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Old 02-20-2011, 11:52 PM   #1
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Has any one gotten/bought one of these new snap on epiq tool boxes? Do you like it? Hows the new design compared to old one? Thanks
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:14 AM   #2
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i have one the anniversary one that is white love it compared to my 722 but im already out of room
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:54 AM   #3
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With my dealer, the younger guys seem to like the Epic and us old farts prefer the KRL. It might have something to do with the yonger guys having more battery powered tools (and using the powerbank feature) and us old guys sticking with air tools.

The main difference to me is the drawer release (can't get used to the Epic).
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Old 02-21-2011, 10:35 PM   #4
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I was asking cause I have a krl 1033 with a hutch and docker locker in extreme green. My box is loaded and out of room. The hutch and locker just to seem to hold "junk". And i have broken several slides on the draws. I was looking at trading in for the 68 inch epiq top and bottom black in color, which would give me more storage. The nice thing about the epiq is the new style handles and the draws pull out all the way. This box is going to be box of month in april and really thinking of trading in.
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Old 02-21-2011, 10:38 PM   #5
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my dealer has one on his truck
that thing is big and beautifull
it just screams "buy me" to me but my wallet screams....'Yea Right"

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Old 02-22-2011, 12:58 AM   #6
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the younger guys seem to like the Epic and us old farts prefer the KRL.

The main difference to me is the drawer release (can't get used to the Epic).
I fall into the KRL category. Plus I like how the KRL still has the "Tough Master Tech Tool Box" look to it. The Epic does not do it for me.
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:06 AM   #7
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The Epiq has a higher load rating but I don't like a box that has no top box option and 4,000 dollars for a side locker? Are thou shiting me, lol. I gusee I'm old fashioned as I like the KRL boxes better. That may well be because I've never owned an Epiq and doubt I will unless I find a tech that needs someone to post his bond and has run out of options
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:26 AM   #8
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kesn602a0pbo top box
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kecn and use the same numbers about. a few options for a top box. these have a lid
the other ones are solid drawers all the way up.
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:18 AM   #9
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The Epiq has a higher load rating but I don't like a box that has no top box option and 4,000 dollars for a side locker? Are thou shiting me, lol. I gusee I'm old fashioned as I like the KRL boxes better. That may well be because I've never owned an Epiq and doubt I will unless I find a tech that needs someone to post his bond and has run out of options
Looks like a top box to me.

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Old 02-22-2011, 09:29 AM   #10
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Looks like a top box to me.

OK, Looks pretty cool. I just couldn't find it on the site. I stand corrected. It's purdiful for sure. Barbie and Ken would make out like monkeys in that thing. The drawers look like the came right out of a macsimizer. Do you lift the handle to unlatch like a griplatch? I haven't seen one up close and personal.
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Old 02-22-2011, 09:50 AM   #11
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Looks like a top box to me.

You can't just post one picture of that beauty
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though I do love my KRL722 those Epiq's are some sexy toolboxes. I've never seen one in person and i hope I never do out of fear of draining my bank account!!!
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:38 PM   #13
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My buddy has an 84" Arctic Silver Epiq in his garage. The thing is a HOSS.

Edit - He may be open to selling it too. If you're in the Denver area and interested, send me a PM.
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:41 PM   #14
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Yes,

The grip latch type of system is what the Epic uses (the plastic rail is behind the handle but lifts like a grip latch instead of sideways like a KRL). After using the locks on my KRL for so long, I doubt that I would like the new ones. Not to mention the fact that most people that are in my garage don't know how to open a KRL and assume you have it locked which is fine by me. I would hate to beat a neighbor over a "borrowed" tool...
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:36 AM   #15
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Well I posted a pic of my box in toolbox section, And I see the snappy guy on sat and have to make decision on trading in, and I thought getting married was stressful lol..................
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Man if I were you I would keep what I have. Is it paid for? Maybe trade in the locker and hutch for a top box, or sell the locker and hutch outright and buy a top box. I have looked at and played with an EPIQ and quite frankly I prefer the KRL series.
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Old 02-24-2011, 04:11 AM   #17
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My Snappy dealer had a white one, it gave me a chubby. But damn for 10K, I'll pass.
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Looks like a top box to me.

damn you put me in a hard place a new truck or new tool box
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Holy poop! that's sumpthin' you don't see every day!!!

nice in theory but you'd need a map to find the screwdriver drawer!!!
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