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    Jib crane for my machine shop van

    One thing that always comes in handy is a way to lift and move heavy objects.
    My HHG van trailer is gradually becoming a machine shop. Today I mounted the first to 2 short jib crane beams to a framework I had installed
    I will be able to lift about 1000 lbs on either of them then swing those items from outside to the inside and position them over my lathes.
    Jib crane for my machine shop van-dscf6879c.jpg
    I still need to add some bracing and come up with a couple of hoists
    Jib crane for my machine shop van-dscf6881c.jpg
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

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    Well I've had my shop van jib crane for 3 months now and so far I've used and abused it several times. it is absolutely handy as a 3rd hand
    Jib crane for my machine shop van-dscf7076c.jpg
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

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    Thanks Frank S! We've added your Shop Van Jib Crane to our Jacks and Lifts category,
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