Tactical Gear Caddy

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Project by oldrivers posted 06-19-2018 03:36 AM 1682 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this tactical gear caddy for my Granddaughter She has a degree in Criminal Justice working as a Deputy for the Sheriffs Dept. She was elated to receive the Cop (Gear) Caddy it has a place for most of her Tactical gear. The Caddy has a place to hang her BP Vest, duty belt; there is a lockable Gun storage box and three hangers for her uniform. The rear has four outlets to charge her Flash light, Body Cam, Radio Etc. All the wiring is concealed inside the post and under the stand only the pig tail plug is seen.
Fabricated from Red Oak and Sassafras, ply wood was used for the box and part of the base. The Caddy is Painted a Stealth Black color. Thanks for looking you comments will be appreciated.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#1 posted 06-19-2018 03:47 AM

A very useful accessory for her duty gear!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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#2 posted 06-19-2018 03:49 AM

I cobbled together something like this while in Iraq. Makes it easy to have everything you need organized and ready to go.

Yours is much better!!! LOL

Nice work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 06-19-2018 03:57 AM

Well thought out sir. Good job.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 06-19-2018 04:17 AM

Nice set up! I like that dark colour

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 06-19-2018 10:42 AM

Nice caddy – congrats to your grandaughter

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 06-19-2018 10:50 AM

Looks good, I hope its bolted down

-- Regards Rob

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#7 posted 06-19-2018 11:14 AM

Nice design, all inclusive, well thought out. I’m sure your granddaughter will enjoy using this during her entire career. Thank her for her service.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 06-19-2018 12:32 PM

Oh yea, I like it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 06-19-2018 04:12 PM

Paracticl, looks good and will be used!


-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#10 posted 06-19-2018 05:14 PM

You did a very nice job on this project.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#11 posted 06-19-2018 08:31 PM

Thats a great project you made for your granddaughter. She’ll think of you every time she uses her caddy even more when grandpa is gone. She’ll hang her shirt, put away her gun and feel the loving bond you’ve created by building it for her. Police officers deserve our respect and gratitude for their service that protects all of us each day. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#12 posted 06-19-2018 10:35 PM

Thanks to all you great woodworkers for your kind and & Gracious comments.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Ray Friddle

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#13 posted 06-20-2018 02:35 AM

Nice. I think I’ll build one as an incentive to get tactical gear.

-- Ray

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#14 posted 06-20-2018 03:02 AM

Great build. One of our daughters is on the Sherrif’s Dept. in Calif. and I’ll bet she would love one of these as well. Thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#15 posted 06-26-2018 03:44 AM

This is a very practical and well made carpentry project. Looks like it will last your granddaughter for years to come. Nicely done.

-- Joel, Poway

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