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Features

  • Rapid pass-thru cord access - Allow easy power cord access for battery charging
  • Flexi-shelf - 8” adjustable bin storage
  • Permanently retained lock with recessed shackle - Saves time, prevents lost locks and access by saws, pry bars and cutters (Lock not included)
  • Fully arc welded construction - Tighter tolerances en sures durability
  • Overlapping cover design - Superior weather resistance and security
  • Durable baked enamel finish - Provides heavy-duty, long lasting protection
  • Corner located lock housing - Prevents corner pry-ins; maximizes internal storage and access
  • Solid lock tang - For superior security and pry resistance
  • Ergonomic, recessed handles - 90-degree stop provides maximum leverage
  • Full-length cover handle - Slip resistant, easy to grip along entire cover length
  • Locking cover support - Secures cover in open position, prevents accidental closure
  • Solid 1-piece 12 ga. skids - With wide base for greater strength and stability

Specifications

Construction Arc Welded, 16 Ga. Steel
Dimensions (48" x 24" x 28")
Usable storage 16 Cu. Ft.
Shipping weight 149 lbs.
2048 On-Site Storage Chest is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 94.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is durable and secure. This product keeps my tools secure and dry. Great quality metal.
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Job box I love this tool box. The only thing I recommend doing is checking the removable tray before buying, because my tray is kind of short and doesn’t fit in the middle of my box. Also when it’s as far to the side as I can get it, it also has to be at a slight angle. Other than that great box.
Date published: 2019-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this tool box I have 3 of them they have endless uses I would highly recommend this tool box to anyone their built very well and they have tons of room for tools.
Date published: 2018-11-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don’t buy I bought this box because I have known a few folks who have used them over the years and they never had any problems. The one I bought fills up with water while it’s shut soaking everything in it. I spent a lot of money on this box to keep my expensive tools dry and if can’t even hold up to a little rain shower. Also it took 2 hours of adjustments to make the recommended “Master Lock no. 5” to lock properly.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I use the OS Box as a tool box it is great but wish there were accessories to organize your tools. I love everything about the box just wish I didn’t have to make my own dividers, shelves, hangers etc...
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Every idea put into this box was masterminded Ridgid did a awesome job at getting me parts that was missing with no questions ask except what was missing A+ job and tools
Date published: 2018-08-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poorly constructed Receiving area for locking hook on one side was welded too low. Hook did not engage properly to receive padlock. Weather stripping was mounted in properly also preventing lid from closing properly.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good design and construction The storage box I purchased looks good and is well built. Everything fits like it's supposed to, and works well. The welds look good and the steel is relatively heavy duty. I like the gasket around the lid, the locking arrangement, and the gas spring. The spring doesn't do much to help lift the lid when you first open it, but as it gets a little higher the gas spring does seem to help. The locking arrangement looks very secure and takes up very little storage space inside the box. Overall it's a very nice, lockable storage box.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesomeness This gang box is perfect for holding all my tools and gear at home. Love knowing all my tools are fully secured and keeping the robbers out! Plenty of room, love the net storage also! Highly recommend
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Latches hit locks and feet are not level The latches for the locks are too far forward and hit the locks. I had to pry out 2 brand new locks to get the box open. That was the first box I returned. The second box I returned because it did not sit even close to level. The third box I got, which is the box I settled with, still doesn't sit level and the latches still hit the locks. I'm very disappointed.
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like orange I like the color and this truck or job site box is doing a good job for me. I bought this box fron Home Depot and requested that they fit it with a set of Master locks while it was still in the store. It took three tries to get a set of locks that worked. If this box is what is needed, let the selling store fit it with a set of locks before you commit to buy. I don’t understand why Ridgid does not provide a set of locks with the box. If they did, it would elliminate the hassle of having to do it yourself.
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best box I’ve ever owned Box fit the description on Home Depot’s website to a tee!! Great box my only regret is that y’all don’t put the flexi shelf in them anymore! So I built one of my own! Box is well built but I wish the craftsmanship in the QC was better have a few pieces of buckshot from the welders leftover under the paint. Overall still a great box
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and easy to use I love this job site tool box. It has a net in the lid which helps hold items well. it also has a removable small tool tray. It comes in handy holding everyday items as well. I would recommend this item to anyone looking for a job site tool box. My only problem with it is the locks can take extra time to lock from time to time. Future models could come with built in locks and work much easier.
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great product!!!!!!! I have a JOBOX and this new Ridgid is 30X better. I’m buying another Ridgid box replace the JOBOX.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gear for any job This storage chest is really durable and can stand more than a couple good hits
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LIKE THE NETTING ON THE LID INSIDE FOR HOLDING ITEMS BEST SIZE BOX FOR A GREAT VALUE. HAVE ALWAYS USED RIDGID BOXES FOR JOB SITE TOOL STORAGE. TOOLS SAFE AND DRY.
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Best toolbox I had in my life. Amazing Space for organizing. Secure and excellent material! Recommended 100%
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worked perfectly for what I needed I was in search of a lockbox for my business for UPS, FedEx, etc could drop packages in when I'm not onsite. Everything I found either cost too much or had way too many features for what I needed. Finding this was a God send. Not only was the price fair but it was perfect for what I needed it for. It's very heavy duty and so far it seems to keep the weather out. My only issue with this box is with the lock(s). For it to work smoothly I've had to do some grinding on the lock and the latch. Finding a combination lock that fit properly was a little bit of a challenage but I think that would be the same with any lockbox. It would be nice if they offered a version that had the lock(s) built-in.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The design of this box is very well put together!!!!!! I’ve put off from buying this box for many years, always wasting money on large plastic boxes. This truly was money well spent and I will appreciate this box for many, many years!!!!!
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product for the proce I have two of these the first one has a metal tray the new one has a plastic much prefer the old one more the plastic tray gets hung up when you open it
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so so much stronger and more room than traditional truck tool boxes. Steel construction makes it so much better than the traditional aluminum truck box. Love that the legs came with pre-drilled square (carriage bolt) holes for easily mounting to my truck bed. Can't beat the lock system.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love gangbox I love gangbox I like the self closing feature also net on door as well tray I hope they come with more storage bins configurations I love it
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time rigid purchase and I love the box Mounted the box to my flat bed trailer sure has made life easier to get to my tools seems rather difficult to break into without the key and weather tight I am getting ready to buy a second unit..I would recommend it to anyone looking at such units
Date published: 2017-08-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Leaks in the rain and no support for missing parts I wrote customer service last week because I'm missing the tray inside and received no response. It also leaks when it rains which I was told it wouldn't do. The locks are a little funky but work well once adjusted just right. I own other Ridgid tools that I like very much so this is disappointing.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from storage box My box arrived badly dented, and the left side is really difficult to get the padlock locked, the locking arm is set too far forward.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Help help help flexi tray Love my box but it didnt come with the flexi tray an before put into service i need that tray for it. I can make on but im about to start buying everything ridgid an i can even get this tray the has the dividers...? Someone please help!!!!
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You Got To Buy It! This storage chest is by far is the best bang for your dollar ; it's everything they say it is and more... don't hesitate - just go out and buy!
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This box is very roomy. I have this gangbox mounted in the back of my truck in place of a tool box. It has out done my expectations. It's subjected to water/rain I've had no leaks or I'll effects. The 2048 has been in my truck just over a year now.
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems to be a great product, can easily go from job site to the back of your truck for quick transit. I like how weather tight the lid closes. This 2048 size box is my primary choice for quick jobs. I use the #5 style combo locks on all job boxes so none of my workers have to worry about keeping up with keys. I installed 2 battend powered bright LED lights with notion sensors so you can see your tools in low light.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great box. The box is a little tall for a small pickup but just right for a full size pickup. This would be a great solution for someone that the over the bed typical toolbox just doesn't cut it. Loads in and out easily and could be left at the jobsite for safe tool storage.
Date published: 2017-04-19
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What are size of wholes on the skids ? So I can secure my box to a truck bed.

