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#100425 - 07/22/07 08:52 AM B.O. Cart
LED Offline

Registered: 09/01/05
Posts: 1474
Stumbled across this interesting looking cart while looking for a hand truck. Looks like it would make a nice BO/Camping gear cart. (except for the price) Does anyone make something similar but at an affordable price?


#100429 - 07/22/07 12:48 PM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: LED]
RayW Offline

Registered: 12/06/01
Posts: 553
Loc: Orlando, FL
How about something like this,


While not quite as "cool" looking it would work and carry a lot of stuff.

#100474 - 07/23/07 12:13 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: RayW]
frostbite Offline

Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 148
Loc: TN
Hello, new member as of today and I also have been looking for a good cart or "supply horse". HandTrucks.com has several and I noticed a set of wheels at Northern Tool Equipment to DIY. Hope this helps.

#100477 - 07/23/07 12:42 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: frostbite]
OldBaldGuy Offline

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
Welcome Newguy!!!

#100478 - 07/23/07 12:52 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: frostbite]
JohnnyUpton Offline

Registered: 05/03/07
Posts: 60
Loc: USA
Depending on the terrain you expect to encounter, this may be a viable alternative.


Not recommended for swampy areas.

#100479 - 07/23/07 01:07 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: OldBaldGuy]
leemann Offline
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Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 623
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Welcome also Newguy.

It's the year 2022...People are still the same
They'll do anything to get what they need.
And they need Soylent Green.

#100499 - 07/23/07 07:03 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: JohnnyUpton]
LED Offline

Registered: 09/01/05
Posts: 1474
Thanks. That Cabelas super mag hauler looks nice too.

Oh yeah, welcome frostbite.

Edited by LED (07/23/07 07:04 AM)

#100515 - 07/23/07 01:56 PM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: LED]
KenK Offline
"Be Prepared"

Registered: 06/26/04
Posts: 2027
Loc: NE Wisconsin
Some years back I bought my wife one of these folding aluminum carts for the barn:


but it ended up staying in the garage and we put it in the truck s whenever we think we might need to haul gear for Scouts (when we have to park a good distance from the camp site) or other activities. They even make a marine-grade version in case you want to use it along the sea coast.

It folds easily and hold a lot of gear. I don't think its quite as tough, nor quite as big as the non-folding barn carts such as this:


but the aluminum cart folds fairly small and works well for us.

#100521 - 07/23/07 03:48 PM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: LED]
teacher Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 792
A search for "garden cart" will yield a great many choices for two wheeled gear carrying. Useful for gardening and moving loads up to 300#, pets, people, water, etc.


#100589 - 07/24/07 02:03 AM Re: B.O. Cart [Re: teacher]
benjammin Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/06/04
Posts: 4020
Loc: Anchorage AK
Two wheeled carts were actually pretty common when the pioneers were coming across the great plains and the Rockies. Not everyone could afford an ox or a mule, so some had to tote it themselves.

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
-- Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)

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