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Hi-Lift Trail Fest will return in 2020

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources recently announced that it’s closing Redbird State Riding Area temporarily in 2019 to make some major improvements to the facility. We’re very excited to hear about the investment that is being made in Redbird SRA that will include new trails, major trail repair and reroutes, and paved access from…

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Handle Up!

As with any tool, safety is of utmost importance. It’s even more important when it comes to jacks or any lifting tool that is designed to lift a lot of weight. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a mechanical style jack, hydraulic jack, or screw type jack… they’re all potentially dangerous if you’re not fully aware…

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Hi-Lift Jacks bear a mark of quality

If you’ve ever bought a new Hi-Lift® Jack, you’ve probably noticed “rub marks” on the front of the upright steel standard bar. These rubs or scrapes aren’t manufacturing mistakes or finish defects. In fact, we refer to them as “Testing Scars”, and these scars are a purposeful part of our manufacturing and testing process. Prior…

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Hi-Lift® TRAIL FEST 2018

Hi-Lift® Trail Day is now Hi-Lift® Trail Fest Presented by Community Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM of Bloomington and Meyer Distributing! Join us on Saturday, August 18th at Redbird SRA and Redbird Station in Dugger, Indiana for a day of food, fun, giveaways, and wheeling! We’ll be changing up the Trail Day format a bit to…

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Paramedics in Mexico save lives with First Responder Jacks

First Responder Jack in action

This story comes to us from our friend and rescue trainer Antonio Alfaro Figueroa in Mexico. According to Antonio, there was a very serious vehicle accident that happened south of the City of Ensenada on February 18th. The fire department was the first unit to arrive, where they found the vehicle overturned and a person…

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New blog series coming soon: Ask Hi-Lift!

Jeeps with Hi-Lift Jacks

Is there anything you ever wanted to know about Hi-Lift® Jacks? Maybe you’ve wondered how certain Hi-Lift® products are used or what the differences are in Hi-Lift® Jack models. Maybe you’re curious to how our products are manufactured, or possibly the history of the Hi-Lift® Jack. Now’s your chance to ask! You ask your question…

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Hi-Lift receives Best New Product Award from ORBA

From the Off-Road Business Association, Inc. (ORBA): ORBA is pleased to announce this year’s Best New Product Award to the Hi-Lift® Jack Company. The Hi-Lift® Jack Company introduced the Roll Cage Mount for Jeep Wrangler JK this season and had their new product showcased at the SEMA Show earlier this month. The Hi-Lift® Jack can…

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Hi-Lift How-To: Repairing a Hi-Lift Jack On The Trail [VIDEO]

Austin Harrah, CEO of Hi-Lift Jack Company, demonstrates how to replace the key components for servicing and maintaining your Hi-Lift Jack that come in the Hi-Lift FIX-IT-KIT repair kit. The Hi-Lift Jack is one of the most important and versatile tools you can carry with you, and it’s imperative that it work when you need…

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Using First Responder Jack by Hi-Lift for Rapid Entry on Overhead Doors

First Responder Jack on Overhead Door

By Edward Monahan Original article posted in Fire Apparatus Magazine on 7/10/2017 Many districts across the country have overhead steel roll-up doors in their first due, usually at warehouses or auto repair shops. These doors are easily identifiable by their interlocking galvanized horizontal steel flat slats that ride heavy-gauge steel channel guides on both sides.…

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