Source for server lift/hoist?

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Jul 4 18:12:02 CDT 2016

On 07/04/2016 05:57 PM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> So there was some discussion a while back about using lifts to put heavy gear
> in racks. I'm going to be doing some of that soon, and I was wondering how I'd
> go about acquiring something like that at a non-exorbitant price? (eBait was
> not useful, and Googling "user server lift" didn't produce anything either.)
I've used an "engine hoist" around the shop to move heavy 
stuff.  It has an extendable beam and a bottle jack to raise 
it.  It folds up into a pretty small package when not in 
use.  These can often be had pretty cheaply.


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