Help! have you seen my Garden Cart?


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I have had to order parts for this cart, in the past, but have no recollection of who the manufacturer is and therefore where I can get new wheels.
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UNfortunately the manufacturers label did not last as long as my family name on the cart.
Any help you can provide will be appreciated.
D. Ecker- Cadillac, MI
 
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I would measure the overall diameter, the width of the wheels and the diameter of the axel. Then go to a large hardware store. If they don't have them in stock they can order them.
 
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Thanks, DirtMechanic, Rubbermaid has a close looking clone, but no match.
 
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I can't be sure as my Niece bought it. Probably about 15 years ago.
I ordered one replacement wheel form the manufacturer about 2 years ago, but have lost or forgotten all facts concerning the purchase.
This is a fine cart, but the plastic wheels go south after sitting in the sun for long periods. The cart body is resilient as steel and looks bulletproof.
 
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I dragged the one wheel monster up on my deck for inspection. Luckily when I replaced the one wheel (long ago) I wrote the part number on the inner side of the wheel. 305-3526. Back tracking thru Google I found the model number of the cart as YC-650. As I remember the actual model number of ours is YC-630 or similar, but the part numbers are the same.
My cart has lost it's ID tag long ago. You'd think the manufacturer would brand that into the injection die so it is indelibly etched into the frame and cannot be lost. Well, here goes another $40.
Thanks for looking into my problem guys and gals of this forum
 
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If you like the cart but the wheels are bad then why not go to Harbor freight and buy some decent wheels and just add an axle that will fit. Hard wheels like these will never hold up and you will be constantly putting new ones on. If it was me I would look for another cart instead of throwing good money away.
 
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Mgmine- You have my number right. I was going to order the new wheel tomorrow, but now I see your logic.
Maybe HF can help/ I do nor remember ever seeing any wheels that would fit, but where there's a will......
Maybe a new cart is in order. It's only money??
 
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No...its your back. You need to google this;

https://www.cartsvermont.com/ Their big cart design has been stolen by everybody, and all fall short because they seek a lower price versus a actual good design. I cannot tell you about the smaller carts.
 
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Yep MGMINE shopping at Harbor Freight and Tractor Supply got me up and running again.
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Wheels $22 at HF. Home Depot solid steel 5/8" ($11) rod for a new axle, and axle caps at Tractor supply($3) and 20 minutes with a hacksaw. Cheaper than ordering one wheel from Armatron.
I shopped the new carts and I was shattered by the poor quality or high prices.
I like the shape and design of this one.
 
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Yep MGMINE shopping at Harbor Freight and Tractor Supply got me up and running again.
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Wheels $22 at HF. Home Depot solid steel 5/8" ($11) rod for a new axle, and axle caps at Tractor supply($3) and 20 minutes with a hacksaw. Cheaper than ordering one wheel from Armatron.
I shopped the new carts and I was shattered by the poor quality or high prices.
I like the shape and design of this one.
I'm impressed it looks like it will last a hundred yeares. I hope you got a free flashlight or tape measure or screw drivers from HF!
 
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I admit to loving my old cart as well. Here is its current condition. New wheels are in the shed actually. These parts await cleaning straightening and painting and the broken wood to be replaced. I have settled on LP smartpanel, as marine plywood is not remotely local here.
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Thanks everyone for your moral support and advise.
DirtM, I'm sure you can do a bang up job rejuvenating the old cart. Good luck.
 

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