HPRC 2550 Wheeled Hard Case


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Excellent hard case for airline travel

Grade (Out of ten)

Comfort : 9
Organization : 9
Protection : 9
Features : 9
Price : 8
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The HPRC 2550 closely competes with the very well-known Pelican 1510 as hard cases fitting within the standard carry-on dimension. And while Pelican may be the most well known, the HPRC actually has a bit more interior room because the handle is built into the exterior. Whether that one inch of extra depth makes a difference depends largely on what you want to carry, but the HPRC is a notable contender. Besides the extra depth, the HPRC's handle design is easier to lock and unlock with one hand, where the Pelican requires two.

While the HPRC is a case that will keep your gear protected from the elements, some consumers who have owned cases from both HPRC and Pelican have noted that the Pelican has a bit higher quality standard. Like any hard case, the HPRC 2550 is tough to transport over uneven ground. But, the HPRC offers more interior space, a sturdy handle and is a worthwhile contender in the hard case category.


  • Durable
  • Spacious
  • Good handle design


  • Expensive
  • Bag Specs:

    • Weight : 11.8 lbs.
    • Dimensions : Exterior: 21.5 x 13.8 x 9.1
    • Color : Multiple
    • Tripod Holder : No
    • Raincover : No - watersealed
    • Laptop Sleeve : N/A
    • Other : N/A

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