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Re: Mounting an electric hoist

To: "David Scheidt" <>
Subject: Re: Mounting an electric hoist
From: nick brearley <>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 08:01:30 +0100
At 03:22 22/08/2006, you wrote:

>The problem with overhead hoists is they go up and down.  Engines need
>to go forwards and backwards, as well as up and down.  Of course, you
>can move the car, but they tend to weigh a bit more than their engines
>do.  A shop crane lets you move it backwards and forwards.  If you're
>short on space, one that comes apart takes less room when not in use
>than a folding one, usually.

In an ideal world this would be the arrangement to have:

You have to add the rsjs but it beats putting the car on dollies... 
Plus you won't stub your toe on it.

Nick Brearley 

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