The Three-point contact of the lifting arms minimizes deformation of the drum and provides more secure lifting. Unit is shipped at the 55 gallon drum setting with clevis pin in the outer hole of the lifter arms.
If you have a 30 gallon drum, please remove the hair pin and clevis pin and reinstall in the inner hole of the lifter arms. Lower the unit onto drum, making sure that all the lifting arms overhang the rim of the drum.
Lift, while making sure that all three arms are in contact with the rim of the drum and continuing to lift to the desired height.
Use with hoist or convert your forklift to operate as a hoist by adding item 8STH-456 or 8DTH10-20.