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Spitzlift 4-Ft. Manual Truck Receiver Hitch Crane - 550-Lb. Capacity, Model# LKTRS-700

Item# 571641
The SpitzLift 4-ft. manual truck receiver hitch crane has a 700-lb. lift capacity, yet weighs only 33-lbs. Made from structural aluminum, anodized for corrosion resistance. This SpitzLift fits any 2in. standard receiver hitch on pickup trucks. Crane is offset to clear tailgate and can be used on either side. 4ft. boom length is ideal for loading and unloading trucks. Load can be lowered by simply turning the handle counterclockwise. Pivots 360 degrees and has an adjustable reach, a large lift height, and an automatic brake. Boom Length in. 48, Lift Range in. 61, Cable Length ft. 15, Capacity lbs. 550. Anodized aluminum Pivots 360 5ft.1in. clearance Automatic brake lock suspends load when handle is released 4.41 gear ratio Minimal payload impact OSHA and ANSI compliant 20ft. abrasion resistant webbing strap with annodized hook Fits into standard truck receiver hitch Does not require any modification or installation to vehicle Crane is offset 36 1/2in. to clear tailgate Can be used on the left or right side Folds for easy stowing
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for Spitzlift 4-Ft. Manual Truck Receiver Hitch Crane - 550-Lb. Capacity, Model# LKTRS-700
Review 1 for Spitzlift 4-Ft. Manual Truck Receiver Hitch Crane - 550-Lb. Capacity, Model# LKTRS-700
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Almost Perfect

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March 14, 2011
By Grizzley
from Los Angeles, CA
"This Product, The "Spitzlift" truck crane is a fantastically useful tool. To set it up attach the anchor into your 2" hitch receiver. Place the pivot base into the anchor piece and adjust the support height. Place the crane into the pivot base and adjust the beam height.
The only problem I have had is that on my 96 F150 I have to lower the tailgate as I drop the pivot base into the anchor beam. The Tailgate clears the crane pivot by about a half inch.
I am more than willing to live with this minor problem. The sheer utility of having a truck crane when you need it, but not having the crane take up bed space when you don't need it is perfect.
To put my feelings into perspective. On a scale of zero to ten, I would rate the crane as a 9.5 for utility. I would rate the setup annoyance/difficulty at 0.5.
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Review 2 for Spitzlift 4-Ft. Manual Truck Receiver Hitch Crane - 550-Lb. Capacity, Model# LKTRS-700
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

MORE THAN IMPRESSED!!!

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January 10, 2011
By JPworkinman
"This product is incredible!!! I considered some of the other cranes out there, but the Spitzlift offered me everything I needed and more! It came with a complete hardware kit and was pre-assembled. This made it super easy to install, and came with great instructions. This crane is so lightweight and yet so durable! Plus, there are so many different mounting options that can be used with this thing! I am loving my SPITZLIFT, and would highly recommend this to anyone who is looking for a portable crane or similar lifting device."
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