Good point. I hadn't considered the water drain problem. Thanks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stuart MacMillan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'PHILIP ERIKSON'" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 1:15 PM
Subject: RE: Unloading your lift
> A do it yourself pit would probably be cheaper. In my climate and
> (Seattle) though, a pit would be a lap pool in the winter without a floor
> drain hooked into the sewer, which would add considerably to the cost and
> difficulty. I'm also about 20" from glacially compacted clay hardpan so
> dense you need a jackhammer to dig in it, and I also covered up a long
> abandoned septic tank with my garage. It's a lift or nothing for me.
> Stuart MacMillan
> Philip wrote:
> I, too, am getting jealous. Have any of you built, or contemplated
> a pit? I saw one in Stanley Gold's garage in the book "Ultimate Garages".
> thought that it would be what I'd do if I had a 10-car garage with an
> attached house. Seriously, is a pit more costly that a lift, I wonder?
> Phil Erikson
> '66 MGB