Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by bigviclbi, May 30, 2005.

  1. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 901

    Wheelbarrows do you guys use? It seems to me we kick the crap out of the ones at home depot, plastic and metal, so where else can I get a heavy duty one? Can I order a new plastic tub that broke since the wheel and arms are still good? I also need to get a tree dolly, know of a good website I can order one from?Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    We've always used Jackson. They are blue plastic tubs and take a pretty good beating. All the parts are able to be ordered seperately so you can replace what you want when you want. Ours I think come from A.M. Leonard but I may be wrong. I've seen them in quite a few supply catalogs so they should not be that hard to find. If you can't find them let me know and I will look into it further for you
  3. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Home Depot has the Jacksons with a 6cf metal tub for $87. Replace the pnuematic tire and add a solid core tire and you are set for two years. If I get three years I consider myself lucky.
  4. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    that's much cheaper than the ones we buy with the plastic tub. I think they are in the range of $250 but I could be wrong. I've had my 2 for over 6 or 7 years. Had to replace the support brackets in the back once but that's it. And i agree about the tires
  5. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    go to www.amleonard.com and under product index go to Carts and Wheelbarrows. You will find the Jackson wheelbarrows with the poly tub for like $150 or less. The item # seems different to me than what I thought ours were but I could be wrong.
  6. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    I got my 8cu two wheeler plastic tubber for $100.00.
    at my irrigation suppliers.GO TWO WHEELS!
  7. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,778

    Two wheels are great on flat land. You'll hate it quickly when you try to go across a slope.
  8. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 901

    The two wheelers seem to get bent axle on me, my guys overload them sometimes. I buy the home depot plastic and metal but they last me about 1 year at most. I use them for everything, moving pavers, mixing concrete, spreading gravel, they take a serious beating. Thanks for the tips guys.
  9. Smithers

    Smithers LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,265

    shemin nurseries has a tree dolly.

    my HD plastic wheel barrow is very flimsy.
  10. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,929

    we get ours from a local company that sells them nationally......Brentwood Industries. They are very heavy duty and come with a lifetime warranty.



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