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Homemade Lifting Gantry


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Lionel Oliver II on backyardmetalcasting.com
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Homemade lifting gantry constructed from 2" steel pipe and an OSHA-approved 2x10 scaffold plank. Chain hoist is rated at 1 ton; the towing strap at 5,000 pounds.
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Dec 14, 2013 10:09 AM
daveward
No need for extra support since "gravity always pulls straight down".  I understand the concept, but in practice I've found: for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction.  I'm glad the project worked out!
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DIY Lifting Gantry - comment on how to build a Lifting Gantry - 1 comments
daveward says:
Dec 14, 2013 10:09 AM
No need for extra support since "gravity always pulls straight down".  I understand the concept, but in practice I've found: for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction.  I'm glad the project worked out!

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