Come Along Tool
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what is the difference between a chain hoist and a come along? Lever chain hoists or called come alongs are used for vertical and horizontal movements like pulling, dragging, stretching, and positioning loads up to 10,000 kg (See Pull Lift C85). Its capacity is generally lower than a hand hoists one. The design of a lever hoist is similar to that of a hand chain operated hoist.
Likewise, what is the proper name for a come along?
It might be called a ratcheted puller or hoist. A little googling brings the phrases hand winch, hoist pull, chain puller, power puller.
How do you use a come along to tighten a fence?
Place the knobbed side of the T-post on the inside of the fence. Unroll the barbed wire along the line of the fence posts. Fasten the wire to one of the corner posts and pull it as tightly as possible to the next corner post. Use a wire stretcher, a mechanical ratchet device, to pull the wire tighter.