80-Year-Old Masters Wood Hauling with the Chore Warrior Electric Wheelbarrow

Author: Spencer Crowley

“I’m 80 years old and I burn firewood all winter long. I use the ChoreWarrior two-wheeled electric wheelbarrow to move wood up the hill from my wood lot, then up the ramp to my front porch and finally through the door into my house.”

Using A two-wheeled electric wheelbarrow at the age of 80 to move firewood during the winter offers a range of advantages that cater to the specific needs and challenges associated with aging, here are six of them.

  • Reduced physical strain: As individuals, age, physical strength and endurance may decline. The electric assistance provided by the wheelbarrows motor significantly reduces the amount of manual effort required to transport heavy loads of firewood. This is particularly beneficial during the winter months when cold temperatures can exacerbate physical strain.

  • Enhanced stability and maneuverability: The two wheeled design of the electric wheelbarrow provides superior stability compared to a traditional single wheeled wheelbarrow. This added stability is crucial when navigating through snow covered or icy terrain, reducing the risk of slips, trips or falls. The maneuverability of the two wheels also makes it easier to negotiate tight spaces, ensuring a safe and efficient firewood transport process.

  • Electric assistance in Challenging conditions: Winter weather conditions can make outdoor tasks more challenging, especially for older, older individuals. The electric motor assists in overcoming obstacles like snow and ice, making it easier to move the wheelbarrow. Even in adverse weather conditions, this feature ensures that you can continue your firewood related activities throughout the winter without unnecessary struggles.
  • Variable speed control for precision: the variable speed control feature allows you to adjust the pace of the wheelbarrow according to your comfort and the specific demands of the task. This is valuable when navigating around obstacles, avoiding potential hazards, or carefully placing firewood in its designated areas. This gives you greater control over the movement of the wheelbarrow, minimizing the risk of accidents.

  • Independence and autonomy: Using the Chore Warrior two-wheeled electric wheelbarrow empowers you to maintain a level of independence and autonomy when managing tasks around your home. Instead of relying on external assistance, you can confidently handle the transportation of firewood on your own. Contributing to a sense of self-sufficiency.

  • Year-round Accessibility: The electric wheelbarrows design and features make it suitable for year-round use. Whether it’s summer or winter, you can rely on the convenience and assistance provided by the electric motor. This ensures A consistent and reliable tool for firewood transport needs throughout the changing seasons.

Preserving Marital Bliss

When Sandy doesn’t want to bother her spouse when he’s just put his feet up and cracked a beer, she calls on her Chore Warrior. It pitches right in to move dirt, branches and debris up their front yard hill and around the house. Her husband loves Chore Warrior too. He plans to get her another one soon.

A California Star

Madeline loves her independence. But now and then, she needs help with the heavy lifting. So the 85-year-old uses her Chore Warrior wheelbarrow to bring firewood to her Northern California home. When you’re dealing with floods, fires and drought, it’s nice to have powerful friend to help get things done.

Ken Astronomy Guy

As an astronomy hobbyist, I’ve built several of my own telescopes over the past 20 years. This scope weighs about 140 lbs. and (when folded) is pushed like a wheelbarrow up a couple of car ramps into my vehicle for transport to a dark sight. So, I’ve been looking for a way to add some power assist when pushing it up the ramps. I came across your videos for the PAW Chore Warrior and thought it looked like a perfect match for my needs.

No Horsing Around

Gary Lovrine loves using his Chore Warrior wheelbarrow and his kids have fun doing their chores. Cleaning horse stalls is a daily task and navigating up and down hills is way easier with push-button power. Hauling long distances is no big deal and the large tub capacity means less loads, with the motor bearing the brunt of the work. And the battery keeps its charge for hours and recharges quickly. Gary’s kids seem to recharge quickly too.

Snow Plower Ben

Ben added a blade to his Chore Warrior and it has helped him keep his walks clear ever since.

Bernie Concrete Guy

Bernie endorses the Chore Warrior because the stable platform eliminates spillage and the drive system does all the work.

Hauling it all up north

Jack Barrett chops, hauls and splits and wood on a small island in northern Minnesota. It’s the only fuel source for heating his often-snowbound cabin. Besides wood, he uses his Chore Warrior wheelbarrow for rocks, groceries and to resupply a heavy, eight-gallon water tank. His Chore Warrior gobbles up and spits out whatever he fills it with–and comes back for more. And he loves that the battery lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge. So do his back muscles.

Plane Hauler

Doug loves flying planes and is part of the The Commemorative Air Force. More than once, he’s hurt his back pushing a plane in and out of a hanger. His modified Chore Warrior gave him wings, by moving planes in a safer, faster and more controllable fashion.

Hitting the Target

Jeff owns and runs a gun range in northern Minnesota. He needed a better way to move his weapons and ammunition up and down hills, and hundreds of yards across the range. The tireless drive system on the Chore Warrior was the perfect solution. Now he has the power and mobility to make his tasks easier.

Birthing New Ideas

The Miracle of Birth barn at the Minnesota State Fair needed a helping hand. So Chore Warrior donated a wheelbarrow to help the 4-H kids haul hay and feed, pile after pile, for miles and miles. Now we’re speculating about the Chore Warrior’s capacity for mini-donuts and corn dogs.

Beach Hauler Kid

Henry age 7 moves a heavy load of beach gear from the parking lot over the sand with only the help of the Chore Warrior.

Power for Horses

Joy and Bob Gamache are horse lovers with a small stable. They saddle up their Chore Warrior every day to carry supplies and pick up paddocks, in all kinds of weather conditions. It’s an indispensable tool that makes managing their farm so much easier.

In spring, Ben and his Chore Warrior collect sap from 120 tapped trees in a suburban Maine neighborhood for maple syrup production. Each collection run is nearly a half mile, and when full, the 35-gallon tank weighs nearly 300 lbs. The Chore Warrior’s upgraded tires give Ben great traction through mud and spring snow.

The gunsmith at the Saxonville armory needed to bring his precision tools and test weapons to the gun range to test repairs and modifications. The Chore Warrior drive system was the perfect solution to his problem.