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Old 01-23-2009, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default Extreme 72 inch tool box and strictlytoolboxes review

I know I posted this in general but I figured I would put it in product review for future reference if someone is looking for a review.


Well my big box arrived today holding my 72 inch extreme box. First off, I would say the box was fully secured, had particle board shell around the box. No signs of damage at all to the box.

When we finally got the box out, we all inspected it. No signs of damages or scratches on the box. Next up was testing the drawers, man these drawers are solid and have a heavy feel to them. Honestly, the entire box is solid and very heavy. No cheap thin steel on this bad boy. Then, how could you miss the stainless steel top, it just topped the box off. It feels very thick and solid also, probably around 1 inch thick.

I then installed the handle so I could push it around, no bells and whistles on the handle, but that doesn't bother me one bit. Once I got the handle on, I started moving the box, it rolls very easy. I decided not to go with the spring loaded casters cause I don't plan on moving this box hardly ever.

All the guys in the shop where very impressed with the quality of the box, even the ones with 6-10 grand snap on boxes. Alot of them said they would much rather of purchased the extreme box instead of a snap on if it was available at the time due to the quality and price.

All in all, I couldn't be happier, I got a solid huge tool box for 1/2 the price. I would like to thank Shannon at Strictlytoolboxes for the great product and service. I orded this Sunday night and received it on Friday, not bad for free shipping. Now I just got to buy more tools to fill this tool box. Here are some pics I took today.











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Old 01-23-2009, 09:39 PM   #2
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Nice picts and review. Free shipping is crazy for something like that. You didn't mention a price, but it sounds like a good value.

You should reserve a drawer for some Mountain Dew, an extreme beverage
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:44 PM   #3
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It was $3000 total. Not bad for a 72x30 box.
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:49 PM   #4
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How deep are the drawers, front to back??

Thanks.
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:54 PM   #5
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It was $3000 total. Not bad for a 72x30 box.
even better, it has a stainless top
Again, nice deal
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:01 PM   #6
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How deep are the drawers, front to back??

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Each drawer is 28 1/8 inch per website, they are very deep and large.
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Old 01-24-2009, 12:34 AM   #7
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thats great man, I'm looking at getting their 42" set next weekend.
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Old 01-24-2009, 11:55 AM   #8
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Looks great! Where are those made? Do they come with a lifetime warrantee?
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Old 01-24-2009, 04:24 PM   #9
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Warranty is 5 years, where it made, box is assembed overseas, global72 could answer this question better than me. All I know, overseas or made in USA, this is a pretty damn good box.
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Old 01-24-2009, 06:23 PM   #10
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Very Nice! Might have to check into this.
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:37 AM   #11
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My gut is telling me who ever makes that Extreme box also makes Masterforce, Masterhand, T&L toolboxes and who knows what else. This is just a hunch. These boxes all have very similar construction. Let me guess it came with those drawer liners?
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:08 AM   #12
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Yes it came with drawer lines, everytime toolbox I was looking at in different brands had drawer lines also.

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Old 01-25-2009, 01:47 PM   #13
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Yeah the draw liners are also similar on all those boxes. Its a great box. I look at the 54" Masterforce alot at menards when I out grow my Craftsman I think that will be the box I get or one like yours. Where did you get that box at?
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:54 PM   #14
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http://www.strictlytoolboxes.com/
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:39 PM   #15
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Looks good ! I am surprised by the top.. is it actually solid SS ?

Hows the alignment of the drawers ? everything nice and straight ?

I'm thinking of getting their 55" one.. how much extra were the spring casters ?
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Old 01-26-2009, 06:53 AM   #16
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Looks good ! I am surprised by the top.. is it actually solid SS ?

Hows the alignment of the drawers ? everything nice and straight ?

I'm thinking of getting their 55" one.. how much extra were the spring casters ?
Everything lines up great on the drawers, the tool box locks very easy. I think the spring casters where a 345 dollar option on the 72.
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The stainless top is a 1.5 inch thick board wrapped in 16 gauge stainless steel.

I am working on puting some package together for garage journal members but have not had time yet.

When I get something together I will get I will get with the GJ and get something posted
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Old 01-27-2009, 01:41 AM   #18
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I've seen these boxes, in the steel, nice quality. Checked out the website, see the 56 inch combo for a measely 1600 bucks. If I have enough from my tax returns(I over paid last quarter of 2008)I might get one. I like tall boxes, I hate bending over to get tools I use alot. I like them at waist level or above.
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Old 03-10-2009, 12:48 AM   #19
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My buddy works for a mercedes dealership and a guy he works with has the other 72" extreme box. He demonstrated how sturdy it was by standing inside one of the smaller drawers which was full of his jumbo wrenches, the drawer didnt even budge.

Needless to say i was convinced and ill be ordering my box tomorrow
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:09 PM   #20
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About a week ago I ordered an Extreme 72" box. It's NOT the same one as reviewed by Leonard at the start of this thread, but is the one currently advertised on the strictlytoolboxes home page. (Model EX7218RCBK)

First, the packaging: Shannon told me at least twice to make sure the box looked undamaged, or I should reject the shipment and send it back. Given that, I expected it to come wrapped in plastic, with maybe a bit of cardboard on the corners. Instead, it came boxed in a wood crate over cardboard, over styrofoam, over plastic. In other words, well packaged and well protected during shipment. (See photos for the layers as I unpacked.)

I've had a range of C-Man boxes over the years, more recently springing for the Griplatch "top-line" C-Man pieces. Compared to those, I can say the drawers slide at least as good, but the overall construction and weight of the steel in the Extreme box is considerably better. Loaded up, the drawers slide even smoother.

This thing is a monster, and if you've never had a 30" deep box, I'd suggest measuring carefully. It takes up quite a bit of space in the garage. But, of course, it takes quite a bit of stuff inside! I'm finally able to put into it all my cordless tools AND their cases, along with many corded ones and their cases as well, along with lots of hand tools, welding and carpentry consumables, and lots more. I'm very pleased with the overall size -- I was able to eliminate two other boxes entirely, and still have room to spare. The soft drawer liners are a nice touch, and the stainless top seems pretty tough.

As for Shannon and Strictlytoolboxes...I ordered the box on March 5, and was told I could expect delivery on the 16th or 17th. Instead itt arrived today, March 13 -- three days early. When ordering, I mentioned GJ, and was told that, because I was a GJ member, he'd throw in a pair of mechanics (GearWrench brand) gloves. (No discount over the list price of the box, but given that it's already on sale, I really didn't expect one.)

The gloves did not arrive with the box. However, the UPS man came by today and dropped off a box. In addition to the gloves, it contained four sets of locking pliers, and a flashlight. (See photo.)

Overall, a very good buying experience, and a good box for an excellent price. The seller returned phone calls within minutes, delivered SOONER than promised, and included extra freebies. I would definitely buy from Shannon again.
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