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Old 10-30-2011, 08:02 PM
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Actually, I didn't want a lift. I think having a lift for a home workshop is over rated. It's just too easy to put my car up on 4 large jackstands if I need to have it in the air. Then when I'm done, I can put the jackstands away. A lift would just be in the way and I'd be tripping over it.

I'd rather be working underneath the car on my back than I would overhead also. Years ago, I worked for a business that had a gas station and I had free access to their service area after hours. So, I used their lift and really didn't see much advantage to it.
It's great for a service station or pro shop when you've got to get a car in the air super quick but not for a home shop.

If a person needs the lift for storing an extra vehicle, I can sure see that. But, I didn't need that. I've got an attached 2 car garage on the house and a 2 car carport in addition to my workshop that will hold 3 cars.
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