Amgo OH-12

Why should you consider the AMGO | OH-12 Car Lift for your next heavy duty two post lift? Powerful and Heavy Duty Design The AMGO OH-12 car lift is a powerful and reliable piece of equipment that is perfect for both professional mechanics and car enthusiasts. With a lifting capacity of 12,000 pounds, this lift can easily accommodate larger vehicles …

HMC SL-3090 motorcycle lift table in Thunder Blue with CV-2049 cycle vise.

HMC Industries – American Made Quality Lifts

HMC Industries – An American Manufacturer of Motorcycle lift tables, welding tables, and fuel caddies.  Here’s some insight on why  you should consider your next motorcycle lift table from HMC Industries. When it comes to servicing motorcycles, professionals need a lift that is reliable, sturdy, and easy to use. HMC Industries is a leading manufacturer of motorcycle lifts, and their …

Martins Professional 3 ton floor jack

Martins floor jacks

When it comes to car maintenance and repairs, having a reliable and sturdy floor jack is essential. Martins Industries is a leading manufacturer of floor jacks. Their products are a preferred choice by professionals and car enthusiasts over other brands. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at why Martins floor jacks outperform other brands and why they are …

Automotive Paint Booths

One of the challenges we face at Shop Tools Outlet is simply getting all of our products listed on our site.  We are a small company growing rapidly.  This fall we’ve been working hard to build out our new showroom in Des Moines, so our Midwest customers have a place to stop in touch, feel, and operate some of the …

Symmetric vs Asymmetric Car Lifts – What’s the Difference?

Symmetric vs Asymmetric Car Lifts – What’s the Difference? If you’re a professional mechanic, you are probably acutely aware of the differences between a symmetric car lift and an asymmetric car lift.  However, if you’re new to buying a lift it’s a question that many might just be wondering about. In this video, Ron Healey with Tuxedo Auto Distributors talks …

TPKACX and TP9KFX Car Lifts

Tuxedo Distributors recently began hosting a “Lunch with Ron” series.  Ron Healey is Tuxedo’s Capital Equipment Manager. He is very well versed with all the ins and outs on the Tuxedo products we sell.  In this video Ron discusses the TP9KACX and TP9FFX Car Lifts.  Both of these lifts are rated for 9,000 lbs. The KACX is a clear floor …

Stratus SAE-C14X Car Lift Side View

Stratus SAE-14X 2 Post Lift

We recently formed a relationship with Stratus Auto Equipment.  Stratus headquarters are in College Station, Texas.  I recently made a trip to Texas to meet with Suzy and her staff.  Suzy is an amazing person and she beams with pride when talking about the equipment Stratus provides. Recently, Suzy made a smart move…literally.  She and her company had an opportunity …

How to lift a motorcycle off the ground by yourself

Dropped Bike – Don’t Panic!

Recently I was out working in my shop.  My 1998 Harley Road King was egging me on for a ride, but I knew if I took a break, the day would quickly fad away on two wheels.  So, instead of jumping on for a quick ride (the better choice), I decided to move my bike so I could finish my …

STO Adds Industrial Gold to our products!

Recently we spent several days at the SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas.  We try to get out to this amazing show every year… of course last year Covid was responsible for canceling the show for the first time any of us can ever remember.  We love the SEMA SHOW.  It’s all about cars, trucks, restoration, repair, and equipment.  Normally the …