> Bill Fisher - W4AN wrote:
> > I bought 3 come-a-longs from hardware stores. Each one was junk.
> > Where does a person get one that you can trust? Brand?
> > Thanks
> > Bill, W4AN
> I dont know, but when you find a good one, let me know! I just bought
> one at Ames and it immediatly jammed and then as soon as we freed it up,
> the cable came right off the reel!
> I'm also having a bit of a hard time finding one that has a long single
> cable, and not the hook with a pulley, which doubles the leverage, but
> cuts the range in half. For putting guys on, it's best to get one with
> a long single cable instead of a double which may not be long enough.
> I bought another one at Home Depot which was OK, but it was the double
> cable type and it's not quite long enough to do guys comfortably.
> 73, Tyler K3MM
I bought mine from Grainger. P/n 4Z312. $188.50. 1700# single line,
3400# double line. You "gets what you pays for". A Mercedes-Benz
of come-alongs. Fun to drive.
http://www.grainger.com or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlanta: 404 762-9202. Baltimore: 410 234-0184
They also have Scotch 88 wonder tape in big boxes.
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