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    05-06-2014, 02:10 PM
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Foal
Ideas for alternative tack trunk?

I need a tack trunk, but can't afford to buy a new one and haven't been able to find a used one in my price range (under $100). Does anyone have any ideas about utilizing some other kind of container for tack?
     
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    05-06-2014, 02:27 PM
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Trained
Contico Portable Storage Locker with Wheels - Walmart.com
Hard plastic, doesn't rust, doesn't rot, can be reused later on if you can afford a prettier one, later. =D
     
    05-06-2014, 02:44 PM
  #3
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I have one of these
http://www.homedepot.ca/wcsstore/Hom...0800DW_A_3.jpg

I love it! I also use basic storage totes and one plastic 2 drawer storage unit.
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    05-06-2014, 05:56 PM
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Yep, Walmart, Home Depot & Lowe's all sell plastic trunks that are perfect! Look near the tool boxes. Many even have wheels & interior trays (aka brush boxes,) if that's important to you.
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    05-06-2014, 10:24 PM
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Weanling
Shop Blue Hawk 30.5-in Black Plastic Tool Box at Lowes.com might work. Lowes employees get 10% discount. I think active military or certain retired or discharged military get 10%. But they have to show the right kind of ID. Look at Lowes.com if you think someone you know might be eligible.

5% off for Lowes credit card purchases http://media.lowes.com/pr/2011/04/22...unt-every-day/


https://careers.lowes.com/our-military-commitment.aspx
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A 10% discount to all veterans during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Veterans Day weekends; and a 10% discount every day to all active, reserve, retired and disabled veterans who carry a valid, military-issued photo ID card.
But call the store and ask what qualifies as a valid ID, because I think they changed the policy. Or maybe "active, reserve, retired and disabled" and/or photo ID was the change. I just know that there was some change that ticked people off.
     
    05-08-2014, 05:21 PM
  #6
Green Broke
This is hands down my favorite "tack trunk". They are incredibly durable, lightweight, have a pull out handle/wheels so it's very easy to move around, and a tray inside where you can keep things. And when they get really dirty you can just hose them out. I see the all the time at shows, even the big fancy ones. Best thing is that they're only $70 (from Home Depot). I've had mine for about 7 or 8 years and other then a few scuffs its still in great condition.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Stanley-3...025H/202300294
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    05-09-2014, 04:00 PM
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Foal
Thanks to all who gave me great suggestions. I'm off to the local Home Depot right after work today!
     

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