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Why a Custom Drom Box?

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DromBox Interior

I looked at as many jobsite boxes as I could find. None looked like they would be what I really wanted. Once the truck budget was blown and I had to go back to work in the real world, than a few extra weeks to get the perfect drom box is no big deal.

Details...
 
The drom box was fabricated by Moroney Truck Bodies in Worcester, MA. They finished it up about a week before Christmas 2006 and we scheduled installation for 12/26/2006. The price quoted was $3200 plus Tax on materials, the final bill was exactly as quoted.
 
The doors are made from a composite material for light weight. The roof and floor are aluminum diamond plate.
 
I'll built out shelves on the inside and moved all of my contractor tools into the tow vehicle. The shelves attached to the vertical rails on the inside of the box. The interior members are 1/8" square tube steel. The floor members are 3/16" tube steel. The exterior skin is aluminum sheet, and all of the exterior corners pieces are 2" aluminum angle.

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DromBox Floor

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Latch Mechanism

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Roof Detail

Fully Loaded
 
The floor is aluminum diamond plate. The latch is a standard trailer double cam latch. The roof is a welded aluminum tray with structural supports. With all of the tools in place, it doesn't have any spare space.

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Stuffed Full

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The Finished Drom Box

You Carry What?
 
The box contains enough tools to build a house. I didn't leave anythng behind. The enumerated list of just the drom box:
  • Reciprocating Saw
  • .32 Ramset
  • 1/2" and 3/8" Socket Set
  • Dremel Tool
  • 22 ga. Pin Air Nailer
  • 18 ga. Finish Air Nailer
  • 16 ga. Finish Air Nailer
  • Crown Staple Air Nailer
  • Anlged, Full Head Framing Nailer
  • Bosch Jig Saw
  • Milwalkee Router
  • Finish Sander
  • Belt sander
  • Power Planer
  • Biscuit Joiner
  • 250' Fish Tape
  • 12" Sliding Compound Miter Saw
  • 10" Table Saw
  • 5 Trays of Nails
  • 7 Trays of Screws
  • Shop Vac
  • 7 1/4 Circular saw
  • Air Compressor
  • Supply of Air Nails for all nailers
  • Two Saw Horses
  • Two Portable Shop Tables
  • Step Stool

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