Mobile workstation

Stephane Mobile Technician Quebec Posted   Latest  

Hi. I am reprogramming on the road. I'm looking for ideas to better organize my van and also group my tools on a cart. Looks like the picture. But still a can big to transport ...?!?

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Justin Mobile Technician
Utah
Justin
 

I can’t even imagine using that on the road. In a shop as a service cart yes.

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Todd Mobile Technician
Alberta
Todd
   

Same here. I used to pack around a little nurse cart but gave it up pretty quick. Sweet cart though.

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Stephen Owner/Technician
California
Stephen
 

How would you take it out of the van without taking nearly everything out of it first.

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Israel Mobile Technician
Illinois
Israel
 

I use this cart, computer and scanner in top, battery maintainer, extension cord on the bottom , scope and leads on the sides. It folds and doesn’t take that much room on the truck, some fabrication and you can make the legs extend for a tall person. Hope this helps.

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Matt Technical Support Specialist
California
Matt
 

ever consider a dental/medical computer stand? Great for programming etc, not much room for tools though… Something like…

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Gery Diagnostician
Florida
Gery
 

I dont believe that would be very efficient. there Are so many different interfaces and multiple laptops your gonna need to fit in one cart. Every time you get to a location your gonna lug around a cart? here’s a sample of what I have. suitcases with interfaces and laptops I take down everyday at home. I’m not taking a chance in leaving them in the car overnight. good luck in your venture.

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Glenn Owner/Technician
Texas
Glenn
 

A simple light metal cart is all you need. I have used one from True Value Hardware for years now. It has a sliding top and 2 drawers and best of all it is lightweight. I carry it in the bed of my service truck, it only takes a couple of minutes to load with what scanner, programming or mechanical tools I need.

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Dean Technical Support Specialist
New Zealand
Dean
 

What about a Milwaukee Pack Out Set-up?

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Matthew Owner/Technician
Oregon
Matthew
 

I've been pulling out a little Debbie snack table (kind of like a TV table tray) that I got from a customer that was a distributor for over a decade. It's very robust and found mostly that's all I need to put my laptop and scope accessories. A second if needed to have the whole everything out. Sometimes simple is better.

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Lazer Owner/Technician
New Jersey
Lazer
 

I am looking into this cart, it collapses so hopefully it will be easy to transport.

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Jamie Mobile Technician
British Columbia
Jamie
 

I use TruckVault(s). Work so well. truckvault​.​com

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Bob Educator
California
Bob
 

Wheels closely spaced--and tiny ones at that. A piece of gravel could tip it over, if there's a high center of gravity from equipment.

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Tanner Instructor
South Carolina
Tanner
 

I use a Klein rolling tool bag to hold most of the aftermarket scanners. All of my programming equipment is in sliding drawers and I take out the laptop and whichever vci device I need when I back up to the vehicle I’m programming. For my scope and all accessories I use a Beta folding cart like the ones shown below. Have been using this set up for almost 4 years now.

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