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Big Blue Bike Lift....Lift Threads Question

Discussion in 'Projects' started by NeilP, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. hotroadking

    hotroadking Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I would be the manufacture of the rod would be able to give you
    good advice on what thread pattern to use..
  2. NeilP

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    Manufacturer of the rod yes, Manufacturer of the bike lift NO. have already tried :(
  3. Robert M

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    Hi Neil,
    We just built a semi chicken trailer that uses actuators to raise & lower the roof. They use a 5\8 acme tread rod which has a working load of 1200 lbs. This is what I'm using on the lift I'm building. Best place I found to get the rod & nuts was at "Wholesale Tool Company", wttool.com. I just tacked together what I've made (so far) yesterday.
    Hope this helps, Rob
  4. NeilP

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    OK, thanks for the link.

    I have had no joy in finding anythin ghere n Jersey locally...but always difficult on a small island.

    I have put the whole thing on the back burner for the moment...I ripped the gearbox apart last year in the Landrover, so rebuilding that is the current project.

    Did you have apart number from their site for the exact stuff you used? I am guessing 4024-0130

    I'll see what sort of price they do to send to me, otherwise I'll get them to send some to my cousins cattle farm outside Toronto...I am planning to holiday there in the next year or so, and can pick it up there

    Cheers

    Neil
  5. quietone

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    Has anyone ever tried the maxjak lift? You can see it at maxjaxlift.com. Says its good for 6ooo lbs and works for cars, trucks, and motorcycles, and you can put it away when your done to have your shop floor back to use for other stuff. Looks kind of neat and runs on 110v if you want.
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    havent seen that one yet , I do like chucktx table just drive on & work from all sides :cool: & planty of room for the coffee cup or cold one & your tools :D

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