The winner: Being a little taller that the average man, I needed to improve my wheelbarrow to keep from having back problems when hauling objects around the yard or to the road. Adding a couple of pieces of plastic pipe to the handles of the wheelbarrow and bolting them securely provided a wheelbarrow that was more user-friendly. The extra length also gave more leverage for moving heavier loads. Hope this helps those who may need to move heavier objects without overly straining their backs. Ken Remley, Charlotte
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