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Old 10-08-2012, 09:02 PM   #1
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Front Storage Box

Love the front storage box! It needed, however, some method of hanging hoses, electric cords, cranks, an ax, etc. Installed two lengthwise boards onto the back side frame to serve as a starting point for keeping stuff off the floor.
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:19 PM   #2
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That's a nice clean mod.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:44 PM   #3
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I have been tempted to drill some holes one one side and fill with 6" ice and use the box as a cooler!! Anyone else ever consider this idea?
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Maybe with some insulation it could work. Otherwise I think the ice would disappear very quickly on a hot day. Of course it will be next summer before I could test that theory.

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Re: Front Storage Box

Well, that upstages my modest mod! I'll come to your party any day!

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By the time you got here the ice will have melted!! Maybe we can meet midway!!
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:34 AM   #7
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Re: Front Storage Box

We also love the storage box, but it is a pain when you need something on the bottom! This is a great idea. What kinds of hooks did you use for the axe? You could screw in some permanent hooks.
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Re: Front Storage Box

I don't have the box, but I do have the space for it after Reace moved my propane tanks 90 degrees.

I've been trying to figure out what I can use that space for. The ice keeps dropping through the frame rails..

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Old 10-11-2012, 08:31 AM   #9
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Try putting the ice in your glass instead of your storage box and you'll all find your drinks stay colder!
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Re: Front Storage Box

Still looking for the right mount for the ax. Want one of those similar to what they used to put on the sides of the old military jeeps. I use a rubber bungee with large "S" hooks for the power cord, and a regular bungee for the water hose. A smaller electric cord and smaller hose are tucked nicely in between the boards and the back of the fiberglass box, so far. The crank for the stabilizing jacks also fits this way, although I mostly use an electric drill motor for the jacks.
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