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You are welcome to toss whatever flag you like. I have absolutely no idea what I could bench but, I worked north of 60 for a long time. In that part of the country fuel came in 45 and 55 gallon drums. There was no mechanical assist for loading and unloading them. I cannot count the number of those barrels I loaded and unloaded from the deck of a Nodwell, jet boat, pier to plane, umatik and every other thing used to transport them. It is a two handed lift but those drums weigh from 450 to 550 pounds each. In addition to those, all the other freight was hand balmed too. We did that for hours a day because there was no other option. I was FAR from the biggest or strongest guy that I worked with. What some of the really big guyscould lift was truly amazing.OK, I toss the BS flag on that one. When I was younger I could bench my weight a couple of times in a row. Not gonna say 225# was ever a 1-hand lift, though.
I completely agree with you, I’ve only been towing for 50 years and haven’t seen it either. I’m just thinking that if the kingpin box is rated for towing 15.5 K why can’t it pick up a 225lbs hitch. Once it’s in the bed of the truck I can unhook it and relocate it to lock it in the truck but I don’t need to dead lift 225lbs 3 feet in the air….Just a thought. Obviously I’m inquiring with the trailer manufacturer as well.
That would work, I had a winch like that in the shop, as well as real chain hoist.If you have a garage, I have one these lil HF guys (440# dual cable) hanging from a reinforced rafter.
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with one these hitch lifting bracket (amazon)
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and put the hitch on one of these guys
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setup worked great for also getting out the 200# generator and ?# compressor out of the bed