Best dolly or cart for moving large potted trees?

Don’t need a lot of money to modify an cheap old dolly, oversize no flat tires, scrap iron a little welding, a little cutting to bend the handle to your comfort, add a brace when transporting heavy containers up to 25gl. It’s all in the picture.
Total layout $50.00.tires on sail,H/F. Forgot, dolly about 30 years old, about 30+.

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Well that is a thing of beauty! I don’t weld or have tools for metal-working, but I’m envious. I’ll have to stick with what I can buy, unfortunately.

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I can weld, do ironworks, it was a easy job, got a lot of iron pipes, flat stock, the actual job took maybe 3 hours.
I use this thing a lot, especially for the heavy stuff, I am just 85 now.
Weather permitting I’ll be dragging all my fig trees and citrus trees out.

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I kind of like the looks of this one: Cosco Handtruck, Hybrid, 3-1, Commercial, Aluminum, 800-1000 Lbs Capacity 12312ABL1E | Zoro

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You need longer handle bars it makes a lot of difference to get started to lift. Once you get it up, the rest is a piece of cake.

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I have a Potwheelz dolly I found on Craigslist.

Not sure I would pay retail for it, but it does work great.

Have you seen Bill’s garden cart? Looks pretty easy to DIY.

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This is up on Craigslist. Ad is 17 days old so he would probably settle for less.

These caught my eye too.

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I bought this at a neighborhood auction for less than $50. I have used it for extra large feed bags, oversized rocks and pieces of concrete, potted trees and the like. It spends most of its time out of doors and has never failed me. The base seems shallow but the amount of lift of large items is impressive. It is perfectly balanced so that minimal effort is required. All I can muster these days is minimal effort, so we make a good team.

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I have the WORX aero cart. Moving a potted plant is probably all it’s good for. The tell you it has so many functions. but the cart itself wouldn’t hold a single bag of mulch. The wheels stick out and are always catching on things. I hate it and wished I’d never spent the exorbitant price they charge. If you do have lots of trees that you need to move…maybe, but I think any dolly would be better.

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Thanks, I’d been looking for something like this!