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Old 08-20-2013, 10:28 AM   #1
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we built a large prop for our marching band show..... large wood structure measuring 11' wide x 12' tall x 4' deep- the prop is supported by (4) 4x4's on each corner (looks almost like a large bunk bed)- now we have to move it!- my thought was to mount something like "trojan horse" wheels on it so that the wheel clearance to the ground is minimal making it more stable- i think that will work for one end of the prop since we can run a large steel pipe (axle) thru the posts on one side and then wheels on the outside of the one set of posts-----however in order to "turn" this thing- it would be helpful to have the other set of tires turn- If we mount the other ends tires on another pipe or axle- it will not turn- any thoughts on how to construct a homemade front axle that turns? almost like a large kids wagon

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Maybe you could a similar set up. Two wheels and pick up one side.
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thanks! where do I find something like that?
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The item in the picture is generally used for stationary woodworking tools. You will probably not find one large enough for your prop. It was only meant for an idea.

You could have one side of your prop supported by fixed casters or wheels and when you want to move it, pick up the other side with a dolly bar or similar.
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