8-10 cu ft wheelbarrows best brands

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by eggy, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looking to buy some either 8 or 10 cubic feet dual wheel wheelbarrows and wondering what name brands have held up the best. I noticed most are poly bins verse the metal on all our 6 cubic feet wheelbarrows. Temper? Jackson ?
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  2. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Jackson is good but you will need to put loctite on every nit
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  3. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Poly bin hold up ok?
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  4. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    So far. Purchase from lowes and keep the receipt. They will take it back no questions asked. Almost like Kobalt tools.
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  5. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Senior Member
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    That's where I looked at one as well
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  6. stihljixxer

    stihljixxer LawnSite Member
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    Brentwood is my choice!
     
  7. Okiebug003

    Okiebug003 LawnSite Member
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    The Jackson from Lowes is a good one. Ive had 2 of them, the poly holds up pretty good. The 1st one did crank on me, but it was my own fault. I threw a 4ft chunk of a railroad tie into it and cracked the front lip. Still got 2 more years out of it before it cracked all the way too the bottom
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  8. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Gold Member
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    I got an 8 cu from Gempler's a couple of years ago. It is a single wheel with a poly tub. It has held up well and has a nice sized tire.
     
  9. walkerway

    walkerway LawnSite Member
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    We use Brentwood, best wheel barrow ive ever used.
     
  10. theguynextdoor

    theguynextdoor LawnSite Senior Member
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    True Temper and Jackson are garbage. I have a graveyard of them for parts. All the parts are too small or weak. The plastic bins crack easily.

    The black dual wheel model from AM Leonard is good. I think the brand is scenic railroad or something like that.

    The best are brentwood. They aren't cheap but they are the best. I won't buy any other brands since I bought a brentwood last year.
     

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