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Old September 29th, 2013, 09:08 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by 03tjsport View Post
Any idea what the footing requirements for a hoist are? Had one hoist installer tell me 5 inches for existing concrete was ok. Seems a little shady to me. My new to me building has 4" with wire mesh.
4-5 inches for most 9000 lb lifts. I dug a 4*15 foot area to about 10 inches deep.

I am not putting in my hoist just yet, I want the floor space for a few other things. But will probably move my tractor to a different band and install a hoist in the next year or so. I was ready to buy it this summer but I have enjoyed the flexible floor space.

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