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Drawer System

Postby Chris Skinner » 10 Apr 2017 11:53

Hi Guys - anyone got a drawer system they want to sell or even rent out... don't feel like buying a new one for the upcoming desert trip... (even considering whether its worth having one for this trip??)
Any inputs or advice welcome.
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Re: Drawer System

Postby Ds J » 11 Apr 2017 05:50

Chris Skinner wrote: ... (even considering whether its worth having it on this trip?) ...


From me as a complete noob to patrolling: I cannot wait to start working on a drawer system. I will do it as a semi-permanent feature because it creates space and makes for easier packing. Without a drawer / crate system everything tends to be on top of each other.
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Re: Drawer System

Postby biggles » 21 Apr 2017 11:17

Having just built and installed a drawer system I am kicking myself for not doing so sooner!!

Comparing my Kaokoland trip with a drawer to my Damaraland trip without a drawer system... Finding stuff on the Damaland trip was like tilling soil. The bottom ended up on top and then when I looked for something else the top ended up ontop again. And when I needed to get my recovery gear that was in an ammo box under everything else!!

The drawer system made a huge difference.

And I highly recommend making sure that at least one drawer will open through the small barn door so you don't have to open both sides to get at anything.
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Re: Drawer System

Postby Rhett » 21 Apr 2017 12:02

Chris, If you do have the time, build one for yourself. I agree with Biggles, best thing I ever did. There are a lot of ideas on the forum, I keep looking at them because I think there is room for improvement on mine.
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Re: Drawer System

Postby IanT » 21 Apr 2017 12:28

Hi Chris, got one in the back of my "new" GQ not bolted in yet if you want to borrow it, FR with fridge slid :thumbup:
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Re: Drawer System

Postby offroadbiker » 24 Apr 2017 07:08

IanT wrote:Hi Chris, got one in the back of my "new" GQ not bolted in yet if you want to borrow it, FR with fridge slid :thumbup:


What new GQ - what did I miss :oldtimer: :oldtimer:
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Re: Drawer System

Postby Michael » 24 Apr 2017 07:19

offroadbiker wrote:
IanT wrote:Hi Chris, got one in the back of my "new" GQ not bolted in yet if you want to borrow it, FR with fridge slid :thumbup:


What new GQ - what did I miss :oldtimer: :oldtimer:

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Re: Drawer System

Postby offroadbiker » 24 Apr 2017 07:34

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Ok just want to see pictures of the final product :pray:
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Re: Drawer System

Postby Russ Kellermann » 24 Apr 2017 09:24

I own a Patrol pickup, and , although i'd love drawers in there permanently, due to the nature of my work, i can't really.
For my Namibia and Bots trip, 30 days of camping,... i built removable sliding alu bar rails for my crates (which can be put in in a few seconds), and at the back, i threw in 4 long rectangular slider drawers from Mambo's,... i got the idea from Graham Cahill, and Auzzie 4wd Guru.

Cheap as chips, light as a feather,.... and worked, ...like a charm. Never moved.
They stored my pots and pans. Food. Coffee makers. Utensils. Gas cooker. And a shit load of other stuff. Deep and square, and stack-able.
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Re: Drawer System

Postby IanT » 24 Apr 2017 12:03

I am getting there slowly Dirk, still waiting for the spares to arrive from David in warmbaths :confused:
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