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Homemade Lathe Crane


Lathe Crane

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John Evans on chaski.org
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Homemade lathe crane intended to facilitate one-man handling of a 150-pound 4-jaw chuck. Fabricated from surplus tubing and incorporating an off-the-shelf worm winch to provide lifting capability.
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Oct 25, 2013 5:23 AM
DIYer
With a chuck weighing that much, you'd really need a small crane like that. Pretty sure there would be other uses in a machine shop like that.
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DIYer says:
Oct 25, 2013 5:23 AM
With a chuck weighing that much, you'd really need a small crane like that. Pretty sure there would be other uses in a machine shop like that.

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