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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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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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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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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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Electrical Linemen Lingo Part Deux

We were having so much fun compiling the list of linemen slang that we couldn’t fit it all into one post! Check out part one here. Lineman have used slang terms for decades in the electric utility industry. Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to...

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Electrical Linemen Lingo

Lineman have used slang terms for decades in the electric utility industry. Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively. There are multiple versions of the Lineman’s Slang Dictionary, but we have compiled a few of our favorites from around the nation...

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Stump Removal with a Cable Ratchet Winch Hoist

A cable ratchet winch hoist (also known as a come along) is a durable, compact tool that’s ideal for lifting, tensioning, pulling, stretching, and bending in hundreds of precision tasks. Extracting a tree stump is just one of many applications, but cable hoists are commonly used by home owners, as...

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