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Old 09-02-2019, 08:05 PM
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I love my pelicans. I have a couple going on 15 years old and they have held up nicely. Iíve heard the foam in the harbor freight ones falls out, but donít know firsthand. Rtic makes the same style boxes now.
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I bought a yeti 160. Itís big enough to hold my 6 person Viking costal life raft. First aid kit. Two fire extinguishers. Flares. Tool kit. A few blankets and other safety odds and ends. It also doubles as extra seating.

It is rain-proof and splash proof and keeps all my gear dry. It is not waterproof if it goes overboard. But if that happens Iím cracking g it open anyway.

Plus us I can use it when Iím traveling each summer to bring a ton of food to camp.
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Works well, inexpensive, and a few different sizes.
Old 04-04-2020, 02:13 PM
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Ordering a Pelican for a 22 bay boat
Old 04-04-2020, 03:58 PM
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Hands down pelican!
love my toolbox,
stays on deck all year
no rust, water, sun damage.
yes expensive but....


Old 04-04-2020, 04:27 PM
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Dry box? Premarin
Old 04-04-2020, 04:46 PM
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Iíve had a Pelican for over 30 years, I use for camera, gun, & phone, still works great after all these years. It has bounced around
offshore & in the bottom of duck boat.
I have had to replace the gasket a couple of times & they are readily available from Pelican. Well worth the money to protect your valuables.

Old 04-04-2020, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Flatland fisher View Post
Dry box? Premarin
This works. Especially if you have an older boat.
Old 04-04-2020, 06:05 PM
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There was a guy selling used pelicans on ebay that had previously been used for film shipments, I think from distributor to theaters. I got two and made a boat tool box out of one, works great. He had quite a few, I don't know if they are all gone yet. I use the other one for some emergency food supplies on the boat.
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I use a vacuum sealer for tools and first aid kits. If you need to open one just cut it and reseal when you get back home.
Old 04-04-2020, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by JoCo34 View Post
I use a vacuum sealer for tools and first aid kits. If you need to open one just cut it and reseal when you get back home.

good tip.

thx
Old 04-04-2020, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by th3umbra View Post
You guys know that a comparable size Pelican box costs as much as that Yeti, right?
Yeah, but it's a Yeti, Bruh.
Old 04-05-2020, 07:17 AM
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If you get a pelican put bricks in it and lower it into a pool !

BEFORE you trust it !!!

Mine RUINED a new camera !!!

If it leaks find out why and fix it

pelican will NOT pay for damaged contents !!!

I do have a you tube of a failed pelican ...

So Bang for the buck Harbor freight might just work ...
Old 04-05-2020, 07:26 AM
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Harbor Freight sells a brand called Apache. They are not submersible but they will keep everything dry from weather and any splashing on a boat. You need to look at the IP rating if you want something that's truly submersible.

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