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Redneck Refrigerator Truck Box

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 Hey everybody I just got done building a tool box out of an old small refrigerator for my pickup.  I know its pretty redneck but it saved me a few hundred bucks and its pretty serviceable. Besides I like to re-purpose things rather than hall it off to the landfill. But really I don't think it looks all that bad and the price was right.
 There really wasn't much to do other than gutting it,putting some trim around it to form a drip edge because water runs between the rubber seal when it rains and to add a hasp so I could lock it up, drilled some holes in the bottom in case water does get in and a little paint to spiff it up.

Check out my video and tell me if it too redneck or not.


Also if your interested, Soon to upload, I'm working on a video where I'm making a portable outdoor shower out of two 250 gal IBC totes with the metal cage, or check out my video's on my plastic barrel canoe.
Thanks for watching and God bless.
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Wow, what a great repurpose. I think you could sell those for 250 each. I think Rednecks with charachter trucks (think deer antler hood ornament or railroad toe bumper cover) might prefer them to store bought. Great idea!
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