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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 Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to...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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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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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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