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inkblotz
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Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#1 » Sat May 13, 2017 7:45 am

I have been in need of a better storage solution in my SWB. And though it kills me not to build something myself I opted for a company in Texas to custom build a 2 drawer system. with locks. They make storage vaults primarily for police and fire departments. Each of the drawers have internal dimensions of 40" long x 16.125 wide and 14.5 tall. They pull all the way out just shy of 4 inches. At full out they hold up to 200 lbs.
It came on a pallet yesterday so I have not yet bolted it down.
The entire unit is made out of a plastic that lubricates itself so there are no ball bearing sliders. The drawers slide in and out with just my pinky.
There are removable dividers throughout the 2 drawers. Due to its super stout nature I will be able to create a sleeping platform that will extend to the passenger front seat.

Mark
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pierre repairs
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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#2 » Sat May 13, 2017 8:15 am

That looks nice - unfortunately can't get through their web site - do they only operate via Facebook?
What are the costs and delivery time?
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Post#3 » Sat May 13, 2017 8:16 am


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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#4 » Sat May 13, 2017 8:24 am

thanks Mark but I get a Error 403 from here in Europe... ??
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inkblotz
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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#5 » Sat May 13, 2017 11:50 am

Weird, works fine here.

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Post#6 » Mon May 15, 2017 10:37 pm

I like these, Mark. I am about to pull out my painstakingly,hand-crafted, sleeping and storage platform that I made of 3/4 inch furniture grade plywood. It pains me to take them out, but I am putting the rear bench seat back in place, and was considering building a new wooden storage unit behind the rear seat (not replacing the jump seats just now). But, your storage units look very functional.

I plan to taking some accurate measurements for an estimate. These plastic units have the look of steel cases - but are likely much lighter - yes?

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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#7 » Mon May 15, 2017 10:38 pm

BTW, the site opened and functioned fine from here. Interesting company.

tom

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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#8 » Mon May 15, 2017 10:59 pm

schuhe wrote:BTW, the site opened and functioned fine from here. Interesting company.

tom


I am an old dinosaur :) seems they were some constraints/limitations with my browser ...
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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#9 » Tue May 16, 2017 3:30 am

This material is proving to be super stout. I've already crawled around on top of it without even a hint of bowing or movement.
They will make it to any size you want. I just needed the depth for all that I carry.

Mark

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Re: Storage drawers for my SWB

Post#10 » Tue May 16, 2017 4:41 am

Looking good Mark. I don't think I've ever seen a SWB sleeping platform. Can't wait to see your finished out setup.

Matt

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