PROTECTING YOUR TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FROM RUST

Lug-All Come aLong Ratchet Winch Hoist in Marine Environment

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 the result of a chemical…

Lug-All Spotlight: Structure Framing and Equipment Maintenance

Hyland Timber Framing

We recently had the privilege of talking to Sean H. at Hyland Timber Framing in New York. Hyland Timber Framing fabricates and constructs custom timber framed structures, such as garages, houses, churches, and barns. They use their Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists in two main ways: framing and equipment maintenance. Sean said, “Every time…

Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists Improve Fire Protection Installation and Maintenance

Overview Fire Defense Systems, LLC is a fire protection contracting company based in Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Fire Defense Systems installs new fire suppression systems and services existing systems in residential and commercial applications. Their services include installation of water pressure sprinkler systems, water pumps, and piping, as well as maintenance for fire…

Linemen Choose Lug-All Winch Hoists

Linemen with a Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoist

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 of power lines across the…

Lug-All Marine Grade Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists Help Towboat and Salvage Company

Shamrock Marine Towing & Salvage is a Towboat US ® franchise that specializes in rescuing commercial fishing and privately-owned boats in the Ocean City, New Jersey, region. They provide many emergency services, which include pulling swamped or sunken boats, towing empty barges, and delivering gasoline and batteries to broken down boats. When called out on…

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 Line Single line rigging is…

Lug-All Spotlight: Snowmobiling and Property Maintenance

We’ve recently had the opportunity to talk to Darren F., an auto mechanic and outdoor enthusiast from Ontario. Darren primarily uses his Lug-All Come Along Ratchet Winch Hoists in three ways: getting vehicles unstuck, moving trees and boulders on his property, and in his garage. He said, “I’ve owned a Lug-All come along pretty much…

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 every aspect of our lives.…

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 noticed the two replacement stress…

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, it is important to know…