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Okie Sawbones 10-06-2013 07:12 PM

Cambro dolly (pron)
I recently purchased a Cambro400 since we do a lot of entertaining, and after looking at this site, I knew I needed a new toy. :biggrin1: They offered a cart for the carrier -- $158.00. Now I'm not cheap, but I thought I could build one out of the scraps I had down in the shed. All that I had to do was buy four lockable casters from Amazon, with free shipping, for $42 and a weight load >500 lbs. I made the darned thing, put a light stain on it, and sealed it with two coats of marine sealer, to keep the rain off. Here is the cart, still drying from the last coat of sealer.

And here is the Cambro with a couple of 4" pans, resting in the new dolly. Heck, a little of my time and I save more than a hundred bucks, plus have the satisfaction of doing something besides sitting on my backside.

It's not a fine piece of furniture, but it gets the job done.

Diesel Dave 10-06-2013 07:15 PM

Nice work there, looks real good

Okie Sawbones 10-06-2013 08:47 PM

Thanks, Dave. It was fun to fart around in the shop and do something worthwhile. The wife is happy, so that is one point for me. :cool:

jeffturnerjr 10-06-2013 09:55 PM

Great build! Ya 158 is ridiculous

peeps 10-06-2013 10:03 PM

Nice savings and nice handiwork!

BBQ Tim 10-06-2013 10:23 PM

Looks better than what I do, I use a four wheel furniture dolly and use ratchet strap. Nice job!

cholloway 10-07-2013 02:27 AM

Heck Yeah!!!

MattG 10-07-2013 06:48 AM

I said the same thing when I saw that the dolly was almost as much as the Cambro. Nice job.

Okie Sawbones 10-07-2013 02:20 PM

Thanks all. Even a blind hog finds an acorn once in a while. :twitch:

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