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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.
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Bit naff making a beach trolley out of ordinary steel, should be stainless and aluminium,, that paint looks like it was put over metal already rusting.

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Thanks, that's a really in depth review. The amount of rust under that paint is a bit worrying. Good to see it does the job though even though it's not perfect.
 

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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.
Tight lines
Chas

I had a look at one of those when they first came out.
I dint think it was made strong enough where the handle slides in n out.
Looked like a weak point to me.
After a lot of trips over different terrain, I think it would get weaker and bend.
My opinion anyway
 

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Hmmmmm o_O, that looks pretty much identical to the HumpaLumpa trolleys. Guessing that the IPR has expired and TronixPro have copied the design.
 

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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.
 

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I think you must have a Friday afternoon trolley as on mine the paint work is fine, but yours must have been rusty from the start and just painted over, which is not good at the price.

If it had been made of of stainless steel the price would have been double and in alloy would it have stood up to the punishment we give them, maybe OK the the course angler.

I was amazed at the size of the wheels …..... there large and do take up a lot of room, but for going over soft sand and shingle it's the dogs dangley bits, well pleased with mine
 

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Well I'm thinking of getting the Powawalker 3 wheeled beach trolley, expensive I know but it drives itself, you don't have to pull it.
 

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Has anyone tried the Shakespeare trolley? Its only £40 at Gerry's
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.
 

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Thanks for the review, I just ordered one today. After half killing my self across dungi shingle the other day, I know the trolley I have just doesn't cut it
 

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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.
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.
 

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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 other 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. Incidentally, I see some are advertised as MarkII so nyone know what has changed from the original version?

Thanks in advance and if anyone has seen some Cod from the beach yet around Hythe please let me know!
 

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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!
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.
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I use a sledge upvc with four 3 inch castors when you get to the shingle flip it over to the 2 inch pvc plumbers tubing runners and easy as, I use a power sled harness and pull a team box large bucket and bag . effortless and i,m a year off sixty. I will put up dome pics if I can suss out how. costs about twenty quid.
 

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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.
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Chas
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.
 

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That’s an interesting point about width for gates and steps -thanks.
 
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