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50 Uses For AMMO BOXES

We sell a few ammo boxes / tins at Patrol Base, you can find them "here":
http://www.patrolbase.co.uk/search.asp?q=ammo+box&Search=Search

Patrol Base 50 Cal Fat Ammo Box

Patrol Base 50 Cal Fat Ammo Box

Here are a few ways of using them which you may not have thought of.

Electronics

  • Use an ammo box as an EMP proof computer tower and re-build the desktop computer into the ammo box.
  • Use an ammo box as an EMP proof shell and re-build radio into the ammo box.
  • Use an ammo box as a waterproof camera case and re-build the underwater movie camera into the ammo box.
  • Use an ammo box as an EMP protected box to store electronics. First line the inside of the ammo box with cardboard, then wrap the electronics with aluminum foil and store in the ammo box. That will give you two layers of EMP protection.

Household

  • Use an ammo box as a gift box.
  • Use an ammo box as a first aid kit.
  • Use an ammo box as a boot scraper.
  • Use an ammo box to keep boot polish and shoe shine kit in.
  • Use two ammo boxes to hold up your sound system speakers.
  • Use an ammo box as a cigar humidor.
  • Use an ammo box to hold up a bed off the ground.
  • Use an ammo box as a memory box. Great for storing pictures and souvenirs since it's waterproof and your spouse won't look in it.
  • Use ammo boxes as furniture - they can be stacked like Lego.
  • Use an ammo box as a foot stool.
  • Use an ammo box as a safe by welding a hasp onto the ammo box and bolting it down to something secure.
  • Use an ammo box to catch water under a drip.
  • Use an ammo box as a crayon box for the kids.
  • Use an ammo box as a battery box.
  • Use a large ammo box filled with water for a heat sink wall in a sun room.

Miscellaneous

  • Use an ammo box as a camp seat.
  • Use an ammo box as a geo-cache container.
  • Use an ammo box to store campers kits. The waterproof seal keeps moisture out of camping supplies such as matches, batteries and maps.
  • Use an ammo box to store flammables such as flares, fuses, booby traps, fireworks, etc.
  • Use an ammo box to soak your feet. You'll need two of them, but they come in all sizes.
  • Use an ammo box as a sink to wash and shave in.
  • Use an ammo box as a ballot box.
  • Use an ammo box as a tinder box.
  • Use an ammo box as a burn box for documents.
  • Use an ammo box as a washing machine. Put it in your 4x4 and drive around, or pick it up and shake it, or stir it with a plunger or paddle.
  • Use an ammo box as a dumbbell for weight training.
  • Paint an ammo box black, cover it in metal studs, add a leather strap, and wear it as a purse to a goth-industrial club.
  • Use an ammo box as a shower.
  • Use an ammo box as a solar setup with battery, frame and folding solar panel.

Sustenance

  • Use an ammo box as a lunch box.
  • Use an ammo box as a stove. Drill ten 1/2 inch diameter holes along both sides 1 inch above the bottom of the can and a 2 inch diameter hole in one end to feed in the fuel and ten 3/16" diameter holes along the top to put the skewers through to form the grill.
  • Use an ammo box as a cook pot.
  • Use an ammo box as an oven. Lay the ammo box on it's side and cover it with hot coals from the fire.

Tactical

  • Use an ammo box as a grab and go box.
  • Use an ammo box to store a field repair kit.
  • Use an ammo box filled with soil/sand instead of sandbags, to fortify a position.

Vehicles / Tools

  • Use an ammo box to store tyre chains.
  • Use an ammo box to store tow accessories and spare parts.
  • If you have a Jeep, use an ammo box as a lockable container.
  • Use a large size ammo box (ex. 40"X30"X18") to store your larger vehicle tools - axe, folding shovel, jack, etc.
  • Use an ammo box to store tyre chalk.
  • Use an ammo box as a catch box for oil change.
  • Use an ammo box for holding nails, screws, etc. They don't leak, so the nails don't rust, and the nails can't poke through the sides.
  • Use an ammo box to store grease and oil you don't want leaking everywhere, i.e. small containers of grease, glue and any other important stuff used in small quantities and packaged in fragile containers which could get crushed in a tool box.
  • Use ammo boxes as custom painted motorcycle saddlebags.
  • Use ammo boxes as custom painted bicycle saddlebags.
  • Use an ammo box as a centre console in a Jeep.
  • Use an ammo box as speaker enclosures in a Jeep.

Written by Karl, who has written a total of 197 posts.


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