• Aug 26, 2006


"McFly! Hoverboards don't work on water!" Truer words were never spoken, and traditional garage floor creepers also don't work very well when encountering floor cracks, misplaced bolts and rogue washers. The Hover Creeper invented by Davison International takes us one step closer to that futuristic world forecasted in Back to the Future II and also addresses some of those significant shortcomings of your current creeper.

The Hover Creeper is basically a hovercraft for your back that floats on a 1/2 inch cushion of air. You plug your air compressor into its base and off you go. Don't fret though, you can still power your pneumatic wrench by plugging it into the air outlets on either side of the Hover Creeper. There are also tool trays built into both sides so your favorite tools can glide under the car with you. Fair warning, though, the Hover Creeper doesn't work on water, either.

[Source: Davison International via Foursprung]


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      • 8 Years Ago
      I imagine the shop floor would have to be dust free or you'll be sufficating. The noise would be a little to much for me. So wash the shop floor and wear ear protectors. Nah! I'll just shoot a shot of WD40 on the casters of my old one and save the fraustration.
      • 8 Years Ago
      "Biff would approve" - that line actually made me laugh out loud! This thing would be great for repairing the DeLorean.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I can think of some fun uses for this thing...
      • 8 Years Ago
      You turn a valve on when you want to move and turn it off when you get there. constant compressed air is not necessary. I would worry about the dust it would kick up right at face level. It is a neat concept if it is under $50.
      • 8 Years Ago
      i think only brendan #3 got the point of the post... it'd be griff, not biff.
      • 8 Years Ago
      you could use it as a skateboard if you attached an airtank to your back :-)
      • 8 Years Ago
      thats pretty rad, but how much weight can it handle?

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      • 8 Years Ago
      You have to wonder how many guys are going to break their necks trying to actually ride this thing like a hover board.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Actually it'd be Griff-- Biff's grandson. Biff never rode a Hover Board.
      • 8 Years Ago
      If it's not broke - fix it. What I really need is something that will fit in one space in my garage, lift my car off its tires four to five feet in the air, and not collapse on me.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I like the overall concept, but there are some downsides to something like this. First of all, how large of a compressor would it need to work? It would seem to me it would need quite a large amount of air volume to work correctly. Secondly i'm not sure how happy i'd be having to have the compressor running constantly while i'm on the creeper.
      • 8 Years Ago
      11. you could use it as a skateboard if you attached an airtank to your back :-)

      Posted at 4:56PM on Aug 26th 2006 by Dr1v3r 0 stars

      Hell, a long enough air hose and it could be used in a large empty lot.
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