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Advantage of Lug-All Overload Protection: Extra Stress Links

Every Lug-All Web Strap Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist is equipped with a handle socket design that incorporates a stress link for overload protection. This stress link will break when overloaded to protect you and your hoist, and if you’ve ever purchased a new Lug-All Web Strap Hoist, you probably...

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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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Thank a Lineman this October During National Co-Op Month

This October, Lug-All is celebrating National Co-Op Month by standing with the electric cooperatives that provide service to 42 million people across 47 states. There are 838 electric cooperatives nationwide, employing over 72,000 people. These cooperatives are 100% owned and managed by their consumer-members, allowing the businesses to focus on...

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Corrosive Environments and Factors

Corrosion is the enemy of tools and equipment, which is why selecting the proper materials and equipment for your working environment is vital to prevent rust and other forms of corrosion. For example, the Lug-All Marine Grade Ratchet Winch Hoist is made with an anodized aluminum alloy frame that repels...

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Chain Hoist or Cable Hoist: Which One Do You Choose?

When shopping for a new hoist, your decision should depend on the application, capacity, and the work environment. There are many hoists available on the market. However, two types that are often compared are cable and chain hoists. Which one do you choose? Before your choice is made, there needs...

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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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Why the Lug-All Marine Grade Hoist Will Benefit You

Lifting heavy objects, for example construction materials, can become strenuous. Utilizing a hoist for the jobs that require lifting and lowering loads gives the power of 10 workers to just one. Whether it’s operated manually or through a motor, it can be expected that a hoist is one of the...

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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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Lug-All Cable Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists Provide Rigging for the New Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is touted as the finest sports and entertainment facility in the world. But, what separates it from other state-of-the-art stadiums? According to owner Arthur Blank, “Since 2007, the vision for the stadium was to be a game-changer in every way. We strived to create a building that will...

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Not an Expert? Know What You’re Looking For!

For nearly 60 years we’ve taken our customers’ feedback and needs into consideration when identifying improvements and creating new hoists. Lug-All manufactures web strap and cable hoists for a wide variety of industries ranging from linemen and electrical work to residential. Our hoists cross so many industries that we’ve developed...

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Winching and Hoisting: Can Your Winch Double As a Hoist?

Winches and hoists were designed to make heavy lifting/pulling safer and easier. Although they look alike, winches and hoists were actually engineered to do slightly different things. A winch is used to pull a load horizontally over a slight incline, whereas a hoist is used to lift a load vertically...

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Spring Clean-Up Q&A: Using a Winch Hoist for Tree Stump Removal

As you’re getting ready to start your spring clean-up projects, it’s important to take your tools into consideration. One question we get often is: “Is it safe to use winch hoist or puller to remove a tree stump?” The answer to this question is two-fold: yes and no. There’s a...

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