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large bed pocket extra deep storage. Gauging interest..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by hookedontronics, Sep 15, 2011.

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Would you be interested in purchasing one of these for 125-150 shipped?

Poll closed Oct 15, 2011.
  1. Yes

    21.9%
  2. No

    3.1%
  3. Like the idea but i wouldn't need/want one

    32.8%
  4. Yes but price is to high

    42.2%
  1. Sep 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    hookedontronics

    hookedontronics [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If i was able to make a batch of these, very similar in design but hopefully a little more space for say 125-150 shipped who would be interested? Mine would use your stock door lid and not be lockable unless you did the mod to your stock door.

    http://www.tuffyproducts.com/p-235-161-toyota-tacoma-bed-security-lockbox.aspx

    Gauging interest right now. I know the number #1 thing i hate is dropping my tailgate and seeing my ratchet straps all over my bed unraveled because i had this thing jam packed and the door came off again. With a deeper storage pocket there would be nothing to push that door open.

    Let me know please!

    COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS ARE VERY WELCOME
     
  2. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    Too expensive for me. I would prefer an ABS Plastic one that was cheaper. I have no need to lock it.
     
  3. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    Me like
     
  4. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    xJuice

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    I'd be concerned about being able to slide the box in if the top isn't angled.
     
  5. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    hookedontronics

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    :) Smart, did not think of that
     
  6. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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    The top is in fact angled....
     
  7. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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    2009Silver

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    I'd want something locking for that price range.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    It has a lock....you guys aren't even looking at the web site are ya?
     
  9. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    xJuice

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    On the current ones yes. The OP was suggesting making a box w/o the angle.
     
  10. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:19 PM
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    hookedontronics

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    yup
     
  11. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    Why would anyone want to buy one for what they can be purchased for on the open market? Costco sells these for $125 when they put them on sale.
     
  12. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    Are the ones you made the same specs as the Tuffy Products box?
     
  13. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:23 PM
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    xJuice

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    The website is to show you a similar product. His post mentions the differences his would have versus it.
     
  14. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:44 PM
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    Perhaps.
    I don't really need the security of it, but depending on the dimensions I'd get it for increased storage capacity or on-board air.

    Hopefully it won't fill with dust like the OEM ones do?
     
  15. Sep 15, 2011 at 1:10 PM
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    I've got a shell so locking isn't a concern for me but I think the price is a bit steep for what it is. Neat idea though!
     
  16. Sep 15, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    I like the idea, but for me it is not a great need, so the price would be a little steep. If I ever did find the need, I would say the lock would need to built in for that price too.
     
  17. Sep 15, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    pster has me cracking up lol
     
  18. Sep 15, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    for $125, what ever I'd need to lock up, I'd just leave in the cab..Neat idea, just to pricy
     
  19. Sep 15, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    Thats is pretty cool but the price is to expensive for a little things like that great product but it does need to be a lot cheaper
     
  20. Sep 15, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    What price would interest you guys? I'm saying 125-150 shipped at that's got to cost an easy 20 bucks right there, plus steel and powder coat.
     
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