Husky Tool Chest
Husky makes a brand of tool boxes that is sold exclusively through the Home Depot chain of hardware stores. There are several models of tool boxes from which a consumer can choose, depending on cost, how many tools are owed and durability desired. Units come standard with a limited three-year warranty. Many units come with keyed locks to protect valuable tools.
Some of the more popular models include:
The 26-inch Power Latch Tool Box, Model 17185156
This model retails for around $30. The distinctive feature of the Model 17185156 tool box is that when it is closed, a patented design secures the box closed automatically. The box opens easily with one hand for convenience. The box is divided into two sections, one for larger tools and anther removable tray to help organize smaller tools. The steel handle is padded for comfort and durability. The body has a resin coating for added durability. Rubber feet mounted on the bottom of the unit provide stability. The 26-inch power latch tool box can hold up to 55 pounds and has an inner capacity of 2,135 cubic inches. This unit cannot be locked.
The Three-Drawer Plastic Tool Box, Model HP2331THDO
This unit retails for around $30. The plastic surface is made tough and durable with a polypropylene, rust-protective resin that can resist high impact accidents. The extension slides are made of 100 percent steel for added strength and durability. Although this unit does not come with keyed locks, it can be secured with a padlock bought separately.
The 26-inch Three-Drawer Intermediate Tool Box, Model 26PINTHD
This unit retails for about $80. Three full ball bearing mounted sliding drawers are featured for easy tool access. The outer surface of this tool box is made durable with a powder coated finish. Keyed locks are standard with this model to protect the homeowner’s belongings.
The 26-inch Black Six-Drawer Tool Box, Model 26PCHTHD
The Husky 26-inch tool box retails for between $130 and $150. This model features six full drawers that are double lined. The drawers are attached to ball bearing slides for easy access. The unique lid hinge design allows for easy tool access. The outer surface of Model 26PCHTHD has a durable, powder coated finish. Keyed locks are standard.
The 26-inch Black Five-Drawer Rolling tool box, Model 2612BKCH5THD
This unit retails for between $230 and $250. Like the six drawer model, the five drawer model features lined drawers mounted on ball bearings for easy sliding and tool access. Casters on the bottom of the unit provide easy motility, and can bear weight up to approximately 1,000 pounds. Keyed locks are standard.
The 36-inch Five-drawer Stainless Steel Tool Box, Model 36SSCHTHD
This unit retails for between $300 and $340. The unique feature of this unit is that the lid has gas struts that make opening and closing easy and comfortable. A pull out work surface is built right into the unit. The model 36SSCHTHD unit features lined drawers that are ball bearing mounted for easy tool access.