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Looking to get a yard card trying to decide which is more practical.

I have a wheelbarrow, just as a note.

There is the pull behind plastic cart that can haul dirt and such.

And there is the wire one that is more for gear etc, take the sides off, make it a flatbed.

Just looking for opinions as to which someone got and why. Which may get more use. Of those that bought one over the other, do you wish you got the other instead?

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Never heard anyone regret greeting their gorilla cart.

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Don't get the wire cart. There is no reason that I can think of that that a poly cart isn't better than a wire in every way.
No rust
Nothing falling out
Dumps better

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If you go to the gorilla cart brand, do not get the small one. It's too small it'll just piss you off.

Will you be pulling this by hand or with the tractor?And if a tractor, will you have to back up a lot with it?The gorilla is a pain in the butt the back up with.

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Gilley11 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:49 am
The gorilla is a pain in the butt the back up with.
Agreed. If you need to go straight back they are ok, but trying to backup and turn it into a spot... forget about it.
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Gorilla cart is awesome. Gave my wheelbarrow to my Dad. It was just taking up space.
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Gorilla Cart for sure. Carries rock salt for the water softener great.

Pretty good with carrying Black Kow composted cow manure bags too.
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FlowRider wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:00 pm
Gorilla Cart for sure. Carries rock salt for the water softener great.

Pretty good with carrying Black Kow composted cow manure bags too.
All this and I've moved bif rocks, kids, wood, dirt, and tons of other stuff.
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My vote is for Gorilla cart also. I have the towable one. Works great w/ my lawn tractor

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I have the smaller 600 lb 4 cu ft Gorilla poly cart. I've had no complaints with it. Used it for 3+ years to move rocks, dirt, mulch. Currently moving about 12 yards of chocolate loam with it to regrade my yard.

If you have a small yard, then it's fine for hand pulling. If you have a riding mower or ATV, get the 6 cu ft. These things take up a bit of space to store.

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Gilley11 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:46 am
Don't get the wire cart. There is no reason that I can think of that that a poly cart isn't better than a wire in every way.
No rust
Nothing falling out
Dumps better
No rust, great point. And it can carry mulch and bare dirt

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Gilley11 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:49 am
If you go to the gorilla cart brand, do not get the small one. It's too small it'll just piss you off.

Will you be pulling this by hand or with the tractor?And if a tractor, will you have to back up a lot with it?The gorilla is a pain in the butt the back up with.
The plan was tractor, otherwise why abandon the 2 wheel wheelbarrow

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pennstater2005 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:16 am
Gorilla cart is awesome. Gave my wheelbarrow to my Dad. It was just taking up space.
Mine site leaned against a tree all season and then goes into the shed for winter, so yeah, it would be out if I pull the trigger

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FlowRider wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:00 pm
Gorilla Cart for sure. Carries rock salt for the water softener great.

Pretty good with carrying Black Kow composted cow manure bags too.
That was my concern that the gorilla would be bad with bags of things and general hauling

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DuncanMcDonuts wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:50 pm
I have the smaller 600 lb 4 cu ft Gorilla poly cart. I've had no complaints with it. Used it for 3+ years to move rocks, dirt, mulch. Currently moving about 12 yards of chocolate loam with it to regrade my yard.

If you have a small yard, then it's fine for hand pulling. If you have a riding mower or ATV, get the 6 cu ft. These things take up a bit of space to store.
Their good outside in the summer though no?

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kolbasz wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:08 pm
FlowRider wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:00 pm
Gorilla Cart for sure. Carries rock salt for the water softener great.

Pretty good with carrying Black Kow composted cow manure bags too.
That was my concern that the gorilla would be bad with bags of things and general hauling
Do you plan on hitching it to a tractor? I used it for heavy bags of rock last year and it did fine. Plus the dump feature is great as well. 1200# load is no joke.
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pennstater2005 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:21 pm
kolbasz wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:08 pm
FlowRider wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:00 pm
Gorilla Cart for sure. Carries rock salt for the water softener great.

Pretty good with carrying Black Kow composted cow manure bags too.
That was my concern that the gorilla would be bad with bags of things and general hauling
Do you plan on hitching it to a tractor? I used it for heavy bags of rock last year and it did fine. Plus the dump feature is great as well. 1200# load is no joke.
Yes, tractor.

We are talking about the 7cu one and not the ultra expensive 1500# one, right?

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kolbasz wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:23 pm
pennstater2005 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:21 pm
kolbasz wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:08 pm


That was my concern that the gorilla would be bad with bags of things and general hauling
Do you plan on hitching it to a tractor? I used it for heavy bags of rock last year and it did fine. Plus the dump feature is great as well. 1200# load is no joke.
Yes, tractor.

We are talking about the 7cu one and not the ultra expensive 1500# one, right?
This one.....https://www.lowes.com/pd/Gorilla-Carts- ... 1000772546

Although it's been upgraded and a bit more expensive now.
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Yeah, the 6 cu ft one appears to be phasing out. The 7 cu ft model is what is now being sold at the box stores.

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kolbasz wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:12 pm
Their good outside in the summer though no?
I store mine in the garage. Some of the fasteners have rusted but I think the main body should be rust resistant.

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