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The Best Truck Tool Boxes 2021

The Best Truck Tool Boxes 2022

The Best Truck Tool Boxes 2022

Choosing the right truck tool box can be a challenge. With so many different brands, styles, and features available it can be difficult to find the right truck tool box to fit your needs. Weather you are a construction worker looking for a way to organize all of your tools or if you are an avid hunter looking for a way to keep all of your gear dry and organized, there are several important features to look for when buying a truck tool box. The best truck tool boxes include:

  • Heavy duty welded construction using a thick gauge diamond tread aluminum or smooth steel
  • Secure, tamper resistant, locking mechanism allowing tool box to be locked with a key or pad lock
  • Commercial grade, one piece seal between lid or door and main frame of tool box to keep out dust and moisture
  • Durable, full length, stainless steel, piano style hinge to allow years of tool box lid or door use
  • Stainless steel, rotating, push-button, or pull latch handle design allowing tool box to be easily opened
  • High quality powder coat finish on any tool boxes other than the standard bright aluminum finish

# 1. Weather Guard - New Generation Crossover Tool Box

Weather Guard tool boxes feature tamper resistant locking systems, an easy and smooth one-touch opening design, and a full weather seal to protect contents from the elements. This American made brand uses the toughest materials to provide their customers with a tool box that will last a lifetime. If you look around any construction site, chances are you will see one if not many Weather Guard tool boxes.

Many of our commercial customers prefer the Weather Guard crossover tool boxes because of their well know durability. Weather Guard crossover tool boxes are built to be used every single day and still last a lifetime. As you can see below, Weather Guard offers several different size and finish options. Click HERE to see all of our Weather Guard crossover options.

Weather Guard New Generation Crossover Tool Box 121-52-03

Weather Guard offers the full size crossover tool box option for all full size trucks and the compact option for smaller beds. These boxes are available in a durable diamond tread aluminum or a smooth steel. The new generation Weather Guard crossover tool boxes are also available in different finishes including matte black, gloss black, bright aluminum, white, and gunmetal gray. 

Weather Guard New Generation Crossover Tool Box 117-0-03

The new generation Weather Guard crossover tool box is one of the strongest aluminum crossover tool boxes in the industry due to the unique design of the box with extra bracing on the front, back, and on the lid. 

 Weather Guard New Generation Crossover Tool Box 128-3-03

When deciding which Weather Guard crossover tool box is right for you, there are several size options to choose from. The standard size Weather Guard crossover comes in low profile or standard profile. The other size options from Weather Guard include the extra deep crossover box and the extra wide crossover box. If you need help finding the right Weather Guard crossover tool box for your needs please contact us. 

Where is the best place to buy a Weather Guard tool box?

At Elite Truck, we are proud to be one of the largest authorized retailers of the Weather Guard brand. We offer a full selection of the Weather Guard products ready to ship to your door. Not only do we offer the best prices online along with some of the best customer service in the industry, we specialize in getting your new Weather Guard tool box to your door damage free in perfect condition. If you do receive a Weather Guard tool box from Elite Truck and it is scratched or damaged in any way, we take care of that 100%!

# 2.  CamLocker - Crossover Tool Box

After almost 30 years of building tool boxes for the Military, FBI, and law enforcement agencies, American Aluminum has built the CamLocker brand to provide everyday people with the same high quality storage solutions. The CamLocker tool box is well known for being one of the most durable, functional, secure, and efficient tool boxes available on the market today.

Manufactured in Perry Florida with strict quality standards, the CamLocker crossover tool box is packed full of exclusive features that separate it from other tool box brands. 



CamLocker Exclusive Features

- The Overall Construction -

All CamLocker tool boxes are built using a high grade diamond plate aluminum. The heavy duty .063 gauge aluminum is much thicker and stronger than the thinner material used by other brands. CamLocker combines the highest quality materials available with some of the best design and manufacturing techniques in the industry to build an uncommonly strong crossover tool box.

