Range Box and Stands

AlexBruccoleri

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Hi All, Does anyone have a good recommendation for a range box? A tool box or fishing box would be fine and I have used a variety over the years. I am just looking for other options and I enjoy seeing what the folks here use.

Also where can I buy stands to hold rockets horizontally? I have largely used my own solutions and happy to purchase something slick if available. This is for MPR/HPR rockets.

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these are popular
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these are nice cause they detach and all come together like this I have two out of the 3 of these
Plenty of space
 

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I use large plastic tool boxes from Home Depot. I have looked at things like in the above post. I haven't found one big enough that isn't more than I want to pay. I made my stands out of pvc and used pipe protectors for padding. The protectors are to help your pipes not freeze.
 

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these are nice cause they detach and all come together like this I have two out of the 3 of these
Plenty of space
This is what I use and I really like it. It holds everything that I need except long cases—but I usually have those pre-loaded in my rockets before I go to a launch. I love the looks of the Milwaukee toolboxes like these, and they look pretty durable, but for the money, this Husky set is pretty good.
 

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I fly LP/MPR and have two range boxes. One is just a plastic tool box (not a fishing tackle box) the other is just for motors and is a DEWALT Tool Organizer, TSTAK Expansion (DWST17805).

I store all my rockets vertically, using stands I made to support them via their motor mounts.

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I typically don't take pictures of my range box, but I found a couple. The box is a standard plastic toolbox that I found at K-Mart, long, long ago. The bottom holds the 12V Gel Cell for the launcher, launch controller, and remote start button and wire. The pull-out tray is where the clothespins, talcum powder, clip whips, pliers, emery board, and all other miscellaneous items are stored. the top has two flip open compartments that I use for storing motors, plugs, and igniters/starters. It has served me well for about 25 years now. I keep the main stash of motors and parachutes in other boxes at home, and prep the rockets before I go to a launch. The range box has everything for another flight or two on the rockets that I bring.

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Actually, just about anything with a handle will work.

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I use a large tackle box, and a tool box, and a cardboard box, and another tool box, and an underbed storage container for the motor tubes, and another container for the reloads, and a couple ammo cans. I could consolidate, but I've been using all of this so long, each container has it's place in the bed of the truck and I know exactly where everything is.
 
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