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Offline PreferrablyWood

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MW 1000 set
« on: February 15, 2021, 02:30 AM »
Anyone use the MW 1000 set? I have 3-5 Different locations I'm the small jobs repairman/gardiner/cleaner for they er all within walking distance, longest 2 km.

I presently use the Sysroll or my bike with it's substantial baggage carrier. On the way home from a job recently I had two Systainers, the PSC 420 and the PDC, a substantial tooltote loaded with handtools, a medium sized backpack a 120cm level and walked the 12 minute walk home. It works sort ok, though it's a bit of a balancing act.

The MW 1000 set could solve a lot of problems here not only would I have space for the two Systainers, but a comfortable table to work from. I walk a lot with the Sysroll but it's quite noisy because of the plastic wheels though light so easy to walk with unloaded.

The one thing I miss the MW 1000 set is there doesn't locking wheels. I use a lot of handtools so I will probably work out an extra support system for the table to prevent wobble.

It's an expensive piece of gear but my walks mean there's no bills for vehicle parking gas insurance.

Any experiences with the MW 1000 set as a transportable workshop over slightly greater distances?

Best Regards

Wade

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Offline mino

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2021, 06:24 AM »
For pavement move, you will want to retrofit bigger and ideally air-filled wheels at low pressure. Think 10" wheelbarrow wheels at low pressure or even children 16" bike wheels etc. but this holds also for the SYS ROLL.

Rest of the system should be fine IMO. It is strong enough for sure.

But you should think of the overall weight - MW1000, especially the set version, is no light thing and is more geared for "move out of van and transfer 100 meters" than wheeling it around town. But it is an almost full-fledged mobile workstation. So may be worth it.

My 2 cents.
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Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2021, 08:01 AM »
To add what Mino said, it has rubber wheels so it’s better in that department than the SYS-Roll.
Then, they are hard rubber, so to exchange for some air filled is a good suggestion.

Tipping the MW1000 upright rises it up on its 4 rubber feet (front are adjustable). The carriage wheels then lifts up from the ground when in upright working position, so this makes it very stable. If you were going to exchange the wheels, calculate the outer diameter of a pair of new wheels, otherwise if they become over a certain diameter, maybe as little as a centimetre more in diameter, it will not lever off the wheels anymore (And you probably wouldn’t get it level)

Also as Mino mentioned, it’s quite a hefty piece, fully loaded it’s going to be heavy. It’s still quite easy to roll though, on even ground.
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Offline jarbroen

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2021, 05:24 PM »
The MW1000 is definitely easy to roll, but heavy like mentioned.
Rolling on a level surface is easy.  The weight is more noticeable when going up/down stairs or an incline.
Personally, I would not change the tires if you are on pavement or concrete. If you roll on gravel, dirt or grass then you might want a different tire (or cart).

The handle is adjustable height/angle which makes it pretty ergonomic when pushing it around.
And it’s definitely a great work table. It’s been super handy for me on numerous projects.


Offline mino

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2021, 06:31 PM »
The MW1000 is definitely easy to roll, but heavy like mentioned.
Rolling on a level surface is easy.  The weight is more noticeable when going up/down stairs or an incline.
Personally, I would not change the tires if you are on pavement or concrete. If you roll on gravel, dirt or grass then you might want a different tire (or cart).

The handle is adjustable height/angle which makes it pretty ergonomic when pushing it around.
And it’s definitely a great work table. It’s been super handy for me on numerous projects.
Ref wheels the problem is not the pavement but the fact in most (European ?) towns the pavement is very old and tend to be made made of a "thousand pieces" and even stone tiles not to mention the pressed concrete tiles now popular.

For this you want something that will provide some cushion so you are not rattling the boxes too much. Bigger wheels also help going up/down sidewalks etc.

I use a bike trailer a lot and one thing I have learned is this: In an urban setting, you want as big wheels as possible with as low pressure as possible. This is so you do not have to think of every single pothole or pavement connection as a "problem" and can mostly roll over them. This the distinction of a pleasant ride/move and a chore to me.


Unless OP has an extremely well maintained pavements around and no tiles, you really do not want to be carting a hard-wheeled thing around town on a regular basis. It can be done but IMO it is suitable for emergency scenario, not regular doing.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2021, 10:56 AM by mino »
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Offline cpw

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2021, 09:55 AM »
I very much like the extension table on my MFT, and it is a convenient mobile setup for clamping, and holding a few systainers.  I can't say how well it will work for your case, but I am a little disappointed in how well the actual cart does on stairs.

Offline PreferrablyWood

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Re: MW 1000 set
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2021, 11:34 AM »
Thanks all for the very insightful replies.

The wheels being hardrubber and the total weight of the setup when fully loaded are likely the two drawbacks to the system when moving greater distances on european type sidewalks. But for one or two kilometers the hard wheels wouldn't bother me at all, just walk slowly the traffic at times moves just as slowly by the way.

 Changing the wheels to soft style air-filled wheelbarrow wheels would likely destabilise  the table when used as a work surface. Her I would think a modified cargo bike would be a better solution but still would be hard til stabilise as a work surface.

I tend to use the Sysroll tilted on the back wheels when going over rough ground and on smooth pavement on alle four wheels. When moving just a couple of systainers I ride with them on the Jopo bike with it's stated on the baggage carrier 25 kg max load  and that works fine.

Going up and down stairs I for the most part take most of the systainers off and just either carry the sysroll with one or two systainers. Fast and easy fix to the stair problem and would do the same with the MW Mobile Work station. Generally though I work on the ground outside the buildings so don't need to think about transport up stairs.

The look of the MW 1000 seem well thought out and if I can get a better understanding with time over just what tools I need to carry for the job (logistics) Then it could make for a neat and professional solution for kitchen installs door hanging and adjustment etc. around 1 or 2 kilometers from my home.

« Last Edit: February 17, 2021, 01:08 PM by PreferrablyWood »
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