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#5426780 - 11/17/14 03:40 PM Lightweight dog box???
DuckedUp Offline
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Registered: 12/16/10
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I'm on the hunt for a lightweight two or three hole dog box, preferably with top storage. A guy I know has an older extremely light riveted aluminum box, but I have yet to find a company that still builds this style box or even an old one is good shape that's for sale. I want to be able to load and unload by myself. I'd sure appreciate any and all help.

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#5426839 - 11/17/14 04:00 PM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
Barny Topwater Offline
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Registered: 11/22/09
Posts: 3010
Loc: New Braunfels TX USA
Try patriot dog boxes. I have a two hole with top storage but it's too wide to load by yourself ( unless you're a gorilla). The original guy passed on but someone may have picked up the business


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#5426874 - 11/17/14 04:07 PM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
DuckedUp Offline
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I've got an aluminum skinned Heritage box, but like you said, it's not a one man job to get in or out. The old riveted boxes had no wood frame to weigh them down, just bent sheet aluminum riveted together.

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#5427574 - 11/17/14 08:03 PM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
danceswithquail Offline
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Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 572
Loc: DFW Area
Give Creative Sports Supply a call. They are fairly well known for building boxes that one man can load. I have a three holer I can easily throw in and out of truck. Its not diamond plate (not sure how heavy the ones on home page are) - assume they still make the lighter variety. creativedogboxes.com

Few pics below



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#5427796 - 11/17/14 09:20 PM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
DuckedUp Offline
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Registered: 12/16/10
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Danceswithquail That is the exact box that I'm looking for! Thanks you for the info!!

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#5427881 - 11/17/14 09:44 PM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 45
I store my dogbox on metal saw horses with Harbor Fright rollers on the horses so you can roll it on or off you truck. Just a thought.

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#5428147 - 11/18/14 06:28 AM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 2552
Loc: Ovilla - TEXAS
I bought an Aluma-line box several years ago. Double doors, well ventilated, top tool box, excellent construction.
I couldn't be more pleased with the performance of this unit. Manufactured in Iowa.
I get a lot of compliments on it.

http://www.alumline.com/dog-boxes-trailers/dog-boxes.html

[img]http://i.imgur.com/af6WjTi.jpg?1[/img]



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#5431107 - 11/19/14 10:18 AM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
Revoman Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
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Loc: Abilene Texas
I sold my Diamond Deluxe box but it is what you are looking for. Here is a pic of it. Not cheap but well worth every $$$.

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#5435295 - 11/21/14 10:56 AM Re: Lightweight dog box??? [Re: DuckedUp]
DuckedUp Offline
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Registered: 12/16/10
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I have listed my Heritage 2 hole dog box for sale in the classifieds. If interested, contact me with your email or phone number and I'll get pics sent over.

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