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Old 24 Feb 2013
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Waterproof boxes to go on roof trays

I'm looking for some waterproof box's to put in my roof cage / tray to keep things like food, spares, toolkit etc. That I can lock and keep secure.

I know of pelican cases, but far too expensive for me.

Can anyone offer any alternatives?
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Hi try a google for zarges, also a bit spendy when new but there are a few on Ebay UK at the moment.

Without being preachy & not knowing what vehicle you have, the normal warnings about loading the roof apply.

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Thanks for the info, found some on ebay look decent.

Weight I will be putting max 50-70kgs on split evenly, so shouldnt be a problem
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I got some on this site Plastic Boxes | Plastic Storage Containers | Plastic Crates | Big Boxes

Waterproof, lockable, plastic light weight boxes. Seem good, cheap too
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How handy are you?

I ask because I've seen some folks that have taken larger plastic cases and built essentially a cage for them with a solid metal front on the roof by which to lock them securely and prevent debris from breaking them.

I believe the idea was that these cases were not designed for being on the roof of a vehicle, but when comparing the cost for a pelican case, they decided to fab up some stuff on their own and put this up top. THey also used a double rubber gasket seal around the lid and bottom for water and dust tight seal.
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