Originally Posted by marko138
I like to make as few trips from car to venue as possible when loading in and loading out. So if it were me I'd avoid having 2 hardware bags. Get a hardcase that will handle the weight and make 1 trip. Now, it'll be heavy. I know mine is. But I can manage it by myself.
I used to use a big (giant) blue plastic tub I got at Wal Mart. It held everything great...but it was a BEAR to handle b/c it was so big.
One word: WHEELS
Either getting a cart/dolly, or cases with wheels, or whatever, save yourself some trouble with wheels. Sure, there will be some stairs, but having wheels not only saves energy and your back, but most importantly, trips!