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#6990978 - 12/10/17 04:25 PM Game Hoist
brian43 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/12
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When the Deer or Hog is hoisted up,How do u keep it from swiveling around?Does anybody have ideas or pictures on how to stop this?

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#6991007 - 12/10/17 04:59 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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When you say hoisted, I'm guessing a spreader through the hocks? If so, you simply will have to use your or someone else's while cleaning it. Not difficult once you've done it 5 times or so.

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#6991037 - 12/10/17 05:36 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Registered: 04/30/11
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We tie a leg to one of the outrigger poles.
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#6991050 - 12/10/17 05:45 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Your hands or another's hands to hold animal steady

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#6991061 - 12/10/17 05:56 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Loc: Katy Texas
We have a rope tied to the gamble and then tie it off after the deer is hoisted. Works pretty well.

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#6991099 - 12/10/17 06:19 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: KingwoodCat]
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Originally Posted By: KingwoodCat
We tie a leg to one of the outrigger poles.
What I do.....
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#6991124 - 12/10/17 06:40 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
rdmac Offline
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Registered: 06/30/15
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Loc: Palmer tx

This is how we got our hoists set up.
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#6991133 - 12/10/17 06:47 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Hanging head down, they may not twist as much.

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#6991143 - 12/10/17 06:58 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: DQ Kid]
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Originally Posted By: DQ Kid
Hanging head down, they may not twist as much.


This ^^^^
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#6991263 - 12/10/17 08:25 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: DQ Kid]
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Originally Posted By: DQ Kid
Hanging head down, they may not twist as much.


I didnít realize anybody hung them head up.
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#6991633 - 12/11/17 08:37 AM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
EddieWalker Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Tyler, TX
I cut a hole in the back knee of one leg, run my chain through that hole and lift it so it's upside down. Being able to spin it around helps to get it where I want it.

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#6991675 - 12/11/17 09:03 AM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Get some help!

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#6992015 - 12/11/17 12:51 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
Jimbo Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: The last LF ranch in S. Texas
We've got a place in the back of the lease we call the bone yard.
We have a boat winch lag bolted to an oak trunk, with a swivel up above on a limb that hangs over so we can drive right under the gam hook. Cut slits with the knife at the hocks, and place the gam hook between the legs and hoist it up.
We use a small piece of rope to tie off one leg where it's hooked on the gam, and then to the tree.
It's pretty much grown into the tree and become part of it.
It's head down, skin the deer, cut off the front shoulders, take off the backstraps and tenders, saw off the rib cage and backbones just in front of the hindquarters, and then remove the 2 hams from the hooks and your done.


Edited by Jimbo (12/11/17 01:05 PM)

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#6992030 - 12/11/17 01:01 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
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Deer cleaning is so much easier with the head up! It all falls out nicely and much easier
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#6992114 - 12/11/17 02:00 PM Re: Game Hoist [Re: brian43]
rdmac Offline
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Registered: 06/30/15
Posts: 230
Loc: Palmer tx
I agree with ADvTX. I've cleaned deer both ways and head up lets gravity do it's thing. Very quick, clean, and easy!
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