for those of you who wanted to see the power barrow

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grassman177, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    here is a couple of pics of the power barrow. i know a few of you guys had asked for a while to see it better, well i finally got around to taking some pics today. here ya go


  2. Agape

    Agape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,644

    Nice, pretty basic tho. not sure i'd pay more than $1200 for it unless the dump has a hydro assist.
    must be nice on hills!
  3. 290

    290 LawnSite Member
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    You would pay $1200 for that?! Id have a hard time paying $500!
  4. Ducke

    Ducke LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 353

    That is pretty neat but is it any more practical then a couple of wheelbarrows
    and a couple young bucks to move them ???
  5. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    it is nice for those long hauls for large loads of mulch, realy awesome for rock. it is not useful on small areas, but we have plenty where the distance is long and the hills are too much to push all day long.

    i have no idea on the price we paid.

    it is tilted to when you release the hopper catch mechanism, it falls foward. it is made to do so. hydro dump of course would be optimal, but the price i am sure would UN justify its practicality
  6. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    we have tow double wheeled regular barrows that we use for mulch and whatever, but this proved useful for the above mentioned reasons. river rock was the biggest use for it
  7. SouthSide Cutter

    SouthSide Cutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,331

    Wish we had it when we redone ours. We put down about 50 ton of large river rock and broke the handles out of the wheelborrow. Would be a real plus on the rock.
  8. Clark Griswold

    Clark Griswold LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 554

    Be nicer if it had a spreader attachment on it too!
  9. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    It is awesome on gravel!! We have one too and ours is bigger!!! Lol...
  10. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    hey now, i thought we got the biggest one made!

    they did however put the cheaper more flimsy hopper on it as they discontinued the heavy one. we plan on beefing the hopper up a bit for extra heavy loads.

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