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Old 09-10-2013, 10:13 PM
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Pro-Lift T-5500 Mower Jack

I researched mower lifts for a friend and decided on the Pro-Lift T-5500 for the fact it gives you a full 27" of lift for additional working space, has a 500 lb. front axle weight capacity, and has very good safety features integrated into its design.

He stated there was nothing about the jack he did not love, and that it was worth every penny it cost. The lift is a little more expensive, but here is another situation where you get what you pay for, and this is a needed lift for the heavier mowers used today.

This photo is without the handle installed.

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Old 09-11-2013, 04:42 PM
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Looks great puppy!

I wish my shop was as clean and neat as yours.
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Old 09-11-2013, 07:24 PM
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A $39 floor jack will raise a mower up high enough to change blades and
it can be used to raise the back up also And it doesn't take up a bunch of garage space. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 09-11-2013, 07:38 PM
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It looks nice and all that, but I don't care for the way that the support legs stick under the front of the mower. It would prevent me from using a creeper or simply laying on the concrete there.
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Old 09-11-2013, 10:41 PM
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It looks nice and all that, but I don't care for the way that the support legs stick under the front of the mower. It would prevent me from using a creeper or simply laying on the concrete there.
I jerk my into the air with a chain hoist, had it standing on the two rear dolly wheels today when I scraped the deck.

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Looks great puppy!

I wish my shop was as clean and neat as yours.
This is a friends shop, I talked him into this new Ferris 3100 due to his mowing needs, and he loves the mower. What I'm looking into is the extreme fuel usage, I had him get the 61" with the Kawasaki 37 DFI for better fuel economy and additional power, and this engine is burning far more fuel than my 72" with the same engine not fuel injected. There is something wrong with this scenario, you do not pay more for an engine that supposedly gets better fuel economy and it ends up using 1/2 gal. more per hr. than the carburetor version.
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It looks nice and all that, but I don't care for the way that the support legs stick under the front of the mower. It would prevent me from using a creeper or simply laying on the concrete there.
Hey RM how do you lift yours, with a chain hoist?
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:00 PM
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Hey RM how do you lift yours, with a chain hoist?
Floor jack to lift and then a jack stand to hold.
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Ive got a mo-jack. The heavy duty one.
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