STORAGE BOXES FOR TAMIYA WWII RC TANKS

By “llrdhsktr” a.k.a. Lester Leong

 

For the Sherman :

 

Stanley 19 Plastic Toolbox

Fits the Sherman perfectly without removing turret or TBU. Has room for the radio (Futaba) and some batteries. Upper tray must be removed. $15-20.

 

For the Pershing:

 

Stanley 20 Metal and Plastic Toolbox

Fits the Pershing perfectly with room for batteries, TBU (removed from tank). Radio (Futaba) will fit with antenna removed and some material cut out from under the bottom of the lid. Upper tray must be removed. Available at Target. $23

 

OR

Stack-On DX-22 Professional Steel Toolbox

Fits Pershing with or without turret removed. The turret must be rotated about 30 degrees with barrel pointed to a corner. TBU does not need to be removed. With turret removed, a radio (Futaba) will fit as will extra batteries and some tools. Available at K-mart stores. $20

 

OR

Stack-On DXT-22 Deluxe Professional Treadplate Steel/Plastic Toolbox

Nicer version of DX-22 with steel treadplate sides. Pershing fits the same way. Available online or by special order at OSH . $30-35

 

 

For the Tiger 1:

 

Stack-On DX-22 Professional Steel Toolbox

Available at K-mart stores. $20

OR

Stack-On DXT-22 Deluxe Professional Treadplate Steel/Plastic Toolbox

Available online and by special order at OSH . $30-35

 

Both fit the Tiger 1 perfectly, with or without removing the turret. Turret must be rotated about 30 degrees with the barrel pointed to a corner in order to fit into the box. TBU need not be removed from the turret. With the turret removed and laid on top of the hull, a radio, batteries, and some tools will fit. Upper tray must be removed.

 

For the King Tiger:

 

Stack-On 26 Deluxe Professional Treadplate Steel/Plastic Toolbox.

26 version of the DXT-22. Fits the King Tiger with or without removing the turret, but the turret needs to be rotated about 30 degrees in order for the tank to fit with the turret on. The tank needs to be elevated 1 inches from the bottom with a riser in order for the exhaust to clear. Cushioning is advised for the sides and back of the tank. Room for radio, batteries, TBU and some tools. Available at OSH . $30


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