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is this a good deal on this hi-lift?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by colbystephens, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I would go ahead and just spend a few bucks more and get a real Hi Lift.
     
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    Cant tell from the description, but Hi-Lifts come in 2 varieties. Stamped and cast. The cast is much stronger. For the extra $10 or so dollars, I would go with the Hi-Lift brand. They have excellent aftermarket support, and parts are available should it need repair. Dont know about the other company.
     
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    Id say go w/ a hi-lift, if it breaks on the trail you can get parts, heck, alot of people carry a spare set of climbing pins for a hi-lift. Dont know if they interchange for that brand, if they dont, what are the chances when it breaks in a couple years, that you will be able to find parts for an american presto.

    Just IMO though
     
  6. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Spend the extra few bucks and buy the real one.... You'll thank me later when that hunk of crap you linked to breaks in half with your truck on it :rolleyes:
     
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    I had a harbor freight farm jack and it bent real easy. Now I have the real thing
     
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    I bent a cheap one too. bought it at a swap meet for $30. its now worth about $0.30.
     

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