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Re: [Shop-talk] 110 vac winch

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] 110 vac winch
From: Trevor Boicey <>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 13:54:30 -0400
Steven Trovato wrote:
> I think you'll find the things intended for lifting straight up are 
> referred to as "hoists".  That does not mean the manufacturer's legal 
> dept considers them safe for hanging heavy things over your head.

   A common alternative around here for dry boathouses is a 12V winch 
with a car battery and a float charger.

   You can get a lot more torque out of them, and as long as you don't 
raise and lower it 20 times in a row, the float charger keeps it ready 
all year.
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