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I'm look for recommendations on a good, high quality steel/aluminum, lockable storage box that I can mount to the front portion of my Gobi Stealth rack roof. I know Gobi itself makes a stealth box, but it's a little short. I'm looking for something I can mount (bolt) to the rack, not take on and off with straps. What are you guys using for roof top storage boxes?
 
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not to be rude, I dont like weight on top of a vehicle
it throws your COG off
its amazing just because we have rigs we carry bulky items
I still prefer light weight gear like a hiker to some degree
awesome posts so far
 

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Small vehicle here...so I use 2 x Pelican style cases...works for me !...cheersView attachment 5292
Nice. I was considering the pelican cases as a solution being they come in all shapes and sizes. I'd just hate to ruin their waterproofness by drilling through them to attach to the roof. Yeah, I could strap them, but solid connections give me peace of mind when I'm away from the rig.
 
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Luis Merlo

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I run "U' bolts through the basket floor into the cases, use snug fitting washers inside and left a thin layer (about 1 inch) of the foam at the base of the case, stops the rattle and insulates them a bit,have not had an issue with moisture etc so far...and plenty secure !...cheers
 

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So I use a pelican style case by SKB cases. They make a huge number of options and more affordable then pelican. The latches are WAY easier to use then the Pelicans. I have bolted mine through the case and into the rack. I use rubber washers to make it water proof. It occasionally needs to be tightened. Here is a pict of the cases (using straps because my rack wasn't in yet).


Weight is also not as much as some other options.
 

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not to be rude, I dont like weight on top of a vehicle
it throws your COG off
its amazing just because we have rigs we carry bulky items
I still prefer light weight gear like a hiker to some degree
awesome posts so far
100 lbs on 4000 doesn't make much difference. Some vehicles are very limited on interior space.
 

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Nice. I was considering the pelican cases as a solution being they come in all shapes and sizes. I'd just hate to ruin their waterproofness by drilling through them to attach to the roof. Yeah, I could strap them, but solid connections give me peace of mind when I'm away from the rig.
I agree Pelican cases come in a whole ranges of shapes and sizes but from experience they come in one price range - "very expensive"
 
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