[TechAssist] Re: Projo repairs on the floor. alternatives?

  • From: Kevin <kevintv@xxxxxxx>
  • To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 00:30:51 -0800

Good sale price.

Kevin Wilks
Kevin's TV & Video Repair
Penticton BC Canada
kevintv@xxxxxxx 
 

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[mailto:techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jamie
Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 2:11 AM
To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Projo repairs on the floor. alternatives?

While on the subject I just bought a hydraulic table cart from Harbor
Freight.
The bigger one (1,100 lb capacity model 38074, max. H. 33 1/4", length
31
5/8, width 19 5/8, weight 187lbs.) Reg. price around $179 Sale price
right
now is $199.
Jamie
Affordable TV Repair
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Myers" <jr.myers@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 7:11 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Projo repairs on the floor. alternatives?


> You won't find this cart on the TSC web site Phil but they did have
them
at
> the local store. I went and asked and they did not know they had them
but
> looking around they were there. It looks almost the same as the one
shown
on
> the Harbor Freight site, 330 LB capacity, min height about 9 inches,
max
> height is about 28 inches. I added a wooden table top to increase the
height
> to about 31 inches since that is the height of my shelves and work
desk
and
> also to increase the work surface size. It works great for moving
large
> direct view sets and small projo's in and out of the shop and from
shelf
to
> desk, (large military surplus desk). It also works well for the larger
heavy
> projo's but a second person is sometimes needed to lift it on/off the
cart
> and those darn casters on the projo's are a pain so I found a good use
for
> paper service manuals, put a stack under each end to lift the set off
it's
> casters then it won't try to roll around.
> **************************************************
> Jim Myers
> Since 1972
> Telrad Electronic Services Co.
> Fort Wayne, IN 46815
> *************************************************
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Phil Bader" <tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 9:20 AM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Projo repairs on the floor. alternatives?
>
>
> We have a TSC in Lake Wales,  just about 15 min south. I did not see
any
on
> their
> web site last night. That seems better than the smaller tops from
Harbor
> freight.
>
> Phil
>
> Old Damon wrote:
>
> > Are you by yourself? If not, my boss found a 36" hydraulic cart,
that
> > amazingly can handle the heaviest oak cabinet projo you could think
of.
> > Downside to that heavy cabinet scenario is it took 2 guys to tilt it
on
> one
> > side, one guy to balance the load while the other moved the cart
> underneath
> > it. The table is about 6-8 inches off the ground, but all carts will
have
> > that. It cost him $150.00 at the local TSC (Tractor Supply) Store.
> >
> > Can you believe it? You have any TSC's down there? Or any store that
seems
> > to deal with part farm/part auto/part lumber/part doodad type of
stuff.
We
> > have a D&B Electronics/Tools and  a "Something" Freight store that
deals
> > with >>overstock<< surplus. I think that's the key to the >type< of
store
> to
> > look for.
> >
> > Any questions, just reply and I'll try to be more concise.
> >
> > Damon Brunger
> > Telrad Electronic Services
> > Ft Wayne, IN 46815
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Phil Bader" <tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 4:44 PM
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Projo repairs on the floor. alternatives?
> >
> > > Without opening a can of worms here ,  ;-)
> > > I remember a LOT of posts about those lift carts
> > > I have an arthritic back and working down on the floor on these
projos
> > > hurts. Elbow on the floor supporting me sideways as i solder and
hold
> > > things up at the same time...
> > > .
> > > Is there a general consesis as to the best method to elevate a PTV
up
a
> > > few feet and be sturdy, stable and with the lifting device out of
the
> > > way (no braces,etc in front of the work area).
> > > Not necessarily to move it about, just hike it up where I can sit
and
> > > solder.
> > > I'm 48 going on 88.
> > > Phil Bader
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > Philip Bader
> > > Jan Phyl TV Inc. (estab. 1976)
> > > 3420 Recker Hwy. Winter Haven, Fl. 33880
> > > Fax (863) 299-8821
> > > email: tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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