The Difference between a Hardware Hoist and a Lug-All

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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 should you spend more money…

Lug-All Cable Hoists Provide Rigging for the New Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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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 be unlike any other in…

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 a total of 13 cable…

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

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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 over inclines greater than 45…

Caring for Your Web Strap Hoist

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Lug-All 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, by following these simple recommendations: DO NOT’S Do…

LINEMEN: 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 when the power goes out.…

Main Frame Spring Replacement

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Whether you’re pulling, lifting, or lowering a load, the main frame spring is an essential part of your Lug-All 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 down, so the long hoop is facing the spring…