To store pliers, cutters, wrenches, screwdrivers and various accessories in one place, a good craftsman needs a special box. This helps you not to look for the right tool for a long time and not to lose anything. You can carry a case like this in the trunk of your car so you’re ready for all kinds of situations on the road, and you can change the drive belt or the spark plug yourself. Mobile crews need the case even more for everyday work and transporting supplies from site to site. Presenting you the rating of the best toolboxes, collected by expert analysis of product features and owner reviews. This helps you find the right product for your garage, car, or professional job.
|Rating of the best toolboxes||1||STANLEY 1-95-614||2 690€|
|2||LOCKER Boombox |
|3||STANLEY STST1-80151 Essential Rol||3 517€|
|4||Idea Gefest 18||1 059€|
|5||locker Grand So||1 049€|
First place in the ranking is a product from the American brand Stanley. The size of the drawer is 26 inches, or 662x293x222 mm. The entire design is made of plastic, but it’s durable and doesn’t crack. The metal latches on the carrying case keep the lid in place. There are two holes cut out on the front where you can install a padlock to prevent tools from being stolen. The surface of the lid has grooves that prevent objects put on top from slipping, so some craftsmen use the box as a workbench, placing the details on it. Features an insertable tray for small tools and fasteners inside. The corners of the case are rounded so you won’t injure yourself on them accidentally.
Our experts liked the capacity of the case. One of the longest variants, it can hold a grinder and tile cutter as well as a hammer drill and many other small parts. The product got into the rating of the best and because of its durability – some experts tell in reviews that it can withstand their weight (75 kg), so it will come in handy as an improvised stand.
- There’s a compartment for loose change;
- increased capacity;
- Sturdy, can take a lot of trips;
- sturdy handle does not fall off from the weight;
- yellow inserts help you quickly find it among the building materials.
- high cost;
- weight of empty box without tools – 3.2 kg;
- Takes up a lot of space in the trunk;
- not airtight – will get water inside in the rain.
Fourth place in the ranking is the product of a domestic manufacturer. The model for storing and carrying tools is made of durable plastic and has the dimensions of 43x23x25 cm. According to the simplified system is designated as 18 inches. Users in the reviews like it for the ergonomic handle that makes it easy to hold a filled case. In addition to the main compartment, there is a sliding tray and 4 additional compartments. Fastens the case on two metal latches, and there is an additional hole for a padlock. The black color is not staining and is good for the garage where hands are often in the oil.
This toolbox has the best rating for the number of extra compartments. Only the top lid has three compartments, two of which are divided into small cells. Keeps self-tapping screws, nails, screws and nuts organized and accessible. In addition, there is a recess at the bottom, divided into 4 segments. Bits, earplugs, etc. fit in there very well.
- hole for a padlock;
- metal latches;
- the cost is lower than competitors;
- organizer with a separate handle inside.
- It is impossible to stand on the drawer because of the thin lids of the boxes;
- you have to pull out the tray to get to the big tools;
- The bottom of the drawer narrows, which reduces its capacity;
- not available everywhere.
Blocker Grand So
In sixth place in the ranking drawer from the Canadian manufacturer. The product itself is produced in the production facilities in China, so the price is much lower than the competition. The model is made in the size of 410x220x195 mm and belongs to the category of 16 inches. There is a replaceable tray inside, and there are three additional compartments on the lid. Craftsmen in the reviews like that in addition to the shallow compartments in the organizer, there are 18 holes for bits. It makes it possible to carry the tooling without mixing it up. But the budget has affected the quality of performance, so the latches of the drawer are plastic. The organizer niches have no hinges at all – just flexible plastic. But the main hinges of the leaf full and reinforced, so the case, with careful handling, long life.
The product made it into the ranking of the best because of its cost. Practically impossible to find cheaper. Despite the low price, the drawer has three additional external compartments and hinges for a padlock. It is the best choice for keeping tools in the garage or house in one place. The lower compartment is big enough for a small impact wrench.
- Lots on sale;
- reasonable price;
- Lugs under the lock;
- There are holes for bits;
- non marking color of the body.
- plastic latches;
- The polypropylene on the walls is thin;
- easy to break if dropped;
- The casting is uneven and with a bump.