I'm thinking about different ways to crank up the wheels on a wheel house that already has hand crank winches. I've seen threads on adding electric winches or hydraulics but would like to save the money and multi-task with tools that you may already have or can justify
. Remember these are just ideas.
With the improved technology and torque in cordless impact wrenches, has anyone ever tried to see if a cordless impact wrench is strong enough to raise a fishhouse off the ice? You could weld a nut where the winch handle attaches and make it the same size as the lug nuts holding the tires on. Keep the handle attached, just in case. Then use a 6 inch extension and a socket. They are reversible so it would work on both sides of the house and the drop hitch. Might be nice for the old timers or those with shoulder problems.
Trying to multitask here, I wonder if a cordless impact wrench would work on Strikemaster's slushmaster, with an adapter of course, don't want slushmaster to fall off the wrench and down the hole. Might be too fast but I guess they are variable speed. Again I'm just trying to multi-task equipment.
Here's my goal: 1. Use it to raise fish house. 2. Clean holes with slushmaster. 3. Fix flats. 4. Actually rotate tires when they need it. 5. Wake your buddy up when his rattle reel goes.