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 ...?!?
I can’t even imagine using that on the road. In a shop as a service cart yes.
Same here. I used to pack around a little nurse cart but gave it up pretty quick. Sweet cart though.
How would you take it out of the van without taking nearly everything out of it first.
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.
ever consider a dental/medical computer stand? Great for programming etc, not much room for tools though… Something like…
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.
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.
What about a Milwaukee Pack Out Set-up?
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.
I am looking into this cart, it collapses so hopefully it will be easy to transport.
I use TruckVault(s). Work so well. truckvault.com
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.
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.