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Old November 9th, 2013, 02:52 PM   #1
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Equipment Cart / Dolly

Over the years my equipment has changed dramatically, but Iím still using the same Magliner Gemini Jr. Hand Truck, which I bought in the 80s.

By sitting on an apple box with a CineSaddle on my knees, the cart has also doubled as a dolly on small shoots.

This year, Iíve been working on an idea for a new cart.
Itís collapsable, with 2 shelves, soft rubber tires, wheel locks, fits in my minivan and large enough to carry all my gear.

But before starting the build, I was wondering what others are using?
What features would you like to have in a cart?

Thanks,
Bill

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Old November 9th, 2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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Re: Equipment Cart / Dolly

like the Kartmaster HD500s ?
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Old November 9th, 2013, 09:52 PM   #3
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Re: Equipment Cart / Dolly

Most people around here use the rocknroller/multicarts. Relatively low cost, can hold a lot, can fit in just about any vehicle. They have quality control issues, however.

I would say i wish my cart had hooks or something in the sides, when the shelf system is attached, to carry more things like c stands. Also wish it had a solid "floor" (i know you can buy the add on but still) cause certain things are just not shaped right to ride on the bottom with nothing but the cart underneath.
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Old November 11th, 2013, 03:47 PM   #4
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Re: Equipment Cart / Dolly

Iím going to try to interest an equipment company in my design.
If it's rejected, I'll post the ideaÖ it could become an Ďopen 'sourceí DYI project.


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Old November 11th, 2013, 04:40 PM   #5
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In my case it would become a PSOETDIFM project---pay someone else to do it for me.
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