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Low tech, no tool winch

 
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No stranger to being stuck or having to move something too heavy to move without power equipment, I'm not sure how I didn't know about this.  Quite ingenious I thought.  It's called the flip flop winch.  Do people know about these things?

 
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Nice find!!

I have seen these before and they are ingenious.  My sole concern would be that the tension not be too great, the loan not too heavy and the cordage very, very strong.  These simple devices can generate some amazing forces.

I love it

Eric
 
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That was pretty cool!  Thanks for sharing that.  I love learning ways to move very heavy things without power tools.
 
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