Locked toolbox

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Re: Locked toolbox

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TonyC wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 3:04 pm I can understand the frustration of having to "sabotage" something; but at least you got into it without destroying it, and you have a plan on repairing it. Maybe you can cover the hole with one of those round metal plugs that press into holes like hubcaps; get one of the right size, paint it the same color, and press in...that way, nobody will notice, and you still retain emergency access should that happen again.

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I was thinking that, but it is covered with the top chest, with a rubber mat and diamond plate between them, so it doesnt show...It still bugs me knowing its there, but maybe enough daily stress will make me forget lol. I will try to plug the hole, but not now. I have to get better at welding and figure out how to paint it to blend with the powder coating...but, reality is, that the mechanism may fail again, or fail regularly, so having that back door might be useful.
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Re: Locked toolbox

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You'll probably forget it over time anyway.
Locks only keep honest people out of tool boxes anyway.
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Re: Locked toolbox

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Very true...I mean, I got in the box, and once I figured out I was going to drill, it took me 10 minutes and I was in.
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1974 Ford Ranchero GT 500, 1993 DAC 112 UDM
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2014 Chevy Camaro 2LS, 2022 Dodge Charger 392 Hemi Scat Pack Wide Body
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