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Old 01-03-2008, 06:09 AM
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I currently have a 06 f150 supercrew and love it. I want to get a toolbox for it now. I have decided I want a low profile box so it does not stick up too far. I have seen a lot of UWS boxes with the marlin on the label and they seem really nice. Anybody here have a any experiences with them or have any other reccomendations? Thanks!
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Old 01-03-2008, 06:38 AM
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This is a pretty broad stroke of a paint brush here Adam, but here's one possibility.....
http://cableorganizer.com/greenlee/t...oxes.htm#image
......I can atest to the quality of these boxes, they are very very good.
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Old 01-03-2008, 07:14 AM
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I have a few challenger boxes, realy heavy, really well put together. I have been very happy with it.
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UWS is a nice box, however for the money the Cam Locker line by American Aluminum Products is a step above, and come fully lined with dark grey/black marine carpet, which is a very nice touch, keeps the typical dust that gathers in a tool box from getting on any stuff you happen to throw in there. Also their locks/latches are a little easier open & close. I wouldn't avoid UWS by any means, but if you can find the Cam Locker, they are definitely worth the couple of extra dollars.

http://www.ezrideronline.com/PRODUCTS/CAMLOCK.ASP

PS: the website doesn't do the product justice.
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I've got the same truck. I see the Camlock has a low profile model.
Anyone know of a company making boxes that are completely flush, i.e. there is no overlap onto the gunnel of the truck box. (yes, you can use the term gunnel when referring to yer truck, as long it tows boats ).


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Old 01-03-2008, 08:25 AM
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I have a UWS low profile box. They are great and this is my second one.

The Cam Lock boxes are ok in my opinion, but not the cats meow like everyone thinks.
They are freaking expensive and personally I think they are ugly.

I'd get the UWS, I promise you won't regret it.

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I have had 3 UWS boxes and just put one on my girlfriends truck which is the same as yours and have had no problems with them.
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What is the best source for the UWS boxes?


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What is the best source for the UWS boxes?


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I got mine from a local 4x4 shop.

www.nouglytruck.com

There super nice and would probably be willing to ship you one if your interested and don't have any other options.

I also did a quick serch based on your location and came up with this:

CAMPER CITY OF GULFPORT
Address 14259 HWY 49
GULFPORT, MS 39503
Phone 228-832-1820


Don't know how close you are, but maybe it helps.

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Thanks for the info. I know this place, but have never been there. I'll go have a look.


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Old 01-04-2008, 02:37 PM
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thanks for the help guys...I think uws is the way to go for the money and quality
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Old 01-07-2008, 06:15 PM
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I've had several UWS boxes. Currently have 2. A regular width deep box and a regular depth wide box that I use with my UWS L-shaped transfer tank during hurricane seasonor for trips out West. Never had any problems w/ them. Get the inside sprayed w/ Line-X so everything you put in the box doesn't turn gray.....
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Boattrash- I like the idea of the line-x. Why would everything turn grey?...from the welds...or just from dust. have a line-x liner in my bed and love it!!
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It's the aluminum. Just found that everything turned gray or black. I also drill 8 SMALL holes along the front and rear edges of the bottom (evenly spaced of course) for drainage just in case. Technically, the holes void the warranty but I've never had a problem that needed warranty attention. Drill them before getting sprayed. I didn't spray the underside of the lid since nothing sits against it. I'd take a photo but I haven't taken the time to learn to do the photo thing on here yet.
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