Hi-Lift® Jacks vs. hydraulic jacks

Hi-Lift® Jacks are multipurpose recovery tools designed to do more than just lift. Their value is in their ability to lift, winch, spread, hoist, clamp, etc.

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Often imitated, but NEVER duplicated

We don’t usually spend much time addressing knock-offs and imitators, but it’s our job to explain why Hi-Lift® Jacks are ALWAYS the best option. The knock-off jacks in the market are import jacks from Asia that are of similar design to the Hi-Lift®. They are priced lower because they utilize cheaper materials, cheaper foreign labor,…

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All-Cast vs. Cast & Steel Jacks. What’s the difference?

Hi-Lift Jack company produces two types of mechanical jacks, often referred to as Handyman Jacks, farm jacks, or trail jacks. Even though we produce nineteen different jack models of various sizes and colors, they are all built off of two different foundations; the All-Cast Jack and the Cast and Steel Jack. The only physical difference…

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Trail Trak® is more than just a jack mount

Earlier this year we introduced a versatile equipment mounting option for the Jeep Wrangler JLU (2018+, 4 Door Models) called the Trail Trak®. Not only does the Trail Trak® offers a great way to mount your Hi-Lift Jack on the interior of your JLU, it also opens up a long list of mounting options for…

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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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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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First Responder Jacks – New and Improved Appearance and Durability

First Responder Jacks

Effective May 18, 2017, First Responder Jacks by Hi-Lift® will be produced and shipped with a slightly new and improved appearance. Everything about the First Responder Jack remains the   same, except for the color of the upright steel bar, which is now black instead of yellow. The upright steel bar takes the most abuse during…

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Hi-Lift® Jack Company Introduces the all-new Roll Cage Mount

Hi-Lift Roll Cage Mount

At SEMA 2016 we introduced you to our latest Hi-Lift mounting accessory–the all-new Roll Cage Mount for the Jeep Wrangler JK*. We are happy to announce that we are currently taking pre-orders and will start shipping May 1st! Made of 6061-T6 structural and anodized aluminum for strength and durability, the Roll Cage Mount is specifically designed to mount and secure…

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