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Basiliv

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1134 days ago

I’m looking for a mobile base, which I’ve seen before, but cannot remember the brand name. It’s rather unique in that it uses a detachable handle or lift lever, which is used to lift the base and bring the casters to the floor. It’s also unusual in that once flat on the floor, none of the wheels are touching the floor.

Anyone recall the name?


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Loren

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#1 posted 1134 days ago

Such designs are sometimes integrated in heavy European
combination machines. I’ve never seen one with a long
steering handle/lift lever in an aftermarket machine base.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#2 posted 1134 days ago

I’ve mostly seen the shop made versions, like this one

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/40397

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#3 posted 1134 days ago

Your description reminded me of this . Have you searched through all the mobile base reviews on LJ's? -Jack

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#4 posted 1134 days ago

Ah, I have now recalled the name. Here it is:
http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/tools/archive/2008/08/30/Mobile-Bases.aspx

It’s made by Vega, the Vega Machine Mover and the base model is the MMK-1.

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