Manual Chain Hoist (Discontinued)

Model RA Lever Hoist

The Coffing RA Model was a lightweight aluminum ratchet lever hoist that utilized a ratchet and pawl design. The RA was ideal for transmission and distribution utility applications where a disc brake mechanism was not desirable. These hoists came with a lifetime warranty and optional features such as bullard hooks, bronze hooks, zinc-plated hooks, and zinc-plated chain.

coffing model ra lever hoist

Features & Benefits

Model RA Lever Hoist Specs


  • Capacities & Lifts: Rated loads from 3/4 to 6 tons, with 5-foot standard lift. (Other lifts available)
  • Rugged: Unit and handle made from high strength ductile aluminum alloy for corrosion resistance and portability.
  • Free Chaining Mechanism: Allows quick and easy one-handed take-up and positioning of slack chain. Will not accidentally free chain when under load.
  • Ratchet & Pawl Design: Provides easy operation and freedom from maintenance. One pawl is always engaged with the ratchet during lifting and lowering operations, so handle will not ratchet when lowering a load if handle is unintentionally released.
  • Open Body Construction: Permits easy inspection of suspension hook assembly.
  • Handle Stops: Keep handle from spinning in case operator’s hand accidentally slips off of the handle.
  • Multiple Rigging Options: Hoist can lift, pull, or bind. Can be operated from either side and will work in any position with equal efficiency.
  • Top Sling Models: Allow secure fastening around posts, beams, and other anchor points for easy rigging. RAR model has 30″ sling with grab hook. RADO model has a 15″ sling with a standard hook.
  • Options: Bullard hooks, bronze hooks, zinc-plated hooks, and zinc-plated chain.
  • Lifetime Warranty

Lifting Capacities

  • 3/4 Ton
  • 1 Ton
  • 1 1/2 Ton
  • 2 Ton
  • 3 Ton
  • 4 1/2 Ton
  • 6 Ton

Additional Options

  • Bullard Hooks
  • Bronze Hooks
  • Zinc-Plated Hooks
  • Zinc-Plated Chain