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Old 11-07-2011, 12:16   #1
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Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

Lock & Lock seems to be the gold standard for food storage. The only knock against them I am aware of is that they do not stack well.

Yesterday I saw Rubbermaid's Lock-it at the store. They are designed to stack.

Has anyone any real world experiences using both? It would be nice to see a comparison, as the Rubbermaid's were a bit better priced.
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

Lock and Lock are better than rubbermaid to me because lock and lock only has one flap per side. Th rubber maid ones I saw had 2 on the long sides.

Mine seem to stack fine, but I dont really stack much.

HANG ON!!!!!!!! I do have 3 stacked! Coco, drinking cocolate and sugar. They've never fallen over in a seaway.

Mind you sometimes I forget to put them away
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

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Mind you sometimes I forget to put them away

Could that be caused by your $480,000,000.00 beer drinking budget???

Lock % Lock always worked fine, but we never stack over 2-3 high.
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

I have a big set of L&L that were sold as stackable. They are great and store efficiently. My other L&L take a bit more room. I'm still looking for the chance to buy another set of the stackable ones.
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

We have kept kosher salt dry for a year in the Rubbermaid version, I thinbk it works as well as L&L.
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

I looked it up. L&L calls their stacking containers "Nestable."

Once you use real L&L you won't go back. My attempts at other brands now hold rigging bits, spare bulbs, and other odds and ends. Some have gone to shore-bound family.
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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

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Could that be caused by your $480,000,000.00 beer drinking budget???
I think its because I have no girlfriend to do said task.






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Re: Lock & Lock vs Lock-it - Thoughts ?

I have bought other brands 3 times and been disappointed each time. While I have not tried the Rubbermaid ones mentioned by the OP, the brands I have tried were no good. They did not seal well after a couple of weeks. Only the Lock & Lock brand has proven to be consistently high-quality and continue to seal perfectly after several years of daily use.


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