Gorilla Gripper One-Person Panel Handler

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
4.8
out of 5
Brand:
Gorilla Gripper
Model:
44010
Price:
$50

Description

* Makes it easy for one person to lift and carry sheet goods
* Reduces strain on back, neck, shoulders & arms
* Promotes personal safety
* Increases carrying capability
* Ruggedly-constructed lifetime tool

WOOD magazine review

Gorilla Gripper One-Person Panel Handler

Review Summary

Gorilla Gripper grabs panels from the top edge with self-adjusting aluminum parallel jaws covered with a resilient, rubbery material. Grasping the handle and stooping to bring it to shoulder height feels natural, and that means you can’t help but lift with your legs, ensuring less back strain. It also makes it easy to adjust the balance of the load without having to fully lift the sheet. Once the panel is elevated you can easily maneuver it around corners.
To carry a panel upstairs we simply shifted the grip forward, and then to the rear for going downstairs. Although pricier than other panel carriers, it's about equal to one chiropractor visit, something you, hopefully, won’t have to do again.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

Reader Reviews

It Works Well

Review Summary

It works just as seen on the video's. Off course it doesn't make the 3/4 sheet any lighter, but I find it much easier/more convenient to move sheets around than the carriers that grab from the bottom. My concern when I bought it was whether the rubber pads would stand up over time, and would it have enough grip to really hang on to a heavy 3/4 sheet. I've had it a year now, and the rubber pads look and work like new. And so far it has not slipped even once.
Bottom line, it works! and it works well.

Detailed Ratings

4.8
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

5

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