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Old 05-11-2022, 08:57 PM   #1
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Default Whatís your favorite game hoist system?

Needing an upgrade:
We already have a typical rope/pulley hoist for cleaning deer hanging from a tree. We typically use a gambrel with feet up, head down.

Is there a better system or product you would recommend?
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:18 PM   #2
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Front end loader works good
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:18 PM   #3
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Needing an upgrade:
We already have a typical rope/pulley hoist for cleaning deer hanging from a tree. We typically use a gambrel with feet up, head down.

Is there a better system or product you would recommend?
TIA
Rope and 2+ pulleys will make it easier to hoist the the deer up.

I bought a game hoist from Bucee. It cost $99. It mounts into a reciever, it also swivels. I back up the animal, put gambrel in the legs, put the foot of the hoist down and crank it up. It gets up by the tailgate I can swing it over the tailgate and let it down. Upgrade I want to make is a crank with a brake on it
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:20 PM   #4
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Front end loader works good
X2
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:46 PM   #5
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Rope and 2+ pulleys will make it easier to hoist the the deer up.

I bought a game hoist from Bucee. It cost $99. It mounts into a reciever, it also swivels. I back up the animal, put gambrel in the legs, put the foot of the hoist down and crank it up. It gets up by the tailgate I can swing it over the tailgate and let it down. Upgrade I want to make is a crank with a brake on it

I like the function of the hitch hoist, def will consider
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:47 PM   #6
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I like the function of the hitch hoist, def will consider
Thx!
You're welcome
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Old 05-11-2022, 09:48 PM   #7
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I saw this ad from Harbor FreightÖis it junk?
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Old 05-11-2022, 10:38 PM   #8
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Rope and 2+ pulleys will make it easier to hoist the the deer up.

I bought a game hoist from Bucee. It cost $99. It mounts into a reciever, it also swivels. I back up the animal, put gambrel in the legs, put the foot of the hoist down and crank it up. It gets up by the tailgate I can swing it over the tailgate and let it down. Upgrade I want to make is a crank with a brake on it
Got to check this out---the one I bought from Sportsman's Guide doesn't swivel easily--
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Old 05-11-2022, 10:41 PM   #9
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Electric winch or front end loader.
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Old 05-11-2022, 10:42 PM   #10
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Got to check this out---the one I bought from Sportsman's Guide doesn't swivel easily--
Research HME products.
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Old 05-12-2022, 09:21 AM   #11
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Look at Viking Solutions, they have some nice products for different applications of loading game as well as skinning/cleaning.
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Old 05-12-2022, 09:29 AM   #12
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Front end loader works good

X2. Mine is John Deere green.


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Old 05-12-2022, 09:30 AM   #13
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Small cheap electric winch.
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Old 05-12-2022, 09:38 AM   #14
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6:1 pulley hoist
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Old 05-12-2022, 09:41 AM   #15
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I built my own receiver hitch game hoist. Itís a real back saver.
Iím really liking the idea of that chain hoist. I may modify my hoist.



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Old 05-12-2022, 10:11 AM   #16
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I use the oxrack on my Polaris and it’s the greatest thing ever. Multi purpose rack. As far as game hoist our deer lease found a metal carport you see on the side of the roads for sale, set it up, hooked up lights and a hand crank normal hoist on each leg and it works perfectly cause I never have to lift dead weight by myself. But check out the oxrack, you’ll be glad you did.
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Old 05-12-2022, 09:29 PM   #17
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At camp, a simple chain hoist makes hanging a monster buck or hog easy for one person. And raising it easily as you skin or cape it.
I drag deer onto my bumper rack. They even have racks where one side is a ramp.
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Old 05-12-2022, 11:04 PM   #18
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I saw this ad from Harbor FreightÖis it junk?
I've had one for a few years. It works great. Hung a lot of deer with mine.
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Old 05-12-2022, 11:10 PM   #19
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I use a 4:1 block pulley system. It's been too long since I've put it to use, but yeah, it's portable and works great!
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Old 05-12-2022, 11:39 PM   #20
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I installed an electric hoist in my shop that I got from harbor freight. Have cleaned 5 deer with it over the last two years and so far it's worked great.
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Old 05-13-2022, 06:20 AM   #21
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My fave is a piece of good rope or a come-a-long. Always dependable. Only takes one place on a carcass to tie off to. And the rest can be skint and broke down.

Course field dressing on the ground and skinning on the ground is always conveniently there.

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kill-t. Gotta go!

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Old 05-13-2022, 06:56 AM   #22
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Not sure what resources you have available, but I build basically a tripod as I would for a feeder but added a metal roof and LED work light and now have a dry, tall, with good light location to clean deer. Just used a boat winch to lift.
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Old 05-13-2022, 07:15 AM   #23
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Front end loader on tractor!
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Old 05-13-2022, 07:34 AM   #24
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Old 05-13-2022, 07:37 AM   #25
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Front end loader on tractor!

Yessir!! Only hoist that picks then off the ground and carries them to the cleaning station which for me is a good shade tree lol.


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Old 05-14-2022, 08:09 AM   #26
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You guys are spoiled with your FELs.

But we have used one for hogs many times on my own place.
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Old 05-14-2022, 08:36 AM   #27
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I use this in a tree down in cuero, have electric 3 ton winches at the barn in Pleasanton.


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