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Old 02-17-2016, 01:43 PM
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Default Using a muck cart for a DIY dg cart.

Instead of bumping the other DIY cart thread, I think this deserves it's own thread because it is, I think, one of the top candidates for a DIY cart. For example: it has good tires, enough space for a cooler and bag, it can hold up to 350 lbs., enough room to make a seat, and it is collapsible. There is work to be done but the potential is great. This version is called the "Little Giant Muck Cart" and can be found on Amazon and other retailers. It costs around $70. Gander your eyes upon this contraption:




What do you all think about it? Think it will work?
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Old 02-17-2016, 03:02 PM
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I dont like the kickstand and wheels seem to not be the best per reviews. Could probably make something better DIY for less $..
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Old 02-17-2016, 03:19 PM
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I dont like the kickstand and wheels seem to not be the best per reviews. Could probably make something better DIY for less $..
Devil's advocate, is the time you spend making it worth the cost differential? Same reason I don't change my own oil on my car...not difficult but time consuming and disposing of the old oil isn't worth it to me
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Old 02-17-2016, 03:51 PM
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Devil's advocate, is the time you spend making it worth the cost differential?
With the Ridge Roller around $300 and the Delta cart over $400 DIY looks like a good alternative.

I change my own oil every 4 months.
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Old 02-17-2016, 04:06 PM
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Old 02-17-2016, 04:28 PM
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thats a cool little cart.
It would take some work and redesign to make it work well on the course.
I would start with making 2 feet for the front to give it a stable base, and swap the tires out to narrower ones.
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Old 02-17-2016, 05:50 PM
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I'm sure there may be better muck carts or DIY carts that are cheaper and easier to customize. Regardless of model in the picture, I think muck carts have a lot of potential that wouldn't require a lot of additional customization and cost. I think biggest drawback would be the lack of a collapsible frame/handle.
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It looks a little wide. I'd worry about it fitting on some of the little bridges on the course. I have a "Bag Boy" golf cart (http://bagboycompany.com/products/go...cart-6074.html) that I converted. There are a few places where it seems almost too wide, and it seems narrower than what the OP has.

Maybe it's an optical illusion....
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Old 02-17-2016, 06:47 PM
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It looks a little wide. I'd worry about it fitting on some of the little bridges on the course. I have a "Bag Boy" golf cart (http://bagboycompany.com/products/go...cart-6074.html) that I converted. There are a few places where it seems almost too wide, and it seems narrower than what the OP has.

Maybe it's an optical illusion....

Dimensions on Amazon say it is a little less than 22 inches. That's fairly narrow compared to some golf push carts that have been converted
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Old 02-18-2016, 02:39 PM
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One thing about the muck cart that makes it interesting is it looks very stable: low wide center of gravity.
That is easily the most important design feature in a cart frame.

Tall tippy carts are no good.
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