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larger wheels to push on grass?

Hi folks,

I don't have a BGE yet but I'm hoping to get one in a few months. 

I have a question about carts:  I would probably keep an egg inside my garage when not in use, and would wheel it outdoors OR I'd keep it outdoors and cover it with an ATV cover.

My question is this:  Many of the carts I see have small wheels that are perfectly adequate for moving across concrete, or a wood deck, but I have neither.  Do any of you have situations where you push your egg across a lawn?  What do you do for wheels on a cart/table?

Nate

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  • My neighbor modafied an aluminum hand truck to wheel his in his yard,I'm gonna try and get a picture. It's a large and he moves it pretty much anywhere easily
  • AbterAbter Posts: 125
    edited June 2016
    Casters, or even fixed wheels, with smallish hard wheels won't work.  I think you will need air filled rubber wheels.  Keep in mind the total weight of the cart plus egg is likely to be 200 pounds or more (depending on the size egg you get).
    Here are a couple of pictures I grabbed from the internet of egg tables that would work.  I would consider putting a push handle (like on a grocery cart) on one end. The first pic is certainly overkill...but it sure would work B)
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  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 2,363
    I have a buddy that put 8" pneumatic casters on his table. Similar to these...Rolls like butta across the lawn
    http://www.harborfreight.com/8-inch-pneumatic-swivel-caster-42485.html
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  • WardsterWardster Posts: 1,006
    That second pic scares the hell out of me... unless I'm missing something...
    Apollo Beach, FL
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 11,134
    Challenger carts can be ordered with pneumatic tires. 
  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,479
    edited June 2016
    Years ago I bought this set of 24" steel wagon wheels for a cart idea I had, but just never got around to making it. They also came with bolt on axle pieces.

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  • AbterAbter Posts: 125
    "That second pic scares the hell out of me... unless I'm missing something... "   I don't know whether we are missing something, or that cart is :o
    Stay Calm and Egg On
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  • bgeaddiktbgeaddikt Posts: 503
    @RRP I wish i had those, i would definitely make something. A regular nest is a PIA over any un-level surface such as grass/gravel/mud. I'm looking for a garden cart of some sort since oversized wheels arent too cheap
    Austin, Tx
  • HotchHotch Posts: 3,368
    @caliking Built a ATV stand for his!
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  • AVEngineerAVEngineer Posts: 120
    This is what I did for my medium. It works well in the grass. Make sure you get a handler for it. It is much more stable with it.  I used the 1" B-line unistrut and should have used the standard 1-5/8" stuff.  You can get it in 10' sticks at most home centers and I ordered wheels on-line so I could some with a post.  Since it raises the center of gravity I made the base bigger to assist stability.  Lots of options if you put your mind to it.
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  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,479
    edited June 2016
    bgeaddikt said:
    @RRP I wish i had those, i would definitely make something. A regular nest is a PIA over any un-level surface such as grass/gravel/mud. I'm looking for a garden cart of some sort since oversized wheels arent too cheap
    Here's the link. BTW the idea I had using them was a hybrid combination of their vendor cart and peddler cart.
    https://secure.byegone.com/product/vendor-cart-16-spoke/
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • NateJNateJ Posts: 6
    Awesome, thanks folks!
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,781
    Here's the mod for my small egg. Can easily be done for a large. It's very stable and unlikely to tip but a nest handler is good insurance.  

    http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1148864/small-nest-big-wheels-all-terrain-mod/p1

    I would wreck myself on the one posted above, but that's because I'm a klutz :)


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