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Re: Engine cranes

To: Phil Ethier <>,
Subject: Re: Engine cranes
From: Trevor Boicey <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 1998 15:05:43 -0400
Phil Ethier wrote:
> On Monday, 10 Aug 1998, Keith Kaplan wrote:
> >
> > Before you buy, decide where you intend to store an engine crane until the
> > next time you need it.  Some of them fold up a bit, but they're still kind
> > of bulky.  There's something nice about letting the rental place store it
> > for you.
> What kind of garage do you have?  I have changed many engines with a
> come-a-long from the garage rafters.  If you are concerned about
> strength, you can sister a rafter with a larger beam and/or put a beam
> across several rafters.

  I don't know if this has come up yet, but there is a "build your
own engine crane" on the Practical Classics web site.

  That article starts at:
Trevor Boicey, Ottawa, Canada.,

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