Truck tool boxes offers a safe keeping for your expensive tools and equipment while occupying as little space as possible. Most truck tool boxes has a large storage space with one compartment allowing plenty of room while others contain drawers to keep a more organized tool and equipment safe keeping them from damage. There are also a number of styles, sizes, materials utilized to make them like a mirror finish stainless steel and powder coat. They can be placed in different areas of truck based on the style it was made and its main purpose.
The truck tool box can be a welcomed addition to your cargo compartment which is easily secured, rugged and where tools can be easily accessed with one-handed opening.
The most popular or common style is the crossover truck tool box that is placed at the top of the truck's bed rails which comes in single lid or dual lid styles. The other popular style is the utility chest which is a portable tool box.
A truck tool box that can be mounted on the side rail and opens from the side of the truck and making its contents available to the outside of the truck preferred by most contractors and builders. It provides easy access to the tools and equipment inside the box. Other truck side tool box that can mount on the side rail has a groove that perfectly sits on the rail. It can be opened using the assistance of a gas strut which also keeps it open. The lengths of the tool box available depends on the size of the pickup truck.
Owners who only needs a small storage solution or does not have enough space for a large truck tool box uses a drawer truck tool box. It is narrow and tall and is placed behind the wheel and contains drawers behind the steel front door. It can also fit behind the seat of a van, truck with caps, and bed protectors.
Top brands includes Dee Zee, Deflecta-Shield and Delta Tool Boxes. Some Deflecta Truck Tool Box which is a crossover type is made from thick, aluminum diamond plate with a quick release paddle handle that is rust proof stainless steel. The lid is being held by a dual gas struts in the upper position and sits on heavy duty gasket when down. The tool box is available in different finish like black. A Dee Zee has a truck tool box that is a great choice for owners of full sized trucks and makes it hard to reach from one side. It has self adjusting lock plates, hidden hinges and gas shocks to to the lid up. Delta Tool Boxes has a number of underbed truck tool boxes. Some has quick release features and can be dropped vertically for loading. Additional feature includes a 3 point locking system and T handle in the recessed pocket.
Truck tool boxes makes your tools and equipment secure and weatherproof.