Ergonomics and safety expert, Andrew S Merriweather, Phd, finds that full bed toolboxes with slide out drawers are superior to any other form of truck bed storage when it comes to safety, ergonomics and efficiency.
“We always buy the right tool even if it’s the most expensive. You just do it right the first time. And we break everything. Which is why we put DECKED in our work trucks and our chase truck. It’s one thing we know we don’t have to worry about.”
Check out this quick rundown on some of the best products and accessories for making your pickup truck ready for offroad, overland adventure. With DECKED, GoFast Campers, KUAT racks, and Dometic coolers, it's as simple as a few key accessories and you are off the grid.
The quest to build theultimate hunting rigis a never ending search for that balance between function, reliability, capability and let's face it, some sort of Mad Max attitude. And to be honest, even the notion of what a hunting rig is varies from state to state, unit to unit and from one species to the next.
Trouth has twelve trucks outfitted with DECKED and as owner, Rusty Trouth says, “I wasn’t too sure at first, but that’s what the guys wanted. Turns out it’s become an indispensable part of our vehicle program, we put them in every truck we buy. We love them.”
We are saving time, and that means money. The price is a real no brainer. And it’s safer. Not only because it reduces tripping and falling hazards, but also because we don’t have gear like fire extinguishers in the cabs bouncing around. The guys can easily access everything they need and keep it way more organized.
"This is my mobile office and it’s got to be organized. I approach each day eyes wide open not only because it’s dangerous, but also because my passion is caring for, preserving and advocating for trees."
We carry a lot of stuff around with us. It's one of the perks of owning a van, but also one of the realities of our life: We're constantly in need of tools, spares, and all the other odds and ends necessary to support a life of project cars and racing. And for the most part, we'd been doing okay with our hodgepodge of storage bins and toolboxes.