- The Lid -

The insulated lid on the CamLocker crossover tool box outperforms all others in the tool box industry. An extra brace is added across the inside of the lid to add extra strength and durability. A high quality seal lines the perimeter of the inside of the lid to allow the lid to seal tightly to the box keeping out dust and moisture.

- The CamLock Locking Mechanism - 

The secure CamLock locking mechanism allows the tool box to be easily opened from either side of the truck. The best part of the CamLock design is when the handle is turned to lock the box the lid is pulled down and sealed tightly against the frame of the box. This design allows the box to seal tightly keeping out dust and moisture keeping the contents of the box dry and clean.

- The Cargo Rail -

All CamLocker crossover tool boxes can be purchased with or without an aluminum cargo rail on the lid. This rail can be used to store/tie down items such as coolers to allow more space in the bed of the truck. The secure cargo rail also adds to the overall strength and durability of the lid. 

- Full Length Continuous Stainless Steel Hinge -

Like many other aspects of the CamLocker crossover tool box, the hinge design outperforms most other brands in the industry. The heavy duty full length stainless steel hinge allows the lid to open and close smoothly for the full lifetime of the box. 

- Key Lockable Chrome Plated Heavy Duty Carbon Steel T-Handles - 

The handles on all CamLocker tool boxes are made of a heavy duty chrome plated carbon steel. This handle design allows the box to be locked and unlocked with a key. Because of the quality materials used, the handle and key hole will not rust or corrode. 

- Completely Carpeted Inside - 

One of the unique features of the CamLocker tool box is the carpeted lining on the inside of the box. This heavy duty carpet lining is mold and mildew resistant. The carpet lining in the floor of the box is also removable for easy cleaning.

- Product Options - 

When purchasing a CamLocker tool box you have several different product options to choose from. The first option to choose from would be choosing between the low profile design or the standard profile design. The standard profile design sits 6" above the bed rail and the low profile design sits 3" above the bed rail. The standard profile box has the handles on the sides of the box and the low profile design has the handles on the front of the box. 

The next option to choose from would be choosing between the standard size box or the king size box. The king size box is 5" deeper than the standard size box. When choosing the CamLocker tool box that best fits your needs, be sure to verify the box will fit your truck using the exact dimensions we provide on every product page.

The final option to choose from would be choosing the finish of your new CamLocker tool box. CamLocker offers 3 different options: bright aluminum, matte black powder coat, or gloss black powder coat. CamLocker has some of the best powder coating in the tool box industry.

 - Guaranteed Fitment - Exact Dimensions -

At Elite Truck Boxes we provide our customers with detailed, accurate tool box dimensions. Using these dimensions, you can guarantee the tool box you are purchasing will fit your truck. CamLocker tool boxes are designed to fit perfectly in your truck, maximizing storage space and minimizing wasted space. Checkout the example below for the CamLocker S71LP to see how we layout a simple dimension configuration on every product page.

 - Overview -

Overall the CamLocker crossover tool box is simply one of the nicest crossover tool boxes you can buy. CamLocker has perfected the material selection, design, and manufacturing techniques to develop a crossover tool box built to last a lifetime.

Where is the best place to buy a CamLocker tool box?

At Elite Truck, we are proud to be one of the largest authorized retailers of the CamLocker brand. We offer a full selection of the CamLocker products ready to ship to your door. Not only do we offer the best prices online along with some of the best customer service in the industry, we specialize in getting your new CamLocker tool box to your door damage free in perfect condition. We package every CamLocker box unlike any of our competitors. If you do receive a CamLocker tool box from Elite Truck Boxes and it is scratched or damaged in any way, we take care of that 100%! 

