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  1. John S-B

    Deuce Jack Safety Questions

    I should also add that box crib weigh capacities are based on having a solid layer of 4x4's on the top, with the weight evenly distributed across all the 4x4's for maximum weight capacity. If the weight is just on one 4x4 in the stack, it will not hold the maximum weight. The weight has to be...
  2. John S-B

    Deuce Jack Safety Questions

    NAPA has them, and places like Auto Zone or other automotive parts places should have them. Or you can use 4x4 box cribbing. You might be able to get 2' pieces of 4x4's from a company that installs decks as scrap pieces.
  3. John S-B

    Deuce Jack Safety Questions

    Basic pine 4x4's are rated for 12 tons when used in a box crib. As an individual stack, (generally no more than 2 high) 3 tons.
  4. John S-B

    Deuce Jack Safety Questions

    I don't know of any bottle or hydraulic type jack other than what you'd lift a railroad car that won't fit in the tool box on a deuce. Even a 50 ton jack should fit.
  5. John S-B

    Deuce Jack Safety Questions

    Use a smaller bottle jack and jack stands. The total weight of an empty deuce is only 13,500 or so. You likely won't be lifting half of that unless you're loaded, even then you're okay. Higher capacity is nice if it fits, but you're way over what you need. I use an 8 ton jack and 6 ton jack...
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