Rite-Hite Outboard Motor Carriers
Handy Engine Stand/Dolly
I have a 14 ft vbottom boat that I have two engines for. The 6 hp is on it most of the time for reliability and fuel consumption, on no-wake lakes. I have a 20 hp also that I use when I am on bigger open water and need the extra power and speed. I bought this so I can easily store the 20 when not in use, and it sits nicely in my garage, using a minimum of space. Additionally, it makes it easy to wheel out to the boat to swap them, and can be also used as a test stand with the prop in a bucket of water. The only downside is that the more heavy-duty one (up to 130 lbs) is on the expensive side.
December 11, 2012
Worst directions EVER
The dolly itself after putting together seerves its function. The directions are not only hard to follow....but they are dead WRONG!!! If you look at the drawing, they tell you to put the axle in one place and the support brackets in another. That would be nice if they actually fit! Then look look at the actual pictureand it shows you where they are really supposed to go!! ALSO. There are not enough parts in the box. Missing 4 axle washers, 1 lock nut and 1 regular washer. There are parts in the box that are not shown in the directions and do not belong. As I'm writing this I went ahead and changed my 3 star rating to 2 stars because of how frustrating this was putting it together. I am at the end of the day happy with the dolly serving its purpose.
December 28, 2012
Terrible directions and part inventory
Even though the cart is put together and is doing its intended purpose, it is not because of the manufacturer and their unacceptable performance of directions and parts. I had parts in the bag that were not referenced in the instructions, and not enough of some parts to be able to put it together from the kit. Luckily I had spare parts that did the trick and I was able to determine how to put it together by visualizing it off of the box. I expected higher quality than what was delivered.
November 30, 2012
This device sure makes it easy to move the 6HP around. Seems very stable and rolls easily though the wheels are small.
When building, remember to face the two holes on the U-shaped piece Downwards. (I missed this and had to rebuild it, but fortunately had Not tightened all the nuts)
Also found the motor fit better if I did not use their suggestion of installing the plastic mount closer to the handle piece.
October 15, 2013