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Magna Cart Personal Hand Truck
The Magna Cart Personal Hand Truck is engineered with toughness in mind. Made of rust-proof aluminum, this cart is ideal for traveling, and can even be folded and stowed in an airline overhead compartment, and is also handy for weekend travel by train or car. Storage is simple as the lightweight, seven-pound cart folds up to a compact size of 25 inches tall by 2 inches wide; it extends to 39 inches tall. Sturdy enough to hold up to 150 pounds, you'll find many, many uses for this handy cart at home, work, and while traveling. Five-inch rubber wheels allow you to glide through your travels and tasks with ease.
Compact foldable hand truck made of sturdy rustproof aluminum
Ideal for trade show exhibitors, frequent travelers, and small businesses
Hauls up to 150 pounds at once; handle extends to 39 inches tall
5-inch rubber wheels (no air required) roll smoothly on most surfaces
Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging
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328 of 329 found the following review helpful:
We have one and love it!Sep 08, 2006
By D. Figueroa
I actually bought this on Ebay, but am about to buy a second one here because it's cheaper on Amazon!
This is a fabulous little dolly. It's not really just a luggage cart..everyone has wheeled luggage these days anyway.
We use it in our warehouse to haul 70 pound boxes around and it fits into the car easily so that when it's time to drop off a mountain of boxes at the PO or haul home the things I order on Amazon (grin), it's right there.
Getting a second one so that we can keep one at home, too.
We tried other folding carts and they couldn't handle the weights we were putting on them. This one is great and the price can't be beat.
Don't try this at home, kids, but I was able to lift my 175 pound hubby off the floor and wheel him around on it..it's one tough little dolly.
Update 3 years later: These carts have seen almost daily usage for nearly 3 years now and are still in perfect condition. I have never had a 'personal' dolly last like these. It's truly a superb product.
104 of 105 found the following review helpful:
Great little hand truck. Will buy again.Aug 27, 2007
By H. Wang
I organized all my camping stuffs in several 12-gallon size storage containers. I use this handy truck to transfer those storage containers from car to the tent site. Initiallzy, I was worried if the wheel is too small for outside unpaved roads. But it turns out just fine. The whole construction of this hand truck is solid. Especially, the flat side on the bottom for carrying loads is long enough (not the width) to ensure stable rolling on unpaved roads around camping side. It works great for moving things around. Very good value for this low price. Definitely a good product that I will buy again and I will recommend to my friends.
190 of 201 found the following review helpful:
Folding wheels are great ... and terribleAug 21, 2008
The folding wheels are the best ... and worst feature. They make the unit much easier to carry and store. But they put the pivot point too far behind the load and that throws off the balance.
Unintuitively, it works better with big loads than small; i.e., it is easier to move two boxes than just one! To balance short loads, you have to push the handle too far down (too close to horizontal) to be really comfortable. Fortunately, the handle is long, so it is not too awkward.
Tall loads balance better. Moving one box is easier if you stand it on end than the more natural bottom.
69 of 74 found the following review helpful:
Excellent price for a light duty handcartSep 27, 2006
By M. Montgomery
I just recieved my Manga Card Personal Hand Truck today, so I have given it only a little testing.
Out of the box: It looks great and feels well crafted. Operating it is easy, you can unfold, refold it, extend and retract the handle all with one hand (and one foot). When ordering I was concerned about the handle hight (39") since I am 6'4". But rolling it around feels perfect! However when going up and down stairs, I do have to stoop over a tad. The metal rails for the handle that slide into each other have a lite coating of oil on them, so just don't grab them.
Use: It is easy to tip loads back and start wheeling. However one thing I noticed is that when you tip the cart back, the load does not balance on wheels like a regular full size handtruck. Rather the load is in front of the wheels, therefore you must press down on the handle to keep the cart from standing it self upright. To balance the load you must have the handle near horizontal to the floor.
I bought this hand truck to use for my small business (onsite computer services), so I will only carry lite weight. It is perfect for this duty and a great price. Plus it folds up quickly and takes up little space in my truck. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because for heavier loads, you must balance it by constantly pressing down on the handle.
61 of 66 found the following review helpful:
Great little cartMay 22, 2007
I just started a new job where I have to set up an exhibit table most days. While the table itself is not real heavy parking in my territory is terrible and I usually have to park 2 to 3 blocks from where I'm located. Add to that a briefcase packed to the brim and it makes for a very uncomfortable schlep. Not wanting to go and get a new rolling briefcase and still have to carry the table, I'm breaking away from the rest of my company and bought this instead. I couldn't be happier. It carries my stuff flawlessly and packs up real tiny. When you lift the bottom plate the wheels slide in so its only 2 inches thick. It slides under my skirted table and no one is the wiser that it's there. For the money, this is one sturdy cart. I think I remember reading another review where the reviewer stated that they couldn't push it forward as the handle would retract. This is not my experience at all. It locks in 2 positions and I can roll it behind me or in front without a problem. Before spending a fortune, give this a try, you really won't be sorry.
Update: Feb 3rd, 2008
Still at the same job and I use this every day. Still works flawlessly. It's even cheaper now on amazon and a few in my company have seen the light and bought one themselves. Never has it had any mechanical failures and the tires are still in great shape. No regrets here.
Update: April 30, 2014
At a different company but doing the same job and yes I still have my original cart and it still works great. Tires are still in great shape and telescoping handle works flawlessly. One of the best investments I ever made.
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