I'm looking to buy a crane to pull the engine and transaxle on my 164LS - can anyone tell me if the 1 ton foldable from Harbor Freight is up to the job?
Reason I ask is because like all cranes the rating decreases as you extend the boom. In this case it's:
Boom extension capacities: 1 ton @ 36-1/4", 3/4 ton @ 45-1/2", 1/2 ton @ 50-1/4", 1/4 ton @ 50-1/4"
Height capacities: 1 ton @ 82", 1/4 ton @ 94"
1 Ton Capacity Foldable Shop Crane
They have a 2 ton model also - the cost difference is small but I just want the smallest size that'll get the job done safely (I know - maybe I shouldn't even be looking at HF if safety is the criteria!! honestly though, I've had good success with stuff like this that's for occasional use)
Same question for an engine stand - here's a 1000lb capacity one I was looking at:
1000 Lb. Capacity Engine Stand
They also have 750lb and 2000lb models
Thanks a lot