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Old March 26th, 2013, 09:06 AM   #1
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I'm looking to pick up a 2 post vehicle lift for my pole barn. Its not going to lots of daily use just tired of crawling underneath my buggy and truck (Chevy duramax) to do maintenance type things. Looking for recommendations on decent manufacturer and affordable place to purchase from.
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Old March 26th, 2013, 09:10 AM   #2
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(mr.green)So you are calling CC a liar?? Not a nice way to treat your bitch.
tube bending and gear installs pm me for info! gears installed for $150 and up per axle.
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Old March 26th, 2013, 09:12 AM   #4
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we use rotary lift at work and i have no complaints with them
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Old March 26th, 2013, 09:23 AM   #5
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I got mine over a year ago from repocast a
nd havnt had a problem yet!
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I have a Bendpak, very heavy duty.
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Old March 26th, 2013, 09:50 AM   #7
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i would be careful with repocast alot of the crap they have laying around out there is nothing but junk.


http://www.gregsmithequipment.com/
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i would be careful with repocast alot of the crap they have laying around out there is nothing but junk.


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I've had mixed experiences with them in the past.
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i would be careful with repocast alot of the crap they have laying around out there is nothing but junk.


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Which model do you use? Likes, dislikes?
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We have a rotary and have had great luck with it, use it daily and lift everything with it from a geo to my old ccrew cab long box dually diesel.
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i use the floor jack and jackstand model. Unlimited offroad centers north location had a couple of the atlas 9's. seemed to be a decent lift they are not top of the line but either is the price and they get the job done
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i know of 3 lifts from repocast and non of them have had any problems
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Old March 26th, 2013, 10:56 AM   #14
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I've heard good about the Atlas models, lots of threads on lifts over at garagejournal.com. I poured the footings for a lift in my barn, starting to do research myself....
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I'm looking to pick up a 2 post vehicle lift for my pole barn. Its not going to lots of daily use just tired of crawling underneath my buggy and truck (Chevy duramax) to do maintenance type things. Looking for recommendations on decent manufacturer and affordable place to purchase from.
I am in the same boat. I want to put one in this year too.

My buddy has a 3 year old Rotary 10k and it is real nice, I'm not sure if I can justify spending over $4000 on a new one just yet though.
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We just bought a cheaper 10,000# hoist from rowelys a few months back. Its a pretty nice hoist IMO I forget what brand it is tho. Check them out. It is a wholesale place but I'm sure you can get one if you needed.

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I am in the same boat. I want to put one in this year too.

My buddy has a 3 year old Rotary 10k and it is real nice, I'm not sure if I can justify spending over $4000 on a new one just yet though.
That's where im at. I really don't care to spend that much however I don't wanna buy junk either.
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We just bought a cheaper 10,000# hoist from rowelys a few months back. Its a pretty nice hoist IMO I forget what brand it is tho. Check them out. It is a wholesale place but I'm sure you can get one if you needed.

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Let me know what you come up with, once a house sells I'll be in the market as well.
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