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Re: Lift Stops

To: Eric Petrevich <>
Subject: Re: Lift Stops
From: Art Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 13:17:59 -0400 (EDT)
        Great idea!

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Eric Petrevich wrote:

> Matt talks about making a lift stop with switches on the lift.
> Matt (and others) this isn't a flame or anything, but instead of putting
> the lift stop on the lift, you would want it on the ceiling.  That way,
> if you put a differant car on the lift, it would still work.
> Radio shack has a light sensor that could trip a relay that would shut
> off the lift. Mount the unit on the ceiling (about 2 inches from the
> top) Run the light beam from the front to back, instead of side to
> side.  That would work fine and only cost about $40.
> LMK if you need any help with plans.
> FWIW, I use a traffic light hooked up to these sensor to tell me when I
> get my car in far enough.  They are real easy to set up.
> -- 
> Inch
> Hooligan  #3
> "I used to cry about not having any shoes,
> until I met a man with only one motorcycle!" 8>)

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