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Main Frame Pawl and Spring Replacement

The basic design of our Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist hasn’t changed much since its creation in 1949. This design includes the main frame pawl spring. But, as in most cases, there is often room to improve. When Lug-All engineers took a close look at the design of the...

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Wire Rope Replacement

Lug-All come along ratchet winch hoists are built to last for many years, which means some parts may have to be replaced over time. Virtually every part of a Lug-All hoist can be replaced, including the wire rope assembly. A worn, frayed, or damaged wire rope can be a serious...

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Benefits of the New U-Frame Design

Since 1949, Lug-All has been making superior manual come along ratchet winch hoists. Our focus has always been on providing our customers with high-quality, long-lasting hoists that can handle the toughest jobs. Because we strive to provide the best possible products, we are always looking for ways to improve. One recent improvement we’ve made to Read More

Customizable Features on Lug-All Hoists

We often say there are 1,001 uses for a Lug-All. We’ve met and talked to people who use Lug-All come along ratchet winch hoists in the fire protection industry, construction, lawncare and landscaping, home applications, and more. But what is it about Lug-All hoists that make them ideal for so many different industries? One reason… Read More

2018 Lineman’s Rodeo in Review

The International Lineman’s Rodeo is an annual event created, organized, and run by the IBEW—the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Every year, teams of linemen come together from every part of the country and around the world for four days of competition and comradery.  This year’s Lineman’s Rodeo took place on...

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Lug-All Winch Hoists and Hardware Store Pullers: Maximum Capacity

When you compare Lug-All come along ratchet winch hoists and hardware store come alongs and pullers, hardware store products have one apparent advantage: the cost. If you walk into a local hardware store, you can probably pick up a basic rope or cable puller for around $40. But the benefits...

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Lug-All Spotlight: Homesteading and Heavy Lifting

Uses for a Lug-All winch hoist can be found in almost any situation; just ask Lug-All user David B. David runs a farm and homestead, which means that he does a lot of property maintenance himself. To keep up with the demands of maintaining a large property, David has one...

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Benefits of a Reversible Handle

All Lug-All Come Along Manual Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed with ratchet handles that easily attach and detach from the mainframe. The U-frame aligns with two holes at the base of the handle, and the handle locks in place with a wing nut. This simple design makes it easy for...

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What Sets Us Apart: Lug-All Quality and Testing Procedure

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are some of the most durable and reliable hoists on the market. To ensure that our hoists live up to our high-quality standards, they go through precision machining and rigorous testing processes. Parts are machined to tight tolerances, carefully inspected, and hand-assembled to verify...

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Protecting Your Tools and Equipment From Rust

If you frequently work in or near corrosive environments, such as marine or industrial locations, you know that rust can make a job difficult in many ways. Tools can seize up or break, steel supports can degrade, and steel cables can break apart and snap. Rust, or iron oxide, is...

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Linemen Choose Lug-All Winch Hoists

A winch hoist is among a lineman’s most important tools. A good, versatile winch hoist can perform a number of functions to help make a lineman’s job safer and easier. Many professional line workers rely on Lug-All winch hoists every day to build, repair, and maintain the millions of miles...

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Double Line Rigging

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed to provide the pulling power you need from a winch hoist, but many users might not know that most Lug-All winch hoists can actually achieve two different capacities through the use of single and double line rigging. How to Use a Double...

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