Hardshell case for the chainsaw?

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I'd like to get a nice hardshell case for my new EGO chainsaw.  Does anyone know of a good fitting case for this thing?  I'm picturing a plastic case, but I'm not sure if a gas-chainsaw case would work, since their shapes are different (I think).  

Has anyone else been using a case for theirs?  I'd love to hear some ideas on choices and how well they fit and contain any oil drippings. 

Oh, and is this thing supposed to leak a bit of oil when it's sitting there?  Might mine be defective?  
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  • overly protective and leaky

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Bingo, wonder why this hasn't been mentioned.  This would be great to keep the oil and every thing else off the floor or out of your car when travelling.  Also for safety.  A fresh chain isn't the most pleasant thing to bump up against.  This is one request that I think should be bumped to the top.   Nothing to manufacture but a plastic case.
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Hi Moto Krome, we've changed your question into an idea so we can keep track of this for the future.  You bring up an excellent point and we'll be sure to consider a case for the future.  Thanks for your feedback!
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"It is normal for oil to seep from the saw when not in use" Page 28 of the manual.
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All chainsaws do.  Thus a case would keep things contained.  It makes transporting and storage much better.
They better all leak, 'cause mine does.  I need to catch it all and recycle it.  Is there a way to slow down the drips when you're not using it?  
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I'm wondering if this ECHO case might fit? I really want to get a case so that I can keep the saw in my trunk without getting oil everywhere.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/ECHO-Small...
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I fold up about 6-8 paper towels which I place on top of a container lid (rectangular--a good fit under the CS).  At first, I placed the CS right on top of the lid, but oil would drain from the raised center, flat area in the middle of the lid, to a groove near the edge.  That was too messy for my liking.  So now I place paper towels under the CS.  No more oil spreading out to the edge of the tray.  Periodically I change the paper towels.  Kinda like a diaper...
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