Clothing Storage - Sealed Totes?

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  1. randomguy

    randomguy Member

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    So I have (1) Plano 1919 box that’s 108 quart. It was an ok price, and I thought it was sealed but wasn’t. I contacted Plano about it and they sold me the print and the longer hinges for I think $10, plus s/h, which I didn’t think was too bad.

    Anyway, now my son and I have too much stuff for that one tote so I need another one. I found these big ones at Home Depot, but they don’t and won’t seal.

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Plano-...VjYbACh22Mw98EAQYASABEgJUEfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Here’s why they won’t seal:
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    Anyone have a cost effective solution for something sealed to keep clothes and gloves and hats and stuff in?

    Thanks!


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  2. BoneCrusher20

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    I store all my clothes in similar totes for off season, but i put my clothes in ziploc bags like these.
    https://www.amazon.com/SCENT-WAY-100055-Scent-Safe-Plastic/dp/B06XRKVF6Q

    During season, i'm a little more of scent freak in that i have scent crusher ozone closet that is pretty heavy duty fabric and the ozone generator does pretty good job of eliminating scents right before i transfer from closet to totes like these where i have drilled hole in them and run hose from 12V ozone generator in truck.
     
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  3. Mennoniteman

    Mennoniteman Well-Known Member

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    I use tubs like that and put my clothes in clear garbage bags. I like clear bags, they're much easier to see what you've got. If you want a sealed tote you would need to get a 100 qt. ice chest, 35.30 x 17.40 x 16.80 Inches, but walmart at $127.93 wouldn't be very cost effective anymore. The nice thing about this unit is that you can use it to haul your quartered meat home if the hunt is successful.
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  4. THE LLC

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    This is what I do, but use Space Bags so I can suck the air out of them with a vacuum.
     
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    I have the same large tote I started with 25 years ago, I see no reason to buy a air tight waterproof bin for your offseason storage. I use large vacuum sealed bags too, like the ones you store pillows and blankets in. Wash clothes at the end of the season. Fill the bags one at a time in the tote, them suck the air out. The one tip I would give you on these bags is to duct tape the seams before you use them and don't over pack them. Had the same bags 15 years. I also separate my bow hunting clothes from my gun hunting clothes and the same with layering clothes. Then when the season comes I take my clothes out, wash again, air out for 3 weeks, wash the tote and just put the clothes back in the tote, traveling to and from and getting dressed on location. I am a scent nut too but can't spend the money on the ozone thing.

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  6. Deadeye

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    If I had to store mine I’d probably get a tote.

    But since it’s just me n the wife and the FIL I use one of the empty bedrooms closet to hang all my hunting clothes and bags.

    The wife uses another for her extra clothes.


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    I found two large locking storage bins at good will. They were full of Christmas crap. 10 bucks apiece. Bought em and donated the Christmas stuff back. I keep everything in vacuum garment bags in them.

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