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New use for engine hoist

Postby outofrshell » Sat Apr 18, 2015 11:23 pm

I am finishing up the sheet rock in my shop, neighbor helped with one sheet but it was a struggle and he suggested using the hoist to hold it, worked great and we got that sheet screwed in place. But I had more to go by myself so I cobble up an improvised sheet rock jack which worked better than I expected. So now my engine hoist is a multi function tool. Last summer we used it to pull fence post.
The 2X4 is bolted to the metal bracket and the OSB is screwed to the 2X4 the bolt is tightened enough that it doesn't flop down- a little awkward but worked
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Re: New use for engine hoist

Postby Combatspace » Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:12 pm

Well, whadayuno? That's fancy.
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Re: New use for engine hoist

Postby btw1549 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:59 pm

Nice! I built a transmission jack with the same concept.
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Re: New use for engine hoist

Postby squatch » Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:40 am

Great idea. Mine also gets used for stuff other than engines.
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Re: New use for engine hoist

Postby Cronk » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:28 pm

Great idea, thanks for sharing!
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Re: New use for engine hoist

Postby FABRIK8TOR » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:24 am

Thats a great mod....i think i have only used my hoist for just 2engines since i boguht it over 12 years ago.
I think ive used it for everything else besides what it was intended for.
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