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Old 12-31-2019, 06:53 PM   #21
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Hmm, both websites list them as an "XT1501"...
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Old 12-31-2019, 06:56 PM   #22
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Hmm, both websites list them as an "XT1501"...
Look at the pics on both links, obvious differences.

Your link is model #NO41191
My link is model #NO1985001
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Old 12-31-2019, 07:45 PM   #23
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If one of y'all gets a brand-new, 10,000-Watt Honda generator for less than $150, I will eat my hat with a side of beans.
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If one of y'all gets a brand-new, 10,000-Watt Honda generator for less than $150, I will eat my hat with a side of beans.
But can you imagine how many more will be sold if one does come in? I'm just itching to pull the trigger.
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Old 12-31-2019, 08:56 PM   #25
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Hmm, both websites list them as an "XT1501"...
For grins and giggles I Googled that part number. It is a legit Makita part number, but only for $70 I'm extremely suspicious because Home Depot is selling it for over $1,600. I believe it's a scam, that's too good of a deal.
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Old 12-31-2019, 09:08 PM   #26
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For grins and giggles I Googled that part number. It is a legit Makita part number, but only for $70 I'm extremely suspicious because Home Depot is selling it for over $1,600. I believe it's a scam, that's too good of a deal.
The only way to know is take a chance your money is tied up for 3 weeks, well worth it if pans out.
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Old 12-31-2019, 09:50 PM   #27
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For grins and giggles I Googled that part number. It is a legit Makita part number, but only for $70 I'm extremely suspicious because Home Depot is selling it for over $1,600. I believe it's a scam, that's too good of a deal.

I think PT Barnum might have had a relevant quote for deals like this.
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Old 12-31-2019, 10:30 PM   #28
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I think PT Barnum might have had a relevant quote for deals like this.
PT Barnum was a bit before the days of PayPal money back guarantee to avoid being that sucker. I have nothing to lose by seeing if it's legit.
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Old 01-01-2020, 02:50 AM   #29
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I searched for reviews and other info on them and didn't find much. This one tells me that it may be a scam.:

https://www.trustpilot.com/review/bamublue.com
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Whelp store is officially down haha.

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Honestly the price for that air jack sounded reasonable to me.
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Honestly the price for that air jack sounded reasonable to me.
Well if you really want one that might be delivered...
https://www.amazon.com/Portable-Lift...a-847385426570

I think I'll stick to the 20T hydraulic jack from HF next time a 25% off coupon comes my way...
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i already have the HF 20 ton. it's a good jack but you have to have something to put it on to distribute the weight, otherwise you end up making a jack-size hole in the ground.
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i already have the HF 20 ton. it's a good jack but you have to have something to put it on to distribute the weight, otherwise you end up making a jack-size hole in the ground.
Yeah, I'm gonna be nervous the first time I jack up my bus in my driveway -- what's my concrete driveway really rated for...?
I will definitely put something down to spread the load...
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Old 01-03-2020, 05:12 PM   #35
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Yeah, I'm gonna be nervous the first time I jack up my bus in my driveway -- what's my concrete driveway really rated for...?
I will definitely put something down to spread the load...
Whats your worry, the whole load on the bus now is distributed between 6 - 6" pads.
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Whats your worry, the whole load on the bus now is distributed between 6 - 6" pads.
I suppose I could dig down the edge of my driveway and see if I have 4" or 6" inches of concrete but I'm assuming I only have the standard 4"...

Strong enough to hold the gravel truck I had come in last summer...

And the foot print of the front tires isn't much different than 6" by 6" soo...

Jacking the bus would be near the edge of the concrete -- I would just hate to needlessly crack the edge of the concrete...
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Soo many proverbs come to mind here....

1) A fool and his money are soon parted

2) If it sounds too good...

3) ... There is a sucker born every moment


Etc, etc, etc....
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Soo many proverbs come to mind here....

1) A fool and his money are soon parted

2) If it sounds too good...

3) ... There is a sucker born every moment


Etc, etc, etc....
1) My money is guaranteed

2)My money is guaranteed

3)If the stuff arrives, I will have taken advantage of a great deal, you will be reading proverbs. If the stuff doesn't arrive, My money is guaranteed.
Sounds like a good bet to me, I can only win.

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I suppose I could dig down the edge of my driveway and see if I have 4" or 6" inches of concrete but I'm assuming I only have the standard 4"...

Strong enough to hold the gravel truck I had come in last summer...

And the foot print of the front tires isn't much different than 6" by 6" soo...

Jacking the bus would be near the edge of the concrete -- I would just hate to needlessly crack the edge of the concrete...



tires are pneumatic - they have rounded edges and will conform to bumps and low places.


If you use a steel block the same size as the tire print and there is a small rock or high place in the concrete, most of that weight will be transfered to that one spot until it crushes and redistributes the weight. 6x6 = 36 square inches, with a 6000 pound load that is 167 pounds per square inch load. If the aforementioned rock was 1 square inch that would be a momentary load of 6000 pounds per square inch, (momentary, until the rock crushed or penetrated the concrete) That is a pretty high stress point for concrete to take. The smaller the rock the higher the load per square inch.


A piece of plywood under the steel would provide a softer more crushable piece to redistribute the load (the rock would penetrate the wood until the wood was supported by the rest of the concrete, similar to a tire)


The corners of the steel can also make stress points.
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tires are pneumatic - they have rounded edges and will conform to bumps and low places.


If you use a steel block the same size as the tire print and there is a small rock or high place in the concrete, most of that weight will be transfered to that one spot until it crushes and redistributes the weight. 6x6 = 36 square inches, with a 6000 pound load that is 167 pounds per square inch load. If the aforementioned rock was 1 square inch that would be a momentary load of 6000 pounds per square inch, (momentary, until the rock crushed or penetrated the concrete) That is a pretty high stress point for concrete to take. The smaller the rock the higher the load per square inch.


A piece of plywood under the steel would provide a softer more crushable piece to redistribute the load (the rock would penetrate the wood until the wood was supported by the rest of the concrete, similar to a tire)


The corners of the steel can also make stress points.
I agree completely!
I always brush the area free of debris before placing a jack.
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