#1
I've been transporting my Orange head to and from band practice and gigs a lot this year and I want to get more protection for when we pile our equipment up in one vehicle. I don't want it getting damaged. I already have a case for my Orange cab so I think I should get one for the head too. I'm looking into a Clydesdale heavy duty road case. I would love a live in road case but a little bit worried about ventilation because the top vent would be blocked. I know air can escape out the back so I'm not sure it's a big deal. It would give the amp the most protection. I could put drinks/water on top and not worry. On the other hand, a lift off road case would give it more ventilation. I could just leave it in the tray, but then it's not quite as protected.

Just want some opinions on this.

Also, I'm from Canada and I'm on a tight budget. Clydesdale quoted me $275 CAD for a live in heavy duty roadcase. Anyone know of any better deals? Ebay is kind of sketchy for me and there are hidden costs that add up.
#2
Not sure how much it matters, but greatly prefer lift off cases.

I too am concerned about the ventilation issues and I would hate to prematurely wear out tubes because my head isn't ventilated properly.
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#3
Most live in cases that are specifically made for certain heads have a cut out section in the foam that allow air to pass through the top vent.

All of the cases at affordable-cases.com have sections cut out.
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