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I have COPD and need O2 at home.How to lift cylinders up using the outside wall.House is reinforced concrete Answered

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the delivery guy says he needs help to get my cylinders up my stairs, which is a very fair comment.I live in the Philippines where a block a
nd tackle are unknown!I guess an electric motor with a cable is the answer.I am not a technical sort so help me please, thank you
                the picture shows the layout but where the cylinders go is to the right.I will remove 2 balustrades for cylinders.

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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2013-08-28

What are the big white columns made of ?

Steve

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robin yates (author)steveastrouk2013-08-28

reinforced concrete using number 12 rebar,,,,,,,,,,,,

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steveastrouk (author)robin yates2013-08-28

The reason I ask, is I'd strap a jib to that pillar with U bolts and wooden pads like one of these:
http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/shsa-scaffold-hoist-swing-arm?da=1&TC=SRC-hoist

and then one of these

http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/clarke-ch2500b-250kg-electric-power-hoist

Does that fit with what you're after ?

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robin yates (author)steveastrouk2013-08-28

your suggestion is exactly the same as I thought of.I have been given a price for the materials of 16000 pesos, approximately 230GBP,more than 100 GBP in the UK plus labour!Thank you very much for your suggestion which I will use.

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steveastrouk (author)robin yates2013-08-28

Are you shipping them from the UK then ? Done righ, you won't pay our 20% tax.

Steve

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robin yates (author)steveastrouk2013-08-28

depends on how long it takes and how honest the import staff are in Manila Bay,,,,,,,

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steveastrouk (author)robin yates2013-08-28

The jib could be made by any local metal shop though.

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Good one Steve

And a local might cost less.

Joe

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thanks for all your comments and I appreciate it

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steveastrouk (author)robin yates2013-08-29

Let us know how it all works out. Sorry to hear about your problem.

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robin yates (author)steveastrouk2013-10-21

hello Steve, well the hoist is up and working.My carpenter has made a seat so no more stairs for me.I have pics of the build so if you want I will email them to you,
robinyatesuk2003@yahoo.co.uk
the total cost was 260 USD, 3/4 of that was in transport and Philippines taxes.The Chinese made hoist came complete and I am very impressed with the quality

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Certainly by the time you converted the 50 bucks UK price to CIF Manilla Bay.

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robin yates (author)robin yates2013-08-28

reinforced number 12 rebar in a concrete mix

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