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Old Venco Truck Crane

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by wlhequipment, Dec 20, 2021.

  1. skyking1

    skyking1 Senior Member

    Nov 3, 2020
    Yes the swing is the thing. You never can get level so that you have an easy time going either way.
  2. John C.

    John C. Senior Member

    Jun 12, 2007
    Machinery & Equipment Appraiser
    Really, you do want a power boom lift.

    In a lot of cases it would have been better without those things. Someone would have had to get something that was adequate to pick something then.
  3. crane operator

    crane operator Senior Member

    Mar 27, 2009
    sw missouri
    For $300 or so- maybe one of these would work? 6 bolts to get it on and off. I think you could rig up some kind of power swing, or a gear reduction hand chain drive swing.

    Myself I think I'd look for a take off service crane, but this would work if you're in no hurry.


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