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Re: cart
By:Stan Snapp
Date: 8/28/2001, 9:29 pm
In Response To: cart (Ray Port Angeles)

Mike, Ray, et all. I used Mike's designs and modified them to get a cart strong enough, I hope, for the Bowron Lake portages. It has to carry my Georgian Bay stripper and 8 days worth of gear. The wheels came from Northern Tool & Equipment I wanted them large enough for the mud an easy rolling and small enough to stow inside. They are 12.5" X 2.25 with ball bearings, they fit a 1/2" axle and weigh only 2# each. At $5.99 each they are hard to beat. I used hard wood for the struts as I backed over my first model that used plywood struts and they broke at the axle. This cart could be constructed lighter but I needed it to be tough. I return from my trip on 9/16, I'll let you all know whether it held up. Thanks again Mike for your help.

Messages In This Thread

R2K1 Pictures are ready *Pic*
Ted Henry -- 8/27/2001, 6:23 pm
Re: R2K1 Pictures are ready
LeeG -- 8/27/2001, 9:53 pm
Nice! Thank you Ted
Shawn Baker -- 8/27/2001, 6:51 pm
How many required for a Montana Club? :)
Ted Henry -- 8/27/2001, 7:13 pm
Re: R2K1 Pictures are ready
gary -- 8/27/2001, 6:40 pm
Re: R2K1 Pictures are ready
gisela -- 8/28/2001, 8:31 am
Ray Port Angeles -- 8/27/2001, 10:05 pm
Re: cart
Stan Snapp -- 8/28/2001, 9:29 pm
good luck stan!
mike allen ---> -- 8/29/2001, 12:32 pm
another point
mike allen ---> -- 8/29/2001, 6:11 pm
Re: R2K1 Pictures are ready
Alex Ferguson -- 8/27/2001, 9:23 pm
Re: R2K1 Pictures are ready
Rehd -- 8/27/2001, 9:40 pm
looks like cart 1a
mike allen -- 8/27/2001, 8:45 pm
No, it's 1b, but here's 1c:
mike allen -- 8/28/2001, 4:06 pm
Sorry, I don't know who owns the cart *NM*
Ted Henry -- 8/27/2001, 7:02 pm