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Old 01-08-2018, 01:23 PM   #1
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This will be my off season project. I hunt alone 90% of the time. So I want to fab up a hoist and basket- one piece
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This is what I have in mind. Im thinking of using the winch on jeep to do the lifting, maybe run cable over pulleys. Then I want to use a bar with hooks and piece of chains to place around deer or hogs and lift up onto basket. Will probably use 3/16, 2in sq tube
How tall should it be? Iím thinking top tube should be as wide as the basket. Do yíall got anything similar? Thanks


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Old 01-08-2018, 02:24 PM   #2
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I would look at doing this on the back of the jeep versus on the front, just seems more practical that way and less fab work needed, unless you already have a 2" receiver on the front.
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Old 01-08-2018, 06:40 PM   #3
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I would look at doing this on the back of the jeep versus on the front, just seems more practical that way and less fab work needed, unless you already have a 2" receiver on the front.
Yes I already have a 2Ē rec on the front of jeep that I put when I built my bumper. But is there an arm to pole ratio for lifting? Iím thinking that if I have a 2ft arm span then the upright pole canít be 1ft.
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:25 PM   #4
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For the pulleys check out this place.

https://www.blockdivision.com/home.php
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Old 01-08-2018, 08:08 PM   #5
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How much do you charge to draft up schematics ?
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Old 01-08-2018, 08:18 PM   #6
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A friend of mine build one years ago that was vertical that went in the rec on the back of his Jeep. Had a boat winch he could crank them up by the horns and haul to camp. Could be used for skinning also.
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Old 01-08-2018, 08:24 PM   #7
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Your drawing sucks but I like your idea !

I've actually thought about a variation of that myself. I want the lift to come off the basket though. The one thing I'm concerned with is the leverage of picking up a load might put on the tubing that goes in the reciever.

Big hogs are hard for an old fart to load. Ain't no handles on them !
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:38 PM   #8
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Good idea. But I suggest a rack on the front with a fold out ramp on the side.
As far as handles on hogs, use a very short rope with a handle to tie around the upper jaw to drag. With the hair.
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:40 PM   #9
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It depends on how detail you want it. Charge more for color. Oh and by appointment only, I'm very busy!
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:49 PM   #10
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What would be the full added length from the bumper? Guessing 3 feet? It would work great on level roads but I would worry about clearance if you have any creek bottoms or big inclines.
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Old 01-20-2018, 02:19 PM   #11
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Update. I built the basket. Put a receiver tube in front. Basket is 33x19x5. Receiver tube on back will be for the lift.


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Old 01-20-2018, 02:20 PM   #12
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Welds look good I think.


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Old 01-20-2018, 02:38 PM   #13
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Iím thinking of going with a 4ft long vertical tube. What yíall think? The horizontal top tube will be about 21Ē long just so it clears the front of basket


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Old 01-20-2018, 02:56 PM   #14
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This is what Iím thinking. Howís it look?


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Old 01-20-2018, 04:44 PM   #15
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If you are going to roll that setup build an extension piece so you can hang to clean. I had a similar setup and it got old bouncing around listening to the hoist bounce around the farm.
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Old 01-21-2018, 08:21 AM   #16
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If you are going to roll that setup build an extension piece so you can hang to clean. I had a similar setup and it got old bouncing around listening to the hoist bounce around the farm.
I will use it just to lift the animal on to the basket, then drive it to camp and drive up to cleaning rack. I suffer from real bad arthritis in back, knees,hands so I need something to help me load game. I'm usually at lease by myself.
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Old 01-22-2018, 01:52 PM   #17
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Heck, I thought you said this will be an off-season project. It looks done! What else you planning on doing or are you done for the year now that you have it completed?...lol That would have taken me about three years just draw the schematic.
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Old 01-22-2018, 02:03 PM   #18
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Heck, I thought you said this will be an off-season project. It looks done! What else you planning on doing or are you done for the year now that you have it completed?...lol That would have taken me about three years just draw the schematic.
Pretty sure the OP got a 2nd-grader to draw his up!
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Old 01-22-2018, 02:13 PM   #19
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Old 01-22-2018, 05:35 PM   #20
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Looking good. Would be concerned of the connection at the base of the post being your weak link but see you have an angle brace in there. Weld up the top all around and should be good without a brace up top. Youíll get some flex thatís about all. Keep us posted how it finishes.


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Old 01-22-2018, 07:21 PM   #21
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Pretty sure the OP got a 2nd-grader to draw his up!
Still better than what I can do. Stick figures are too hard to keep the line straight when you are sober

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Old 01-23-2018, 07:21 AM   #22
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Nice work.
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Old 01-23-2018, 07:56 AM   #23
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Old 01-23-2018, 08:08 AM   #24
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I would be somewhat worried about the connection of the overhead piece with the upright. I know a couple post back they said you would get some flex and that's it, BUT I would want a little extra support there. Maybe a piece of flat plat cut and fit on the inside of the joint and extending out 1/3 of the overhead?
-Looks really good, and great idea. I shot an old heavy buck this year and ended up having to use a cable come-a-long to put him in the truck.Wished I had something like that.
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Old 01-23-2018, 08:16 AM   #25
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Make the bottom receiver a cylinder. Weld a smaller pipe inside the vertical shaft that will fit inside the receiver and you'll be able to rotate it. Drill hole through both for hitch pin to lock in place for traveling
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Old 01-26-2018, 06:09 PM   #26
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Im done. I finished this project up yesterday evening. I think it came good. I wanted to go try it out at the ranch tomorrow but looks like itís gonna rain. Maybe Iíll go take a doe Sunday and use my new hoist.


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Old 01-26-2018, 06:32 PM   #27
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Why didn't you just use the vehicle's winch?
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Old 01-26-2018, 07:55 PM   #28
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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but his drawings are priceless!
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Old 01-26-2018, 07:58 PM   #29
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Why didn't you just use the vehicle's winch?
I was wondering this as well!
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Old 01-26-2018, 09:44 PM   #30
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Why didn't you just use the vehicle's winch?
Well that was my original plan. But I wasnít sure that it would work being the close proximity from winch and hoist. I thought the winding and unwinding of the winch would be an issue because of the side to side movement of winch cable. So would I place a pulley near the bottom?
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Old 01-26-2018, 09:52 PM   #31
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Well that was my original plan. But I wasnít sure that it would work being the close proximity from winch and hoist. I thought the winding and unwinding of the winch would be an issue because of the side to side movement of winch cable. So would I place a pulley near the bottom?
Nope, just at the top by the corner brace and your change of direction going down. You could probably get away with just the one
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Old 01-26-2018, 09:58 PM   #32
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Boat winch will work perfect and prolly be faster. That's an awesome job! If using the winch on the jeep you'd have to fab in a roller for the cable moving side to side. This way, it can be used on the back or on another vehicle or taken off easier. Great job!
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