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  • Cradle laterally tilts at 65° for loading and applying drywall
  • Tripod base can be hyper extended for rolling through the doorway
  • Silent cam-lock brake lifts and securely holds drywall in place
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The Panellift 138-2 is the original drywall lift from Telpro, Inc. The Panellift 138-2 has a low 36 in. loading height and reaches 11 ft. ceilings. The cradle tilts 65° laterally for loading and applying drywall to sloped ceilings. The cradle also tilts 10° longitudinally. It can handle individual 4 ft. x 16 ft. sheets of drywall and has a load rating of 150 lbs. The Panellift 138-2 is very simple to assemble and requires no assembly tools. A disassembled Panellift will fit easily in a typical automobile trunk. Accessories are available. Built to last.
  • Original drywall lifter
  • 5 piece design means you can assemble the Panellift in minutes right out of the box. dismantled Panellift fits in the trunk of your vehicle
  • Fast action, single stage winch with silent cam-lock brake makes lifting and holding drywall in place easier and safer
  • Cradle tilts laterally 65° for easy loading and for installing drywall in walls and sloped ceilings and the cradle also tilts 10° longitudinally
  • Tripod base can be hyper-extended to allow the assembled Panellift to roll through a standard doorway
  • Accessories available

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Loading Height (In.)
Maximum Height (in.)
132 in
Maximum Sheet Length (In.)
Minimum Sheet Length (In.)
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Drywall Features
No Additional Features
Drywall Handling Type
Maximum Load (lb.)
150 lb
Product Weight (lb.)
Tool Type
Panel Hoist

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I found it to be a well made professional grade...
I found it to be a well made professional grade tool
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Take care of this lift and treat it wit respect
I bought my lift in 1993, and used it to hang ceilings and walls so much untill a few years ago, and now i use it on ocassion, and works as well as when it was new. Some key items for long life is keep the floor clean. If you drop nails or screws, pick them up. they can chip your wheels. Don't run over extention cords, wheels can only take so much. And very importantly, don't anyyone stand on the wheel braces. There not meant for that. You may have to replace the cable, or the brass rollers, but thats normal maintence. I've hung many houses by myself. Once you figure this machine out, you'll see as i did that this is the best tool you can get for hanging drywall. I've seen a contractor use one for putting up top cabinets in the kitchen.
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    As a contractor I can say these telpro panel lifts are top of the class. I have been using the same lift four or five times a year and it's going on its 12th year.
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      wow what a great product!
      This product does everything I need, holy cow! best thing I ever owned this unit I bought from the tool rental center second hand and it works for every job I have! durable sturdy and a must have for anyone doing a lot of drywall like me! I have tried other lifts and they seem badly built and not a sturdy most other units cant even lift what I need! but this is a must have for any pro contractor.
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