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nice jack, but its pricey.

Yeah, but the extra $150 was worth it to me for peace of mind. It's still about $100 less than the bulldog lift (I think that's right)
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i think i might have to buy one of those soon. thats a pretty damned good jack
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Yeah, but the extra $150 was worth it to me for peace of mind. It's still about $100 less than the bulldog lift (I think that's right)
hey no explaination needed. i like having good quality tools. i dont have a garage so i use the lifts at work. some day soon i might be getting one though
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hey no explaination needed. i like having good quality tools. i dont have a garage so i use the lifts at work. some day soon i might be getting one though


I don't have a garage either....that's why those pics you see were taken in my kitchen . I live in a warehouse loft, tho....that's why the floors are concrete. You can see the dishwasher in the background of some of them!
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Jack looks ok. In all reality, it does not appear much different than the Sears jack. Same basic principle and basic design. I'm glad you like yours and are happy. I jack mine up the same way you do yours, and have the same feeling regarding fit, form, and function.
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BTW.... must be nice to be able to work in your "kitchen".....nice and close to the beer box!!!
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wow, that's a cool lookin' lift.....that gets it way up in the air too.... mine is very similar but I wouldn't lift it off the sidestand without me sitting on it cuz if it fell, that would just suck. I can sit on mine up in the air and its very stable but I always strap it on tight.... you're gonna love how easy it is to work on your bike on a solid lift..... everything is easier.... the next accessory for the lift is a mechanics rolling stool.... good ones have a nice padded seat w/ adjustable height and a tool tray and good quality casters allow you to move freely without ever getting up.

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Denny, I looked at the red and black sears lift, but it's too tall when it's flat. It's 5+ inches, and I've barely got 4 inches ground clearance. I guess I could've used a 2x4 under the rear wheel, but I didn't want to jack (pun) with that!
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wow, that's a cool lookin' lift.....that gets it way up in the air too.... mine is very similar but I wouldn't lift it off the sidestand without me sitting on it cuz if it fell, that would just suck. I can sit on mine up in the air and its very stable but I always strap it on tight.... you're gonna love how easy it is to work on your bike on a solid lift..... everything is easier.... the next accessory for the lift is a mechanics rolling stool.... good ones have a nice padded seat w/ adjustable height and a tool tray and good quality casters allow you to move freely without ever getting up.

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Yeah, I was a bit nervous the first couple of times, but it gets far enough under the bike that the bike is perfectly centered on the arms. I do hold on to the grip or the leg while it's going up, and when it first starts going down, but I'm getting more confident.

When I wrench on the bike, I'll definitely use straps, but for cleaning, it's plenty stable. I spent the morning yesterday polishing.....did the laced wheels for the first time in about 6 months. It was so easy being able to spin the wheel while I polish. I just rolled my desk chair over and sat in it to do the polishing.
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Just ordered the J&S motorcycle lift. Looks like a good product. I plan on wrenching on it with no straps. What do you think?
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