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Globie64 02-13-2008 02:34 PM

Looking for a floor jack recommendation
 
Hi- I'm looking for a floor jack to buy, and wondering if anyone has a good suggestion for where or what brand to buy. I'm looking for something that would easily lift my Globetrotter (less than 3k#), but have found that there is so much junk out there. OR, what kind of jack did the thing come with originally, 1964? I used a floor jack I rented locally to change a tire, it was awesome. I bought a 2 tone bottle jack, which is useless. I also tried the jack from my Element, rated for 3000#, and it was just really awkward. Any (constructive) thoughts welcome!

Thanks

Peter

uwe 02-13-2008 02:57 PM

I like these, or similar ones.
Arcan Aluminum Quick Lift Service Jack — 2-Ton, Model# ALJ2T | Floor Jacks | Northern Tool + Equipment

bertro 02-13-2008 02:57 PM

Hello, My Brother uses the Sears Craftsman aluminum floor jacks. He keeps one in the trunk of all of his limo's and vans. When I have used them they work really nice and they are light and wont break your back if you have to load them. Robert

Globie64 02-13-2008 03:05 PM

Hey, thanks, that's great. The aluminum one seems the way to go. The weight was an issue, I thought I was going to die, lifting the rented jack into my Element.

Peter

Melody Ranch 02-13-2008 05:46 PM

stay with aluminum
 
Do what UWE said. I like mine and got it at Northern on sale.


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