General Quality of a Husky Tool Chest
The build and material strength of a Husky tool chest looks and feels decent enough, if you are not planning to use it for a very long time. With the exception of the roller bearings and the “casing” for the drawers, every other part is more prone to depreciation, at a rate that is faster than the “decay speed” of a tool chest of higher quality. The problem seems to come from how it is regularly manufactured, as indicated by the way a Husky tool chest is painted, and by the small (but noticeable) weld marks and spots that are found randomly around the tool chest.
The actual strength and finish of the material used to make the chest is good enough, although it might sometimes look quite flimsy and unreliable. It is not recommended to put something that weights more than 200 lbs. in a single drawer, even for a bigger-sized Husky tool chest.
On the positive side though, a Husky tool chest can pretty much store almost anything with the extended length of the drawers. You can easily keep your full-sized tools tucked away neatly inside.
Common Problems on a Husky Tool Chest
With those kinds of defects, a Husky tool chest is sure to suffer from a few problems. The most common of which is the inability of the drawer to stay put. The drawers cannot be closed completely, and as such, it has a tendency to slide forward little by little.
Conversely, if you try to push the drawer far into the catches, it becomes quite hard to pull out. This even becomes more frustrating when you realize that putting too much force in opening it might cause other parts to snap out.
On rare cases, even the drawers themselves could snap out of place suddenly. There are no replacement drawers for a Husky tool chest, so the only option would most likely be to weld the drawer back in one piece on your own.
Take note though that these problems often gradually come after using the Husky tool chest for a considerably long time period. You won’t find your Husky tool chest suddenly popping open and breaking up after two or three months, unless it has a factory defect.
Even with these seemingly fatal flaws, a Husky tool chest is still a satisfactory choice for homeowners. Because you can never easily beat a product that can cost as less as half the price of other brands that sells the same product.