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Old 08-26-2010, 12:37 AM   #1
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Does anyone make stilts that go over 40"? I want need some taller ones for a job.

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Old 08-26-2010, 01:48 AM   #2
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[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thPFcf0y4oc"]tecktoniK JUMPSTYLE - YouTube[/ame]

forward through the video to 6:30 min.

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You can take two pair of stiltis, cut the foot off one set and the top off the other. put them together and you can make a pair of 80" stiltls out of the two pair. There a two crews here that use em just that way, I just don't want to fall from that high up.

In other words, where you are used to unsrewing the bolt to let them out is actully the top part of the second section which has the same tubes under them. Hard to explain with a keyboard, but if you think about it, you'll figure it out.
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That dude in the video is doing what I've always heard to do. Just strap one pair to another.
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I don't think I am going to strap two together to do what that guy does! Wow!!
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www.allstilts.com
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I just strapped a pair of sky walkers on to my old pair of stilts in my garage one hour ago,the next fun part will be seeing the expression on my labourers face on Monday morning when he goes to load the tools in the truck,then the next fun thing will be watching him sand out a 16 foot high garage with them strapped to his legs
Man it's fun being a mean Boss
Can't wait till Monday
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I just strapped a pair of sky walkers on to my old pair of stilts in my garage one hour ago,the next fun part will be seeing the expression on my labourers face on Monday morning when he goes to load the tools in the truck,then the next fun thing will be watching him sand out a 16 foot high garage with them strapped to his legs
Man it's fun being a mean Boss
Can't wait till Monday
Check to make sure your workers comp is paid up first.
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I have seen stilts modified by using the tubes out of an aluminum stretch board . The board tubes slide right over the existing stilt tubes and these make a gigantic set of stilts that will save alot of Drywall finishing time, but maybe a shorter life span for the employee.

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I have seen stilts modified by using the tubes out of an aluminum stretch board . The board tubes slide right over the existing stilt tubes and these make a gigantic set of stilts that will save alot of Drywall finishing time, but maybe a shorter life span for the employee.

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Maybe fitting.... You are talking tubes from a stretcher??? Scaffolding is a pain to work with, buit I don't think I wanna do the stilt modifications. a Call me chicken if you want.
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http://www.allstilts.com/48-64drywallstilts
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48" to 64" Wow!! And they look very well built! Hmmmm..... Now these are tempting to the point I have to order a set.
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Hey Nathan, You might want to spellcheck and bump up the font size on that disclaimer.
SAFETY FIRST Gentleman, is not right after profit. You can't enjoy a few extra$$ from a hospital bed.
Saw a guy hauled away in an ambulance after falling with his stilts on. Never walked right again. Yea, I know a lot of us have used them for years with no falls but GEEZ ain't 40" enough?

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I can reach an 11' ceiling with the 40's. Higher than that seems wise to get a scaffold out. Never tried making money from a hospital bed... Surprised those stilts aren't---->
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Might get more height but when you jump you'll only have a split second to complete the task in hand. I'll stick with strapping the second pair to the first
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These aren't the jumping stilts. These look just like Dura Stilts. They look very well built. I'm just a little too scared to extend these guys out to 64"!!
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now I see the ones you talking I never completed reading the thread

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try these then http://www.allstilts.com/36-48drywallstilts
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They look like they are really good stilts. I would have to muster up the courage to do the 48-64" stilts. That would be reaching a 12' ceiling for me. I guess that's not so bad. With them down at the 48", I could easily reach an 11' ceiling. Most of our garages are 10'6" and I can reach them off of my 24-40".
Can you hear me trying to talk myself into buying them? It might be working.
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