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Old 08-10-2020, 01:53 PM   #1
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How to move 650lbs safe from driveway to garage

I have a $40 dolly from Menards... I don't think thats going to do the job. How do I get a 650lbs safe from the driveway into the garage until the moving company gets here to take it to the basement?
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Old 08-10-2020, 01:58 PM   #3
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Believe it or not, big polymer furniture sliders do the trick, as long as you can get one under each corner. Is the safe still on a pallet and encased in cardboard? You can cut the cardboard off into one big piece, and that will aid the sliders across part of the concrete/asphalt.


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Sli...-Pack/16782141

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Believe it or not, big polymer furniture sliders do the trick, as long as you can get one under each corner. Is the safe still on a pallet?
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And maybe lay down some soapy water. Driveway paved, I hope.
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If on a pallet, just take two big bars and inch it along, side to side, a little at a time.
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These guys specialize in pianos and safes. I hear that their prices are reasonable.

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You can also rent a vending machine dolly, they are made for heavy items. You still want at least three people on it too.


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Have you tried a giant magnet?

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First, you take your guns out, THEN the 400 lb safe will be easier to move. Any corners to turn on the way down?

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I have a $40 dolly from Menards... I don't think thats going to do the job. How do I get a 650lbs safe from the driveway into the garage until the moving company gets here to take it to the basement?
Rebuild the house around the safe.
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Believe it or not, big polymer furniture sliders do the trick, as long as you can get one under each corner. Is the safe still on a pallet and encased in cardboard? You can cut the cardboard off into one big piece, and that will aid the sliders across part of the concrete/asphalt.


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Sli...-Pack/16782141

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i have moved large pieces of furniture like it was on ice with these.
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I rented a refrigerator dolly to move my 1100 pound safe and it worked great.
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I rented a refrigerator dolly to move my 1100 pound safe and it worked great.

Was Dolly cute? And was she a former Olympic power lifter?!
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