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Any Tuffy alternative ideas?

Hi, does anybody have any locking trunk alternative ideas to the expensive Tuffy?
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post #2 of 18 Old 10-14-2008, 11:05 AM
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Im going to try and make one out of Plywood a three peice that will lock under the tailgait lip. will post pix as I do it, Tuffy is just way to $$$$$$

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Hi, does anybody have any locking trunk alternative ideas to the expensive Tuffy?
Apart from making your own, I can't think of anything else available.

I just installed a Tuffy in mine, and they are not cheap, but it was a whole lot easier and quicker than making my own.
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Thanks guys.. I just found a good discount online place called : oconeeoff road.com They have a tuffy storage cage for about half price and free shipping if anyone else wants to check it out.
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Thanks guys.. I just found a good discount online place called : oconeeoff road.com They have a tuffy storage cage for about half price and free shipping if anyone else wants to check it out.
They are selling the cargo drawer for $670, which is about the going rate or a bit higher:

http://www.trailduty.com/product_inf...roducts_id=766
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Phil, does TrailDuty sell the tuffy full security console? Not the insert, the full shebang thing
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Phil, does TrailDuty sell the tuffy full security console? Not the insert, the full shebang thing
Yes, on the web site soon....
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Yes, on the web site soon....
Have you set a price for it yet?

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Have you set a price for it yet?
Unfortunately we have to go off what we pay, and there isn't a lot of margin in them, but I'll be looking at it soon and will do the best we can.
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Have you set a price for it yet?
Have now, but it isn't going to excite you much. Some products have more room for better pricing, this just isn't one of them

http://www.trailduty.com/product_inf...roducts_id=768

We don't have them in stock right now, but getting shipped direct is not a problem.
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that's the cheapest I've seen it, thanks [ordering now]
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Here is what I did in mine. This is a toolbox I bought at tractor supply.

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Painted gray to match interior and installed.


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I drilled two small hole in each end and attached a ratchet strap on either side, and I strap my ice chest to the top when I need it and its still low enough to see out the back window.

There are more pics here if you wanna see them.
http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y19...yp/Jeep%20Box/
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Thats nice. Thank you for the pictures I like seeing what other people do.
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Looks great.
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They also sell some fairly large Jeep aluminum storage boxes on ebay for around $259:

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You'll end up wanting a drawer and not a flip top. You'll get what you pay for.

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You'll end up wanting a drawer and not a flip top...
Agreed. There is also a version that open sideways and creates a working table when the door is open.

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Cool!

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