Ready to buy your new CamLocker? Click HERE

 

#3. Weather Guard - Pack Rat Pull Out Tool Box

The Weather Guard Pack Rat is well known in the toolbox industry for being one of the highest quality, most durable, pull out storage solutions available. The Pack Rat storage units allow you to push one button and roll out hundreds of pounds of tools and equipment right in front of you. Not only can you organize all of your tools and equipment in an easily accessible drawer unit, the Pack Rats also have an extremely heavy load rating on top allowing for the storage or mounting of heavy loads.

Weather Guard Pack Rats come in several different sizes and configurations. This guide will assist you in determining which Pack Rat unit will work best for your needs.

Weather Guard Pack Rat Features

  • Low profile design provides concealed and secure storage for heavy items without greatly reducing truck bed storage area.
  • Reinforced construction allows up to 750 pounds of material and supplies to be loaded on top of the Pack Rat unit without damaging the unit itself.
  • The top and sides of the Pack Rat units are made of a 14-Gauge steel and the heavy duty skids on the bottom are made of a 12-Gauge steel. 
  • One-Touch® latch system allows easy, one hand operation. Push the button to unlock the unit and then pull the handle to open Pack Rat.
  • The smooth gliding roll out drawers open smoothly even when loaded to max capacity putting frequently needed items within easy reach without the need to climb up onto the truck bed or into a van.
  • Drawers are weather stripped and each drawer has a load rating of 425 pounds evenly distributed.
  • Dividers can be easily moved around to make your Pack Rat perfect for all of your storage needs.
  • The Weather Guard ARMOR TUF® Powder Coat finish ensures years of dependability.
  • Weather Guard backs all of the Pack Rat units with their unmatched Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Weather Guard Pack Rat Load Ratings 

All of the Weather Guard Pack Rat drawer units have a drawer capacity of 425 pounds and a top load capacity of 750 pounds. This large drawer capacity allows you to store all of your heavy tools and equipment with no worry of damaging the unit. Even with the drawer completely loaded down, the drawer still pulls out and closes effortlessly due to the heavy duty roller system. The 750 pound top capacity allows you to stack a pallet of material on top of the unit just as you would normally put in the bed of your truck. The 750 pound top capacity also allows for the mounting of equipment such as air compressors, welders, and generators. 

Weather Guard Pack Rat Size Options

The Weather Guard Pack Rat drawer units come in two different lengths, 48" and 24". Several different widths, heights, and configurations are available. Below is a list of all of the Weather Guard pack rat units from largest to smallest. Click on any of the model numbers to see more information and pricing on each unit.

Size Options (Largest to Smallest)

Model Number  -  Dimensions (LxWxH)  -  Color

338-5                     48x39.75x13                     Black

338-3                     48x39.75x13                     White

308-5                     48x39.75x9                       Black

308-3                     48x39.75x9                       White

334-3                     48x30x13                          White

337-3                     48x30x12.5                       White

307-3                     48x30x9                            White

304-3                     48x30x9                            White

336-3                     48x20x12.5                       White

306-3                     48x20x9                            White

335-3                     48x10.25x13                     White

305-3                     48x10.25x9.5                    White

310-3-01                42x12x17                          White

303-3                     24x39.75x12.5                  White

301-3                     24x30x12.5                       White

312-3                     24x30x9                            White

Weather Guard Pack Rat Organization

Weather Guard Pack Rat units can be used individually or stacked on top of each other for maximizing storage capabilities. Each unit is fully customizable using the included dividers that can be moved around to allow you to neatly organize all of your tools and equipment. For example the 338-5 Pack Rat unit comes with 24 individual dividers. This allows you to make room for larger tools or gear and also make smaller compartments for smaller items that you want to keep neatly organized.

Shipping

Due to the solid steel construction Weather Guard Pack Rat drawer units are heavier than most tool boxes. At Elite Truck Boxes we specialize in getting products from the manufacturer to the customer without them being damaged. To reduce the chances of damage we make sure all Pack Rat units are professionally packaged and shipped LTL freight. We recommend inspecting the box before accepting delivery from the freight carrier. 

