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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   HOIST

Tricks for moving heavy objects. (1) Using a hi-lift or handyman jack. (2) Using a 2x4. (3) Rollers. (4) Carpet scraps. (5) Winch. (6) Jacks. (7) Body safety.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #327 Apr 1992 (v.42#4) pg. 55

A collection of tips on ways to move heavy things safely and easily.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 72

Overhead winch (pulley) assembly is built entirely of wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 22
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 6

Irresistible force. How to select and use a come-along (a lightweight, compact tool that combines lever, capstan and block-and-tackle in one neat package).
HARROWSMITH #96 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 64

A homeowner's guide to hoists, winches and pullers.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1985 (v.10#7) pg. 68

Tips on selecting and using a one-man winch.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 8

Tip on using a caulking gun as a comealong to tension aircraft cables.
KITPLANES Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 2

Build a homemade winch that can lift a ton. Est. cost: $35.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 180

It's pulling for you. Advice on selecting an electric winch for your four-wheel drive vehicle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #110 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 132

Excerpts from the book "Pedal Power", published by Rodale Press, shows a winch that can pull up to 1000 pounds and is pedal powered. Est. cost: $100.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 89

How to assemble all of the components necessary to winch a 4000-lb. car for under $100.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1981 (v.155#3) pg. 128

Wilderness winching. Tips on selecting and using a winch on off-road vehicles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1990 (v.167#12) pg. 84

Guide to selecting and using mechanical and power winches on four-wheel drives or pickups.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 108

Battery powered winches. A look at what is available and tips on using them for a variety of heavy moving jobs.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1975 (v.206#5) pg. 103

Tips on building a "snubbing winch" to heave a boat forward against the anchor, for hauling up a dinghy, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 45
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #66 Apr-May 1989 pg. 8

Tip on disassembling a boat's winch so you don't loose any of the small parts.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #68 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 59

How to build a windlass (used to draw water from a well using a bucket).
WORKBENCH Feb 1997 (v.53#1) pg. 10