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Old 09-15-2019, 12:29 PM   #1
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says 89 bucks. What say you? To good to be true?

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Old 09-15-2019, 12:35 PM   #2
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Re: For Lifting Beams?


don't see where it will give you any height.

also seems kind of light weight.

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I was going to guess a max lift height of about 5 feet, the video puts lift height at 6 feet to the hook.

Unless you are using it to pick up beams and move them around a pretty flat site, I don't see much benefit for beams, certainly not for setting beams at any height.
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must be used on a hard flat surface only would be a deal breaker for me.
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I'd use it to transport the beam to my beam lift or on a cart.


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don't see where it will give you any height.



also seems kind of light weight.


Holds 308 lbs. Meaning it will probably hold 400 lbs lol


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says 89 bucks. What say you? To good to be true?

https://carfila.com/products/pht-140...z_cTa16h302Guc




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Roo good to be true for a $4400 piece of equipment


Two different companies as well.


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extra tool to haul, set up, hook to beam, get stuck on a curb, etc. Have your guys haul the beam. Sometimes working smarter IS working harder.
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I'd use it to transport the beam to my beam lift or on a cart.


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We usually use those roller dollies for getting the beams to the locations.
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We usually use those roller dollies for getting the beams to the locations.


I use a drywall cart. But getting it on the cart can be a bitch when dealing with a 20' 7x14 PSL.


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extra tool to haul, set up, hook to beam, get stuck on a curb, etc. Have your guys haul the beam. Sometimes working smarter IS working harder.


20' 7x14, 4 of them.


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Re: For Lifting Beams?


We use these.

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Re: For Lifting Beams?


For $90 you might as well give it a try.




It even uses a makita battery. I think I have to have one.

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We use this. Makes easy work out of turning corners. I put 4 swivels on it.




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Sheesh, what every happened to just blowing out your back like a real man?

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