People have been trusting in CM’s legendary Lodestar chain hoist for years. Some of the oldest Lodestars ever manufactured are still in use today. Alot has changed over the years in terms of the Lodestar assembly and specific parts required.
It’s important when re-ordering chain hoist replacement parts to know which year your hoist was manufactured, as some parts have been outdated, updated, replaced or have been assigned a new part number. There’s an easy way to identify what year your hoist was from, and it’s all in understanding your Lodestar’s serial number. Take a look: