[EMS Discuss] Borrow a floor screw jack

Benjamin Hallert ben at vipmail.com
Fri Jan 31 17:37:18 PST 2014


Could you use a beam of wood perched vertically on a more common auto or bottle jack to do the same thing? 


An idea if you don't find the one you're looking for.
- Ben

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 4:18 PM, Darrell Perko <dperko at efn.org> wrote:

> I have one similar item made by my Grandfather.  It has limited travel, 
> so You would have to extend it somehow.  I'll bring it in tonight so you 
> can asses its utility.
> Not sure what to call it, but I have always thought of a floor jack as 
> one of those large rolling car jacks.
> On 1/31/2014 4:04 PM, Sam Foster wrote:
>> Usually to prop ceilings while removing/changing walls and getting new 
>> load-bearing beams in there. Do they have another name?
>>
>> /Sam
>>
>> On 1/31/2014 3:39 PM, Darrell Perko wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm confused, Greg.  What's the application?
>>>
>>> On 1/31/2014 1:37 PM, Greg Norman wrote:
>>>> Anyone have a floor jack I an borrow? The kind that reaches from 
>>>> floor to ceiling.
>>>>
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