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Old 03-15-2013, 07:18 PM
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Brentwood industries wheelbarrow Q's

he guys just broke another home cheapo Jackson 8 cube duallly wheel barrow and looking at the brentwoods this time around. can anyone give me some feedback on these? thanks!
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:55 AM
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I bought my wheel barrow at Sam's Club three seasons ago. It has the wheels on the outside of the tub. I have had no issues with it at all. I paid $68 for it. I've had three or four hundred pounds of rock in it many times as well as more mulch than I care to think about. The best part is that it is so well balanced that you can drive it with one hand.
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:31 AM
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I have 6 of them they were like $165 each I bought them for the same reason as you
Wheel bearing all fall out even though I grease them I replaced most with flat free tires
Screws still fall out
Over all still same issues with cheap ones but no broken handles yet and plastic is better but the bearings get me
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:27 AM
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I have been on a search for a quality one my self. Every time I turn around I am buying a new or or fixing a old one
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What about rhino lining a plastic one. Think that would make it more durable?
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What about rhino lining a plastic one. Think that would make it more durable?
Doubt it. Rhino won't add any strength, just weight and material won't slide out like you want it to. Just something else that doesn't seem to last as long as it used too.
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:23 PM
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Doubt it. Rhino won't add any strength, just weight and material won't slide out like you want it to. Just something else that doesn't seem to last as long as it used too.
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You can smooth it before it dries. So it would still slide good. I have a brentwood 10 cube one and love it. Just thinking of ways to make it more durable. Plastic only lasts so long.
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I was looking at the 10cu ft ones at Big Lots, My jackson 8 is still hanging in ther but had to put tube in. I try to keep it in the shed in the winter.
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Wheel barrows are just like any other tool. If left out in the weather or abused, they will fail. The wooden handles on wheel barrows need to be oiled occasionally. http://greenwood-carving.blogspot.co...ting-wood.html Nuts and bolts rust. Fluid Film will help with that. Tires go flat. Flat free tires or Slime will help there. There are no chemicals or oils that will keep people from overloading a wheel barrow, you have to use common sense there. The wheel bearings will need to be replaced. If you must leave a wheel barrow out in the weather, at least flip it upside down, so the water doesn't sit in the barrow and rust it out even faster.

Maintain this tool and it will repay you with many years of service. Use it and abuse it and be prepared to replace it on a regular basis.
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I have 6 of them they were like $165 each I bought them for the same reason as you
Wheel bearing all fall out even though I grease them I replaced most with flat free tires
Screws still fall out
Over all still same issues with cheap ones but no broken handles yet and plastic is better but the bearings get me
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good to know never really had issues with bearings just grease them and leave them alone
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