Summary

Overall the Weather Guard Pack Rat drawer units are a durable, functionable storage solution for anyone that works out of a truck or van. If your looking for a way to organize all of your tools and equipment in an easily accessible drawer system, the Weather Guard Pack Rat is hands down one of the highest quality options available in the industry. If you have any questions please email info@elitetruckboxes.com

 

#4. DECKED - Truck Bed Storage System & Organizer

 
Features of the The Decked Storage System

Another great option for truck bed drawer storage is the Decked drawer storage system. While the Weather Guard Pack Rat offers various sizes and options, the Decked drawer system is made to fit your truck and either fills the entire bed surface or leaves room for a standard tool box in the longer beds. This durable storage solution gives you two large pull-out storage drawers and allows you to still use your truck bed as you normally would with a 2,000 pound top weight capacity. Each drawer has a storage capacity of 200 pounds allowing you to store heavy tools, equipment, or gear.

The Decked storage system is made of an extremely durable composite material and includes a recycled American steel subframe. This durable design guarantees years of worry free use. One of the main advantages of the Decked storage system is the weatherproof design. The drawers are sealed to keep out dust and moisture keeping all of your tools, equipment, or gear dry and clean.

The Decked system comes with 4 accessories allowing even more customizable storage options. The Decked system and all accessories are covered by a 3-year warranty. 

Find the Decked storage system for your truck HERE

 

# 5. UWS 22" Drawer Truck Tool Box

The UWS drawer truck tool box is the ultimate way to keep your tools organized, protected and accessible on the job. It securely mounts into the truck bed and provides five commercial-grade, precision-injected drawers for storing tools and equipment.

The drawers are sealed within the extra-thick, lockable aluminum tool box, and the door of the box features a MicroSeal™ stripping to keep out grime and moisture. Like all UWS tool boxes for trucks, this product is proudly assembled right here in the USA.

Features

  • Provides greater access to and organization of small tools and equipment
  • Five precision-injected, commercial-grade drawers for secure storage
  • Integrated drawer design provides maximum security and organization
  • Stainless steel, ball bearing drawer slides for smooth operation
  • Stainless steel T-handle lock for security and corrosion resistance
  • MicroSeal gasket helps seal out moisture, dust and dirt
  • Hardware included for easy mounting on trucks, vans, trailers or workbenches
  • Assembled in USA
  • Limited lifetime warranty (one-year finish, one-year parts)

# 6. Chandler - Underbody Tool Boxes

The Chandler underbody tool boxes are simply one of the toughest underbody tool boxes you can buy. Weather on the road or in the field, Chandler boxes are built to last. Chandler builds a full selection of high quality steel and aluminum underbody tool boxes. 

Chandler Carbon Steel Underbody Tool Box Features:

  • The tool box body and lid/door are constructed of an extremely heavy duty 12-gauge carbon steel. This is a much stronger steel than the 14-gauge and 16-gauge steel we commonly see used by other brands.
  • The robotically welded design guarantees perfection in every weld on every box. Robotic welds are more precise, consistent, and durable than welds done by hand.
  • The commercial-grade one-piece gasket securely seals the lid/door to the body of the box when the lid/door is closed. This high quality seal keeps out dust and moisture and the one-piece design guarantees a perfect seal around the full perimeter of the lid.
  • Stainless steel hucked on hinges are used to guarantee the hinges will last the lifetime of the box. This hinge design is much stronger than hinges used by many other brands.
  • The entire box is finished inside and out with a durable black powder coat. Chandler is well known for some of the best powder coating in the industry.
  • Made in the USA. All Chandler products are built right here in the heart of the USA in Springdale, Arkansas.
  • Comes with a 10 year limited warranty

