How do _you_ move equipment? What "tools" do you use?

From: Jay West <>
Date: Tue Oct 21 16:02:41 2003

most scissor lift type stuff isn't what I want... they have too limited of a
range of motion, and are very heavy. The thing I am thinking of HP CE's use
regularly nowdays, and you can darn near pick up the thing and put it under
your arm and walk away with it.

THAT is what I want! It's not as light as the HP ones, but it would be

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From: "John Allain" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 3:46 PM
Subject: Re: How do _you_ move equipment? What "tools" do you use?

> > Now what I REALLY want - is one of those lift genies that is like a
> > hand truck but with a large flat platform that you pump up and down.
> > Not to move racks, but to lift disc drives and tape drives up from 5
> > inches to 5 feet, so that they can be easily rackmounted. Haven't
> > found one cheap yet though.
> I would pay up to $350 for such a thing (it sounds too
> perfect). I've been looking for it in the form of a "scissor jack"
> As it is I'm going to complete a device this Thursday
> It's 5 pieces of steel welded in an archway configuration, 8' high
> with a 1000 lb dead-lift rated come-along at the top pulling a
> plywood elevator with steel cables. Total cost: $65 plus labor.
> It'll be a compromise, I expect it to lift no more than 200 lb., for
> racking.
> John A.

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