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#288612 08/20/07 10:27 PM
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i am maybe looking to purchase a lift does anyone know of a brand that would go up about 20 feet,i am not looking at a scissor lift like a skyjack to heavy to haul around but theres gotta be something lighter out there :shrug:

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I've heard that "Sky Hooks" are really cheap but hard to find. Maybe Jeff has some at his hardware store. I think they're usually stored next to the checkered paint and 3rd gear oil.

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You need to check out Genie


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Originally posted by MooreTel:
I've heard that "Sky Hooks" are really cheap but hard to find. Maybe Jeff has some at his hardware store. I think they're usually stored next to the checkered paint and 3rd gear oil.

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youve been working with my uncle it sounds like, he used to keep a bag of glass nails at his desk and a metric crescent wrench. when i worked in the restaurant business i always needed a box of dry steam!


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actually Nedco my cable supplier sells sky hooks but they told me they are only ft4 rated.
i am also looking for a supplier of ft6 pull rope

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Hmm.. Maybe he has the flying carpet I have been looking for.. The one with the gravity bubble and inverted flight capability.

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I've used the ones that Merritt mentioned, and I don't like them because you have to get out and push the thing. I much prefer the scissor lift that you can drive, plus it is much more stable.

We just rent them and bill it to the customer, or have them rent one.

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I just checked inventory. We are out of skyhooks but we have 4 gallons of checkered paint. We just got a shipment of rock bolts though. My boss said he is getting the glass nails next week. smile
I have used the SkyJack lifts and Genie Scissor lifts on the job I just did. The plumbers, electricians, HVAC, and alarm guys each had one on site. Not sure if they rented them, or the GC did, but they let everyone else (painters, drywall guys, me) use them when we needed to.


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We have one exactly like the one Merritt mentioned. It is not the best for pulling cable. Larry is right, not only do you have to get out to push, you need to crank up all 4 of the standouts in order for it to lift.
We bought it because we have a customer that has 20ft ceilings in their office space. Driving a scissor lift through door ways would work, but it wouldn't do the carpet any good.

If anybody is looking at buying that style lift around Dayton, Ohio PM me.


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i am maybe looking to purchase a lift does anyone know of a brand that would go up about 20 feet,i am not looking at a scissor lift like a skyjack to heavy to haul around but theres gotta be something lighter out there :shrug:
Try this site.
Under products look for personel lifts.
LPI Lift Systems


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