Any of you have a one-trip kit?

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These carts look great - but I seem to encounter stairs all the time.
That’s interesting. I haven’t had to use stairs for a gig in about 10 years, but moving my hardware bag up those stairs was a monster. I’d be wrecked before I could even start setting up.
 

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These carts look great - but I seem to encounter stairs all the time.
...this sounds like a job for.....

UPCART HERO DOLLY!


Yeah, its a bit light, but if your kit's not too big it should work just fine...addresses the stair problem, anyway.
I also found this Amazon page that shows some other stair climbing trucks.


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Anybody see these yet? They just announced em. Seems like a prime candidate for the one-trip. I’m considering it...

 

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Targalx, the name of the dolly is a link to their website.
Go there and they have that information.
Also, the Amazon link I left features some dolly's that seems a little sturdier, if the Upcart isn't enough for your needs.

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Not even close. Thinking about a cart/trolley but need to find a big one that isn’t too bulky when packed or costs an arm and a leg.

38” (I think) hardware bag with wheels, sticks and all extras in here.
Bags for 13”, 14” snare, 14” with leather throne top inside, 16”, 26”.
22” cymbal backpack.

I normally do it in 3 trips:
kick and cymbals
Hardware and snare
Toms and throne top
 

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Finally picked up a Rock N Roller cart and love it! Got it down to 2 trips now, but I admit I haven't experimented a lot with stacking options. Even 2 trips though, it sure beats 4 or 5 trips where you are carrying everything. It's already worth the purchase for me, especially as I think forward to any outdoor festivals where I have to walk a significant distance to the stage. I should have bought one years ago.
 

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A small Toolmaster folding cart from Costco. 18”12”14” & snare, hardware (Tama Classic), one tom in hand and cymbals on the back. Takes almost no space in the trunk when folded.

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Boston makes using a cart pretty much impossible. Half of the venues here are upstairs or in a basement.

I have it down to a two trip run.

Trip 1: Cymbals on my back, snare and floor tom in my right hand, rack tom and bass drum pedal case in my left hand.
Trip 2: Bass drum in my left hand, wheeled hardware bag in my right hand.

Is it great? Nope. But it gets me there.
 

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That dolly seems to be a little taller than other folding type, most are to short to track or balance properly.

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I like it. It’s cheap, light, really solid and well made. It’s also very easy, fast and smooth to operate. The similar rock’n’roller Mini-cart I had was of a lot inferior quality although the fork was longer. No comparison.
 

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Not all carts are the same.

I found a cart sitting just inside the doors last night, loaded up my gear, and by the time I got on the elevator 10 feet from the door 1/2 my gear was on the floor.
 

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I can bring my drums in 1 trip, using either my 18" kick or the 22" kick setup and without any straps. I use the Humes & Berg Enduro Pro cases stack them on top of each other, an Ahead hardware sled and a Reunion Blues cymbal bag and all stacks behind each other on my Magliner hand truck/dolly.
 


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