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kwas68
06-03-2013, 12:58 PM
What do you guys use as your portable kitchen cabinet/drawers?

Iíve done a few comps and realized that using tubs wasnít a convenient option. I bought a rolling plastic cart (Walmart grade) and it fell apart before I ever had the chance to use it. I donít have a camper and am looking for something that can be used on a table top or free standing. Gotta be something that can withstand transportation in the bed of a pickup.

Any suggestions?

Ford
06-03-2013, 01:14 PM
Samsclub rolling table. Box in both ends and one side. Get drawer type plastic bins. Use bungees to hold in place while traveling and tarp it for rain. Can easily be lifted in and out of pickup bed. Also gives you a 4 foot stainless work surface.

sdbbq1234
06-03-2013, 07:10 PM
Samsclub rolling table. Box in both ends and one side. Get drawer type plastic bins. Use bungees to hold in place while traveling and tarp it for rain. Can easily be lifted in and out of pickup bed. Also gives you a 4 foot stainless work surface.

Thanks. Would you have a link for that?

wallace

Eggspert
06-03-2013, 07:21 PM
We just bought two of these carts from rubbermaid.

Amazon.com: Rubbermaid FG773488 Black 5-Drawer Mobile Work Center: Home & Kitchen

We LOVE them. We didn't pay that price, we lucked out and got them on clearance at a big box store for $90 per cart. It is so nice to have everything organized, plus on wheels for moving around instead of lugging heavy totes around.

Eggspert

Muzzlebrake
06-03-2013, 07:56 PM
I use one of these (https://www.sevilleclassics.com/12_drawer_rolling_workbench_ultra_hd) and one of these (https://www.sevilleclassics.com/rolling_cabinet_drawers_ultra_hd)

I really like them, only complaint is the drawers on the larger one don't lock like the ones on the smaller one.

sdbbq1234
06-03-2013, 08:11 PM
Man! You guys don't mess around!

I am in the same situation as kwas68; bought sme cheap schit, and well, I got what I paid for.

But you guys are at a whole different level. Good for you guys. I'll get there one of these days............. I hope.

wallace

Muzzlebrake
06-03-2013, 08:17 PM
Man! You guys don't mess around!

I am in the same situation as kwas68; bought sme cheap schit, and well, I got what I paid for.

But you guys are at a whole different level. Good for you guys. I'll get there one of these days............. I hope.

wallace

LOL

I got these over time as I had to replace the cheaper ones through the years.

buttburnersbbq
06-03-2013, 08:29 PM
What do you guys use as your portable kitchen cabinet/drawers?

I’ve done a few comps and realized that using tubs wasn’t a convenient option. I bought a rolling plastic cart (Walmart grade) and it fell apart before I ever had the chance to use it. I don’t have a camper and am looking for something that can be used on a table top or free standing. Gotta be something that can withstand transportation in the bed of a pickup.

Any suggestions?

This rolling work bench works great for us . There are plenty of drawers and storage and also works as a prep table . They sell this at Sams Club for $400
80061

swamprb
06-04-2013, 04:03 AM
I found some Sterilite 4 drawer cabinets like these: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sterilite-4-Drawer-Cabinet/8206252

The ones I have are mounted side x side on the nose end of my 6x10 enclosed trailer and they each have two shelves that are removable and will accomadate 4 totes with room to spare. Very lightweight and actually pretty sturdy.

CBQ
06-04-2013, 08:15 PM
Search for my other posts on here to see my rolling wire shelves with resin drawers. Tough as nails, going on close to 40 contests with them now, including a wind burst that flipped the tent and the shelving unit over. Had to replace parts on the tent, no damage to the shelves or the contents. Couple of other teams are using the same design now.

swamprb
06-04-2013, 09:31 PM
What do you guys use as your portable kitchen cabinet/drawers?

Iíve done a few comps and realized that using tubs wasnít a convenient option. I bought a rolling plastic cart (Walmart grade) and it fell apart before I ever had the chance to use it. I donít have a camper and am looking for something that can be used on a table top or free standing. Gotta be something that can withstand transportation in the bed of a pickup.

Any suggestions?

I wish I had better pics of my comp setup to show, but I also use a plastic shelf similar to this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Enviro-Elements-4-Tier-Shelf-Unit-18-x-36-Black/20467885

and I have some plastic drawers that fit on the shelves. I only use 3 of the shelves, so its table height, store 2 totes w/lids on the bottom, lay down some anti-slip mats and the drawers don't slide around on the top and center shelves. it all breaks down for traveling and sets up in a few minutes. I have a nylon rollup organizer with a bunch of mesh pockets that I hang on the canopy to keep small items close at hand. I've seen folks using these as well: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Household-Essentials-Storage-and-Organization-24-Pocket-Over-the-Door-Shoe-Organizer-in-Natural/15712051?findingMethod=rr
Set my prep table up and get my game on.

