Have you ever wished you had an extra hand when you were hanging cabinets or working overhead? This new support lift makes lots of solo installations easy. Imagine installing cabinet uppers, or crown molding without assistance! The extra long 3rd Hand operates like a caulking gun - squeeze the hand grip and a quick release ratchet advances a 1/2" steel rod tipped with a 3" square swiveling pad. Extending the pad allows you to clamp your workpiece against another surface such as the ceiling or a wall, or jack a cumbersome object into position. The 3rd Hand employs a series of ball detents at 12" intervals to allow for rough length adjustment from 5 to 12 feet.
Textured rubber pads on both ends provide for a slip-resistant grip. The optional 6-inch-square BigFoot base replaces the standard swiveling base quickly, and adds extra stability when positioning awkward items. Weight capacity for the 3rd Hand is 150 lb. Made in China.
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from Myrtle Beach, SC.
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Comments about FastCap 3rd Hand Lift:
Just finished installing crown molding in 3 bedrooms using this helper. Works great just like a second person. Lean it up against the wall and place the moulding on top while you fit and nail it. Wishing I had one of these years ago.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Arvada, CO
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Sometimes it is difficult to release the lift jack.
Flexible tool, many uses
from Middleboro, MA
Very useful for kitchen cabinet installations
from Ellicott City, MD
These are great for all types of uses. One of the best features is the ability to notch up the height bit by bit of anything you are trying to level out, and hold it till you can secure it in place. It's great for leveling crossbeams on porches, pergolas, and overall for any ceiling drywall etc. Just ensure you follow the weight guidelines. I "overused one" putting up a very heavy piece and when I released it, it saved the beam but broke the mechanism. I like them so much I bought another set. Buy the bag as well. It is very well made and makes carrying them and the accessories a cinch!
By HandyAndy/ FoleySrevices
from Monteagle, TN
Works much better than my homemade attempts. Most of my work is done without an assistant so this unit fills many uses.