Lift Assist (for MARK 7 with PowerPro and MARK V's made after 1972) PART #556191

Enjoy Effort-Free Lifting When You Raise Your MARK into Vertical Position for Drilling, Drum Sanding, Routing, Mortising, or Shaping




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Shopsmith Lift-Assist Reduces the Effort Required to Raise your MARK into Vertical Position to as Little as Zero!

It is not always easy repositioning well made, reliable equipment such as a Shopsmith MARK, but it's IMPORTANT! Shopsmith has created a way to make sure every Owner can move their MARK with great safety, ease and efficiency, all while guaranteeing that these quality products remain durable, rugged, and sturdy. That's why the Shopsmith Lift-Assist is the Perfect Accessory!

The Shopsmith Lift-Assist offers instant ease in turning Your Machine from a horizontal to vertical position, removing extra effort and time while still allowing you all the functionality of the hard-working MARK that you know and love.

• Lift Assist Arms - Gas Charged Cylinder
• Hardware
• Simple, Step-by-Step Instructions for adding it to every MARK Model

Pounds of Lift Effort Required With & Without Shopsmith Lift-Assist
Smart Motor Distance from Left Side of MARK - Pounds of Effort Required Without Lift-Assist - Pounds of Effort required With Lift-Assist
0" 65# 25#
8" 57# 20#
12" 50# 12#
20" 35# Self-Lift

Note: If you own Shopsmith's steel storage cabinets, with the lift-assist only one of them will slide under the MARK 7 / MARK V for storage (if the casters are removed from the steel storage cabinets, two will fit).

MARK 7 / PowerPro Lift Assist Gas Cylinder Upgrade
Shopsmith offers an upgraded Lift-Assist with a design optimized for the PowerPro Smart Motor, which is ten pounds heavier than a conventional MARK V Smart Motor.

This upgraded Lift-Assist also provides a quick disconnect which allows the MARK 7 to be easily tilted left for under-table operations. Shopsmith also offers a cylinder upgrade to add these capabilities to an existing Shopsmith Lift-Assist.

Another MARK Owner Favorite!
Part NumberNameSpecifications
556191Lift Assist (for MARK 7 with PowerPro and MARK V's made after 1972)Lift-Assist Package Includes:
• Lift Assist Upper and Lower Arms
• Gas Charged Cylinder
• Hardware
• Simple, Step-by-Step Instructions for adding it to every MARK Model


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Shopsmith Owner Testimonials

My MARK 7 is not only a space saver — it's a life saver, time saver, and money saver.

- Kent Bradshaw, Owner Since 1974

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Lift Assist (for MARK 7 with PowerPro and MARK V's made after 1972) 556191

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