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navver

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Post by navver on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:00 pm

Not sure where to put this. Dandy side storage frame.

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Post by Helen on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:04 pm

Thought I'd give it it's own thread so we can all say what we think about the idea of side storage and the practicalities of it.
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Post by Helen on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:06 pm

If often wondered how easy it would be to flip a dandy even using these scratch
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Post by Caz1960 on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:25 pm

affraid ON HER SIDE !!!! oh no not for Daisy bless her but can see the benefits and as for tipping her on the side can be easy all I would have to do is sit on her and she would tilt Dandy Side Storage 3462454224 Dandy Side Storage 3462454224 Dandy Side Storage 3462454224 Dandy Side Storage 3462454224
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navver

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Post by navver on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:34 pm

Video of a camplet one being used. They weigh 500kG fully loaded and 250 or 275kG empty so Dart weight.

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With one wheel on the ground you are only lifting half of it and less if the front is on the ground as well.
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Post by Helen on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:49 pm

It looks easier than I thought it would be

I can just hear all my plates and glasses going Crash though Shocked
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Post by Tow Itch on Sun 17 Mar 2013, 9:59 pm

There is another type of frame that I was thinking of in two pieces with wheels on each corner.


If that camplet weighs 500Kg then I have three testicles. Well I'd look that way after lifting it. Given my mate a hand with lifting the odd Hot Tub and even with sub 400Kg ones where you have 7' of leverage you get the first 300 or so of lift done with an inflatable bag.

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navver

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Post by navver on Mon 18 Mar 2013, 3:17 pm

No they are 250kg or 275kg empty, depending on model but max load is 500kg. I would hope you wold unlod it first.

Probably find Camplets are what they say they are but Dandies are twice as heavy as they say.
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Post by Helen on Mon 18 Mar 2013, 3:44 pm

For us side storage isn't really an option as we don't empty it often ...... it would be ideal to be able to turn it onto it's side easily though for when we want to do any maintenance underneath rather than have to get on the floor.

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