OK So I need a cart.

This is a discussion on OK So I need a cart. within the Related Gear & Equipment forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Bud White Im looking for one i can ride to the range and then take in .. or i need one of ...

Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 31 to 45 of 51

Thread: OK So I need a cart.

  1. #31
    VIP Member
    Array Miggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Miami-Dade, FL
    Posts
    6,258
    Quote Originally Posted by Bud White View Post
    Im looking for one i can ride to the range and then take in .. or i need one of them illegals doing the job of carry my stuff i don't want to do


    This one?
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
    Randy Cain.

    Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.
    Signed: Me!

  2. Remove Ads

  3. #32
    Ex Member Array Pete's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,570
    Miggy, if you do modify it so it is self-propelled, whatever you do just make sure that the 'motor' is capable of pulling the load.


  4. #33
    Senior Member Array Daddy Warcrimes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    AZ
    Posts
    736
    My recommendations:
    Extended handle. That doesn't look long enough to pull without hunching over. Perhaps a mechanism to lock it in place so it can act as a push handle for better control.

    Trailer hitch. That way you can tow with an ATV or lawn tractor if needed. Alternatively, a harness and working dog.

    Brake or chock blocks. It would really suck if that took off down a hill without you.

    Perhaps some attachments outside for ropes or bungees?

    Since it's a steel tray (so the box tells me) I'd worry about heat. Perhaps a canvas or wood lining? We want to keep those drinks cold don't we?

    Since you're going to have a bag in there, you might rethink the sides to prevent snagging.
    "and suddenly I can not hold back my sword hand's anger"

    DaddyWarcrimes.com

  5. #34
    Senior Moderator
    Array pgrass101's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    13,475
    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post
    pgrass101, you mean something like this blender?
    Now that's a blender
    “You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic.”

    ― Robert A. Heinlein,

  6. #35
    VIP Member Array Bud White's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Away - Health Problems
    Posts
    17,353
    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post


    This one?

    right on thats what im talking about

  7. #36
    Member Array Gary Brommeland's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    1,424
    Hey Miggy,

    FWIW, I bought one of Northern Tool's carts that was rated to carry 1400 lbs. My kids used it to haul firewood a couple of times - maybe 200lbs at a time. Third time out the damn undercarriage folded up and that chicom POS collapsed in the dirt. Northern would do nothing - customer service woman was rude as could be. This thing was an extremely overpriced POS. I'm out $100, plus $55 in shipping - all to haul a dozen armloads of wood.
    I now use Northern Tool catalogs to light the wood stove in my shop...

  8. #37
    VIP Member Array sass20485's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Central FL
    Posts
    2,093
    Pete gave some great ideas. I note most of those cart were geared towards cowboy action shooting. We see all kinds or carts with no limit of folks creativity for modifications and adaptations. I've got one of those wagons. We used to haul our daughter around with us in her younger days. Worked okay, but it is not what I would call heavy duty. My dad used a folding shopping cart to help him haul all his shooting gear from his van to the firing line. It folded up near flat, so it was easy to stow. My cowboy cart has a folding handle, so I can sit it upright in the back of the van. I used to haul the wagon on one of those cargo platforms that slide into a trailer hitch.

  9. #38
    VIP Member
    Array Miggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Miami-Dade, FL
    Posts
    6,258
    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Brommeland View Post
    Hey Miggy,

    FWIW, I bought one of Northern Tool's carts that was rated to carry 1400 lbs. My kids used it to haul firewood a couple of times - maybe 200lbs at a time. Third time out the damn undercarriage folded up and that chicom POS collapsed in the dirt. Northern would do nothing - customer service woman was rude as could be. This thing was an extremely overpriced POS. I'm out $100, plus $55 in shipping - all to haul a dozen armloads of wood.
    I now use Northern Tool catalogs to light the wood stove in my shop...


    Not the best of stuff for heavy duty allright but for $39 it is OK, the tires alone cost more that that. If the pan (which I admit is flimsy) craps out, I can always use the rest of the stuff on a wooden box made by me.

    Update: te original idea with the wachamacallits was a no-go so I am back to square on on the long guns. By our Tac Rifle club rules, all long guns must arrive in their case and taken to a safety table to be shown to an RSO so I need 3.5 inches of hook space and I got barely 2.3 with the original idea plus it was robbing me some space inside the wagon. I could not find a decent hook at Home Depot or Lowed or Ace so I bought a metal rod and I am gonna experiment with it making my own hooks. and/or holder. I thought it was going to be a short and sweet thing, but it turned out more interesting than originally intended.
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
    Randy Cain.

    Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.
    Signed: Me!

  10. #39
    Ex Member Array Pete's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,570
    Miggy, ladder hooks would hold the rifles on the side. They are plastic coated and cheap.

    I got mine at Lowes but a quick google found these to illustrate.

    http://www.absolutehome.com/web/cata...0A99B26EC86A82

  11. #40
    Senior Member Array Pitmaster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Wherever there's fried chicken or barbecue
    Posts
    642
    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post


    Update: te original idea with the wachamacallits was a no-go so I am back to square on on the long guns. By our Tac Rifle club rules, all long guns must arrive in their case and taken to a safety table to be shown to an RSO so I need 3.5 inches of hook space and I got barely 2.3 with the original idea plus it was robbing me some space inside the wagon. I could not find a decent hook at Home Depot or Lowed or Ace so I bought a metal rod and I am gonna experiment with it making my own hooks. and/or holder. I thought it was going to be a short and sweet thing, but it turned out more interesting than originally intended.
    Buy another one and have a set of doubles. One for guns and one for miscellaneous!
    Pitmaster

    HELGA: Where are you going?
    HAGAR: To sign a peace treaty with the King of England.
    HELGA: Then why take all those weapons?
    HAGAR: First we gotta negotiate...

  12. #41
    VIP Member
    Array Miggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Miami-Dade, FL
    Posts
    6,258
    And here is the prototype hook I made.



    3/16 rod heated up and bent. The space is 8" tall and 4" wide.
    I drilled the .... (oh hell, will anybody tell me what's that thing called? ) to insert the 1.5" part of the hook in it.





    Still a lot of trial and error till I find out the right design and measurements, but I admit it is fun messing in the back porch with all this stuff.

    PS: Yes, the rod will be coated.
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
    Randy Cain.

    Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.
    Signed: Me!

  13. #42
    VIP Member Array cvhoss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,045
    Miggy,
    All the ones I have photos of are Cowboy Action Carts, but you might get some ideas from the photos. Currently have photos of about 80 different creations. You can see them here. Have fun.

    Hoss

    ps -- one word of caution. The wagon style carts WILL turn over. Got mine crossways coming through a ditch once and dumped everything when it flipped.
    Sig 239 SAS 40 S&W / Sig 239 9mm / Kahr PM-9 / Walther PPS .40 / Sig P-245 / Ruger LCP
    Beretta Tomcat / Walther PPK / BDA 380 / Taurus 85 / Kel-Tec PF-9 / Am. Derringer 357

    NRA Life Member
    My Web Site

  14. #43
    Member Array Curtis27's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    301
    Has anyone ever thought about just "borrowing" a shopping cart? Four wheels, deep basket, and if you are lucky, you might find one in the shape of a race car!

    If you do get the cart, make sure that it has the bell, so that you can let people know you're coming!
    NRA Member

    "...the Constitution does not say Government shall decree the right to keep and bear arms. The Constitution says ‘the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.’” - Ronald Reagan

  15. #44
    Member Array frank's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    309
    I am thinking of rigging up one of these for IDPA matches.
    Attached Images

  16. #45
    VIP Member
    Array Miggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Miami-Dade, FL
    Posts
    6,258
    Quote Originally Posted by frank View Post
    I am thinking of rigging up one of these for IDPA matches.

    Damn it Frank! I am busting my butt here and the perfect car is already for sale?
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
    Randy Cain.

    Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.
    Signed: Me!

Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. That Golf Cart Has a Mean Left Hook
    By kccad in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: October 18th, 2010, 11:31 PM
  2. Always remember to grab a cart.
    By fastk9dad in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: September 24th, 2010, 09:20 PM
  3. Bad: Grocery Cart Trap
    By DM2 in forum In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: August 22nd, 2009, 12:21 AM
  4. Off-duty Fla. paramedic shot over noisy go-cart dispute
    By paramedic70002 in forum In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: March 29th, 2008, 11:30 AM
  5. Homemade Electric Go-Cart
    By razorblade in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: December 23rd, 2006, 10:57 PM

Search tags for this page

fn pindle machine gun

Click on a term to search for related topics.