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    Power Wheel Barrows

    All,

    We have a grant to buy a Power Wheel Barrow for the 2008 trail work season. I was referred to the Canycom BFP602:

    http://canycomsales.com/products/bfp602.php

    I'm trying to decide if there are any other options and if I need the Bucket type or the "T" type. (I'm leaning towards the "T" type - but don't ask me why)

    Has anybody worked with these or any other types? I have 7K to spend.
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    We're using a bucket type at Colonnade and the thing has been a work horse.

    The T type seems like too much hassle. You're using it to haul rock, cobble, stone, dirt, tools. No reason for a door, you just grab it out or dump it out.

    It's very nice for harvesting huge rocks. Get a net and get 4 people to haul a huge sucker in the bucket. The open end allows for it to easily slide out.
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    Our group has one that is like the t-type,but it is made by Honda.It is great. One thing to check out is how fast it goes down the trail. We used some that belong to Washington State Parks. Man are they slow,even in high gear they go slower than walking speed. Ours moves out pretty good.If you are using it on smooth ground the slow ones will drive you crazy.

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    Also check Terex power buggies. I used a couple to move some wet DG, and they were pretty fast. Watch it on anything but smooth terrain b/c the steering wheels will get jarred and twist right out of our hands.



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    I like the cantycom for heavy loads cause it carries the load low.

    I tested one of these out, which is good for moving dirt or smaller rocks, it costs about $2,500 no hydraulic dumping option though.

    http://www.mucktruckusa.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrench Monkey
    Man are they slow,even in high gear they go slower than walking speed.
    The Cantycoms speed to a brisk pace. They're pretty powerful in the high gear too, for hauling heavy loads.
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