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Old 21-08-2016, 05:59   #1
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Folding dolly or luggage cart/dolly

HI, we are looking for a folding dolly to use to haul groceries, equipment and other stuff to the boat. Something that could be folded up and stored on the boat and taken in the dingy to get groceries. The last on we had worked for a few years but the wheels keep breaking when the terrain was rough. Any suggestions or advice on what works for you. Thanks Robert
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Old 21-08-2016, 06:08   #3
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I have been looking at this one...

https://www.walmart.com/ip/34109012?...&wl13=&veh=sem


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I like the larger wheels on that Greg, however I have been places/stores that don't allow carts inside but will allow two wheeled dollies in. West marine has a folding dolly but the wheels look flimsy WEST MARINE Folding Dock Cart | West Marine
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I like something like this. It has stout construction and big wheels to get over the bumpy roads. Plus it folds down to a small size.



Folding Hand Truck - Lee Valley Tools

Not cheap, but looks like it will last. I don't have one yet. Next X-mas.
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Got one of those from Harbor Freight. 👍👍👍

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Look for magna carta hand truck. It folks flat, rubber wheels and base so it won't damage. I think was rated for 150 pounds.
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Look for magna carta hand truck. It folks flat, rubber wheels and base so it won't damage. I think was rated for 150 pounds.
Thanks. Found one with rubber tires that looks like it will last. Thanks for all the responses.
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I like something like this. It has stout construction and big wheels to get over the bumpy roads. Plus it folds down to a small size.



Folding Hand Truck - Lee Valley Tools

Not cheap, but looks like it will last. I don't have one yet. Next X-mas.

I have one of these and alas do not like it. The bottom plate does not have a way to lock it into down position Which makes loading grocerys a bitc** and the handle is a little too short for a walk back to the dock.

Gregs cart is the way to go, Just fold it up and put it in the shopping card. Then sort bags into the folding wagon outside the store. So much easier to deal with.
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Re: Folding dolly or luggage cart/dolly

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I second this one. 2 years of extreme abuse (well, we live aboard so it gets a lot of use) - looks like crap now - but still going strong. Get one for boat parts, garbage, etc., and another for laundry and groceries. They fold up small enough that two are not a storage issue.
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Re: Folding dolly or luggage cart/dolly

I'm looking at modifying a hand golf cart to carry bags/gas cans.
They fold up reasonably tightly, are good for off road and easy to pull.
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QUOTE=whatknot;2193992]HI, we are looking for a folding dolly to use to haul groceries, equipment and other stuff to the boat. Something that could be folded up and stored on the boat and taken in the dingy to get groceries. The last on we had worked for a few years but the wheels keep breaking when the terrain was rough. Any suggestions or advice on what works for you. Thanks Robert[/QUOTE]
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Re: Folding dolly or luggage cart/dolly

I'm also looking for this kind of carrying device. I note that some things here are considered good but there is steel in the construction. It's not a problem for where I am now (Great Lakes) but when I go to salt water I think that is an issue. Do folks just use the cart until it succumbs to rust or what?

This looks good altho it is pricey.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00006LPPJ...I2T1XGRA9FP5QH
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I've had one of these for about twenty years. If I were buying it today, I'd spring for the solid tires instead of the pneumatic.
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Too expensive for me, but check out Wheeleez

Beach Carts, Kayak Carts, Boat Dolly, Boat Dollies, Canoe Carts, Balloon Wheels, Beach Wheels, All-Terrain Wheelchairs and Wheeleez products- from Wheeleez, Inc.
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..phneumatic tires every time.... but as I do here in france (canals & rivers), simply use the free plastic token that every single supermarket & diy depot offers you to free their "chariots" (lovely word)... & use the trolly/chariot to ferry all my beer, diesel and now and then groceries to my boat....and if its not too uphill I'll return the chariot right back to the market...or as near as is possible...
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