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Replacement for Action Packer totes

jgaz

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I’ve been looking for a replacement for the tote that I use for rodent resistant food storage. The 8 gallon Rubbermaid fit well in my truck tool box and also was a good fit in my Jeep between my drawer unit and my storage rack.

The tote worked fine (even if there are more “Expo” choices) but I disliked how much space you lose at the bottom. I repackage a lot of food items into repurposed metal contains and I was looking for something with straighter sides.

I found this on sale today at Sportsman’s House.
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Regular $17.99, 20% off. This is the smallest of three? sizes.

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Very similar dimensions. Longer which is fine, and only a bit taller, but ok for my needs.
The Plano has a deeper groove where the lid meets the body. I don’t need waterproof so I don’t think I’ll use any weatherstrip, but a round profile product would fit in there well.
 

Mr. Bills

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I am currently using Front Runner "Cub Packs" in my jeep. They measure 17.3" x 12.4" x 8.3" H. For comparison, an 8 gal, Action Packer is 19.9" x 14.1" x 12.1" H. Due to the straight sides, I can fit more in the Cub Pack than an 8 gal. Action Packer.

I also have a pair of larger Front Runner "Wolf Packs" that I use in another vehicle. They measure 20.1" x 15.8" x 9.1" H or 11.6" H with the optional "hi lid."

The Cub Packs can be seen in these photos,

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The Wolf Pack boxes are in this photo, one with the Hi Lid and one without:

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jgaz

jgaz

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Location
Peoria, AZ
I am currently using Front Runner "Cub Packs" in my jeep. They measure 17.3" x 12.4" x 8.3" H. For comparison, an 8 gal, Action Packer is 19.9" x 14.1" x 12.1" H. Due to the straight sides, I can fit more in the Cub Pack than an 8 gal. Action Packer.

I also have a pair of larger Front Runner "Wolf Packs" that I use in another vehicle. They measure 20.1" x 15.8" x 9.1" H or 11.6" H with the optional "hi lid."

The Cub Packs can be seen in these photos,

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The Wolf Pack boxes are in this photo, one with the Hi Lid and one without:

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I’ve looked at the cub packs before and liked their shape. Strongly considered them but never pulled the trigger.

I bought the Plano on a whim when I figured out that it would fit where I need it to fit and at $15 I’m real pleased with it so far.

Btw: I really,really, like your organization
 
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