Gantry hoist or crane for engine installation?
I am thinking about the best way to get my 2 V6s into the boat. The aft deck is about 6 foot off the ground and the boat is on stands, so I am either going to need a crane with operator or to build a gantry over the boat. I will probably need to take them in and out a few times, as I can see that some modifications to the engine bearers / bay could be required if I have overloooked anything. The gantry seems like the best way to go under the circumstances ... hoist the engine at the side of the boat, move it along the gantry, lower into position, switch lifting eye for alignment adjustment ...
However, that's just the theory! What way would you do it? Any advice would be much appreciated.
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