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Lift Helps With Getting Back In The Driver’s Seat
Life Essentials of Wolcott, Ind., wants to help farmers who have a loss of mobility with lift chairs designed specifically for tasks typical in farming.
LifeLyfts™ makes easy-to-use equipment like platform lifts for tractors, combines, and most off-road equipment. The goal is to help people access farm, logging and tillage equipment quickly and safely.
The Pilot Lift can help you transfer from a wheelchair to the seat on the lift, and the powered lift moves to the operator seat and then to the equipment. The Pilot lift and hand controls mount onto the equipment.
It’s powder-coated, comes with radio remote controls, and has a lift capacity of 375 lbs.
The portable lifts are fully mechanical, both vertically and horizontally, with a two-part mechanical arm for tractor cabs.
Life Essentials says they use a 5/16-in wall steel tube with a #50 chain drive with breakaway safety features.
Life Essentials has been in business for over 35 years, helping people with mobility impairments regain their independence. Through the years, lift designs have evolved to meet farmer needs as equipment sizes changed.
One testimonial on the company website tells the story of Alan, who had to quit farming because of a disability.
His wife, Vicki, wrote to the company, saying, “Alan combined for the first time in many years. In fact, he was so overjoyed that he overdid it.” Alan and Vicki’s sons who farm with him had to pry him out of the combine that first day.
Contact: FARM Show Followup, LifeLyfts™ by Life Essentials, 5364 S U.S. 231, Wolcott, Ind., 47995 (ph 765-563-3158; sales@lifelyfts.com; www.lifelyfts.com).

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