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Old 08-22-2015, 10:33 AM   #11
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Question. Has anyone ever purchased the box and regretted it? Or is just the folks that have never had one that think it's not needed? As is said, you can't miss what you've never had.

I have no opinion since it's not an option for me.
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Old 08-22-2015, 11:11 AM   #12
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Umm, the OP has been a member since 2013 and has, presumably, read almost every post on this forum, including the pros and cons of the storage box. It seems to me that an informed decision has already been made.
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Old 08-22-2015, 11:27 AM   #13
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Lol, well storage box actually was one of the first cuts made, but we appreciate the feedback. We've pulled molded glass trailers for over a decade and have our camping style pretty set. We migrated to a PU truck tow vehicle years ago and always outfit it with a bak-flip cover which is the most elaborate storage setup going. If I pulled with a SUV the storage box would make more sense, but would just be way overkill with our setup.
Karen was dialed in on her post above.
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Old 08-22-2015, 11:58 AM   #14
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But you will probably not be able to open your tailgate while hooked up so you will have to reach in over the sides.
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Old 08-22-2015, 12:02 PM   #15
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If it is similar to the 17B we just sold tailgate opens fine. We downsized recently to a Nissan Frontier so this old fella could reach in from the sides of each section of the bak flip with no effort.
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Old 08-22-2015, 12:13 PM   #16
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But you will probably not be able to open your tailgate while hooked up so you will have to reach in over the sides.

If you are at the Osoyoos rally next year Jim, we should suss out why you and I have different set ups to open tailgate fully. Mine opens fine but just rests on the crank handle.
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Old 08-22-2015, 12:45 PM   #17
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Alot of that depends on the truck. we can't open the tailgate all the way on our F150 either when we're hooked up. That's part of the reason why the storage box has been so handy. We're just giving opinions here, and in the end, you do what feels right for you.
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Old 08-22-2015, 01:22 PM   #18
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Personally I was just expressing my opinion, my feelings won't be hurt either way.i know you will enjoy your trailer with or without it!
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Old 08-22-2015, 01:46 PM   #19
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I ordered the storage box to be a rock protection shield for the front of the trailer. The storage is an added bonus. But it's what works for you. Loren
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Old 08-22-2015, 01:52 PM   #20
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What do you use to protect the storage box? After all, it's not cheap.
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