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Old 08-13-2009, 11:57 AM
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does anyone here use or have you seen people using wagons--not the smaller Radio flyer types--although that would be interesting to know for comparison--on the beach to carry kids and other stuff...

my daughter lives near Gulf in FL and thought about getting them a folding pull-able wagon that has large tires and a metal frame covered by canvas/poly material to use for carting stuff around the beach...
but am not sure if it is really that practical...

has pretty big wheels, a long handle so you don't hit your heels pulling it, is about 40-42 inches long so it would hold 2-3 kids and/or coolers and other stuff...and it folds up

one version folds long-wise like a big stroller and has a case and the other one folds more flat-wise with a case so it would probably be easier to store in a car's trunk if you did not have lot of room...

any insight appreciated--they go to the beach alot by themselves and with friends
they don't have kids yet--but they have friends who come visit them from out of state who do and it is hard for them to bring lots of equipment on the plane...
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:02 PM
Location: Coast of Somewhere Beautiful
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Similar carts are popular with the surf fishing crowd, but they're not usually supporting the weight of 2 - 3 kids. In many places, the sand above the high tide line is pretty soft. That much weight may be hard to pull along. Also, many of the beach accesses have quite a few steps to climb and descend as they bridge over the dunes. That could be a challenge. Sounds like a nice gift if their beach access accommodates the cart.
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Old 08-14-2009, 04:09 PM
Location: NJ/SC
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I think I know which cart you're talking about and they sell them on several sites. Here is one: Wheeleez Carts, Roleez Carts, Beach Carts, Beach Gear, Beach Chairs and Gear (http://www.beachystreet.com/carts.htm - broken link) it's probably the one on the bottom left.
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Old 08-14-2009, 04:14 PM
Location: Near the water
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We visit the Charleston area often and we purchased this cart to carry all of our stuff back and forth, it works great !

Duraworx at Lowe's: Dumping Garden Cart
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