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Old 09-25-2010, 02:49 AM
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Aluminum or Steel Toolbox?

I'm looking into purchasing a black aluminum or steel weatherguard tool box. Just wondering the pro's and con's of each one. Any feedback would be nice, thanks.
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Old 09-25-2010, 05:05 AM
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I was going to get a white one but everyone talked me out of getting a painted one because it would get all scratched up...
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i got aluminum, so there wont be any rust. bought it at tractor supply
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Old 09-25-2010, 09:46 AM
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I bought a black plastic Tough Box off craigslist for 25 bucks. My friend has one and always thought it looked better than the diamondplate boxes. Plus, it was a lot cheaper.
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ive got an uws diamond plate one now but if i have to buy another one it will be and rawson steel one and have it painted to match the truck or either have it rhino lined to match the truck
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Old 09-26-2010, 01:40 PM
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Id go with aluminum so that it doesnt rust when it gets scratched....
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thanks for the responses!
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personally I would go with the black one, I have had an aluminum and always liked it, but if you live where there is hard water it will look like crap after just a few washes and about impossible to clean, if you care about how it will look... finally wire-wheeled mine down and zinc primed and painted it this summer, couldn't be happier with it now.
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Old 09-30-2010, 06:22 PM
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I have an aluminum one from Tractor Supply and am thinking about spraying it black with Al's Liner.
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Old 09-30-2010, 06:38 PM
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What color is your truck? Mine is dark blue so I got a black one, think it looks much better than a shiny one on my truck.
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