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Tackle/fishing lure boxes?

Anyone use tackle/fishing lure boxes for construction purposes? Some look like they wouldn't last at all. Others look like they might be ok.

Just saw one today and it got me thinking....
 

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I like the big pockets, in the electrical bag I have some electrical tools, and the plumbing bag I have a torch, cutters, pex crimpers ect. Everything I need to fix something small
They served me well until I spent Liberia's deficit on systainers.
 

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I have a couple of these http://www.planomolding.com/product.php?BCCID=140&PID=627

They have been holding up great for the last 3 years. The nice thing too is they are a little skinnier than the regular screw/nail organizers. I know you have that utility bed, I bet these would stack flat in there.

I also have one of these for misc junk and fasteners http://www.planomolding.com/product.php?BCCID=110&PID=643 I've had it for a long time and its still in perfect shape.

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Went to the web site and they actually make boxes for our industry. Funny thing is the fishing boxes IMO would be better suited for what I am thinking.
 

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I use them (plano clear, flat divided box like shown earlier). One is nothing but miscellaneous fasteners I commonly use, another is lock keying / rekeying stuff. I use a tackle box for window repair / reglazing stuff.
 

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Good info.

Just saw them at the store and started thinking they might be useful. Guess I'll check them out when I need some more organization pieces.
 

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I have buckets of various fasteners, and I bought several organizers last year with the intention of sorting everything out on my downtime, but it's a daunting task, and every new job, rather than look through endless buckets, I buy more boxes of fasteners and the chit piles up... :(
 

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I have buckets of various fasteners, and I bought several organizers last year with the intention of sorting everything out on my downtime, but it's a daunting task, and every new job, rather than look through endless buckets, I buy more boxes of fasteners and the chit piles up... :(
After cleaning out the old cube van I had a 3/4 full 5 gallon pail of just fastners, I kid you not....I just gave it to a scrap metal guy.
 
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We use ones like this


They work good for different links and types of screws , lock nuts, and the misc stuff that can have you making many trips out to the truck for.

Also have one full of router, roto zip, dremel , and uni - bits

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I've used a Plano double sided box for my electrical/electronic box for 20 years or better. It has room for all of my meters, soldering guns, strippers, heat shrink, precision screwdrivers, etc in the center section and the shallow divided sides have room for connectors, fuses, set screws, tape, etc. I couldn't think of a better setup honestly.
 
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