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Old 08-10-2014, 01:28 PM   #11
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I have the Barker 32gal. right after I got it they came out with a new type of wheels, that lets you pull it faster. I called them about the new type of wheels and ask if I could buy them, the man I talked to said he would send me the kit for free, the kit had 4 wheels and 2 axles, they even paid the shipping.

I've had it now for about three years, I pull it about 25mph to 30mph and it is in just as good as it was the day that I bought it, we use it a lot and I mean a lot, it gets a work out every time we go camping, and we camp one to two full weeks every month.

This is a picture of the tote with the old type wheels.
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Old 08-10-2014, 02:40 PM   #12
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I have been very happy with my Barker 2 Wheel 22 gal tote. It has served us very well. That said I bought mine used from CL for $50, if I was buying new and paying full fair I would have a 4 wheel 25 gallon version. Also if it didn't have pneumatic tires already I would upgrade them with a set from harbor freight.

When mine gives out, I'll replace it with a 4 wheel -- unless of course I find another deal on CL.
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The tires on the ones I'm looking at online don't seem to be pneumatic. Is that an option?
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I wasn't aware that any of them came with pneumatic tires as OEM equipment, but one post mentioned a new tire. Anyway, several folks have simply upgraded using harbor freight wheels/tires.
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Ok, I misunderstood you... Hitch Pin says he can go 25-30 mph. That's much faster than I would have thought you could go with one of these tanks attached to your truck!
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Ok, I misunderstood you... Hitch Pin says he can go 25-30 mph. That's much faster than I would have thought you could go with one of these tanks attached to your truck!
The new wheels are steel and have ball bearings.

Here is a picture of one with the new wheels.
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The tires on the ones I'm looking at online don't seem to be pneumatic. Is that an option?
Call Barker at 1-800-537-9940 and ask them about the new wheels, that's what I did.

The new wheels that they sent me was not pneumatic, they was called No-Flat, they were wider than the ones that came on the tote, plus the wheels were steel and have ball bearings.

Here is one place that has them.
http://www.rvupgradestore.com/Tote-A...-p/88-1147.htm

Here is just the wheel kit.
http://www.rvupgradestore.com/Barker...-p/88-9422.htm
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Thanks Hitch Pin,
The description in the link you sent me says that they are in fact pneumatic tires. I'll have to do a little more research and compare it against the Thetford Smart Tote before I make a decision.
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Thanks Hitch Pin,
The description in the link you sent me says that they are in fact pneumatic tires. I'll have to do a little more research and compare it against the Thetford Smart Tote before I make a decision.
That's what I did, I compared the Barker to the Thetford Smart Tote before I made a decision to get the Barker. I have a buddy that has a Thetford Smart Tote and after going with him to dump it, I'm glad I got the Barker, the new wheels are a very "Big Plus"
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Do you recall what brand your four wheeler is? It seems that Thetford is winning so far!
Barker same as the images above
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