Old 07-25-2020, 08:27 AM
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kmagnuss
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Originally Posted by mwgoldman View Post
You could use a single davit instead of both of them. One strap to the front and 2 to the back or better yet get an I beam with one strap on one side and 2 on the back. Tie a line to the bow to control the swing. And you’re done. Plenty of single davit examples out there.
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You can figure out a way to get the load perfectly balanced by using a couple nuts on some threaded bar in the middle so you can adjust your lifting point. Look at engine lifts (cherry picker) for a reference.