PhantomPark Secret Agent Parking System
The PhantomPark Car Lift Garage System provides the enterprising motorist with a way to fit two cars into a spot big enough for only one car. How can it do this? Check the video.
(PhantomPark Car Lift Garage System video)
A 2-deck vehicle parking system heavy-duty scissors style lift designed to lift two (2) vehicles simultaneously or lift one vehicle in low ceiling applications. The deck structure and lifting / synchronizing components are completely concealed below ground so there is no indication that a lift (or second car) is present when lowered. The PhantomPark can also be used for transporting vehicles from grade level to an upper level. Single deck platforms are also available.
The maximum weight per platform is about 3,500 pounds. This is not the sort of thing for superheroes in a hurry; the lift only moves at about one inch per second.
PhantomPark starts at about $39,000.
Via Red Ferret Journal.
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