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Forum topic by rolltopbox posted 11-15-2010 07:34 PM 1244 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rolltopbox

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11-15-2010 07:34 PM

Topic tags/keywords: material handling lifting assist lifting heavy

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Bruce

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mtnwild

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#1 posted 11-15-2010 08:23 PM

Pretty vague question.
You could try and slowly lift each end and brace, until you build a lift all the way to the bench top.
Good luck…..........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 11-15-2010 08:38 PM

you need a block and tackle…or a come along winch…i have a block and tackle that hangs from my shop rafters…and is there for any type of heavy lifting…i leave it there for the times when needed…they are great…or buy a cheaper come along….do the same …hang it from your rafters or if you have a closed ceiling.you will need to figure out a way to hang it…thats my 2 cents….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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hairy

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#3 posted 11-15-2010 09:01 PM

Warning! This is harbor freight!
http://www.harborfreight.com/1000-lb-capacity-hydraulic-scissor-table-cart-93116.html

I have read good reviews on other ww’ing sites, but I have no experience with it.

They also have a lower priced version.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 11-15-2010 09:35 PM

Pry up a corner, put a block under it, keep moving around and prying with blocks until it is as high as you want it. Be sure you use wide enough blocks to maintain satbility.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 11-15-2010 09:56 PM

Get two stong guys

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#6 posted 11-15-2010 10:38 PM

Better make it 4 Gmman ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 11-15-2010 11:01 PM

take a manuelpalletlmover and make two long wedges you can pull it up on to another pallet with a mdfboard on
then reliafe the handle and the thing on the pallet will now bee at a high of four inches ungefair

take care
Dennis

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canadianchips

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#8 posted 11-15-2010 11:17 PM

My parents called Me, If its 100 lbs, I use one hand, up to 500 lbs, two hands, Over 500 lbs, they called my brother to help me. lol
AND now I wonder why I have 2 dics missing in my lower back ! REALLY
If you have strong enough rafters, I suggest a block and tackle from ceiling. A couple of pulleys makes quite the difference. Make certain your rafters are STRONG enough !

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mtnwild

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#9 posted 11-15-2010 11:43 PM

Hey Bob, that’s what I was trying to say, ;}

500 pounds is too much to try and hand lift. Too much chance for injury or damage.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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GMman

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#10 posted 11-16-2010 05:15 AM

Remember how they use to change a car motor in the old days a tri pod with a chain block, way to go.

Hey Bob 200lbs in my younger days was light for me.

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cutmantom

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#11 posted 11-16-2010 05:23 AM

scissor lift table

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djwong

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#12 posted 11-16-2010 06:03 AM

I have no choice but to make room for an engine lift in my shop/garage. My engine lift at least has foldable legs to reduce it’s footprint. If I get really disparate for space, I can disassemble the engine lift to store it even more compactly. If I had room, I would have installed an overhead beam and used a hoist assembly.

-- David W. Cupertino, CA

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 11-16-2010 06:33 AM

GMman, what’d ya have in your other hand? 6 pack :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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BobG

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#14 posted 11-16-2010 01:28 PM

Hire two-men -and-a-truck!

Seriously the safest way would be to use an engine block lift. They usually have wheels and can lift about 4 feet off the floor. But, then again I’m not sure I’d even consider moving something that heavy without some strong men and plenty of beer! At least you would have a lot of company while you waited for the guys in the truck!

On second thought a swing arm crane mounted somewhere on your wall wound work!

100 LBS not a problem call me buy my dinner and I’ll do it!
200 LBS call me (see above) and pay for gas!
300 LBS or above call me I probably won’t answer the phone!!

What weighs 500 pounds in a wood shop??

-- BobG, Lowell, Arkansas--------My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am! Make more saw dust!!

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jcwalleye

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#15 posted 11-17-2010 04:48 AM

Here’s a link to a review on the HF 500 lb lift. This table gets more useful all the time. The only thingI’d add is the hydraulics loses a little pressure over time. But it’s so easy to raise, it’s a non issue for me.

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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