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Tackle box pic (updated 7/6)

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I am looking for a big tackle box/bag for hanging big baits. Looking for something besides the plano or lakewood. I use a softside with several boxes right now and am looking for a little easier access. I saw a plexiglass one at the musky show a few years back, but i have not seen them since.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Thanks.

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dunwright has a tackle box thats wooden. It has plastic slots that slide out. Check em out.

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I bought a flambeau tackle box from Fleet Farm a couple years ago that was on clearance. They still carry them, but are cheaper at the end of the season. 50 spaces of lures not sure on price.

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I think the plexi boxes are called "just encase" seem pretty nice and I think you can custom order one any way you like.

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yep pretty sure the "justencase" is what you are looking for.

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If money is an issue...I picked up 2-10' pieces of 5" PVC and cut it into 14" sections then fastened them together in a 3x4 grid. Threw on a spare luggage strap I had laying around and bada-bing. I gotta musky box that will fit any size of bait for 20 bucks (from creepers to pounders to bucky's). At any given point I could fit 50+ lures in there depending on the profile of the lure. What's nice is you can expand the case size by adding a few more tubes on there as needed. I'll try and snap a few photos when I get home. Just an idea.

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I also did the 4" PVC pipe model, but found that it was a bit heavy. Instead what I did was take a $10 rubbermaid tub, drill a few holes in the bottom, and cut cheap downspout to fit inside. For about $20 I have a customizable box that can fit everything up to 14" Jakes.

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I thought about doing something like that around the front seat pedistal. Do the hooks tangle alot. What did you use to connect them together?

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dunwright has a tackle box thats wooden. It has plastic slots that slide out. Check em out.

The Dunwright is nice but very heavy. I replaced mine with a soft sider Flambeau that I really like.

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I thought about doing something like that around the front seat pedistal. Do the hooks tangle alot. What did you use to connect them together?

That's my next plan is to put a few around the front pedestal. I haven't had too much of a problem with hook tangling. The trick is to place lures in the box with the belly of the lure facing the tube in order to keep the hooks a bit more manageable. Here's my plans that I used while constructing, I'll take a pic of the final product when I get a chance this evening.

BaitTubeBox-1.jpg

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Great idea! And thanks for the detailed plans.

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The justencase boxs are great boxs. I just got mine and mine was the biggest one he has ever built. They hold alot of lures and you can see the lures you want plus these thing are made of polycarbonate which if bonded right almost indestructuble. Call Bob or email him and he will customize anything you want.

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The justencase boxs are great boxs. I just got mine and mine was the biggest one he has ever built. They hold alot of lures and you can see the lures you want plus these thing are made of polycarbonate which if bonded right almost indestructuble. Call Bob or email him and he will customize anything you want.

What kind of price did you get and what are the dimensions of yours?

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Originally Posted By: muskybuster
The justencase boxs are great boxs. I just got mine and mine was the biggest one he has ever built. They hold alot of lures and you can see the lures you want plus these thing are made of polycarbonate which if bonded right almost indestructuble. Call Bob or email him and he will customize anything you want.

What kind of price did you get and what are the dimensions of yours?

I got the (241216D) model which the dimensions are 24L*12W*16H;36 divider sections. I got two inches of height added on to mine which is perfect for the pounders and super model cowgirls and other double bladed baits. The box that I got was 180 bucks not including tax because I picked it up at his house so that shipping rates weren't outrageous. I also got the drawer on the bottom. Great purchase. If i knew how to get pictures up I would definitley show you the box I got loaded with all my stuff.

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thanks for all of the suggestions. i decided to build some myself. my buddy's birthday is today so here is the one i made for him.

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It was my birthday yesterday and didn't see anything sitting out on my porch! Very nice work Will. Looks very cool.

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Fill 'er up!!!

Looks like a great design. How well does everything hang/stay in place?

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Setterguy, there is always next year.

I cut notches to keep the baits in place. If you look real close you can see them, not the greatest pic.

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Nice box Will. Is that Plexiglass that you used? How tall did you make her? Nothing like good ol' DIY!

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I used 1/4" acrylic and it's 14" tall.

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