How to fix a moving dolly wheel for $3

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Fixing Your Dolly To Save Money

Fixing your dolly to save money is possible. To fix your dolly, you will need a total of three things. These three things are tools, plumbing clamp, and 5 minutes of your time.

fixing your dolly to save money

The first thing you should do is to find a place where you can fix your dolly.

You may be able to find one for free if you are just starting your vending machine business.

The only problem with this is that you won’t have any funds or any knowledge about fixing your dolly.

So the best thing you can do is to pay a small fee to fix your dolly. You will have to choose a place where you know how to fix a dolly.

The place I choose was inside the back trunk of my work van.

How to Fix a Broken Wheel on Your Vending Machine Business

how to fix dolly with broken wheel

If you have a vending machine business then it is likely that you will eventually need to have a broken wheel fixed on it.

While most vending machines that you encounter will not be at risk of breaking down, it is important to know how to fix a broken wheel if this happens.

You can find more information about how to fix a broken wheel in the article below.

  • The first thing you will need to do is get to know the problem that needs to be dealt with.
  • There are a number of things that you can do in order to fix a broken wheel on your vending machine business.
  • One of the options is to simply use the correct tools.
  • However, there are several types of tools that are meant for fixing a broken wheel.
  • One of the options that you have is to buy a piece of material from the hardware store and use it to fix the broken wheel.

Here are the steps:

Buy the following: small clamp, 2 sets of copper tubing

The picture below tells you that the vending machine wheel fell off from constant daily use.

my wheel fell off and it is out of alignment

Make sure the wheel is aligned properlymake sure to align it at the center

Buy the 2 pieces copper tubing and an adjustable small plumbing clamp ( you have to bring your wheel to the store and go to the plumbing section and find the correct pre-cut size and try to fit it on the center of the wheel where the original bearings fell off.

parts needed

It only takes 5 minutes to install everything and make sure to adjust the clamp fitting and tighten it properly. 

In case if the fitting falls off in the future it is only $1 for a replacement.

Or if you have time at the weekend, you can drill the center rod and plug in a metal wire, but this takes time and drilling skill, and also you have to spend extra money on a cobalt drill bit.

everything is secured for now

total cost for parts is $3.31

In this pandemic crises and my sales are about 80% down, I have to find ways on how to cut costs big time and being creative on my expenses.

In the beginning, I was contemplating buying a new vending machine moving dolly for about $150 to $200 after the above dolly was abused for about 1 year already.

In times of crises where the money is scarce, we should find every method and quick thinking on how to save.

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