Stanley Panel Carry

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
3.9
out of 5
Brand:
Stanley
Model:
#93-301
Price:
$7

Description

* Enables 1 person to more easily carry sheet materials
* Great for moving wallboard and plywood
* Durable plastic construction
* High-visibility orange
* Weighs less than 1 lb.

WOOD magazine review

Stanley Panel Carry

Review Summary

Made entirely of a sturdy plastic, the Panel Carry’s handle angles about 10° to keep your knuckles from rubbing against the panel. (Still, a softer or textured grip would be better.) Even though it adds 14-1⁄2" to your reach, we still had to stoop low to get in position to lift, while resisting the temptation to lift with our backs. And we had to keep the other hand on the top edge of the panel for balance.
Despite this quirk—and the fact that we wish it was longer—the Panel Carry is a good low-cost way to move sheet goods.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

Reader Reviews

Inexpensive sheet goods carrier

Review Summary

This is a inexpensive way for carrying 3/4" plywood. It is durable and lightweight. Despite what is previously said, I found the grip to comfortable and fits well in my hand. It is not something I would recommend for a jobsite, but for a for cabinet maker or a hobbyist, that does not have to move more than a few sheets at a time so as not to damage the wood edges.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

It Works!

Review Summary

I have two, 3/4" plywood or sheetrock are so easy to move. Saves your back, and doesn't cost a lot.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Not anymore

Review Summary

I have several different versions of this age old device; even a homemade one that my father made from metal. I am sure that they are at least one of the reasons my shoulders need surgery and why I can't lay on my sides anymore. You might feel strong now, but the day is coming when you will wish you had been more careful. I don't remember when my tendons started separating from bone, but I feel it every day now.
When I was in my 30s this type of device (and others like it) were perfect. Doctors are making a fortune off of people like me. You have been warned.

Detailed Ratings

1.8
out of 5

Performance

2

Features

2

Ease of Use

1

Value

2

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