- Don is giveing good advice. To add, I have hired landscapers with a bobcat to
move presses, casters and cutters - all for a reasonable price. I have also
moved presses and casters on my own - don't unless you know what you are doing
and have some very large - young - friends.
Don Butner wrote:
> There are plenty of good rigging companies in the Twin Cities that will get
> the press off the truck for you at a reasonable cost. I have also hired
> roofing companies to use their "roof delivery crane" to move presses. The
> roofing companies tend to be cheaper, but they won't rig the equipment for
> you. You have to do that yourself.
> If you have problems finding someone to get the press off the truck give me
> a holler as I live in Minneapolis and can refer you to some companies that I
> have used in the past.
> Don Butner
> Olde Tyme Printing
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Levitz <levitz@...>
> To: LETPRESS@... <LETPRESS@...>
> Date: Friday, July 02, 1999 8:20 AM
> Greeetings everyone,I just joined the list and have a question....
> I am in the process of buying a press (10x15 C&P). It is being loaded by
> fork-lift on the back of a truck in Chicago and driven back to my place in
> St.Paul. I have to figure out how to get it off the truck - and I don't have
> a fork lift. Once it's off the truck I can spend a few days taking it apart
> to get the weight down a little so I can get it in my house. I've been told
> to ask all the people I don't like very well to help with that job. But how
> do I get the thing off the truck. Does anybody know any press-movin' tricks?