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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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National Lineman Appreciation Day

Electrical line workers perform one of the most important infrastructure functions in the United States, but they rarely receive any recognition for their work. These men and women build, maintain, and repair the nation’s electrical power grid, from high-voltage transmission lines to lower-voltage distribution. We rely on electricity in nearly...

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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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