called Michaels (another is Hobby Lobby). Maybe these stores are also in the UK? I buy storage containers for beads to store my game bits. They are cheap at $3-$5 each depending on size and sales. If you don't have these chain stores in the UK, perhaps a UK version of the craft store may also contain these types of products...
 
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