Roller Tool Box Suggestions/Recommendations

Discussion in 'General' started by jeffr1ey, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    As the title says, I'm looking to get a smaller sized roller tool box that I can bring to the track.

    Any suggestions or recommendations on what to get? Not looking to spend a fortune, but also don't really want anything that is cheap. So something in between?

    Thanks! :up:
  2. surfingsk8r

    surfingsk8r Well-Known Member

    You might be better off with a lockable cart with a few drawers ill find a picture of what I'm talking about and post it. Also what's your price range.
  3. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    Stay within $300?

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  5. Riders Discount

    Riders Discount 866-931-6644 ext 817

    As long as you don't need it in a rush keep your eye on Craigslist. There have been some outstanding deals on Snap On boxes on the local Craigslist.
  6. surfingsk8r

    surfingsk8r Well-Known Member

  7. surfingsk8r

    surfingsk8r Well-Known Member

    Craigslist is definitely a good resource also check out cornwell tools their carts are around 3 to 5 hundred and are made pretty well
  8. socalrider

    socalrider pathetic and rude

  9. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    yeah, didn't really think to look on craigslist. i'll also check out cornwell tools. i'll pass on the green box lol.. what an eye sore..
  10. Huey130

    Huey130 Chief wrench thrower

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  11. cortezmachine

    cortezmachine Well-Known Member

  12. jt21

    jt21 JFugginT

    i got the one from harbor freight, think i paid $269 for it, it handles the needs & if it gets trashed i don't care LOL
  13. surfingsk8r

    surfingsk8r Well-Known Member

    IMO the HF boxes and carts are not bad and the price is definitely right but their known to have shit castors and if he's planning on rolling this thing all over creation at the track and in and out of a trailer it might not be a bad idea to look for something a bit better Granted you can change the castors on the HF boxes but there is still a build quality difference. But all of that said the HF stuff is better than any of the other big box store brands IMO Again though I would look at Cornwell tools there is value in their carts and boxes.
  14. Tristan

    Tristan Well-Known Member

  15. Newsshooter

    Newsshooter Well-Known Member

  16. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    so a negative on the big ask husky from Home Depot? i saw it in person, just wasn't sure about the quality. i didn't think about HF boxes.

    a lot of good ideas.
  17. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    wish they had this one in black! that would be ideal. i assume you had it shipped?
  18. jt21

    jt21 JFugginT

    thats the same one i have, i may go grab those casters, it would make getting through grass etc.. a hell of a lot easier
  19. surfingsk8r

    surfingsk8r Well-Known Member

    I personally have not been to impressed with the Husky boxes that have been made in recent years. A guy I used to wench with a few years ago had an old husky box that literally was on par with my Matco box with exception of the fact that the weight of the box was not enough to hold it up right if he had a few of his heavier socket drawers open. It would tip but as I said that was a very old Husky box the new ones are way more flimsy
  20. CharlieY

    CharlieY Well-Known Member

    The harbor frieght ones mentioned are a great deal for the money.

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