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Lug-All—Made in America

Lug-All was founded by George Uhlig in 1949, and manufacturing began on the Lug-All winch hoist, the first product to function as both a winch and a hoist. From the beginning, Lug-All has been made in America. Today, Lug-All is headquartered in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, and every new Lug-All winch hoist...

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Lug-All Pre-Operational Inspection

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists have always been designed and produced to high standards. High-quality materials and precision construction ensure that Lug-All winch hoists deliver consistent performance for many years. To protect the longevity of your Lug-All, it is important to perform routine inspections and maintenance. Inspection Checklist Before...

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Offensive Safety Measures

Like many companies, we at Lug-All like to tout the safety features of our Wire Rope and Web Strap Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists. Our winch hoists are designed to improve safety for our users, and in industries like utility work, safe tools and equipment are crucial to worker safety....

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How to Choose a Lug-All Winch Hoist

Lug-All offers a wide range of come along ratchet winch hoist models. Different models are designed for different purposes; some are better suited for commercial uses, while others are designed for consumer applications. How do you decide which model or which features you need? Read More

Why Did My Lug-All Handle Break?

If you are wondering why the handle on your Lug-All come along ratchet winch hoist bent or seemed to break, you’re not alone. Users who don’t know all of the exact design elements of Lug-All winch hoists are sometimes confused when their handle seems to fail. You might think that...

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Benefits of Customizing Lug-All Hoists for Utility Applications

Linemen and utility workers make up a large portion of Lug-All users. Many electrical utility applications require equipment with similar features and capabilities, but no two applications are identical. To make Lug-All come along ratchet winch hoists as useful and effective as possible, we offer a large selection of customizable...

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Electrical Linemen Emergency Response Training

Electrical line workers are required by OSHA to receive certain types of safety training. There is a good reason for that requirement, since electrical line work can be among the most dangerous professions. Heights, heavy equipment, and electricity all pose potential risks to workers who build and maintain electrical power...

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Wire Rope Replacement: Crimping Equipment

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed to last a lifetime. When a part or component wears out, you can replace the part to fix your Lug-All instead of replacing the winch hoist completely. One component that you might have to replace over the life of you Lug-All is...

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Lug-All: The Evolving Nature of Safety

Everyone knows that working on electrical power lines can be a dangerous task. For workers who build and maintain the national power grid, the dangers of high voltage, heights, toxic chemicals, fire hazards, and extreme temperatures are a common part of the job. Since the first electric utility service was...

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Benefits of the Welded Hook Design

At Lug-All, we strive to provide the hardest working and most reliable manual winch-hoists on the market. Our commitment to quality and durability means we are always searching for ways to improve our winch hoists. Our new welded hook design is a part of that ongoing commitment. All Lug-All Wire...

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Improving Safety for Tree Service Workers

Elevated tree service work can be dangerous. The right equipment and safe work practices can reduce the risks associated with working at height. Read More

Lug-All Rapid Lowering

Lug-All’s rapid lowering function is an optional addition to Lug-All cable ratchet winch hoists. Rapid lowering allows you to lower a load of at least 15 pounds by four ratchet teeth at a time. Read More

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