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    Pulley Hoist Free Body Diagram

    Thank you ! I believe I have all that I need. Peace.
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    Pulley Hoist Free Body Diagram

    Thank you, So that I have more understanding... Is the weight only carried by the string between pulleys B-C, C-D, G-H, H-I , I-to end? Also; Is my W/2 at pulleys C and H correct? Do I substitute W/5 for where I have W/8 throughout the string? -Steve
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    Pulley Hoist Free Body Diagram

    Yes, I knew my W/2 did not add up correctly with 2 - W/8 loads. That is really where I need help. W = Load W/2 is a pulley at each end of the W The angle is not counted at this time to avoid further confusion. The end of the string is lifting W I drew the tangent of middle pulleys for...
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    Pulley Hoist Free Body Diagram

    Hi All, I am an old dog, and rusty propeller head. I am having the most difficult time figuring out the forces on a pulley system I am working on. Can someone please review my sketch and tell me if I am even close. I would accept any suggestions and direction. Much Obliged -Steve
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