Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
laraw03, Wildcat1, Kmelancon, ECC, alexramsey
61810 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81351
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44152
BOBO the Clown 42137
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38126
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34315
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31223
facebook
Forum Stats
61810 Members
46 Forums
427593 Topics
5898219 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5529277 - 01/08/15 10:23 PM Deer hoist
Txracker Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/07/15
Posts: 1
Loc: West Texas
I'm new here and its very possible someone has answered this question before. IM looking for a good reliable deer hoist. Does anyone have suggestions as to who makes a good one? Have you have a good one let me know more about it. If you have pictures that would be great too.

Top
#5529553 - 01/09/15 07:33 AM Re: Deer hoist [Re: Txracker]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
welcome This has been a topic in the past. There were some pics from the THF crew who bought a hoist or made their own hoist.
_________________________


Top
#5529559 - 01/09/15 07:38 AM Re: Deer hoist [Re: Txracker]
Ketchn Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 124
a rope a tree and a pickup truck work very well for me up

Top
#5529618 - 01/09/15 08:07 AM Re: Deer hoist [Re: Txracker]
Ag Hunter 78 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 921
Loc: Austin, Tx
Definitely recommend the game hoists made by a fellow THFer, Mr Burns Holt in Georgetown. Link:

https://sites.google.com/site/bholtoutdoors/

Bought one this fall and it worked great on the 2 bucks I got. Showed it to a buddy of mine who lives much farther south and he liked it so much he bought it from me. No problem since I live in Austin. I just had Mr Holt build another for me and he even made it the Aggie version and painted it maroon for me!! I am getting older now and getting a big critter in the back of the pickup is tougher than it used to be. His hoist solves that problem for me big time. It also doubled as the "cleaning station" since the one at my uncle's place has seen better days. Another plus was that we could raise or lower the deer depending on where we were in the gutting/skinning process.
_________________________
No prayer in school....What's next, no thinking in church?
It's not just about pie in the sky when you die. It's also about steak on your plate while you wait!

Top
#5529716 - 01/09/15 08:53 AM Re: Deer hoist [Re: Txracker]
DuckCoach1985 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/09/13
Posts: 1414
Loc: SMTX
I drove two telephone pole posts in the ground. they stand about 10' each and 10' apart. I put a 4x6 beam across the top and drove a 500 lb eye screw underneath. Threaded a rope through the eye and tied on my gambrel. I back my truck underneath, stick the gambrel in the legs and lift it while my buddy ties it off. Being in the back of the truck you only have to lift about 2 ft.

I updated the system this year by adding a pully up top with a boat trailer winch bolted to the post. Works like a charm! made it easy loading up my big 180lb buck this year!
_________________________
Cut 'Em!!!

Top
#5547903 - 01/16/15 11:23 PM Re: Deer hoist [Re: Txracker]
Brother Phil Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/07/15
Posts: 184
Are you looking for a portable hoist, such as one that mounts into a trailer hitch, or a permanent camp hoist? I have made a camp hoist from a inexpensive hand winch that I bought at "Harbor Freight." It came with cable on it. It is the type used on a boat trailer. All you need is a place to attach a pulley (I used a tree branch) and to mount the winch. I mounted the winch onto a board, then secured the board to the tree trunk, at a 45 degree angle. It works great. If there is no tree available, you could build a frame out of wood, that is designed like a swing-set.

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide