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    Default Wanted - Wheelbarrow recommendation

    I need a new wheel barrow but I'd like one with a tyre that doesn't go flat, doesn't fall off the rim and doesn't require a degree in wheelbarrow maintenance to keep it running.
    Any suggestions please?
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    Personally I'd recommend one with a front wheel. I've got one without. I have two front wheels and assorted nuts and bolts, but none of the teens will put it together.

    I'm planning one day to go to the hardware store and just buy one with a front wheel of any sort.
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    I have 2 wheelbarrows, both with very annoying flat tyres. Everytime I want to use one I have to pump the tyre up - it annoys me intensely. I scrounged a replacement wheel and tyre but the fixings to the barrows are so rusted that I can't get the old wheels off!
    I'm tired of carrying everything around in trugs.
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    Builders ones are best. They are deeper and much more robust. Do you have a Screwfix or MachineMart near to you VC?
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    Thanks VVG, Both Screwfix and MachineMart. Its the tyres that really bug me though - they just don't seem to last very long on my rough ground (not the sloping garden where a barrow is just a flight of fancy - but the other one!).
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    We're toying with the idea of using that tyre repair stuff (basically silicon and air) to sort the tyre on mine out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rustylady View Post
    Weight (kg): 2.23
    I assume it's solid...

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