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Homemade Rotating I-Beam Jib Crane


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JaysinSpaceman on offroadfabnet.com
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Homemade overhead crane fashioned from a trolley and hoist hung on an I-beam. Custom-made collars for an existing garage post were cut on a plasma table. The crane is rated at approximately 1 ton.
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Jan 02, 2014 1:41 PM
daveward
It's interesting how the crane developed.  I'm interested in knowing if the pole was designed not only to hold the ceiling up but also to deal with the side loads that the crane would end up dealing with.
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DIY Rotating I-Beam Jib Crane - comment on how to build a Rotating I-Beam Jib Crane - 2 comments
daveward says:
Jan 02, 2014 1:41 PM
It's interesting how the crane developed.  I'm interested in knowing if the pole was designed not only to hold the ceiling up but also to deal with the side loads that the crane would end up dealing with.

DIYer says:
Sep 26, 2013 5:02 PM
Now this is something every well-equipped workshop should have!

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