Chandler Aluminum Underbody Tool Box Features:
  • Robotically welded design guarantees perfection in every weld on every box. Robotic welds are more precise, consistent, and durable than welds done by hand. 
  • The commercial-grade one-piece gasket securely seals the doors to the frame of the box when the door is closed. This high quality seal keeps out dust and moisture and the one-piece design guarantees a perfect seal around the full perimeter of the box.  
  • The continuous stainless steel piano hinge is one of the most durable hinge designs in the industry. This strong hinge design assures the hinge will last the lifetime of the box.   
  • Reinforced corner gussets add even more strength and durability to the already robust design.  
  • The rain gutter design allows water to run off and down the sides of the box. This feature along with the high quality seal prevents any water or moisture from entering the box.
  • Made in the USA. All Chandler products are built right here in the heart of the USA in Springdale, Arkansas. 
  • Comes with a 10 year limited warranty
Chandler Underbody Tool Box

 

 

# 7. UWS - Secure-Lock Crossover Tool Box

The UWS Secure Lock crossover truck tool box offers you maximum security for your items with maximum versatility and operation. It features two lockable twist handles that allow locking on either side of the vehicle. The handles also have a connecting rod that allows the box to be opened from either side of your truck.

Another key feature of the UWS Secure-Lock truck tool boxes is their BedRug™ liner, protecting your tools, minimizing dust and adding a custom-finished appearance. This truck tool box also features our patented RigidCore™ foam-filled lid, a low profile, extra-thick aluminum construction, a self-closing lid and a welded rail for securing additional cargo on top. Like all UWS tool boxes for trucks, this product is proudly assembled right here in the USA.

# 8. Weather Guard - Side Mount Tool Box

Packed with features just like the Weather Guard crossover boxes, the Weather Guard side mount boxes are some of the toughest side mount boxes in the industry. The side mount boxes can be mounted on one side or both sides of your truck and can be used in conjunction with a crossover box. Side mount boxes allow for easy access to tools and equipment and add a ton of extra storage to your truck without taking up any bed space.

Weather Guard Side Mount Tool Box

# 9. CamLocker - Chest Tool Box

The CamLocker chest tool box is one of the most popular chest tool boxes in the industry. The chest tool box is designed to be mounted in the front of the truck bed area which allows for the addition of a tool box without compromising much of the bed space. One of the special features of the CamLocker brand is extremely durable carpet lining in the inside of all of their boxes. The mold and mildew resistant carpet lining can be easily removed for cleaning. The CamLocker chest tool boxes are available in several different sizes to fit your needs along with several different finishes to match the style of your truck. 

CamLocker Chest Tool Box

 # 10. UWS Utility Chest Box With Drawers

 The UWS utility chest box is the perfect solution for keeping your items safe, secure and accessible in the bed of your truck. It features extra-thick aluminum construction with our patented RigidCore™ foam-filled lid for maximum strength, and it guards your valuables with a stainless steel lock handle.

This truck tool box also comes with two integrated drawer units with five drawers each. This commercial-grade, precision-injected drawers allow for professional organization, protection and accessibility of your tools. Like all UWS tool boxes for trucks, this product is proudly assembled right here in the USA.

Features

  • Provides greater access to and organization of small tools and equipment
  • Ten precision-injected drawers for storage of small tools
  • Integrated drawer design provides maximum security and organization
  • Stainless steel, ball bearing drawer slides for smooth operation
  • 4-cubic-foot center storage area for oversized tools and equipment
  • Patented RigidCore foam-filled lid to maximize strength and prevent binding
  • 0.058" extra-thick, one-piece aluminum tub holds heavy tools and cargo
  • Stainless steel lock handle for security and corrosion-resistant operation
  • Front and top opening lids for easy access to tools and equipment
  • MicroSeal gasket helps seal out moisture, dust and dirt
  • Lid self-opens to 90 degrees for convenient operation and loading
  • Three-compartment sliding tray for convenient small item storage and retrieval
  • Carrying handles on the sides for easier portability
  • Assembled in USA
  • Limited lifetime warranty (one-year finish, one-year parts)

 

 

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