Tag Archives: Hook

To Hook or not Hook?

When you look at this hook which I inspected on a hoist purchased from Harbor Freight Tools what do you think of when it comes to safety? Is this the hoist you want with this hook hanging your product in … Continue reading

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Wire rope sling not too good

How much can a sling take before it yields, breaks and eventually drops the load? No one really knows until it happens. Inspect your slings, use them correctly and most of all do not overload them to failure. Picture of … Continue reading

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How many slings?

This is what I observed as I walk through a truck shop. 1-The question is how many slings can I fit in the hook? 2-How much hook can be used within the sling eyes? 3-Does this really look safe? These … Continue reading

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