They say "Husky Wins!" at the end, because it doesn't tip over when
empty. Really? Who cares?
Toolboxes is a good topic.
Mainly because I feel like talking about it.
I've had many, and have my own "homeowner's" view about them.
Mainly, drawered toolboxes are only good for small stuff that doesn't
Chisels, hacksaw blades, sockets, etc.
But the molded cases socket sets come in are best for them.
Likewise, tools with accessories are best kept in the original molded
cases. My HF multi-tool and Dremel are examples.
I also use some cheap Sears plastic toolboxes that I paid 5 bucks each
for on sale. Pretty much like those tested, but at 1/4 the price.
A couple got hosed when my son ran over them, but Pop Mech didn't run
Anyway, I only use them to store "special" seldom-used stuff, like
pickle forks, dent pullers, etc. Still have a dwell meter, timing
light, vacuum gages and other related stuff in one.
That one is kind of pointless now.
They just keep stuff out of the way, and in a go-to place.
Here's my bottom line.
One drawered toolbox big enough for your small stuff.
Cheap boxes for seldom used stuff.
Pegboard and nails to hang everything else you don't want on the work
bench shelves. I keep drills, power sanders, etc on the shelves under
How do you get tools to where you're working?
Not by lugging around heavy toolboxes full of stuff you don't need.
I use a carpenters box or a 5-gallon plastic pail.
Yeah, sometimes I go back for something I forgot to bring.
1. Your HF Miracle Tool came in a case? Mine came in a cardboard box.
2. Each Black Friday, somebody has tool boxes for $5.00. I usually get two
or three. I use them to store a tool that has several parts: The HF Miracle
Tool, a rotary dremel and all its bits, telephone butt set and attachements,
power planer, etc. Each box has the name of the stuff it contains on a label
attached to the end of the box. The boxes - I count six - are stacked on a
Yep. High-end variable speed. The Tiffany version.
My Dremels also have cases that hold the accessories, all I need of
them at any rate. Except the flex extension, which I keep in my
I don't label my cheap boxes, just go by weight. Only have 3 now, and
one is empty.
I must have the Tiffany version of the Dremel.
Case holds Dremel, flex extension, engraver, circle cutting jig, and
just about every bit, disk and drum I could ever need.
I returned some really old stuff to Lowes, used a couple of gift cards
that I had been given and paid $15 out of pocket for the kit, including
an engraver tool.
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