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24Sep92 UK: VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION LAUNCHES HOIST.

A hoist which can be fitted and removed from pick-up trucks in about 20 minutes and handles loads up to 907 kg, is now available from Vertical Transportation.The Sampson Boom Hoist weighs 3270 kg and is powered by a 12 V truck battery. Its working height ranges from 3.35 to 10.36 m and consists of two 'all weather winches' which control boom and lift functions.Dual switches are mounted on a 6.1 m lead, which allows the operator to control the hoist from an unobstructed vantage point.Vertical ...

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