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Water prof box for truck bed?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by green frog, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. green frog

    green frog Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    Last season I lost some tools to rust. Just dont have room in the cab. Do you guys just put a tool box inside another box or actually have a waterprof tool box.
  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Sears toolboxes are just about waterproof. The "holes" where the handle go do not leak through, and the cover fits nice and tightly. I have a couple and will be using one this year. I have a friend who kept all his plumbing tools in them in the back of his truck. No problems
  3. overtime

    overtime Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    I am sure most of the higher end truck boxes would be sealed pretty good. If not you can get the seal tape.

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,230

    If you are just looking to throw some hand tools in a box and put in bed here is a small waterproof tool box.

    If you are looking for a real truck bed tool box then look at the Delta line.
  5. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,236

    The problem you most likely have is condensation, not that your box isn't waterproof.

    Even a waterproof box will still allow condensation.

    You need some Fluid Film
  6. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    Deltas are nice boxes, but spend a little bit more and get yourself a weatherguard. My buddy just got one not to long ago and it is nice and waterproof.
  7. Kenyou

    Kenyou Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    The bed of my truck is usually full of snow. So I put my tool box in a Rubber Maid box and it is sealed. Like Mark said, there could be a problem with condisation. So spray them with WD-40 or Fluid Film. Of course FF is so darn slippery, it maybe hard to hang on to your tools.
  8. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    There's someone with the right idea. :nod:

    I had a delta that I outgrew, went to a weatherguard. I'll never be going back to anything but a weatherguard now. Box is built much stronger then the Delta I have.