Is the column made from ¾” x 6” thick fork lift mast sections or bent sheet metal?
Mohawk lifts are made with fork lift masts. Fork Lift Masts last forever, vs. bent sheet metal which is weakened sheet metal.
The first photo shows a Mohawk Lift on the top and an ALM brand lift at the bottom. The second photo shows a Mohawk at the top and a Rotary lift on bottom. You can see that Mohawk Lifts are made with fork lift masts.