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I'm hanging my kayak from the ceiling of my garage, and I bought some cheap pulleys from Harbor Freight to setup a simple block & tackle style rig. It works, but the pulleys are relatively cheap, and they bind easily. I went to West Marine and looked at their pulleys which were significantly nicer, but were also around $25 each.

I'd love a good recommendation for pulleys that won't break the bank. It's hard to tell what brands are good when you're looking online.

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asked Feb 03 '13 at 17:52

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McMaster-Carr, of course.

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answered Feb 03 '13 at 18:04

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Wayne Ruffner
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Thanks, I'm not familiar with this site, but I can tell I'm going to be! It appears that good pulleys are simply going to be expensive. But either way this is a great site. Thanks for the link!

1 year, 10 months ago
Allen%20Watts's gravatar image Allen Watts

Local swap meet or farmer's market. Pulleys run about buck for a cheap piece'o'crap to a double sawbuck for a hundred-year-old iron&oak job in perfect condition. You might have to come back once a week all summer to find the one(s) you want, but that's part of the adventure!

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answered Feb 14 '13 at 21:05

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