Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - hommade A frame gantry crane. supplies?
View Single Post
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 04-26-2011, 11:59 PM
matt167 matt167 is online now
Member
 
Last wiki edit: Ford axle ratio codes
Last journal entry: Rear Suspension
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Prattsville
Posts: 6,373
Wiki Edits: 31

Thanks: 2
Thanked 56 Times in 52 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by oldred
I'm pretty sure most everyone already knows not to use this type of winch for lifting (even the more expensive ones) but it is worth mentioning anyway. These things are for pulling "dead" loads only and should NEVER be used to lift or pull any load that will fall or spring suddenly when tension is released. There have been a lot of accidents attributed to using these for lifting but still they are used for that purpose by some people anyway, doing so is a dangerous undertaking!

http://www.harborfreight.com/4000-lb...ler-30329.html
I hate those things.. I'v used them before, but even there intended purpose there a pain to use... actually had to 'sling' the C6 with 1 to get the engine/ trans off the truck. it actually slipped a couple times letting it down. But that's what I had and it did work for that
Reply With Quote