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Old 10-17-2012, 06:51 PM   #1
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TJ flip up toolbox

So originally I built this to fit on my rack but decided that I didn't want to die when it rolled over with all the weight so I stuck it in the back with a hinge so that I could fit my giant St. Bernard.

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Old 10-17-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:53 PM   #3
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Hinges courtesy of my tailgate
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:54 PM   #4
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:55 PM   #5
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Nearly finished just needs a few pieces like a lock
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:57 PM   #6
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All for now. To hard to hold the box up and take a pic with my iPad
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:43 PM   #7
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Photo doesn't really do it justice but as you can see its up
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:48 PM   #8
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Nice!! And your rack looks pretty badass too!
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:27 PM   #9
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Nice!! And your rack looks pretty badass too!
Thanks !! The rack build is a little further down in builder corner if you want to check it out
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:34 PM   #10
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Just a little info on the box. It's mostly made from 1/8 in steel except for the bottom (obviously). The hinge was made from angle iron, tube steel, and a steel rod.
The box without supplies weighs around 70 lbs and loaded is around 130 (I think).
It will be rhino lined along with the rack once they're both finished.

Supplies carried: 40' of chain, 100' synthetic winch rope, shovel, axe, machete, d-rings, general tools, 8guage cables, hi-lift and winch accessories, and mud proof goggles
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:43 AM   #11
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Just finished prepping the box and rack for rhino lining. I'll get the pics up ASAP
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Old 10-22-2012, 07:45 AM   #12
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Nice...what about flashlight.lol and toilet paper...thay are a must.
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:46 PM   #13
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All done
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:56 PM   #14
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That's a great box. I like the use of expanded metal.
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:41 PM   #15
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That's a great box. I like the use of expanded metal.
Thanks, Yea like I said before it was supposed to be mounted on the roof, so the expanded steel was a vain attempt to keep the weight down. I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out, I still have to work out a way to secure it when it's flipped up. More pics to come
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:40 PM   #17
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Check this net out. 60" x 20". Maybe it would work? Probably not good for weight but may work for straps and such.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000UU...sr=8-6&pi=SL75
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:08 AM   #18
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I like the net but like you said might not not work with the weight. While I was building it the lid fell on my arm, felt like it was broken for a day. I cant risk this whole box loaded falling on my dog so ill def need something welded to the cage
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When in doubt, couple of two inch ratchet straps come in very handy. Used them all the time hauling loads as a truck driver.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:36 PM   #20
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When in doubt, couple of two inch ratchet straps come in very handy. Used them all the time hauling loads as a truck driver.
That's exactly what I have set up right now .. Just looking for something a little more permanent and a little easier to engage
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That is sick man!

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