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t310/swamprb/Cheney%20Jubilee%202012/IMG_5330.jpg

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t310/swamprb/Cheney%20Jubilee%202012/IMG_5331.jpg

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t310/swamprb/Cheney%20Jubilee%202012/IMG_5329.jpg

Butt Rubb'n BBQ
06-04-2013, 09:42 PM
Good lord I just put my stuff on a table.

Stoke&Smoke
06-05-2013, 09:31 AM
We used Sterlite plastic 3 drawer cabinets when we were cooking out of a tent and EZups. I keep a lot of my stuff in a Stanley FatMax rolling tool chest like this one now
http://www.hsn.com/products/stanley-4-in-1-fatmax-mobile-work-station/5381706?sz=6704&sf=HO0232&ac=INCHO0232&cm_mmc=Shopping%20Engine-_-PLA-_-Home-_-5381706&channel=Froogle&mr:referralID=50f7c320-cdec-11e2-9dea-001b2166becc (http://www.hsn.com/products/stanley-4-in-1-fatmax-mobile-work-station/5381706?sz=6704&sf=HO0232&ac=INCHO0232&cm_mmc=Shopping%20Engine-_-PLA-_-Home-_-5381706&channel=Froogle&mr:referralID=50f7c320-cdec-11e2-9dea-001b2166becc)

It fits in a truck or van, has lots of space, and is reasonably water resistant.

The sterlite cabs were repurposed in the camper

nthole
06-05-2013, 09:41 AM
We used to use this:

http://images.cabelas.com/is/image/cabelas/s7_518749_999_01?rgn=0,0,3030,3165&scl=8.328947368421053&fmt=jpeg&id=0g8rO05joGCSf35e-sl3uS (http://www.cabelas.com/product/Camping/Outdoor-Cooking/Camp-Kitchens%7C/pc/104795280/c/104754780/sc/104248980/Cabelas-Deluxe-Campers-Kitchen/715223.uts?destination=%2Fcategory%2FCamp-Kitchens%2F104248980.uts&WTz_l=DirectLoad%3Bcat104248980)

But you have to put it up every time. Kind of a pain in the butt.

Now we use this.

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/38/384682f3-6118-4a37-9931-692e72ab790c_300.jpg (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-46-in-Stainless-Steel-5-Drawer-1-Door-Mobile-Work-Center-HOTC4605J0QBD/203412822?N=c2gk#.Ua9NWdLbORI)

We can easily lift it into a truck or trailer. It's a bit smaller than the Sams one, but with the two cambros we also bring along we have more than enough space for everything in the two.

Muzzlebrake
06-05-2013, 09:49 AM
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/38/384682f3-6118-4a37-9931-692e72ab790c_300.jpg (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-46-in-Stainless-Steel-5-Drawer-1-Door-Mobile-Work-Center-HOTC4605J0QBD/203412822?N=c2gk#.Ua9NWdLbORI)

We can easily lift it into a truck or trailer. It's a bit smaller than the Sams one, but with the two cambros we also bring along we have more than enough space for everything in the two.

Do the drawers and cabinet lock shut on that?

nthole
06-05-2013, 11:43 AM
Yes they do. You can just see the circle for the lock above the drawers and on the door.

That picture is actually a link to the item at HD. Below is the link as well. I can say, that is a very sturdy heavy duty unit. I added some non slip material into each drawer and on the shelf in the cabinet. This is one of the best purchases we made as a pop-up/trailer team.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-46-in-Stainless-Steel-5-Drawer-1-Door-Mobile-Work-Center-HOTC4605J0QBD/203412822?N=c2gk#.Ua9qSfkqaSp

KC_Bobby
06-05-2013, 10:50 PM
You mentioned you need to fit everything into the back of your truck, while this would fit, it probably isn't functional for a truck bed due to size and weight. But if you have access to a utility/cargo trailer something like this could work. We made and used two of these for a few years - worked really well for all our knives, tools and various supplies.

Goddahavit
06-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Do the drawers and cabinet lock shut on that?


yes, i started using this one this year, makes our load and unload a 1 trip affair. loving it so far.

easy to inventory and restock.

picked mine up from home depot on clearance around 200 bucks.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-46-in-Stainless-Steel-5-Drawer-1-Door-Mobile-Work-Center-HOTC4605J0QBD/203412822#.UbB0D5x2OSo

bluzieq
06-06-2013, 07:05 AM
This rolling work bench works great for us . There are plenty of drawers and storage and also works as a prep table . They sell this at Sams Club for $400
80061 wow! I looked at that but never thought of it for that,going to sams.