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LadderPort Cranky "Port-A-Post" Installation Instructions

"Port-a-post" portable post

For use with “Cranky” Portable Winch. Simply set “Port-A-Post” on ladder and place “Cranky” on post. Quickly & securely sets on the roof hatch ladder or other permanent vertical ladder allowing the technician to easily lift heavy objects such as compressors and motors directly through the roof hatch or up a vertical ladder. Post includes double clipped rope for toting “Port-A-Post” & “Cranky” to roof in one trip. Slips on in approximately sixty seconds. Post is powder coated in safety yellow for lasting durability. Port-A-Post weighs approximately 35 lbs.

  • Adapter to fit round or flat rails up to 2”. Side stringer must be 5/8”
  • Fits up to 1” round or flat rails. Side stringer up to 5/8”
  • Side support bracket fits up to 5/8″ side rail
  • Sliding “u” bracket and side bracket adjustable to allow mounting to different rung heights
  • Cranky Mounting Post shall be made of schedule 80 steel pipe
  • Attachment loop for Port-A-Post lifting rope
  • Bottom welded “u” bracket cradles permanently mounted 1″ ladder rung
  • Hitch pins included to secure top and bottom “u” brackets
  • 2″ adapter available for 2″ ladder rung
  • Assembly shall be powder coated and designed to support up to a 300lb. non-human load when utilizing the Cranky personal winch system as manufactured by LadderTech, L.L.C.