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Sky Hook Lifting Equipment Accessories

Model: 8507

Choker Collar

The Sky Hook accessory Choker Collar is a quick and easy way to reduce the reach of the Sky Hook to the exact amount required to make the proper lift. Simply slide the Choker Collar over the front of the Sky Hook boom tube to pull the chain back to the desired location. Once in place, tighten the knob on the Choker Collar and start your lift. The Choker Collar position must only be adjusted when there is no load applied to the hook.

Features & Benefits:

  • Reduces the reach of the Sky Hook for custom lifting applications
  • Fits all chain Sky Hook models
  • Capable of reducing the reach by 17“
  • Does not reduce Sky Hook load capacity
  • Allows for operation in tight working conditions
  • Easily attached or removed

Model: 8515

Vise Hook

The Vise Hook creates the perfect lifting point for attaching your Sky Hook lifting device to a machine vise. Vise installation and removal are common causes of back pain and injuries in machine shops due to their heavy weight and awkward picking position. With your favorite Sky Hook model and this simple to use device, you can easily remove the threat of injury and save time.

Features & Benefits:

  • 500 lb. / 227 kg load limit
  • Safely and easily lift your vise
  • Takes the strain out of removing your vise from your mill every time you need to change your setup
  • Designed to lift a 6-10” vise jaw
  • Custom sizes available upon request

Model: 8520

Chuck Hook

Changing a lathe chuck no longer needs to be a dreaded experience. The Sky Hook accessory Chuck Hook makes chuck removal and installation a cake walk. By simply tightening the chuck jaws down onto the arbor of the Chuck Hook, you can safely and easily lift up to a 20” chuck without risk of injury.

Features & Benefits:

  • 300 lb./ 136 kg load limit
  • The safest and easiest way to handle your chuck
  • Just tighten the jaws against the Chuck Hook and lift
  • No slings to slip off; no drilling or tapping needed.
  • Capable of handling up to a 20” chuck or 300 lbs.
  • Custom designs including ones for rotating chucks available upon request

Model: 8510-3, 8510-4, 8510-5, 8510-6

Nylon Lifting Slings

Slings are the most universal rigging product available for securing a load beneath the lifting hook. These nylon slings are a great option to work with any Sky hook lifting device. The durable nylon construction means they’ll last a long time through the toughest of environments. Their double loop construction allows for multiple rigging configurations including basket, choker and vertical.

Features & Benefits:

  • Load Limit:
  • Choker: 800 lbs.
  • Vertical: 1000 lbs.
  • Basket: 2000 lbs.
  • Heavy duty 1” wide nylon double loop construction
  • Available in 3’, 4’, 5’ and 6’ lengths
  • Perfect for any Sky Hook lifting device model

Model: 6120.24, 6120.36, 6120.48

Spreader Bar with Sling Safe Hooks

Commonly used for lifting heavy beams and other long material up building structures, lifting beams (aka. spreader bars) create a way to spread the rigging straps apart to maintain a steady load. The 6120 Series Spreader bars offer that same solution in a smaller lightweight design that can be easily managed by a single person. Includes with the Spreader Bar is two Gunnebo GBK hooks for quick, easy to use, sling safe lifting. The hooks can be moved from their widest advertised width to a width of one foot less.

Features & Benefits:

  • 500 lb. / 227 kg load limit
  • Allows for safe lifting of longer loads where two pick points are required
  • Adjustable hook positions along spreader bar
  • Easily attaches to the Sky Hook lifting hook
  • Available in 2’, 3’ and 4’ lengths
  • Includes (2) Gunnebo GBK lifting hooks

Model: 6125.24, 6125.36, 6125.48

Spreader Bar with Shackles

Offering the same overall functionality as the 6120 Series, the 6125 Series Spreader Bars come with 7/16” shackles in place of the larger sling safe hooks. The shackles can be moved from their widest advertised width to a width of one foot less. Shackles are a great way to attach to any type of rigging with ease.

Features & Benefits:

  • 500 lb. / 227 kg load limit
  • Allows for safe lifting of longer loads where two pick points are required
  • Adjustable shackle positions along spreader bar
  • Easily attaches to the Sky Hook lifting hook
  • Available in 2’, 3’ and 4’ lengths
  • Includes (2) 7/16” shackles

Model: 8500-00A, 8500-02-AS, 8500-02A-AS, 8500-03-AS, 8500-04-AS, 8500-05-AS

Tool Post Mounted Sky Hook Bolt Down Adapters

Whether you’re purchasing a Tool Post Mounted Sky Hook for mounting to a lathe or just for general material handling, having the right Bolt Down Adapter to fit is invaluable. The Bolt Down Adapters allows you to mount your Sky Hook to any suitable flat surface with just two screws. With a height of around 2”, these adapters can be bolted down and left in place on a mill table or bench without taking up critical space. To install your Sky Hook on to the Bolt Down Adapter, simply slide the Sky Hook dovetail base right over the top and you’re ready to lift.

Features & Benefits:

  • Bolts to any suitable flat surface to create a lifting base for Tool Post Mounted Sky Hooks
  • Works for 8500 Series, 8700 Series, 9500 Series, & 9700 Series Sky Hooks
  • Available in most tool holder sizes
  • Bolt down adapter must match Sky Hook base *see reference chart
Accessory Bolt Down Adapter
Sky Hook Model # (sold separately)
8500-00A
8500-00, 8700-00, 9500-00, 9700-00
No Adapter
8500-01, 8700-01, 9500-01, 9700-01
8500-02-AS
8500-02, 8700-02, 9500-02, 9700-02
8500-02A-AS
8500-02A, 8700-02A, 9500-02A, 9700-02A
8500-03-AS
8500-03, 8700-03, 9500-03, 9700-03
8500-04-AS
8500-04, 8700-04, 9500-04, 9700-04
8500-05-AS
8500-05, 8700-05, 9500-05, 9700-05

Model: CW-42LB

Individual 42 lb. Cast Steel Counter Weight

Counter weight is not just weight, it’s the proper weight amount in the correct location to be affective. For our Sky Hook lifting devices that require counter weight such as the Reverse Cherry Picker Sky Hooks and Mobile Cart Sky Hooks, these individual steel counter weights are the perfect solution. With a weight of 42 lbs. the amount of counter weight used in the Sky Hook base can easily be scaled up or down depending on the lifting application requirements.

Features & Benefits:

  • Easy to maneuver steel weight with handle
  • Seamlessly mounts to Sky Hook counter weight brackets *sold separately
  • Weight: 42 lbs.
  • Black finish

Model: CW-630-LB

Complete Cast Steel Counter Weight Kit

For Sky Hook lifting device models like the Reverse Cherry Picker Sky Hooks and Mobile Cart Sky Hooks, counter weight is required. The only way to achieve the full load capacity is to have the full counter weight amount installed. Unless you have the appropriate amount of counter weight in a manageable format lying around, the Complete Cast Steel Counter Weight Kit is the way to go. The kit includes (15) easy to manage 42 lb. counter weights with handles, (2) bolt down mounting brackets, and the hardware to install them. Counter weights can be added or removed as desired to ensure you have the proper weight required to safely lift the load. It doesn’t get any easier than that.

Features & Benefits:

  • 15 Easy to maneuver 42 lb. steel weights with handles
  • Weights seamlessly mount to included counter weight brackets
  • Includes (15) 42 lb. steel counter weights, (2) powder coated steel mounting brackets & mounting hardware
  • Weight: 670 lbs.
  • Black finish
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