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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…

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 Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively.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 for your information and entertainment!…

Stump Removal with a Cable Ratchet Winch Hoist

Stump Removal

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 well as commercial landscaping and tree…

Professional Linemen: Avoiding Life-Threatening Accidents

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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 their work days in all…

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 hoist. What should you be…

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:  Most winch hoists have three…

The Differences Between a Cable Winch Hoist and a Web Strap Hoist

Hoists can serve a variety of purposes, or as we like to say, “There are a 1001 Uses for A Lug-All.” But, there are many things that differentiate one hoist from another—aside from manufacturing and branding. Let’s start with the most obvious: Cable Hoist Vs. Web Strap Hoist. Here’s everything you need to know. Web…