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    source of milk crates

    Hi,

    I am wondering what is the best type of, or source of, milk crates to attach to my rear rack to use as a rear basket?

    I have something very much like a milk crate but it was designed for file folders, it's called a file crate, and the cross hatching on the bottom seems a bit weak so I would like to look for something more sturdy.

    Can anyone can recommend how or where to get a crate that is known to work well attached to a rear rack?


    Thanks

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    Well, I suspect the usual source of them is the loading dock of your local grocery store. (All of mine came out of dumpsters.) However, the Container Store will sell you one: http://www.containerstore.com/shop/c...uctId=10000531 (for a third what the bike source above wants, too.)

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    This one isn't too ghetto and is five bucks! http://publicbikes.com/p/PUBLIC-Plastic-Folding-Crate

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    For ten bucks you can get a solid and legal milk crate just like tbe dairies use from The Container Store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dscheidt View Post
    Well, I suspect the usual source of them is the loading dock of your local grocery store. (All of mine came out of dumpsters.) However, the Container Store will sell you one: http://www.containerstore.com/shop/c...uctId=10000531 (for a third what the bike source above wants, too.)
    That is where all the ones I used to have came from. I used to use them to hold all my books---many, many, moons ago, before I got married and settled down. Now I have real book shelves.
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