Sterilite 16 Gallon Footlocker, Black

Walmart # 554875318
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Sterilite 16 Gallon Footlocker, Black

Walmart # 554875318
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Product highlights

  • Durable construction
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Smooth rolling wheels
  • 16 gallon capacity
  • Highlights
  • Durable construction
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Smooth rolling wheels
  • 16 gallon capacity
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    About This Item

  • Durable construction
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Smooth rolling wheels
  • 16 gallon capacity
  • Brand
    Sterilite
    Material
    Plastic
    Recommended Use
    Storage
    Features
    rolling wheels, stackable, made in the usa, secure latching, ergonomic construction
    Color
    Black
    Manufacturer Part Number
    18429001
    Assembled Product Weight
    10 lb
    Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
    31.13 x 17.60 x 13.88 Inches
    Customer Reviews
    4.6 out of 5 Stars
    1-10 of 325 reviews

    Great option for missions travel

    How convenient to have rollers to manage the 50 pounds inside (allowed by airlines). Our items arrive in foreign countries in better condition and are more manageable when arriving in a third world airport location. What is even more great, is that this is such a wonderful gift to leave behind. The children's homes appreciate these footlockers to store the children's belongings, they are stackable and take up little space. These footlockers may have to be collected at a customs retaining area upon arrival in some countries, such as Venezuela. The downside is the latches aren't as durable as would be nice to have. The latches do not always withstand the intense handling and can be crushed, mishapened since the metal is not heavy duty quality. It is nice to be able to use a padlock after one's arrival.

    LOVE these!

    I currently have 4 of these footlockers (each in a different color) and plan to buy several more. I have camping gear in one, car emergency gear in another, Boy Scout banquet items in the third, and put general road trip items (coffee pots, munchies, etc) in the fourth. I'll be getting several more to store emergency clothes (for when we're working at off-road races), and other items. I'm a "grab-it-and-go" type person, and these footlockers are the right size for me to grab. I don't need to wait for one of my sons to carry them. The side handle makes it easy even for me to carry. They're stackable and really quite sturdy. I wish Walmart carried the full range of colors, including the safety orange, but I've managed to get the black, grey, teal, and pink already. That makes it nice because I don't have to label the units - I know the sleeping bags are in the pink one, the road gear is in the black, etc. The only thing that would make these better would be some sort of handle to make pulling them on the wheels less awkward. But for the price, I can live with jerry-rigging a handle.

    Road cases for local musicians

    Road cases for musicians running around a city are ridiculously expensive, even old and extremely beat-up ones. When it comes to such things as carrying powered PA speakers and monitors, or assorted gear such as cable bags, laptop bags, snakes, etc., who wants to blow $200 a pop and end up with stuff that weighs a ton and takes up a ton of space? For random gear, this footlocker is great. For the speakers, I took 2" foam cut to a large fat X shape to fit the bottom and sides and used spray adhesive for foam to make it permanent. The speakers are safe and the total cost was only $30 a speaker. It makes a serviceable case for running around town. The latches are made of cheap stamped metal and bent wire rods. I slap a strip of gaffers tape over them to keep them from snagging. The wheels are cheap as well, but they do the job (I use a collapsible cart for transporting from the van, anyway, so the wheels are not a concern).

    Good but should be better. NOT WATERTIGHT

    These Footlockers (2 per set) are excellent for storage. No food, or perishables such as protien bars or meal replacements. As other reviewers stated, they ARE NOT WATERPROOF. Not even water resistant. I knew this when I bought them, as I'm using them to store equipment INDOORS, that are not affected by humidity or insects. I would not reccomend this as a footlocker for camp. The gap between the lid and locker is enough for ants, roaches, water, ect to get into. Clothes will mildue in this footlocker if it's stored in a damp basement. Running a dehumidifier will make a difference, but at $$ energy bills. I guess one could try and seal the lid's gap with a dense foam, but the hinge area would still be compromised. So why bother? It's great for heavy garage items, tools, paint, hobby equipment and the like. They stack great and the wheels are durable for smooth floors. Get my drift?
    I just purchased my third set of Sterilite Footlockers. I've got two kids in college and these lockers are perfect. So easy to manuver down sidewalks and hallways with the built-in wheels. When closed, the lids have a good rimmed edge that allows you to grab hold, pick it up and carry it. You can easily stack one upon the other without worry of one sliding off. My kids have stood on them, used them for seating and stuffed them just short of bursting at the seams. For security, just add a pad lock. The first set is over three years old and has seen many moves from home to college, dorm to summer storage. The price can't be beat. Two lockers for the price you could have paid for just one.
    I recently purchased it for my son returning to college. We no longer have to travel with 3-4 storage bins. We only need two for him to take back to school.
    Glade I got this. It stores my bed blankets and fits under my bed. I have a raised bed so I can do this. I am very happy with my footlocker.
    This worked out great for my son to use at his week long Boy Scout Camp. The handle makes it easy to hold. When it got to heavy he just switched it up and pulled it using the wheels.

    Sterilite Footlocker -

    To be sure, as others have already pointed out, this is not meant for outdoor storage, but if it is under cover, like in a shed, would be ok. The lip and lid could be better designed for overlap to keep water from getting in, but this is a storage locker, like you would put in your basement or closet (as I did), not a heavy duty military grade foot locker. So, this does well for organizing your seasonal decorations or in my case, organizing non-essentials in preparation for a move. The wheels work ok and the shape of the handle-grabs on the side make it easy to pick up altogether when you need to stack them.

    Great Product!

    I've been using 3-4 of these for years and they have met all of my expectations. As a videographer and DJ, I utilize these to carry equipment in, some of which is heavy and sensitive. I have experienced no issues with cracking, broken hinges or anything else mentioned in the poor reviews. The wheels don't have too much of a function unless you are extremely short, but my cases are usually picked up and placed on a cart for moving. When not in use, these stack nicely. We also keep a couple extra cases for packing for vacation. They fit well in the back of a minivan or truck and hold a lot of clothes/food.
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