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Dollies...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mike Money, May 23, 2004.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    How much would a dolly be from home depot or lowes or something?

    I need one for my amp, and a few other items...


    $20, maybe?
     
  2. miccheck1516

    miccheck1516 Guest

    Feb 15, 2003
    Ireland
    You disapoint me, i was expecting Barbie....
     
  3. Me too :(
     
  4. Gia

    Gia

    Feb 28, 2001
    roseability
    loads of people i know get confused and call me a dolly sometimes.

    this is especially bad when my friend called dolly is around.
     
  5. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    a lot of people call it a hand truck. I always called it a dolly.

    About 20 to 40 is what you can expect to spend
     
  6. If Barbie was 4ft tall and had wheels on her ankles, we'd all have one. I have no idea what that meant...

    As far as Home Depot dollies, get the one with the inflatable wheels. Much nicer for hauling heavy stuff.


    Bob
     
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I thought this thread was about Doilies. Those frilly things old ladies put on their tables.
     
  8. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Best hand truck for gear ever:

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I'm not talkin hand trucks. those are a pain in the ass.


    I mean the 4-wheeled flat carts....
     
  10. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    musiciansfriend has some. and lowes has some that are 60 or above
     
  11. vbass

    vbass

    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    I bought one at Home Depot for 50 bux that goes from a 4 wheeled cart to a hand cart.
     
  12. Corwin81

    Corwin81

    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    Sams Club has a nice one for $40 that converts from 4 wheel to hand cart. inflated wheels. If I'm doing a show with my 8X10, the dolly comes with.
     
  13. LOL...hmm that was quite funny and cheared me up a bit..

    I thought it was gonna be about barbie to
     
  14. How much is that ruxxac??? That looks sweet!
     
  15. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I saw this thread title and instantly thought of a dolly as in hand truck. Probably has something to do with the 7 hours of moving furniture I did this weekend. :meh:
     
  16. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I think they are about $125. Worth every penny.
     
  17. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    why is it that hand trucks all come with tires that can't hold air for longer than 24 hours? :D
    maybe they should start making them with run-flats in them! :bassist:

    I have the 2-tire variety and use it for nearly every gig. Helps with the back for us aging bass players :cool:
     
  18. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I thought I paid way too much for my cart (almost $90), but the thing pays for itself every time I have to move the rig. Wheels are big and the whole thing's bulletproof. Makes dragging stuff around a breeze. Even the drummer borrows it sometimes.

    Carvin sells one for about $30. Don't know how good it is, though.

    Edit: By the way, I don't recommend carts like the Ruxxac if you're very tall. You have to bend your body to get a proper balancing angle and that's not fun at all.
     
  19. xush

    xush

    Jul 4, 2001
    mobile AL
    The 'ruxxac' type cart is a cool idea, I got one for my drum stuff- but the hard wheels are a pain and it is really short. I can't get much on it, and I do have to lean way over to push it.

    What works better for me is one of the inflatable wheel dollies.
    Get inflatable wheels! Sure, you'll have to pump them up now and then, but you can go over curbs and door jams and stuff on the fly, where hard wheels will make you lift and work for it.
     
  20. CamMcIntyre

    CamMcIntyre

    Jun 6, 2000
    USA
    When i get the money, i think i'm going to buy one of the "Rock N Roller" Carts that Bass Central along with MF sell for about $110-220 depending on which model. They convert into several different configurations and seem to be a nice thing. It'd be nice to cut down the number of trips from the van to the location. Also-having something i could just setup the rig on and leave it would be nice. That's all