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Old 08-04-2009, 07:10 AM   #1
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Default Collapsible Handtruck... plan to use it to haul all my truggy gear.

I'm tired of carrying gear to and from the track, so I bought this jumpo collapsible handtruck from redbirdhandtrucks.com. Here's a few pics. This is everything except table, tent and truggy. I'm sure I can get my truggy on there too with bungee cords. I also plan to buy a roomier and more square shaped tote than the one pictured here [on the bottom]. I'll post follow up pics of the final results. Nonetheless, the nose plate is 23 x 15, so everything pictured stays put, regardless. The truck handle is adjustable and the rear handles are collapsible. The best part is that this handtruck fits in my car or trunk.



Note: I should add that the "Rock N Roller Equipment Multi Cart" appears to be a better solution if you have a truck or trailer. Redbird sells it too or google it for the best price. I didn't go with it b/c it doesn't fully collapse like the jumbo handtruck.

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Old 08-04-2009, 12:27 PM   #2
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Looks nice but really need a version with bigger/better tires for tracks without paved lots.
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looks pretty nice, i use this: http://www.ruralking.com/king-kong-a...e-job-box.html

use it more for when i'm racing carpet in the winter. got all my battery boxes, chargers, motor boxes, solder station, radio, 4 10th scale carpet cars, an 18th scale carpet car, and parts all in that will some room to spare
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i just bought one very similar to this one. i love it. holds 150lbs, and the wheels work very good on any surface.
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Old 08-04-2009, 04:39 PM   #5
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Looks nice but really need a version with bigger/better tires for tracks without paved lots.
Yeah, I agree with you. However, this truck has 8 inch semi-pneumatic wheels, so it should be decent enough on unpaved lots. I'll post back trackside results.

Again, an alternative would be the " Rock n' Roller " collapsible cart as previously mentioned. They have many different models, but I've accessed that [for me] the "R8" model is the best of the bunch. I would've went with it, but the wheels do not collapse, so it's a bit too bulky to fit in my car or trunk with my gear..

Here's the best option for collapsible hand trucks. This one has pneumatic wheels: http://www.handtrucks.com/hand-truck...over&tid=broad It's exactly like the one I have. Unfortunately it's $250.00. The one I have was $134.00 [shipped]. The track will tell, however, if necessary, maybe I can pimp it out with pneumatic wheels as money and time allows (?)

Anyway, at least I no longer have to walk my gear back and forth. It was ridiculous. So much so, I didn't even want to run my truggy b/c I figured I'd wait until I had the handtruck.

Note: I can use it for hauling other stuff as well. I used it to haul my work gear this morning. I plan to use it to haul my next big walmart run [tote and bungee's to contain it all]

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woah, i got mine for $30 at costco!
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Old 08-04-2009, 05:09 PM   #7
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woah, i got mine for $30 at costco!
$30.00? Please prove it with a link and pic. Also, you stated 150 lb capacity... this one has a 440 lb capacity. Anyway, I posted all this for others that may be searching or shopping for a solution. As far as collapsible handtrucks go, this one is prolly' the best value.

Note: The wheels bolt on and off and I just found reasonable priced replacement pneumatic wheels @ handtrucks.com for $19.99 each http://www.handtrucks.com/hand-truck...wheel.cfm#tabs. So, odds are, if you'd like, you can run 8 or maybe even 10 inch off-road wheels on it. You just have to make sure you get the correct axle size. Keep in mind, pneumatic wheels tend to go flat. So, if the stock semi-pneumatic wheels work, I prolly' won't change them.

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