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I am building a a-frame style hoist, and am trying to figure out what pound wheels to put on it.. Buddy of mine said if I wanted it to hold 2000 pounds that 4 500 pound casters would work (500x4=2000) Is this correct??? I am hoping so because the 2000 lb casters are EXPENSIVE..... Anyone Know???

97 TJ 31's and mostly stock but seeing what I can do about that..
 
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In a perfect world...no (you have to account for the weight of the a-frame and all)... But it's not a perfect world.

 

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If you get the 500 lb. casters, you should be OK. The load will spread evenly between the four castors. Look carefully at the composition of the castor. You want to make sure the wheel is not going to be damaged by solvents, gas, etc.

 

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Glad to hear that I am Getting steel swivel casters in the 5 inch range, I will just have to keep he floor clean so I don't chip my concrete..

97 TJ 31's and mostly stock but seeing what I can do about that..
 
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