Ace Steel Wheelbarrow

Item no: 7331721 | 082901266693
$89.99
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  • 6 cubic feet
  • Heavy gauge steel
  • 1.5" red steel handles with comfort double injected two tone grips
  • Anti tilt leg stabilizers
  • Two full size 16" tires
  • Replacement tire is Ace No. 7137615
  • Replacement handle is Ace no. 7200 322


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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (63)
  • Comfortable grips (61)
  • Carrying capacity (60)
  • Supports heavy weights (53)
  • Easy assembly (32)

Cons

  • Difficult setup (19)

Best Uses

  • Mulch (57)
  • Gardening (49)
  • Carrying other equipment (45)
  • Firewood (42)
  • Leaves & brush (42)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (40), Master gardener (10), Midrange shopper (8), Getting started (7), Budget shopper (6)
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    • Family older kids (6), Couple no kids (5), Single male (4), Family young kids (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for my needs - my dog likes it

I read the other reviews. A couple of comments about them. Difficult assembly - from the other comments, I was expecting much worse. Perhaps some cheese with that "whine"...Read complete review

I read the other reviews. A couple of comments about them. Difficult assembly - from the other comments, I was expecting much worse. Perhaps some cheese with that "whine" would help. I did find a couple of burrs left in the bolt holes on two of the braces. I put the braces in my vise and one whack with a chisel took care of it. Wheels - mine are fine. Shipped with low pressure. Added a little air to firm them up. There may be a quality problem from several other comments. But what is the percentage? Low I expect from the number of complaints. Will Ace correct the problems? I suspect the answer is yes from the excellent customer service I have always received from them in the past.

This is the best wheelbarrow I have ever owned. It is rock solid and a little heavy. Not too heavy for me, but maybe for some. I think it is the perfect combination of strength versus weight. The dual wheels make it extremely stable. Every time I grab the handles to lift, I'm expecting to have to stabilize it. Not so. Nice anytime, wonderful with a heavy load.

I'm replacing the fences around my property. Never built fencing before. I'm enjoying it. I'm over 60 and retired. I really appreciate the stability of the dual wheels. I throw all my needed tools in the wheelbarrow for one trip to the worksite. Then I unload and go to the lumber stack and load up. I don't have to worry about overloading. During post installation, I was loading 80lb bags of concrete. I found 4 bags was as much as I wanted to lift and the wheelbarrow handled that easily and with stability.

I've got a dog that likes to stay near me. She is old and likes to ride. In the past, she has tried to jump in my old wheelbarrow. She always jumps out again, because it is so unstable. It is lighter weight and has one wheel. She jumped in this new one, she rode around to the back yard and I had to coax her to get out. Now that's a testimonial - my dog likes it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Decent wheelbarrow, but bad info on site

I've had mine about a year now. It hauls dirt and a lot of firewood. It's a decent wheelbarrow. The dual wheels are VERY nice with heavy loads and uneven terrain. We use...Read complete review

I've had mine about a year now. It hauls dirt and a lot of firewood. It's a decent wheelbarrow. The dual wheels are VERY nice with heavy loads and uneven terrain. We use ours hard, and really appreciate the extra stability.

It's not all that sturdy. Certainly not contractor grade. I reinforced it by cuttting a piece of 5/8" OSB to fit between the tub and the handles, thus strengthening the whole assembly and especially the bottom. Tossing in chunks of firewood can beat it up pretty badly.

ASSEMBLY: I see some folks complaning about assembly. All I can say is, if you find this difficult, please stay away from power tools.

My wheels came assembled with the tires already on the rims, I assume by store personnel, and they pinched an innertube, so one wheel never held air very long. I patched it yesterday, as it had gotten too bad to get any work done. Next time I have a problem I'll get pre-Slimed tubes.

The web site lists a replacement "tire", and for some strange reason, they call it a "16x4 Replacement Tire". It's not a tire, it's a wheel. (The tire is just the rubber part. A wheel is a complete rim and tire assembly, which is what they seem to be selling.)

And it's not 16x4, it's a standard 4.80/4.00-8 tire (which has a 15.5" diameter). If you need an inner tube, that's the size you want. Try to find an angled valve, though. They are hard to find.

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3.0

hardware is junk

By rick

from pocahontas arkansas

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Difficult Assembly

Best Uses

  • Outdoors

Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

wheelbarrow is well built and strong but when i assemble it one of the brackets holes was rounded out so the bolts had no where to grip. i had to use hex head bolts to install this part. also the bolts that came with it were cheap had to replace 3 or 4 of them because they had the square corners rounded off and would not hold when tighting them.

