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Cheapest place to get a real high lift?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Apr 9, 2005.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    My burb is spending the night in the woods. Think if I had a high lift it wouldn't be. So whats the cheapest place to get a high lift jack? I don't want to deal with 4 Wheel Parts.
     
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    around $39 for a 48" at Blains Farm & Fleet in south east Wi. is the cheapest i have seen. Other than E-Bay
     
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    Do you have a farm store near you? Fleet Farm and Tractor Supply Company both usually have them for around $43 for the all cast ones.
     
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    TSC has them for $47 here for the 48" model
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I paid $55 for a 60" all cast at the local farm store. They had to order it though since they only stock up to 48 inchers.
     
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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    You all mention the cast version of the hi-lift. What would the other be, forged? I take it frged would be better? probably more $$?
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    No, the all cast version is the good one, it's the version that's red. The cast/stamped version is the other one. A little cheaper, a few of the parts are stamped instead of cast. They're painted black. I've never seen a cast/stamped jack fail but the all cast version is usually only $5-$10 more (correct me if I'm wrong)
     
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    the all cast jack and the cast and stamped jack. the all cast lasts longer but cost a little more.
     
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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    Thanks for answering my hijack, fellas.
     
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    FWIW, I wouldn't bother with the 48"er. Get the 60"er.
     
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    Make sure you get the 60"
     
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    I got a 48" for my Burb. Stock height truck it worked great. I will be ordering a 60" whenever I get near finishing the project truck.

    By the way I went to Tractor Supply and it was only $27 for a nice all cast one. it wasn't a high lift but it worked great.
     
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    I take it you got it out then? Lift it and tip the jack over or use it as a winch?
     
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    neither. Lifted with the jack in the back, stacked rocks under the tires. Did the same in the front and I just drove right out. Look for my thread from yesterday called "stuck". Has a picture of it after I put rocks under the tires and before I drove out, also some nasty flex pictures(nasty cause my body disconnected quite a bit)
     
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    I got mine 48"er from a pawn shop for $15. A spray of WD40 and it works great.

    I'm wishing I would have got a 60", but at the time 48 was more than adequate.
     

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