dealscraftsman 3-ton service jack for $55.24

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Not a bad deal, but shipping is nearly 50 dollars by itself. I can't seem to avoid it; any ways to get it to the store at no cost?

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@sixthscroll: yes, you can pick it up at the store. I saw this deal, really need a new jack, and bought 1. The only issue is making sure it is in stock at your store, they wouldn't allow site to store shipping at no cost for some reason.

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@sixthscroll: at the chcekout you'll have the option to change it to pick up.

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This weighs 100 pounds. Something to consider.

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How the heck does this weigh 100lbs? I have a 3.5 ton rated jack and it weights 20 pounds at most.

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@veejayxl: It would seem that maybe you have a bottle jack possibly. I have used these and many other floor jacks like these. They do weigh a lot, but most of the time rolling on the garage floor isn't to bad. This jack may be a bit overkill for most people.

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I have this jack. It lifts up heavy things...it is itself a heavy thing. Maybe not 96.5 lbs, but still wouldn't want to carry it around Disneyworld if you know what I mean.

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Well, I figured out how to avoid shipping; it only works if you have more than one sears around. You have to just keep choosing nearby ones until you find one that has it in stock. Thanks! My final price - 59.24

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awesome deal $61.72 for me picked up in store

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@veejayxl: if you have a 3.5 ton floor jack that weighs less then 20 pounds I would seriously be afraid to get under a heavy vehicle with that holding it up.

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After buying I checked out the reviews for it from k-mart and they dont seems to be to great maybe ill return mine when I go to pick it up.
http://www.kmart.com/shc/s/p_10151_10104_010W652932470001P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1

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Craftsman jacks have a pretty sketchey reputation, and the warranty is not worth the paper it's printed on! year or less.... Drift (the term for when the hyd cylinder compressing on it's own while up) is considered normal by Sears, it's not! and Sears will not warranty the jack for it. Best of luck to all who bought it.

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I have one of these, the only issue is lugging it around since it weighs a ton. I used a dolly to move it and the wheel got caught in the door and I turned my head as I lost my grip and uppercutted myself in the chin with the dolly. It's really heavy and I bit my tongue. The jack works great though.

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Good timing! My old one wore out after my wife put on a few extra pounds!

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I wouldn't trust a jack with my life that only has a one year warranty. Yes, you are supposed to use Jack Stands to support your vehicle if you are under it but many times you use a floor as a third support or failsafe. Also, if you don't own jack stands I really wouldn't buy this Jack. Craftsman has a good reputation but that is for their tools that come with a lifetime warranty (which are Made in U.S.A), their tools that come with short warranties are made from inferior steel and components (Generally in China)

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@localmotionsc: Craftsman doesn't put a lifetime warranty on its tools generally anymore, but even when it did, it was always limited to tools without working parts.

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I got one of these for my dad for father's day last year because we needed to have a way to lift up his 2500 Work Van without unloading all his stuff and we couldn't do it between our smaller floor jacks or engine hoist (believe me we tried to be creative). I was a little apprehensive about some of the negative reviews but we got the jack, checked the oil, and have been using it on and off at least one weekend a month I'd say (as I'm in the process of rebuilding a Jeep). So far it has held up well and seems to perform fine - especially for the price. It is HEAVY! I'd say it probably weighs about 80 lbs and eventually dragging that around will wear on you but we haven't had any problems with it so far.

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I would read the comments on these. I almost bought one a few weeks ago when they had a similar sale in the store. The reviews were terrible. I wouldn't go near this jack.

As others have stated if you are going to use this make sure you are using good jack stands and have a back up just in case. FWIW, the failures I kept reading about were in reference to the hydraulic fluid blowing out and leaking all over the garage. If this happens while jacked up the thing will hit the ground. Not good for anyone.

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@spyrus: This is a good deal for a good jack. You should ALWAYS use jackstands when raising a car regardless of what repair you are doing. If you don't, it doesn't matter what jack, warranty, or reviews you have read, you are taking a huge and unnecessary risk. I work on at least 3 cars a week and as old school as it sounds...'safety first'.

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Anybody know if this is tall enough for a smaller-sized crossover SUV (i.e. Equinox, Vue, Escape)?

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@thomasmore: That is not true. The lifetime warranty also included ratchets - one of which I just exchanged last week without issue. What was never covered AFAIK is power tools.

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@par383: yes, yes it does. I bought mine last evening and picked it up at the store today ($59.94 total) went home and lifted my Isuzu Rodeo and changed the brakes. It worked great, my only issues are; 1. It is freakin' HEAVY! and 2. It isn't a quick lift (3 pumps and the car is off the ground). But for the money, this is an amazing deal for a great tool.

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@genojeff: Heh. I must be a He-man. I weighed my floor jack, which looks just like a floor jack, and not a bottle jack and it weighed 53lbs. I was thinking it was light because it is easier to move by picking it up than by wheeling it. The pump rod is really short so I have to bend over to drag it where I want. It is better to lift it once and walk it where I need it and then nudge it on the casters.

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Listen Up everyone. 80% Craftsman products are made in the USA. Yes there maybe other products that are cheaper, other products that may perform a touch better, but Americans made it and if everyone bought american we all would be better off. I have this jack and have used it for my Ford F-250 Super Duty and on my Ford Fusion with no problems what so ever.Buy it is well worth the money and you keep Americans employed