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  • Family Older Kids
 
5.0

Ace Steel Wheelbarrow, 6 cu. ft. Dual Wh

By Pete

from Manchester, Ct.

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Assemble

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

    Wheelbarrow is great product for the money. Assembly instructions were ok but I deviated slightly from them because I assembled it by myself and had to "improvise" on subsequent steps. But I managed just fine. A couple things I did differently were: 1) Carriage bolts that install the axle brackets to the handles and attach front tray braces. I reversed the back bolts and installed them from bottom. That way the "square" shank would "lock" into the axle bracket, which had wide enough opening to accommodate the square shank part of bolt. Otherwise if you install the back bolt top down, you are installing a square shank in round hole of handle. Incidentally I installed these brackets first to the handle with front tray braces, then I installed the axle. I measured from outer edge of axle brackets to end of axle(6") to set running position of axle. Then I tightened the bolts; 2) I applied some wheel bearing grease to axles before I installed wheels to axles; 3) I checked air in tires. Discovered they were low on pressure so pumped them to 28psi(30psi is max). As I said I made some deviations to picture instructions to suit self assembly but all in all was pretty simple.

    • I Am A:
    • Family Older Kids
     
    4.0

    does the job

    By Dave

    from King William Va

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • PRICED RIGHT

    Cons

    • Not Made For Tall Man

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

    I didn't find the assembly as difficult as others seemed to.
    I wish the handles were more elevated because when I (as a 6' 3" tall man) lift them up the front is too close to the ground and hits in some applications.
    It is well balanced and worth the money.
    I do have the same complaint that many have had. The grips came off the handles the 1st time I used it (hauling firewood). The store where purchased supplied glue to repair though I haven't tried it yet.

    • I Am A:
    • Couple No Kids
     
    5.0

    We love it!

    By Becky the Gardener

    from Spokane, WA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

        My son bought this for my husband for Father's Day 2 years ago and it is the best wheelbarrow we have ever owned. The dual wheel design makes it easy to handle even with a top heavy load and the metal tub is durable. It works so well, that when it came time to replace wheelbarrows at my work, we ordered 2 of them!!

        • I Am A:
        • Family Older Kids
         
        5.0

        Well made equipment

        By the Coyote

        from Tollesboro, KY

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

          I use it to haul firewood out of the woods, it does not break when you drop a 60 pound log into it like the plastic wheel barrow did.
          The paint job was so nice I felt bad about getting it dirty.

          • I Am A:
          • Single Male

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          dont waste your money

          By curt

          from stow ohio

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult Assembly
            • Holes Does Not Line-up

            Best Uses

            • Gifts

            Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

            waited for it to be shipped to me once I got it the holes didn't line up sending it back

            • I Am A:
            • Single Male
             
            5.0

            A work horse

            By Jim E.

            from Santa Rosa, CA

            About Me High-end Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

              Move soil and compost
              Mix concrete
              General yard work
              Would be difficult to assemble alone, with a helper not a problem

              • I Am A:
              • Family Older Kids
               
              4.0

              Nice Wheelbarrow

              By T&T

              from Fort Myers, FL

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Easy To Assemble

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                Definitely need 2 people to assemble & is easier to do on a raised surface, but it wasn't complicated & everything fit well. We finger tightened all nuts & bolts, then used a socket & rachet to finish. We had it put together in about a half hour & filling it with dirt an hour later! Two wheels in front makes it steadier than one wheel. Appears to be solid construction; not flimsy. We were pleased to find one with a metal tub - most we found had plastic tubs & were not rated highly for durability.

                • I Am A:
                • Couple No Kids
                 
                5.0

                The Best Wheel Barrel You Can Buy

                By Rannzilla

                from Reading, PA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Tough

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                  I feel this is the best wheel barrel you can buy. It's appears to be very durable and sturdy and it looks good too. The dual wheels eliminates tip-overs, easier on the arms. My only problem with it was some of the bolts were not set right during assembly and I had to remove and reasseble them. I had to make an adjustment on the wheels too. Great wheel barrel though, great value!

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                  • Family Young Kids
                   
                  3.0

                  Great as long as you don't want handles

                  By Andrew

                  from Arkansas

                  About Me High-end Shopper

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                        Bought it because of solid construction. Am skeptical of the wooden bucket fittings, all else is steel.
                        Except the handles are rubber or plastic - one came off within a half hour of use.

