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5 Tough, Practical Truck Accessories for Construction Pros

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5 Tough, Practical Truck Accessories for Construction Pros

Durable truck boxes for contractors in five different flavors to keep tools organized, secure, and at the ready


By Nigel F. Maynard, Editor-in-Chief, Products September 27, 2020
The Blue Label Single-Lid Crossover by Dee Zee is designed for commercial use
Dee Zee's Blue Label Single-Lid Crossover is designed specifically for the daily rigors of commercial use. See more heavy-duty truck box offerings from a range of manufacturers, below.
This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of Pro Builder.

 

Lighted Tool Storage Box by Weather Guard

Featuring PowerSync technology, Weather Guard’s tool storage boxes are lit by the vehicle’s power via an easy-to-install wiring harness. The full-size Saddle Box (model 127-0-02LB, shown) features a diamond-plate pattern with proprietary Armor Tuf clear-coat finish, a tamper-resistant retracting lock, and an automotive-style rotary latch.

 

A look at the lighted tool storage saddle box from Weather Guard

 

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Strongbox Weather-Tight Tool Storage From Stowe Cargo Systems

Stowe Cargo Systems’ Strong Box provides clean, secure, weather-tight storage for work equipment and personal gear, the manufacturer says. Offering a low-profile design that seamlessly integrates with the styling of most pickup trucks, the box has a low lift-over height so it doesn’t block rear-window visibility. The unit is made from aluminum and composite materials, has a 400-pound load-carrying capacity, and features stainless-steel push-button locks for quick access. 

 

Stowe Cargo Systems' Strong Box provides clean, secure tools storage

 

 

Wall-Mount Storage by Milwaukee Tool

Part of Milwaukee Tool’s Packout System, the company’s Mounting Plates allow contractors to secure their storage boxes in vehicles and workshops. The plates are constructed with impact-resistant polymer and feature metal-reinforced mounting and tie-down points that allow them to support and secure 100 pounds of weight on the floor and 50 pounds on the wall.

 

Milwaukee Tool's Packout System of tool storage

 

 

High-Security Drawers From TruckVault

The Magnum 2 Drawer by TruckVault is a carpeted series for covered pickup beds that provides low-profile, high-security storage. The unit has a 1,000-pound top load capacity, utilizes Strike Guard technology with a Simplex combination lock for secure storage, and can be customized by number of drawers, unit size, and locks and faces.

 

The Magnum 2 Drawer by TruckVault is a carpeted series for covered pickup beds.

 

 

Commercial Boxes From Dee Zee

The Blue Label Single-Lid Crossover by Dee Zee is designed specifically for the daily rigors of commercial use, the brand says. Constructed of heavy gauge Tread-Brite aluminum, it’s built with a full V-pan lid stiffener, Alumaguard strengthening channel, internal bends for strength and rigidity, and adjustable lid strikers that ensure the top closes securely and smoothly. Self-adjusting latches and large, push-button locking handles allow for
easy opening. 

 

The Blue Label Single-Lid Crossover truck box by Dee Zee

 

Read or download a PDF of this article in Pro Builder's September/October 2020 digital edition

 

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