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Brentwood industries wheelbarrow Q's

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Scagman 48, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Am i the only one who hates flat free tires? Theyre too soft and when its loaded down its a nightmare to push. I change them to pneumatics.
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  2. deerewashed

    deerewashed LawnSite Senior Member
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    we use the single wheel brentwoods. 6 cu.ft. The single wheels are more maneuverable, and the wide ass wheel they give you does great in mud and loose dirt etc.
     
  3. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Am leonard has nice barrows too
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  4. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Agreed. Im trading a junk mini bike for a redmax hedge trimmer and a 10 cu. ft. 2 wheel brentwood i guess now ill have the best of both worlds
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  5. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
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    We use the largest gorilla carts, we have three of them now, you can hook them to the back of the mowers and tow them if you need to or just pull them by hand. Makes for some really fast mulch jobs without all the headache of tipping wheel barrows, and pushing up hills and all the other headaches wheel barrows bring. Our stuff is stored inside also so that helps with the lifespan of stuff
     
  6. theguynextdoor

    theguynextdoor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I agree. The flat frees are way too soft. However, the pneumatics go flat too frequently, especially when turning the dual-wheel barrows with a heavy load.

    If we could just get a harder flat free, that would be ideal.
     
  7. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Dump carts for me are like been their done that, even though i use one weekly to tow my whackers blowers and catcher job to job :hammerhead:. I feel as if its a restraint because you cant mulch when its slightly damp because of rutting. The best way to move mulch is get 4 "workers" you pick up on the corner and give them shovels and wheel barrows and that pile will be gone in an hour. But thats just my 2 scene;)
     
  8. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Read this yesterday and was driving to work in the am and what do i see with my neighbors garbage? Needs some air and grease but otherwise good to go.
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  9. Scagman 48

    Scagman 48 LawnSite Senior Member
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    one hell of a find! you can go on the brentwood site and find a local dealer and you can get the original parts for it
     
  10. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    It will need handles soon(my guys will see to that). But i have a wheelbarrow graveyard for that
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