                        • I Am A:
                        • Family Young Kids
                         
                        4.0

                        Love product, instructions.. not so much

                        By Bob

                        from Canby, OR

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Difficult Assembly

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                        Love the two wheel wheelbarrow! It was a fairly difficult assembly, and the instructions were not very easy to follow. It is durable, and has a solid feel. One of the two wheels had a problem, and would not inflate. The local Ace Hardware store (where the product was shipped to) exchanged the wheel for another one that they had... no questions asked. I plan to use this wheelbarrow primarily for firewood. I have a single wheel wheelbarrow, but it was hard too use - as the loads tend to be a bit top-heavy.

                        • I Am A:
                        • Couple No Kids
                         
                        4.0

                        Sturdy Construction

                        By Tom-O

                        from Loveland, CO

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Difficult Assembly

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                        I could have gone to my local Ace and bought one already assembled. When I was on the Ace site, I thought I saw it say "Check Availability" (Local store). The site went immediately to the order page, as if my local Ace didn't have any in stock...maybe your web-site is too confusing???? They must have had 6 wheel barrows easily already in stock and assembled.

                        • I Am A:
                        • Couple No Kids
                         
                        5.0

                        Awesome Wheelbarrow

                        By Chad Johnson

                        from Hartsville SC

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                          The two wheel design is prefect for heavy loads and maneuvering around on un-level ground. Steel handles and solid construction make this a prefect tool to have around for simple gardening to heavy construction.

                          • I Am A:
                          • Family Young Kids
                           
                          5.0

                          Best thing ever!

                          By Sussie

                          from Menifee, CA

                          About Me High-end Shopper

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Assemble

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Gifts
                            • Outdoors

                            Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                            Got as a gift for my son. He loves it!

                            • I Am A:
                            • Family Older Kids
                             
                            5.0

                            Best Wheelbarrow in reliability and durability

                            By Tongkie

                            from Federal Way, Washington

                            About Me Budget Shopper

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Assemble

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                              They're great in carrying heavy loads that need balancing with the two wheels it makes work easier and less stress when operating the cart. Great for carrying load with out worrying the handles will give way.

                              • I Am A:
                              • Single Male
                               
                              4.0

                              Very Stable

                              By TugCap

                              from Florida

                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Double Tires Don't Tip
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Assemble

                              Cons

                              • Arms Aren't That Strong

                              Best Uses

                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                              Great On Sale price and assembled easy enough but I wish the arms were heavier gauge metal. Double tires made sure the loads did not tip over. Great wheelbarrow for around the yard.

                              • I Am A:
                              • Family Older Kids

                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Wheelbarrow

                              By Doug

                              from East Texas

                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design

                              Cons

                              • Difficult Assembly

                              Best Uses

                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                              Purchased this item based on two wheels and the size of the tub. Overall, it is hard to assemble. The carriage bolts that hold the tub to the frame can be tricky. I duct taped the bolt heads to the inside of the tub. Check the tire pressure, my tires were very low, probably something to do with shipping. The rim on the outside of the tub was rusted. Guess it was stacked upside down and water was allowed to stand inside the rim. During my first use, I discovered the rubber hand grips slip off the steel handles. So I plan to use some gorilla glue and screws to make it permanent. If you can deal with these issues, it looks like a good wheelbarrow use for yard work, otherwise look for a two wheeled barrow with solid hardwood handles that is pre-assembled.

                              • I Am A:
                              • Single Male
                               
                              4.0

                              Nice wheelbarrow

                              By Oakes

                              from Iowa City, IA

                              About Me Budget Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Durable

                              Cons

                              • Difficult Assembly

                              Best Uses

                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                              Very difficult to assemble, required two people to line up things correctly! The handles slip off easily, but our local Ace gave us free glue to remedy this issue. The design is attractive, and it is a large wheelbarrow. The inside can scratch if you put in very heavy and large rocks. Overall, we are happy with it, and believe it will last for a while. Glad it has two wheels. It has worked well for the past two months, besides the issues I already mentioned.

                              • I Am A:
                              • Couple No Kids
                               
                              4.0

                              Outstanding Product

                              By Alan

                              from Oklahoma City, OK

                              About Me Avid Gardener

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Carrying Capacity
                              • Comfortable Grips
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Supports Heavy Weights

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Carrying Other Equipment
                                • Firewood
                                • Mulch

                                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                I use Wheel barrow for moving dirt around, i like the size and feel.

