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Does anyone Use Jungle Jack?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JLH, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. JLH

    JLH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    Does anyone use Jungle Jack to Lift Mowers for blade change or cleaning under deck?

    If so what are your opinions of product?

    Pros and Cons?
  2. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    Love it, works like a charm, even on the ZTR. And I only weigh 145
  3. JLH

    JLH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    Can you elaborate?
  4. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    My encore weighs ALOT, and if I can get my small light body to lift it, it has to be a miracle. Well, it works great in that situation. Of course you could always use a floor jack, but the jungle jack is more stable in my opinion. You dont want to even think about that thing falling on you unless you want to be on disability...
  5. JLH

    JLH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    It seems as if a floor jack would only lift the mower the height of the jack arm. Where as the Jungle jack would lift the mower almost straight up or until he rear of mower touched the ground.

    How much did you pay for yours? The list price at Jungle Jim's website is $152.
  6. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    Try one out, go to a shop or a local dealer, they all use them if they dont have a lift. It works better and is safer than a floor jack IMO
  7. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    That is a fair price for a new one. I paid 130 2 yrs ago.
  8. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    Jungle Jack. I had one I used with my Exmark Z. It was awesome! 2 seconds to lift to full height. Not like a floor jack that takes pumping and pumping to get it up. Once you have it lifted with the jungle jack it'sreally not likely to fall, plus there's a safety on it if you choose to use it. I let mine go when I sold my Exmark because my dixons are light enough to pick up by hand and I use either a jack stand or a 4x4 to hold it up. If you have room in your shop for another gadget get a jungle jack! My floor space is really tight so that's another reason I let it go.
  9. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,569

    A $50 floor jack works just fine, and lifts the mower plenty high enough.....been using one 20 years on mowers with never a problem.
  10. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 576

    I don't know what I'd do without mine (Jungle Jack)...

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