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Overload Protection

When using a ratchet winch hoist, one of the most important things to consider is safe use at maximum capacity. It is never advisable to use any winch or hoist above the maximum capacity, but it is not uncommon for equipment to be accidentally overloaded. When an overload condition exists,...

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Benefits of a Removable Handle

At worksites, you want equipment on which you can rely. That means tools that are sturdy, light, and won’t get in the way. Choosing a Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist, whether it’s a web strap or cable, will provide you with the quality necessary for any industry. The replaceable...

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The Difference between a Hardware Hoist and a Lug-All

We get asked a question a lot from people who occasionally use a manual ratchet hoist: “Why should I ‘invest’ in a Lug-All when I can buy a much cheaper hoist at my local hardware store?” Honestly, this question is very valid. If you don’t use a hoist often, why...

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Vehicle Emergency Preparedness: What You Should Know

Whether you are an ATV or off-roading enthusiast or you just want to be prepared for the worst during the winter months, it’s important to always have an emergency kit on hand in case of an accident or inclement weather. Emergency preparedness has saved many lives, and it’s quite possible...

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Professional Linemen: Avoiding Life-Threatening Accidents

It takes a certain type of person to work on energized power lines, climb poles, and open switches on a daily basis. Linemen and women are generally tough, physically fit, and knowledgeable about the many types of conditions that can occur in their line of work. Linemen spend most of...

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Daily Cable Inspections

A high-quality cable ratchet winch hoist is designed to last a long time if it’s used and maintained properly. There are many inspections related to the hoist itself, but daily cable inspection is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the longevity and safety of your...

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Hurricane Clean-up and Recovery with A Cable Winch Hoist

Hurricane Matthew left a wake of destruction in its path after tearing through many parts of the United States and surrounding countries. Hurricanes and storms of this magnitude often result in widespread flooding and property/infrastructure damage. The damage incurred to entire towns and cities requires a lot of cleanup and...

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Safety 101: The Dielectric Properties of Web Strap Hoists

 Lug-All Web Strap Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed for overhead maintenance and construction of energized power lines. The web strap is not an insulating live-line tool, which means if it becomes wet or dirty, the strap loses some of its dielectric properties. But, when it’s clean and...

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