                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                2.0

                                Like having two wheel stability

                                By Roger

                                from Farmington Hills, Mi.

                                About Me Avid Gardener

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Gardening
                                  • Mulch

                                  Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                  I am a senior citizen and bought the two wheel wheelborrow for better stability on my hillside property. The first time I used the wheelborrow I was wheeling bags of mulch down a slope and the handle grips came off. If I had been hauling wet concrete, this could have been a disaster. The clerk at ACE recommended I use supper glue to fix the problem. After viewing comments from other people its obvious thit is a design defect. I hope ACE issues a recall and corrects this defect before someone gets hurt.

                                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  I would not recommend this wheelbarrow

                                  By Jimmy

                                  from Aberdeen, NC

                                  About Me Avid Gardener

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Carrying Capacity
                                  • Comfortable Grips

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult Assembly

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                    This wheelbarrow was very hard to put together. The instruction could have been written much better.
                                    With the two wheels, pushing on rough or uneven surface, the wheelbarrow is very un-stable.

                                    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    2.0

                                    fine if you're in mild climates

                                    By split484

                                    from colorado, usa

                                    Pros

                                    • Carrying Capacity
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Supports Heavy Weights

                                    Cons

                                    • Breaks

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                      The rubber tires are only rated to from 14*F to 140*F - i didn't check for this at the time of purchase - who would? let's just say it's fair to say the thing your selling in town works for the climate the town's in - not the case here. So, a year later the tires are cracked badly and, of course, the tubes are flat. Solution is to upgrade to non-pneumatic tires.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Excellant Wheelborrow

                                      By Jim

                                      from Hudson, OH

                                      About Me Avid Gardener

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Carrying Capacity
                                      • Comfortable Grips
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Supports Heavy Weights

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Gardening
                                        • Home Garden Harvest
                                        • Mulch

                                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                        Great product, much easier to use than single wheel wheeolborrow - very stable & sturdy. Assebbly was a snap - I traded the wheelborrow delevered to the atore for a $10 bill and the one on display - they put it in my SUV - piece of cake. Great family atmosphere.

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Nice wheelbarrow

                                        By Kate

                                        from Overland Park, Ks

                                        About Me Avid Gardener

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Carrying Capacity
                                        • Comfortable Grips
                                        • Easy Assembly
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Really Like The 2 Wheels
                                        • Supports Heavy Weights

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Gardening
                                          • Leaves & Brush
                                          • Mulch

                                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                          As an older woman, I really like the two wheels in front. It is easier on my back not to be having to balance a heavy load on one wheel. Nice product.

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          perfect

                                          By dean z

                                          from jacksonville fla

                                          About Me Avid Gardener

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Carrying Capacity
                                          • Comfortable Grips
                                          • Easy Assembly
                                          • Easy to Use
                                          • Supports Heavy Weights

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Home Garden Harvest
                                            • Leaves & Brush
                                            • Mulch

                                            Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                            good

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Outstanding Deal

                                            By Alvin

                                            from OKC, OK

                                            About Me Professional Landscaper

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Carrying Capacity
                                            • Comfortable Grips
                                            • Easy Assembly
                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Supports Heavy Weights

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Carrying Other Equipment

                                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                              This wheelbarrow is amazing. It's good quality steel and durable. I have been using it to carry large chunks of concrete, mixed cement, very stable and easy to use. I made one modification to the wheel barrow which was to cut two 3/4 inch long 1/2 inch inside diameter spacers from a piece of grey electrical piping and used it as a spacer bushing before putting the wheels on so that there there would be no lateral movement of the wheels. I have used it extensively for three weeks now and no issues with the grip handles. This is an amazing price for this wheelbarrow. You will not regret this purchase. This wheelbarrow is the perfect size if you will be hauling heavy stuff such as gravel. If you get the bigger size it will probably be too heavy for one person going up a ramp or over obstacles.

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Great wheelbarrow.

                                              By John

                                              from Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

                                              About Me Avid Gardener

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Carrying Capacity
                                              • Comfortable Grips
                                              • Easy to Use
                                              • Supports Heavy Weights

                                              Cons

                                              • Difficult Assembly

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Carrying Other Equipment
                                              • Firewood
                                              • Gardening
                                              • Home Garden Harvest
                                              • Leaves & Brush
                                              • Mulch

                                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                              The assembly for one person is a little difficult. A helper will make for a quick assembly.This is a sturdy and quality wheelbarrow at an excellent price.

