hand trucks vs dollies
Kim & Rima McKinzey
rkm at SLIP.NET
Tue Jun 19 02:33:41 UTC 2001
>... I know them as dollies (and appliance dollies). And local
>stores rent them as dollies, not "hand trucks."
To me, dollies are flat pieces of wood (usually) on 4 wheels and is
pulled by a rope or a piece of metal and/or wood. A hand truck is
vertical, on 2 wheels, and has 2 handles at the top that are integral
with the vertical support. One would put something on a dolly and
pull it - like a kid's toy. One would lean something against the
hand truck and push it.
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