Hi-lift jack

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Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:35 am

Morning guys/gals

Was browsing at Cash Crusaders and came across a hi-lift jack, with attachment for R700, and I thought it was a good buy. Went home and tried it and it works but I can see the damage it can cause if in the wrong hands.

1. I can see it can be useful for lifting or lowering :slap:
2. Aslo for pulling or pushing in a recovery situation
3. The attachment can be used to raise each wheel
4. However, the hi-lift points in the bumper do not match the shape of the hi-lift

Will someone please tell me how to use this lift safely and any other help on it's use will be appreciated.
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Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:49 am

Donkey, awesome piece of equipment! Very useful, but even more dangerous!!!

Always keep both hands on the lever using your body weight to operate the lever up and down

Always make sure that with each click that the pin sit 100% in the hole that its suppose to!

Make sure that the foot is on a flat surface or stands in such a way that it cant move!

Use designed highlift jack points on the bumpers or sliders!

One wrong move and that long handle will start to move very quickly up and down and anything in its way will be broken or even worse!

We use one on the farm and never had an accident where anyone was injured, but ive seen it in action when it all goes wrong and let me tell you!!! You do not want to be close to it when it happens!
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Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:58 am

Thanks Tal, I can see the potential danger if used wrong hence I'm asking first.
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Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:40 am

Check this... :twisted:

This is more or less the stance.. and Anton demonstrates what happens when you let the handle go..

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Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:47 am

Thys that thing will klap you silly :blackeye:
Here is also an instructional video

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Fri Jun 07, 2013 1:45 pm

Thanks guys for the replies, will have to view it on my laptop, work PC does not allow :thumbdown:
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Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:26 pm

It's a dangerous piece of equipment, by if handled with the respect it so richly deserves, it's an invaluable tool in some situations. Not a necessity, but a very nice to have when you need it.

IRO the attachments, I made my own ..... have a look at my post in this topic ..... viewtopic.php?f=154&t=22681&p=262559" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:51 am

Saw the link thanks oom Andy, would you pretty please make me one attachment with round nose? :beg:
Pretty please.
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Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:12 am

Very handy piece of equipment, also to lift fence poles :thumbup:

The round attachments are also available at Outdoor Warehouse and most 4x4 shops.
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Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:44 am

Thanks Bester, I saw that Frontrunner also has them :thumbup:
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