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Right on. Yeah well I have zero experience with any of the aforementioned selections. Will be checking them out. Always had to mod my own stuff or make it outright.
 

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Terry kicked this guys ass because he stole plumbing valor, claimed he was a licensed plumber and Terry’s second cousin/ex-girlfriend works as a waitress at the Chuckie cheese this clown is the maintenance “ tech “ for so Terry knew he was lying.

Now, watch the video.
 

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Pack out tote and a 5g homer bucket



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I had this, great quality, but didn’t like the ridgid divider. tools and or bits got lost or wedged at the bottom of the bag and that pushed the divider into the opposite side.. making it hard to access the other stuff.
Balh balh…
 

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For commercial, we use the old bucket boss. They work really well for what we do.

For residential service, I use (and yes, I’m going to take some schit for this) this crapsman box:

Craftsman 26 in. Professional Tool Box 1800 cu in Black/Red - Ace Hardware

I like the plastic box. I absolutely destroy them though. The latches get broken the top doesn’t close well anymore. I go through about one per year. It’s just in the budget that they are a long-ish term expendable.

The biggest issue for me, with messed up elbows is that I carry an 18” pipe wrench. I kind of have to.

I have a series of bags for other tasks, I have a soldering bag with that stuff in it, when I was running a sewer machine, I had a drain cleaning tool bag, I have one with some lead and oakum with, yarning and caulking irons, etc., pro press.

But my main box is that craftsman. I don’t love it. But it works really well for me.
 

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Empty weight is a concern for me. I want a lightweight bag that y stuff gooder…….😬

Craftsmsn use to be my go to brand but they closed sears and I don’t even know if they trade the tools in at the stores that do sell craftsman now. I believe that Ace Hardware and Lowes. There’s no shame in using craftsmsn to Terry. @jakewilcox

I said this is a no Veto thread but honestly I watched a few videos and the Veto bags are nice…….real nice. @Pipe Rat.

I might end up with one.
 

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I like that I can clip the smaller pack out part organizers to the bottom of it when I carry it in
That seems like it would be real handy as long as it all didn’t get too heavy. I like the concept. I like the Milwaukee storage boxes. I hate they stopped making the $25 regular organizers, the non packout organizers.
 

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I had this, great quality, but didn’t like the ridgid divider. tools and or bits got lost or wedged at the bottom of the bag and that pushed the divider into the opposite side.. making it hard to access the other stuff.
Balh balh…
I agree that the center divider in bags suck. I have the Husky 16” bag. It’s held up solid for at least 3 years maybe more. I’ll probably go Husky again when it looks too rough. They last a long time.
Luggage and bags Bag Trunk Electric blue Hood
Luggage and bags Bag Trunk Vehicle door Auto part
 

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I agree that the center divider in bags suck. I have the Husky 16” bag. It’s held up solid for at least 3 years maybe more. I’ll probably go Husky again when it looks too rough. They last a long time. View attachment 136334 View attachment 136335
I need you to clean that bag out and quit taking company parts home. In fact bring all the company parts on your dresser back. Take those roach clips out you bag gangster……Terry be looking.
 

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Veto

But I usually pick out what I need and toss it in a 3 or 5 gallon bucket. Then when I’m done it gets tossed on the floor in the van. When I get tired of stepping on it then it goes back in the veto to get tossed out on Monday
 

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Agreed. Does lowes even honor craftsmans lifetime warranty they’ve always had? Have you seen their cordless tools? They look like toys.
You have to contact Craftsman directly now for warranty claims.

I see their power tools as a Ryobi competitor as the price points are similar. Decent for homeowners and weekend warriors. Maybe some pros like the crews that assemble and install office furniture?
 

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I just bought the Milwaukee pack out bag. I have tried a lot of bags. I prefer having a smaller bag to take into the home and a larger bag in the van that I can swap tools for the job I am doing. Some of my smaller bags seem to tip over when I am driving. I like the electricians style of husky or even Lowe's. https://a.co/d/6Y5X449
I like how those screwdrivers line up like that on the side. The spots are deep enough that they won’t fall out.

I can’t have stuff falling out on peoples floors.

I probably should only use closed top bags because things sticking out could potentially rip a couch or gouge a wall. You know how people like to make little trails in their house to walk through.

My wife’s like that. We could have a 20,000 sq ft house and eventually she’d put enough furniture in it that you couldn’t walk.

Im constantly taking stuff and throwing it out or to goodwill and she’s steady bringing in new stuff.

Terry don’t have it so bad though. My friends wife is addicted to remodeling. By the time she’s done with the whole house it’s time to start again. They constantly are remodeling.
 
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