Mad Cow Metal Works: Custom Aluminum Dry Boxes

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M. Todd Maynard - Owner
(406) 581-9115

Jim Carli - co-owner
Jim - Owner
(406) 284-2540

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Mad Cow Metal Works
1404 Gold Ave
Bozeman, MT 59715

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— RAFT FRAMES & custom metal work —

Mad Cow Metal Works, located in Bozeman, MT, specializes in CUSTOM ALUMINUM WELDING AND FABRICATION, CUSTOM DRY BOXES, RAFT FRAMES, and PANNIERS for the boating, recreation, and outfitting industries. Lightweight and watertight, Mad Cow aluminum dry boxes are manufactured from .100 inch aluminum making them the toughest, most durable dry boxes on the market. Designed to withstand decades of use, and abuse, our dry boxes feature robust can-jar latches, full-length hinges, and rubber gaskets. Our IGBC certified bear boxes also feature lockable latches. With superior craftsmanship and showroom aesthetics, this is the last dry box you will ever buy.

Give us a call to discuss your requirements. We custom build boxes and panniers for any use you can imagine.

All custom orders need to be placed September through February to ensure timely delivery.

Request an Estimate on an Aluminum Dry Box or Custom Welding ProjectCall (406) 581-9115
for orders/inquiries.

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Click box above for larger view. Stock and custom sizes available. Can be sized to fit any frame or need. Made in Montana.

Made in Montana

IGBC certified bear resistant dry boxes

IGBC Certified dry boxes

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Certified bear resistant
Alaska & Lower 48 (click for video)

Standard and custom raft frames

Custom raft frames
Standard & custom frames available

Aluminum dry boxes for horse packing ATVs, and bikes

Custom horse panniers
Certified bear resistant