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HARKEN Hoister Four-Point Lift System

Is your garage so packed full of stuff that there's no room for the car? The Harken Hoister stores car-top recreational craft like kayaks, dinghies even truck caps up and out of the way. A self-locking, ball bearing block system prevents accidental release, even if you drop the line, so you can hoist or lower large items onto your car by yourself. There's also one for a bike (Model 2043008). 8.5' vertical lift with a 10' ceilingIncludes everything you need for easy installation
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
3:1 Mechanical Advantage, 60lb. Max. Working Load 2043024 7801
In stock online.

$102.04

4:1 Mechanical Advantage, 90lb. Max. Working Load 2043040 7802
In stock online.

$120.52

6:1 Mechanical Advantage, 145lb. Max. Working Load 2043065 7803
In stock online.

$140.76

8:1 Mechanical Advantage, 200lb. Max. Working Load 4733929 7806
In stock online.

$166.28

Product Description

Is your garage so packed full of stuff that there's no room for the car? The Harken Hoister stores car-top recreational craft like kayaks, dinghies even truck caps up and out of the way. A self-locking, ball bearing block system prevents accidental release, even if you drop the line, so you can hoist or lower large items onto your car by yourself. There's also one for a bike (Model 2043008). 8.5' vertical lift with a 10' ceilingIncludes everything you need for easy installation

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HarkenHoister Four-Point Lift System
 
5.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Well built / quality (7)
  • Easy to install (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (4)

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5.0

Easy to install and works great!

By Mike

from Wyoming

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full sized truck topper

    Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

    Lifts my full size truck topper up easily

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Very Satisfied

    By Ann

    from New Hampshire

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

        This product works great. I am using it to suspend a canoe from the ceiling of my garage. The ceiling has a lot of obstacles but this system allows me to work around them. I can think of a couple improvements, one would be to lag the pig tail screws and bolt them to the 2X6 boards instead of simply screwing them in (just for extra security), the other would be to specify in the instructions that the release cleat should be placed in a position that will allow you to pull directly in line with the supporting screw (I should have moved mine to the side about 10"). As it is, being short, I have to run the line over the canoe and release from the end of the canoe furthest from the cleat (to get a straight line). Once the canoe is halfway down, I can then move more to the side and rely on the length of my arm to lift the cleat.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Harken Lift kit works smoothly!

        By Surf Ski Family

        from Carmichael

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Personal Watercraft
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

          I currently have two Harken lift kits, one for a touring kayak, and the other for a surfski. Both boats are long - about 19 feet - so as you can imagine, I totally regain the space in my garage with them stowed up and out of the way. The kits work smoothly and hold the boats securely. Very easy to use! The ceiling installation may be the hardest part, but once up well worth the effort.

           
          5.0

          Great lift system

          By Old Sunfish Sailor

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sailing
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

            Needed to make space in my garage so installed the lift system to get my Sunfish sailboat off the floor. Easy to follow directions for installation. Took about 4 hours or so by myself to do the complete installation and fine tune it where the boat was level when raised. When installing, make sure you manually extend block and tackle part of system from eye bolt on wall to organizer pulley assembly where four ropes pass through as that will provide maximum vertical lift capacity. Easy to raise and lower the boat, but recommend wearing gloves.

             
            5.0

            Great hoist

            By Fairoaksdreamer

            from Fair Oaks CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use
            • Quality Construction
            • Very Strong Hoist

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

                We have a very large artificial Christmas tree that needed to be stored. We tried cheaper ceiling hoists and they failed. This did the trick, the tree is hanging in the garage rafters and is out of our way until next Christmas. We wrapped a truck bed net around the tree bag and attached net to the hoist. Should work for any variety of items that need to stored, not just watercraft.

                 
                5.0

                I am so pleased with this product

                By Rannzilla

                from Reading, PA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Canoe
                  • Dinghy
                  • Kayak

                  Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

                  This is a great hoist. I use it to hoist my 10 ft. 100 pound dinghy up and out of the way in my garage. The installation seemed daunting at first but easy to follow instructions made it go quite smoothly. Works like a charm. I can't remember the last time I was so pleased with a product.

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                  5.0

                  Works great, buying another one

                  By On the Magothy

                  from Severna Park, MD

                  About Me Advanced

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Personal Watercraft

                    Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

                    I installed the 4-point version of this system in about 3 hours. Due to the clearance about my garage door to the ceiling, I couldn't install the cross-beams on the garage ceiling. I needed to put cross beams in my garage attic to support the load of my kayak. But once I was done with that, it only took about an hour to put the system into place. It works great. The kayak comes down easily, and is easy to stow. I have about 1" of clearance when the garage door goes up! It makes great use of what is otherwise wasted space. I would definitely recommend this product. I'm actually about to buy another one for my other kayak.

                     
                    5.0

                    Works as advertised...

                    By Pete

                    from Glastonbury, CT

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Quality Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dinghies
                      • Small Boats

                      Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

                      Directions were easy to follow. Took two hours to install including cutting and mounting the 2x6 boards. I use it to store my inflatable dinghy in my garage.

                       
                      5.0

                      Top notch product

                      By Morgan

                      from Georgetown, MD

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Quality Construction

                      Cons

                      • Time consuming to adjust

                      Best Uses

                      • Kayaks and canoes

                      Comments about Hoister Four-Point Lift System:

                      We purchased two of these to store our kayak and canoe overhead in our garage. The product is very well constructed and the directions were clear. The boats store almost flush to the ceiling when hoisted which provides plenty of clearance below. The only difficulty we had was getting the straps and pulleys adjusted properly to ensure a smooth hoist. This was much easier to do on the second boat after having learned from the first. Both were installed in less than 2.5 hrs. I highly recommend this product.

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