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  1. #11
    I thought about doing something like this, but never got up the nerve! Good job.
    I did hang a hoist and trolley from Horrible Fright from an I-beam on the ceiling of my wife's bedroom, and used that, along with the spreader bar and sling from a Hoyer lift, to transfer her between bed and chair.

  2. #12
    Senior Member Joe-MN's Avatar
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    Best homemade elevator I have seen. Like others have said, make sure what your are doing is SAFE.
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

  3. #13
    Great idea this, definitely get that tackle fixing nice and solid.

    Hey maybe have some sort of shock safe base, like on a lift. You know some big old springs or something under a panel in the bottom floor. Might stretch expense though. Back up tackle a very good idea!
    "The problem with self improvement is knowing when to quit." "Diamond" David Lee Roth.

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