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Re: Best Sorce for Battery & Tool Box

Postby Rob in NH » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:30 pm

i bought mine from oem. i can't compare it to norms but its built well in my opinion and the price was right. it has the rounded corners like the original. i will measure the gage in the next day or 2.

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Re: Best Sorce for Battery & Tool Box

Postby Cubfriend » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:09 am

I bought two battery boxes and tool boxes from Farm Country in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Heavy gauge metal looks like original. Light bracket and hardware included. Very pleased with the quality of their products. Nice folks! Lawrence Ginnow. Shop (920) 231-6623 Cell (920) 420-0255 FARMCOUNTRY@SBCGLOBAL.NET Good luck. Frank

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Re: Best Sorce for Battery & Tool Box

Postby PVF1799 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:14 am

Mine is coming from OEM - It was more about budget. 14 gauge unpainted is 0.0747 thick. When I get the box - I'll throw the mic on it to see how it measures up. Found this chart - wanted to share - you might it useful. http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/scales/sheetmetal.html
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Re: Best Sorce for Battery & Tool Box

Postby Rob in NH » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:20 pm

here are a couple of pictures, yellow is original 14 gauge, red is oem 16 gauge. Image Image
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