Stalwart Heavy Duty Rolling Foldable Handle & Removable Top Tool Box

Last updated date: June 5, 2020

DWYM Score
8.8

Stalwart Heavy Duty Rolling Foldable Handle & Removable Top Tool Box

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 63 expert reviews, the Stalwart Stalwart Heavy Duty Rolling Foldable Handle & Removable Top Tool Box placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
0.0
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.7
700 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Inside the tool is a spacious interior storage space. This space can accommodate a total of 24 small parts and tools.
- Top Great Pro
The manufacturer used only high quality materials to construct this tool box. Those including, polypropylene plastic and solid metal to make sure that its lifespan lasts for a long period of time.
- A Top Daily
This well-designed toolbox on wheels features three small storage boxes with 24 total compartments, two removable tool trays, removable top storage, and cable hooks for keeping extension cords neat and organized.
- The Good Estate
For added versatility, there are attached cable hooks so you never have to worry about lost or tangled extension cords.
- Auto Guide
The durable polypropylene construction ensures the complete safety of your tools, be it during travel or at construction sites.
- Storables
It comes with a deep backside compartment, two detachable trays, and a complete of 24 small components to offer you loads of house for holding your gadgets.
- Primates2016
You also get a compartment for deep bottom storage and two tool trays that are removable so as to ensure enough space for the significant supplies and tools on the go.
- Top 15 Products
This heavy duty toolbox is great for those small parts that are always getting lost. It offers plenty of storage for small items and even has a clear front for easy viewing.
- My Engineering Toolbox
What experts didn't like
Cheap construction, latches aren't extremely durable, hinges feel flimsy, mixed customer reviews
- Auto Guide
Not the very best for a heavy-duty use
- Primates2016
Aside from the hooks on the outside for storing cords or small supplies, there are no actual designated spots for your tools. This essentially means your tools are in a jumbled mess as you wheel your toolbox around.
- My Engineering Toolbox

From The Manufacturer

Never worry about misplacing a tool or organize the clutter of your garage with Stalwart Storage & Organization products. It's never been so easy to transform your living or work area by turning corners, walls and drawers into sensible and organized storage spaces.

Overall Product Rankings

DEWALT DWST17814 Tstak Long Handle Tool Box
1. DEWALT DWST17814 Tstak Long Handle Tool Box
Overall Score: 9.8
Expert Reviews: 11
Plano 651-010 Tool Box With Tray
2. Plano 651-010 Tool Box With Tray
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 1
Akro-Mils 09514 ProBox Plastic Removable Tray Tool Box
3. Akro-Mils 09514 ProBox Plastic Removable Tray Tool Box
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 4
JEGS 81400 3-Drawer Professional Tool Box
4. JEGS 81400 3-Drawer Professional Tool Box
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 6
WORKPRO Wide Mouth & Waterproof Molded Base Tool Box
5. WORKPRO Wide Mouth & Waterproof Molded Base Tool Box
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 11
Apollo Tools DT5010P Heavy-Duty Steel Chest Tool Box
6. Apollo Tools DT5010P Heavy-Duty Steel Chest Tool Box
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 1
GEARWRENCH 83151 Steel Tool Box
9. GEARWRENCH 83151 Steel Tool Box
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 5

An Overview On Tool Boxes

No garage is complete without a tool box. This handy device keeps important tools at the ready, should your sink spring a leak or your car need an oil change. While a good set of tools may cost you a little money up front, you’ll save thousands of dollars over the years by not having to pay a professional, as labor costs are often much more than the price of any necessary parts.

Keep in mind the number of tools you need to store as you search the available tool boxes on the market. You’ll find tool boxes come in a variety of sizes with a number of different storage compartments. One model may have three drawers and a shelf underneath the handle, while another comes built with 21 pockets and eight belts.

Look at the construction material next, as you don’t want to invest your money in a tool box that won’t stand the test of time. A 600D polyester fabric that is waterproof and abrasion-resistant is a good choice if you’re looking for a portable bag. 16-gauge steel with a black powder coat finish is more ideal if you want a tool chest that is going to remain in one spot in your garage.

Check to see if the tool box comes with any special safety features. This is especially important if you take your tool box to a job site every day. You may come across a model with a steel latch with an oversized padlock eye, which can be secured using either a zip tie or a padlock, or a model that has a keyed lock with two keys.

Consider any extra features that add value to the tool box. For example, a tool bag with adjustable shoulder straps makes carrying the bag much easier, while a box with an inner tray that has a handle in the center lets you quickly move a few essential tools around without having to lift the entire chest. Some tool boxes can even be used for other purposes, such as storing craft supplies or making a first aid kit.

DWYM Fun Fact

One of the most interesting and well-designed tool boxes of all times was created by H.O. Studley in the 19th century. The case itself was constructed from an attractive mahogany rosewood with ebony and mother-of-pearl accents. It was able to hold an astounding 300 tools in its various hidden compartments and flip-up trays. With a weight of 72 pounds when empty, this tool box certainly wasn’t portable. Still, it is considered a work of art and even spent time on display at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History.

The Tool Box Buying Guide

  • If you opt for a few stackable tool chests, you can transport them all at once if you purchase a handcart separately. Otherwise, you’ll need to carry each tool box one at a time.
  • Pay attention to the weight of the items you load in the tool box, you don’t want to make the box so heavy that you can’t carry it.
  • Consider adding a foam liner to the drawers in your tool box. Start off tracing each tool over the liner where you want it to go. Cut the shapes and out install the liner. Set each tool in its designated place. The tools will now be surrounded by foam, which will not only protect the tools, but also keep them from sliding around the tool box during transport.
  • When organizing your tool box, it’s helpful if you keep similar items grouped together. Then when you need a specific tool, you won’t have to spend unnecessary time hunting for it.
  • Keep your tool box clean. You can wipe it down with grease-fighting dish soap and some hot water, as long as you dry it thoroughly afterward to prevent any rust from forming on the metal parts. If one area is extremely oily, you can use a bit of paint thinner to get it up.
  • Size, design and construction material all play a role in the overall price of a tool box. The Plano 651-010 Tool Box With Tray and the Akro-Mils ProBox Plastic Tool Box are more basic models, and therefore among the most affordable tool boxes. You’ll pay a moderate price for the DEWALT DWST17814 Tstak Long Handle Tool Box with the highest price tag going to the JEGS 81400 3-Drawer Professional Tool Box.