Web Strap Hoist

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…

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…

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…

Safety 101: The Dielectric Properties of Web Strap Hoists

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Lug-All Web Strap Hoists are designed for overhead maintenance and construction of energized power lines. The web strap is not an insulating live-line tool, which means if it becomes wet or dirty, the strap loses some of its dielectric properties. But, when it’s clean and dry, it does have dielectric properties typically associated with nylon…

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…