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

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

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, by following these simple recommendations:…

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

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 down, so the long hoop…

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 Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively. There…

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 Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively.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