Almost every case in the Peli range is available with Pick ‘n’ Pluck foam. But what actually is Pick n Pluck foam? This practical and effective option, is how many professionals choose to protect the gear inside their Peli cases.
Pick n Pluck foam is a type of pre-scored foam that allows you to easily pluck out cubes of foam to create a custom insert. The cushioned foam offers protection and ensures your gear is safe and secure within your case.
Often considered the ‘default’ option, in terms of which insert to use inside a case, Pick ‘n’ Pluck is very versatile and can be used to protect many items.
Thanks to the customisable nature, you can make it work for almost anything, and it doesn’t break the bank either. In short:
All this said, there are certainly a few downsides to Pick ‘n’ Pluck, which may lead you to consider the alternative inserts.
There are four main alternatives to Pick ‘n’ Pluck.
If you’ve decided to go ahead with Pick ‘n’ Pluck it’s important to take your time to familiarise yourself with the best practices, and to think about exactly what you want, before you start plucking away like there’s no tomorrow.
Remember, with Pick ‘n’ Pluck it’s very difficult to undo any work - CTRL+Z won’t help you here.
For a quick, visual guide on the best methods of picking and plucking, check out the video below.
The individual foam cubes are usually approximately 1cm², but this will vary slightly depending on size of the case the insert is made for. If you require the exact measurements for a particular case, please don’t hesitate to get in touch, and a member of our team will be happy to find out for you.
Again, this depends on the case you are purchasing an insert for. If you are buying the ‘full foam set’, it will always include a base foam, lid foam, and at least one layer of Pick ‘n’ Pluck foam.The large the case, the layers of Pick ‘n’ Pluck a foam set is likely to include.
If you require exact information on the foam for a particular case, or have any other questions that haven't been answered here, please get in touch for help.