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Gantry Crane Winching System?

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  • Gantry Crane Winching System?

    Hi All,

    I recently completed building a gantry crane I purchased from here: Gantry Crane Plans. I'll post some pics when I get it back, just finished it and a friend already borrowed it. After getting it all together, I realized how much of a pain it is to raise and lower the height of the I-Beam. I was wondering if anybody has built one of these and put a cable winching system on one? I think that would make it a lot easier to adjust the height. I saw a gantry crane on the Harbour Freight website that has a winching system but can't tell how it works from the picture on the site.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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    if you down load the manual for the crane there is a parts diagram that will show you how to build it and how it works
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