How do I move a steel container?

Postby john9159 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:50 pm

I'm on an allotment site where we had a 20ft x 8ft steel container delivered about one year ago by the Local Authority. This was temporarily dropped in one place with a view to moving it to a more suitable and final position.
The LA now say they can't afford to hire the equipment to relocate the container so my problem now is how do I move such a thing with relative ease and minimum cost?
The container is from the Falcon range as supplied by Eagle Containers.

My thanks to any helpful and practical advice.
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Simply Build It

Postby collectors » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:52 am

If its the type of container you get on the back of lorry's? I would possibly have a look at getting something like a car jack & sliding some scaffold tubes or similar underneath to slide/roll it on. You will still need 1/2 a dozen fit body's to do this.
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