Anyone need an inexpensive pile lifter?

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  1. encapman
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    I have a used KleenRite X-Vac pile lifter vacuum that needs to find a new home It's about 10 years old. Still in good working condition. First $600 gets it. Pick up from our location, or I can ship it to you (I'll cover the cost of shipping). PM me if you're interested.


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    P{rice lowered. $500 with free shipping . Can't beat that. I see there's a used one on ebay for $1300 right now.
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  5. Steve Lawrence
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    Congrats, Rick.

    Anyone who missed out can contact me for a used Certified Pile Brush with nylon brush in VGC. $500 pick up only. Ann Arbor, MI.
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    Pre lifting?
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    I'd really like one for the commercial work we do but girls would complain about loading and unloading it.
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    Well, maybe but it loads and unloads a lot easier than some of our stuff.
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    I really don’t remember, but pike lifters were all the rage during his time.
    So he probably invented them.
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    I remember his issue was "unseens". I don't recall that he had issues with pile lifters.

    Where is Rawknee when we need him?
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    I have a hydro force pile lifter, $200 pick up only. Johnstown NY
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    I have an old Certified Pile Lifter that hasn’t been used in years. Didn’t use it much either. Sat in my truck and flattened the brush so I replaced with new brush, propped it up so as not to sit directly on the brush. Northern CA location.
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    Anyone considering older pile-lifters should anticipate seized hardware due to the dissimilar metals used in their construction.
    When you need to take them apart for service be aware that you will strip heads on screws and probably need replacement parts.
    A good source for parts is Nildor Corp in Bolivar Ohio.
    I have restored several to better than new, and have schematics with part numbers.
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    That being said, $200- $300 is a good starting point for these units. Look
    at them as viable alternative to the board dujour favorite Brush Pros.
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    What's the condition like? Pics?

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