                                              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              3.0

                                              Decent wheelbarrow, but bad info on site

                                              By Ralph

                                              from Virginia

                                              About Me Master Gardener

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

                                              • Comfortable Grips
                                              • Easy Assembly
                                              • Easy to Use

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Carrying Other Equipment
                                                • Firewood
                                                • Gardening
                                                • Home Garden Harvest
                                                • Leaves & Brush
                                                • Mulch

                                                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                                I've had mine about a year now. It hauls dirt and a lot of firewood. It's a decent wheelbarrow. The dual wheels are VERY nice with heavy loads and uneven terrain. We use ours hard, and really appreciate the extra stability.

                                                It's not all that sturdy. Certainly not contractor grade. I reinforced it by cuttting a piece of 5/8" OSB to fit between the tub and the handles, thus strengthening the whole assembly and especially the bottom. Tossing in chunks of firewood can beat it up pretty badly.

                                                ASSEMBLY: I see some folks complaning about assembly. All I can say is, if you find this difficult, please stay away from power tools.

                                                My wheels came assembled with the tires already on the rims, I assume by store personnel, and they pinched an innertube, so one wheel never held air very long. I patched it yesterday, as it had gotten too bad to get any work done. Next time I have a problem I'll get pre-Slimed tubes.

                                                The web site lists a replacement "tire", and for some strange reason, they call it a "16x4 Replacement Tire". It's not a tire, it's a wheel. (The tire is just the rubber part. A wheel is a complete rim and tire assembly, which is what they seem to be selling.)

                                                And it's not 16x4, it's a standard 4.80/4.00-8 tire (which has a 15.5" diameter). If you need an inner tube, that's the size you want. Try to find an angled valve, though. They are hard to find.

                                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                Very good HOMEOWNER QUALITY Wheelbarrow

                                                By wdwrkr51

                                                from Snellville, GA.

                                                Verified Reviewer

                                                Pros

                                                • Comfortable Grips
                                                • Easy Assembly
                                                • Easy to Use
                                                • Should Prove Durable

                                                Cons

                                                • 400 Pound Maximum Load
                                                • Smaller Wheels

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Carrying Other Equipment
                                                • Firewood
                                                • Gardening
                                                • Home Garden Harvest
                                                • Leaves & Brush
                                                • Mulch

                                                Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                                I am an avid do-it-yourself handyman. I know and use tools constantly. That being said, this is really a good quality homeowner's dual-wheel wheelbarrow, but It is not really a contractor quality tool. The tires are one limiting factor, the 9/16" axle is another. The 9-inch wheels are smaller than most wheelbarrows use, though the wheels and tires do measure 16 inches when inflated. There are ball bearings in the wheels which can be oiled, but no grease fittings. The metal in the body is a bit thinner than a contractor quality wheelbarrow would be. Even with all that, the average homeowner will find this to be a useful tool that will last for many years.

                                                The tires carry a 210 pound maximum load rating at 30 psi. That leads to a realistic total of 400 pounds payload for this wheelbarrow. If limited to this payload, it should hold up fine to the demands of the average gardener, homeowner, or handyman.

                                                I painted the inside of the metal body with rubberized truck bed coating before assembly, which should help resist rust and resist scratching for a long time. I put Slime in the tubes before inflating the tires, which should help resist flats. I oiled the bearings while I could lay the wheels on their sides, which helped the oil to penetrate. I used a polyurethane adhesive to glue the handgrips on, as other reviewers have suggested. I reinforced the press-in ball bearings in the wheels by using flat washers to take up any slack spacing on the axle. Finally, I assembled this wheelbarrow carefully, following the picture diagrams on the box and using the printed sheet inside the box. This was not too hard to do for any one who is accustomed to working with hand tools.

                                                End result? a useful and durable tool for my collection.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Rugged and Tough

                                                By Mike

                                                from Medina Ohio

                                                Pros

                                                • Carrying Capacity
                                                • Comfortable Grips
                                                • Easy Assembly
                                                • Easy to Use
                                                • Load It Full And Go
                                                • Supports Heavy Weights

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Carrying Other Equipment
                                                  • Concrete
                                                  • Dirt
                                                  • Firewood
                                                  • Gardening
                                                  • Hd Stones
                                                  • Home Garden Harvest
                                                  • Leaves & Brush
                                                  • Mulch

                                                  Comments about ACE HARDWARE Ace Steel Wheelbarrow:

                                                  I needed a stable heavy duty wheel barrow and this is it. I have had this for 2 years and would buy it again. Single wheel does not cut it. Also for this price its great.

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