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Old 04-18-2006, 11:11 PM
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Did anybody buy a pair at MAHTS? I want to order a pair, wondering who got them and how they like them. For those of you who have never seen them go to thebrickgrip.com and watch the video. Looks like a handy tool.
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Old 04-18-2006, 11:34 PM
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Did anybody buy a pair at MAHTS? I want to order a pair, wondering who got them and how they like them. For those of you who have never seen them go to thebrickgrip.com and watch the video. Looks like a handy tool.
If I remember right they were $300 for a pair? I bought a paver cart instead, for $1000. The cart carries 3 times as much and will pay for itselkf faster. Ideally I guess it would be best to have a cart to bring them close to the face and the grips to hand them off to the layers. I am a fan of my paver cart though, a huge fan.

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Old 04-19-2006, 12:10 AM
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Do the paver carts work well on gravel and dirt? Too many of my jobs aren't straight big lays, I always thought they wouldn't do well "offroad". The brickgrips are more like 370 a pair, and I'm pretty much gonna buy a set if I don't get any negative feedback.
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Old 04-19-2006, 12:30 AM
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Do the paver carts work well on gravel and dirt? Too many of my jobs aren't straight big lays, I always thought they wouldn't do well "offroad". The brickgrips are more like 370 a pair, and I'm pretty much gonna buy a set if I don't get any negative feedback.
This is the hill the pavercart went up and down................so yes, it does well offroad.
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:13 AM
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I Love the looks of that!
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Old 04-19-2006, 08:04 AM
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Vic, I know these aren't as fancy, nor as expensive, but take a look at these brick carriers or brick tongs. They can be purchased at any masonry supplier.
http://www.capcityequipment.com/mbmothers.html

I have been using ones just like the 2300 for many years. They will expand enough to carry as much as you can hold, when using one for each hand.

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Old 04-19-2006, 08:35 AM
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Krik-Do you grab the pavers horizontally off the cube? They don't sell them at Clayton Block as far as I know, and that's my local concrete comp. Where do you get them near me?
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Old 04-19-2006, 09:47 AM
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Vic, you do have to flip the pavers on their side or you can slide in from the side of the cube, if they are stacked vertically. Usually the brick suppliers have them, Clayton should, but not with the paver equipment. You can easily mail order or buy from an internet supplier. I get them at Fazzio's or Key supply. usually between $15 & $20.

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Old 04-19-2006, 12:08 PM
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Well I just ordered a pair and now I'll see if I can get one of the cheaper versions from Clayton as well. Now I just need to add the cost to the job I'm going to do an estimate for today.
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Old 04-19-2006, 08:25 PM
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Dan - Seems you are doing a bit of hijacking yourself!

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