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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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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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Caring for Your Web Strap Hoist

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed with an open construction, making it easy to clean after every use. Inspecting the hoist daily is quite simple and only takes seconds to complete. You can add years to the life of your hoist, and ensure the safety of your workers,...

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Replacing the Stress Link on Your Lug-All Web Strap Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist

Lug-All Web Strap Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists are designed to ensure the safety of the user and the hoist. Each web strap hoist is built with a breakable stress link, located next to the overload link. The stress link is important to the safety of the hoist operator, and...

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Lineman: Our Unrecognized Public Service Heroes

There are plenty of professions that require workers to complete dangerous tasks for our wellbeing, and many of those professions are recognized. But, one such profession that is frequently overlooked is that of a lineman. Electrical linemen are the first people on the scene during and directly after a storm...

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Main Frame Spring Replacement

Whether you’re pulling, lifting, or lowering a load, the main frame spring is an essential part of your Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist. If your main frame spring becomes worn out, it’s an easy fix! Just follow these simple steps to replace it. Step 1: Hold the spring upside...

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Web Strap Winch Hoist: Operating and Rigging

Before using your hoist, it’s always important to read and follow your manufacturer’s recommendations to ensure worker safety and hoist longevity. With that being said, we have included some tips (below) about proper winch hoist operation, load handling, and rigging when using a web strap winch hoist. Operating Your Hoist:...

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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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