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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 16th, 19, 7:37 PM Thread Starter
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What lift for the shop

I'm building a new detached garage and want to install a lift. I have a chance to buy a 9000 lb Rotary asymetrical lift. I don't know a lot about lifts, is Rotary a good brand and is asymetrical a good choice considering that I have the Chevelle, an F150, and numerous passenger cars within the family?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 16th, 19, 8:19 PM
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Re: What lift for the shop

Not sure what an asymetrical lift is, but I have a 4 post Rotary lift. I've had it about 15 years. It's on a slab next to my shop, outdoors. It has never given me a moments grief. I don't use it every day, but frequently. When I took my wife shopping for a lift (how many guys do that?) and she saw the different ones, she thought the rotary was the sturdiest one..........and gave the guy her credit card. Works for me.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 16th, 19, 8:32 PM
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Re: What lift for the shop

rotary is a top brand,asymetrical is what i prefer.Get the paded lift members.9000 lbs is lots .Make sure you have at least 10 inches of cement under the ramp load points.

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Re: What lift for the shop

Used several of those lifts while at the dealership. The asymmetrical lifts took me some time to get use to after using the symmetrical style. They definitely make opening the door and getting out easier.

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