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Lets see the TOOL BOXES

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by merrimacmill, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    This is the Equipment, TOOLS, & Vehicle pictures forum, so lets see everyones tool boxes/chests. Just guessing, but I've got a pretty good feeling that just about everyone on this forum is pretty into tools and I bet a few have some pretty serious set ups.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2008
  2. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    Heres my box. I bought it a year ago now and will probibly be the last box I ever buy. Hopefully atleast haha.

  3. Ford-101

    Ford-101 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    My truck

    4 truck lite LED amber strobes ,,, 2 LED tail lights ,,,, 3 LED marker lights bolted to a aluminum back rack that I built ,,, The lightbar is a code 3 mx7000 2 rotators 4 strobes 4 amber LED strobes more lights the better lolol


  4. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    I've been thinking about getting a box for my truck. I was looking at the weather guard boxes today and was shocked at the $800 dollar price.
  5. shanta74

    shanta74 Member
    Messages: 72

    hey merrimacmill why did u steel my box. lol i have the same box but in black i got it 64% off because i am in the autotech program at the college i go to. i will have to try and get a pic.
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2008
  6. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    heres my truck tool box i bought used, its a weather guard saddle box 117r and i paid under 2 bills for it :drinkup:


    if you look close you can see my cb antenna mounted to it.

  7. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    UWS Gull Wing toolbox. I like it. I bought it for a $100 from a friend of mine that his dad died and I bought it off of him.

  8. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Knowing roughly how much those boxes cost from them, i hope it's your last box you'll need too!! lol

    Ford-101, those lights look awesome, ide love to do something like that!
  9. SnowPro93

    SnowPro93 Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    Merrimac, go to Home Depot and buy a husky box, built well and there only about 350-400 bucks.
  10. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 794

    I buy all my boxes at a local, once-a-year car parts swap meet called "Englishtown" in New Jersey. I just bought a UWS box like the one above for $45. I average about $50-$60 per box, I have bought 12 of them over the last few years. At last years meet I bought a pair of steel side boxes for $25 for the pair. Good baragins, it appears that when average people get rid of their trucks they have the boxes sitting around their garages and just want to blow them out for a few dollars!
  11. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    grandview could never figure out why he didnt make it as a mechanic...

  12. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

  13. KelleyZP

    KelleyZP Member
    Messages: 44

    englishhtown is a great place to get good deals on anything-- too bad its only twice a year :cry:
  14. kemmer

    kemmer Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 329

  15. M&P

    M&P Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    the weather guard boxes are nice, i got really lucky last fall and found one on craiglist for $60. its an r-127.
  16. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    I'll snap some pics tomorrow. Got a brand new Weather Guard. Very nice quality cross box. Actually its on my Dad's new '08 super duty, not mine.
  17. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    i live 3 1/2 minutes from the track. ive prob bought about 8 mopeds over the years. and most of them didnt last a week.:Ddef fun while they lasted.
  18. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

  19. SteveJ

    SteveJ Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    Hey Pro...

    I think the one Lowes have are better than the Home Depoo ones. I was looking at one very close and had the same locks, reinforcments and hinge as the weather gaurds for half the price, I think it was $388. It had the double re-inforced top, and the door type latches, and the front was re-inforced were you would try to pry it open.

    I would go for a lobotomy before I spend 800 clams on a box! <img src=http://www.getsmileyface.com/new/orange_smileys/43.gif>
  20. Brandon

    Brandon Member
    Messages: 99

    Weatherguard boxes are the only way to go. I was T-boned in my Ranger a few weeks ago and spun around....my Weatherguard box flew off the truck (had at least 200lbs of stuff in it....winch, tools, fluids,etc.) and landed about 30 ft behind my truck. Not a single dent in it! Truck is fubar though!