Asked by: Leftlane
Thank you for your interest in RIDGID. Each skid foot will have 4 square holes that are 7/16" and 2 round holes that are 5/8". Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDtools
Date published: 2017-09-06

Can 20 pound propane tanks be safely stored in the job lox?

Asked by: MattG
We do not recommend storing any explosive items in the box.
Answered by: RIDGIDCustServ
Date published: 2018-01-02

Can I get another shelf for this box

Asked by: Curtis
The white flexi shelf part number is 7650. Let me know if you need anything else. This item can be purchased through your local Home Depot Store. Thank you RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGID
Date published: 2017-09-06

I could not find casters with the proper bolt pattern so I purchased and installed heavy duty casters but was only able to bolt two bolts per caster.

Has anyone only used two bolts per caster and if so did it ever become a problem?
Asked by: RichSKi
Knaack casters are designed for the Ridgid boxes. We have not tested any other casters.
Answered by: RIDGIDCustServ
Date published: 2018-01-02

Is this storage chest fire rated?

Asked by: kppcshi
We have NOT tested the Ridgid boxes to any official "fire rating"
Answered by: RIDGIDCustServ
Date published: 2018-01-02

What are the specs for a lock? Size? Shackle length? Model?

I am currently using Knaack boxes and their locking mechanism is a PITA, so I'm switching to RIDGID. I hope the lock install and use is easier.
Asked by: TinMan4300
We recommend either a Master Lock #5 or an American Lock #50 with a 1" shackle height.
Answered by: RIDGIDCustServ
Date published: 2018-01-02

How do you bolt on casters through the solid skids on older versions of this box?

I have an older version of this box and need to put some caster wheels on. I can see the holes but can't get to the inside of the skids, as they are welded shut. What's the best way to fix the caster wheels to the skids?
Asked by: Soss
Update to the newer box.
Answered by: Siegie
Date published: 2017-09-06

Hi I have a 98 ford ranger pickup truck and I wanted to know if this would fit. I want it right behind my driver and passenger seats. Thanks

Asked by: Reckoner
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