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Offline Shane Holland

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Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« on: October 29, 2019, 09:07 PM »
I still see people out on the interwebs looking for these. When I was working at FUSA, we got a handful of them that I used for a giveaway and they were extremely sought after. We worked with Tanos to get these imported to the U.S. and now have some in stock.

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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2019, 09:59 PM »
Did Tanos partner with Raaco? The drawer boxes are identical to those made by Raaco.

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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2019, 10:16 PM »
Did Tanos partner with Raaco? The drawer boxes are identical to those made by Raaco.

Not sure, and I doubt Tanos would disclose that type of information or relationship if it exists. But, they do look similar.
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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2019, 10:44 PM »
I can confirm that they are Raaco boxes.

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Offline ColossusX

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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2019, 07:07 AM »
I like these, but it seems a shame that there's such a huge premium between this and the original Raaco Handy Box. A $150 upcharge for basically 4 systainer clips.   

Offline neilc

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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2019, 10:27 AM »
I have one of each of the Tanos and Festool versions.  They are great cases for storing parts and screws.

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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2019, 10:53 AM »
Funny I have one of these that I was trying to sell a while ago for 2/3 list. No purchase interest at all besides the morons who offer pennies. I don't do onsite installs anymore so I don't really need it. I ended up deciding to keep it and putting all my screws and anchors back in.
This seems like one of the great overlooked tools. I filled each drawer with specific items such as a drawer of different size standard screws, a drawer of specialized screws, a drawer of various kinds of anchors and a drawer of different size metal expansion anchors. Having the racktainer eliminated wasted time and trips to the truck. Add to that eliminating the usual 'damnit I know I have one of those screws somewhere' syndrome.
The racktainer is probably helpful in the shop but so is any box. If you do onsite installs with lots of potential parts options you should really think about one of these.
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Re: Tanos Racktainer - Now in Stock (US)
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2019, 04:21 PM »
Are the plastic inserts in these as flimsy as they look in the various pictures/Raaco video's I've watched?   Price aside (FYI, you can get 4 draw Raaco Handy Box on eBay shipped to use for $100 USD), the durability of the inserts looks a little suspect, especially compared to SYS 1 BOX (granted it's going to be 2x the price for 4 of them), or compared to other options like Sortimbo T-BOXX G (now available for purchase from Sortimo US) or Milwaukee Packout.