[Build] state of construction (storage bins)

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Sun Jul 4 08:55:48 PDT 2010


I think the Bin-Box systems are probably better for the shop.


http://www.mcmaster.com/#4666t84/=7td89e

-ben

  "UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."

On Sat, 3 Jul 2010, John Magolske wrote:

> * Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> [100703 19:32]:
>> Do you prefer bins like the ones that are there, or fishing organizer
>> style boxes with compartments?
>>
>> Personally if we could get screws and such into an organizer setup with
>> smaller bins it would be good.  I prefer the fishing/sewing organizers
>> that have compartments on two sides and flip open.  If anyone knows a
>> good place to pick that kind of thing up I could go shopping for them.
>
> The part bin cabinets listed below are what I'd suggest. They
> all have the same external dimensions, but with different drawer
> configurations. Personally, I find the 24 large-drawer and the 64
> small-drawer versions are most useful. I have the combo 44-drawer
> version on my desk at work, but mostly use the larger drawers and wish
> I got the 24-drawer version instead. These would be nice attached to
> the wall (don't stick out too far). I like the idea of settling on
> one particular form factor so they can be tiled across a wall in a
> modular, space-efficient, non-chaotic manner... and these seem to
> have a reasonable cost/benefit ratio IMO.
>
>> From McMaster:
>
> 9619T71
> Plastic c 24 Drawers,
> 20" W X 15-13/16" H X 6-3/8" D, Lt Gray
> 24 Drawers @ 4 3/8" x 2" x 5 1/4"
> In stock at $29.64 Each
> http://www.mcmaster.com/#9619t71/=3uhja8
>
> 9619T75
> Plastic Small-Parts Drawer Cabinet 44 Drawers,
> 20" W X 15-13/16" H X 6-3/8" D, Lt Gray
> 32 Drawers @ 2 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 5 1/4"
> 12 Drawers @ 4 3/8" x 2" x 5 1/4"
> In stock at $28.09 Each
> http://www.mcmaster.com/#9619t75/=3uhjh3
>
> 9619T77
> Plastic Small-Parts Drawer Cabinet 64 Drawers,
> 20" W X 15-13/16" H X 6-3/8" D, Lt Gray
> 64 Drawers @ 2 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 5 1/4"
> In stock at $31.19 Each
> http://www.mcmaster.com/#9619t77/=3uhhxi
>
> If anyone's up for it I'd be willing to go halves/thirds/fourths/etc.
> on getting 2/3/4/etc of these. Maybe two 24's & one 64 to start with?
>
> When ordering from McMaster, an order placed by 5pm typically arrives
> by next business day afternoon (works better if you communicate that
> we're a bus/org, personal orders can take 2 days). I guess Weds would
> be the earliest we could get these if we so chose...and we'd need a
> reliable receiving person & address.
>
> The page Jim linked looks interesting too. Stackable larger bins would
> be nice. The nesting bins we currently have (donated by dpc, thx)
> could be a part of the solution...one thought was to mount to a wall
> some sort of rail that hooks into the top rear grooves of these bins
> and a ledge/shelf to support the bottoms.
>
> John
>
>
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