Model # PHL-1R

Internet #100464807

Racor 250 lb. HeavyLift Storage Platform


250 lb. HeavyLift Storage Platform

  • Lift and load heavy items with no ladder necessary
  • Steel material for long lasting durability
  • Unique pulley system to easily load and securely lock platform
$156.81 /each

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Product Overview

Increase the storage potential of your garage with the Racor 250 lb. HeavyLift Storage Platform. With this hanging platform, you can store heavy, bulky items that take up too much floor space. Load and lift items up to 8 ft. to the ceiling without having to use a ladder. Store items such as file boxes, outdoor furniture, lawn mowers, canoes, tires, ladders and more. The hand crank helps eliminate the total body strain of moving heavy objects.

  • Holds up to 250 lbs.
  • Heavy duty steel with support beams for reliable durability
  • 4 ft. x 4 ft. hanging platform for versatile and convenient storage of various items
  • Unique pulley system with a hand crank (ability to attach your power drill for speed)
  • Included hardware and easy-to-follow instructions
  • Vinyl-coated steel cable

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Customer Questions & Answers

Where is the hand crank? Hand crank lets you raise and lower platform with ease…. I don't see where the hand crank is accessed.

Can you access the hand crank from the ground? Or do you need to get on a ladder and crank it down? I wish someone would do a video of how they get the lift up and down.
Asked by: gr8shopper
Read the directions.
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2016-12-26

Can you add a motor to lift it rather than the hand crank?

Asked by: Jeff
They come with a drill adapter so you can power the lift with a drill motor which works well.
Answered by: RacorRodeo
Date published: 2017-01-17

Will this hold a portable fishing house?

Asked by: Debbi
Is this with or without fishermen inside?
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2016-12-07

how much weight can it hold

Asked by: epmc
The name of the product gives you a good idea of how much it can hold --- 250 lb.
Answered by: Jim
Date published: 2016-12-07
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Customer Reviews

250 lb. HeavyLift Storage Platform is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 274.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great space saver Mounted by myself. Would be better if I had help. Instructions were clear and accurate. You will want to use electric power to raise and lower platform because hand crank is slow. If installed correctly, lift device will not fail.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great lift, easy to install This lift has easy to follow instructions. It only took me, a 56 year old about 30 minutes to install. The hard part was installing the ceiling rails by myself. I just installed one bolt in the middle loosely so I could pre drill the remaining holes for that side. After completing installation, I used a power drill to raise 200 lbs to the ceiling with no problem. My only recommendation would be to replace the plastic rollers with brass ones. I did that yesterday in about an hour. I brought 4 pulleys from Home Depot that worked great. Only cost $4.10 a piece to replace.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great This product is well built and designed. It installed easily and with an added length of chain on all corners it works in a garage with 12' ceiling. The rod was modified to reach the needed hieght by cutting it in two and adding a 4' length of 3/8 solid steel rod in the middle keeping the hook and drive ends intact. I basically use it as a freight evevator to load items into the loft. They should make a motorized version.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The assembly instructions were excellent! It works very well! It is made well! The assembly instructions were excellent! It works very well! It is made well!
Date published: 2016-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Storage solution Really smooth and easy to use. If you plan your space correctly, keeping in mind where you should be standing when raising & lowering, this lift is great for garages that have unused space up above everything else. Install is a breeze if you have exposed rafters. Make sure you are exact with the 48" between the two brackets. Instructions are clear and easy to follow. It's particularly great for 2 or more stand up paddleboards or kayaks.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product, not easy to assemble The product works exactly as advertised. The easiest shelving unit I have ever used, you never have to lift anything over your head, and you don't have to bend over to pick anything up. Just adjust the height to your needs. The one critique I do have is the assembly. While it looks pretty straight forward to install, it is a two person, two ladder job. Doing it by yourself with one ladder was rough, and it didn't need to be. I have built enough IKEA furniture to know that there are ways to make this process easier. But man once it is up, it is a dream!
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a deal! This thing is awesome and Home Depot has the best price! It was quite easy to install and works great! The hardest part of the installation is finding your joists and laying it out. After that it was only about a 1/2 hour install. Instructions were quite clear and there are installation videos on youtube. I used it to take the hard top off my Jeep Wrangler and it worked perfectly! It's now a one person job. The only negative is that if you raise it without any weight on it, the cables ride over each other and it raises crooked. I put a 12 pack of Coke on it and that addressed the issue. I love this thing!
Date published: 2016-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HeavyLift Storage Platform The employees at Homedepot were EXTREMELY helpful in retrieving this product that was delivered to the store. THANK YOU! The instructions made the platform easy to assemble and install. I would recommend using rare earth magnets, that you can buy at at Homedepot, to locate the screws in your ceiling 2x4s to attach the lift. The lift mechanism works exactly as described and has given me a place to efficiently store my Christmas decorations. My ceiling is 12 ft high so I wish I had an extension to drive mechanism.
Date published: 2016-11-06
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