I had a look at one of those when they first came out.Hi Guys
Here's an in depth review of the Tronix beach trolley that I've put up on my YouTube channel.
Anyone thinking of getting one may find it useful.
I used to have one, OK over paved roads, piers and hard packed ground, but tyres too fine for sand and gravel - OK on a hard packed camel towpath, but not for the beach was my finding.Has anyone tried the Shakespeare trolley? Its only £40 at Gerry's
Thanks for the info mateI used to have one, OK over paved roads, piers and hard packed ground, but tyres too fine for sand and gravel - OK on a hard packed camel towpath, but not for the beach was my finding.
You dont need to press the button with your finger! It has a metal bar just above it just press it down the handle will release.My dad has one from when they came out last June time. Totally loves it, glides over shingle, need to get tyre pressures right on flat ground as can be a bit bouncy . The button things that u have to press in to slide handle out are a pain in butt with cold hands as theyre hard to depress but for an older guyit's great to take the load off when doing shingle beach trips.
Trolley is still working fine despite the rusty patches. At some point I need to clean it up and spray it but don’t let that put you off as it works well.I am thinking of one of these as my very old trolley constructed of mild steel box section has solid wheels which although 3-4 inches wide do not cope well with shingle. I saw Chas's Youtube review of the Tronixpro and also thought it looked pretty bad to have paint peeling off it after only one trip, especially as it was designed to be used in a salty corrosive atmosphere. It put me off buying it at the time.
However, I am now a few years older and less mobile and my trolley is playing up. There do not seem to be many options so I would appreciate any further feedback on the build quality of this trolley? I see they are around £125 - 130 on Ebay so not overly expensive provided they they do actually last a few years.
Thanks in advance and if anyone has seen some Cod from the beach yet around Hythe please let me know!
Thanks for the follow up Chas. Mine is also lasting well and is over a year old now. If I had a criticism it would be practicality rather than build quality. The trolley is useful over shingle and sand but because of the width of the balloon wheels and the weight of the item there are plenty of venues where I don't use it. It is heavy going to get up shingle banks, doesn't like steps much either and going through gateways at Sandwich or Dungeness is awkward. Even folded up it is a large item to store. Good for long walks along flat beaches less practical as an all rounder.Trolley is still working fine despite the rusty patches. At some point I need to clean it up and spray it but don’t let that put you off as it works well.