Category Archives: Hand Trucks

Convertible Hand Trucks: Extra Stability for Heavier Loads

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Convertible hand trucks are similar to regular hand trucks, but with an extra set of wheels that fold out behind the main frame quickly and easily to create a four-wheel hand truck. Convertible hand trucks allow a single worker to move heavier loads safely, typically between 500 and 1500 pounds. They’re great for moving a variety of heavy items with fewer trips and reducing repetitive lifting, thereby lowering the risk of physical injury. Choose a straight-back or curved-back frame depending on the types of loads you need it for: straight-back frames are good for boxes, while curved-back frames are a better choice for cylinders, barrels, kegs, and other rounded shapes. Check out California Caster’s complete line of convertible hand trucks online, or give us a call anytime for fast, friendly service.

Keghook Hand Truck

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A keghook hand truck is a must for anyone who moves kegs on a regular basis. Staying upright has its benefits, one of which is ease of movement. The keghook can be stored in tight spaces.  It is perfect for bars, taprooms, and restaurants that offer a robust variety of beers, saving both time and your employees’ backs. For keg distribution operations, it is hard to beat the speed and ease of a keghook hand truck.  This is one specialized tool that pays for itself.

B&P Hand Truck – A13-B81-C6-D6SS-E21-E25LP

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B&P hand trucks are created using metal extrusion – A process by which the material is forced though a die, resulting in an extruded part that can be cut to size as needed and is stronger than parts created using a cast die.  (Using a cast die can create air bubbles that cause weak spots which can ultimately shorten the life span.)  This hand truck is customizable, with a variety of features and interchangeable parts.

The perforated deck offers many advantages:  Since it is not slatted, smaller boxes will not fall through.  Snow, sleet and rain will not collect on it, which will keep boxes and interior drop-off locations drier.  It is available as a permanent fixture or as a snap-on addition.

This hand truck has a curved, heat-treated handle with a comfort sleeve.  It also features non-marking and lightweight Carefree tires which will not go flat but still have the same shock absorption as pneumatic wheels.

Come visit our Oakland showroom, and we will help design the perfect hand truck for you.

Beverage Delivery Hand Trucks

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Beverage trucks are an industry must for any delivery driver.  The narrow frame allows easy maneuverability in the tightest of store isles.  The fully welded steel frame is incredibly durable and will last through the toughest routes.  The open design allows for round kegs to cradle into the truck for safe transport but the uprights are close enough to allow a twelve pack of cans to be stacked without falling through.  The truck’s ergonomic double loop handles allows the operator superior control.  Standard color is red, but other colors are available.

Dutro 132 2-Way Hand Truck

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The 132 2-Way Hand Truck is the perfect entry level 2-Way Hand Truck. We stock this Hand Truck with semi-pneumatic wheels as they are practically maintenance free.