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Old 11-21-2005, 03:43 PM   #1
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I am in the process of building a new toolbox for my cars and need some help. I am stuck for ideas. Does anyone want to post pictures of their toolbox's? This might give me a few good ideas as I have seen many diferent designs over the years.
Mine will house my FT TC4 with 8 battery packs, pull out draws and any other crap that I can fit.
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Old 11-21-2005, 03:58 PM   #2
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I've been looking for a (not custom) pit box lately. I found some pictures of the "Polybutler" box that they use in Europe. It looks very good, but is a very simple design. Perhaps you could use this as a base. Quite expensive to import, though. (~60 euro for the box, ~30 euro for shipping) Post some pics once you've gotten started.
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Might I suggest ziploc freezer bags for the crap. You wouldn't want the smell permeateing all your other . . .um . . "equipment"
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Old 11-21-2005, 05:26 PM   #4
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I found some small draws with 3 draws wide by 4 tall. They are excelent to hold nuts, screws, allen keys, etc..... I am going to attach them inside the toolbox. That way, the whole draws can't move around. Also, the draws can't fall open in transit as the small draws almost but up against the lid once it is closed.
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Fishing boxes from Plano are very good and durable. They have several designs to fit your requirements.
Try www.planomolding.com/
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Here is the pit box I built and my tool box.



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Old 11-22-2005, 08:04 PM   #7
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Best pit box around is the Team Magic F8!
http://cgi.ebay.com/Team-Magic-11922...QQcmdZViewItem

Of course you should try to order it through your LHS first!
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I've been looking for a (not custom) pit box lately. I found some pictures of the "Polybutler" box that they use in Europe. It looks very good, but is a very simple design. Perhaps you could use this as a base. Quite expensive to import, though. (~60 euro for the box, ~30 euro for shipping) Post some pics once you've gotten started.
never seen one stateside... looks cool


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any of the Stanley rolling workshops work great..

http://www.stanleytools.com/default....G+ROLLING+WORK

I have this one...saw is optional..
seperates in 3 pieces. car and body can fit on top unit.

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I like the Stanley
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any of the Stanley rolling workshops work great..

http://www.stanleytools.com/default....G+ROLLING+WORK

I have this one...saw is optional..
seperates in 3 pieces. car and body can fit on top unit.

im finding these seem to be more usable these days with "limited" space on the pit spaces. i cant seem to find alot of space once i have my plano/flambeau box on top. i noticed alot of people put these boxes next to them and then have their pit spaces all clean.
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Those Stanleys are sweet. How much are they?
Right now I use an Artbin Box.
I had it stored with my art stuff but decided to use it for rc instead.
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Those Stanleys are sweet. How much are they?
Right now I use an Artbin Box.
I had it stored with my art stuff but decided to use it for rc instead.
go to HomeDepot..approx. $60-80
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any of the Stanley rolling workshops work great..

http://www.stanleytools.com/default....G+ROLLING+WORK

I have this one...saw is optional..
seperates in 3 pieces. car and body can fit on top unit.

yeah yeah.. old post.. but hey i found my box.. only 20$!! :P used.

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yeah yeah.. old post.. but hey i found my box.. only 20$!! :P used.

If any local wants a tool/pit box like the stainless steel box shown in that pic I have one I will give someone cheap.
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