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Default dumb clothesline?

On Jul 10, 8:29 pm, mm wrote:
On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 18:03:48 -0700 (PDT), "Ken S. Tucker"

Wife ordered a clothesline installed.
After inspection all's well except I/we figure we need a
'clotheline elevator' something like here,

The idea is she hangs clothes at hip height off a
1 foot platform, then hoists them up ~ 3 - 4'.

I'm a DIYer, so I'm also happy to build the unit,
so I'm asking for suggestions and best product

What you want to do is use the classic method, put the clothesline on
two pulleys at opposite ends. Then put the clothes on at the end that
is just off the floor and then pull the rope until they travel, one
piece of clothing at a time, to a place where they are 8 feet off the
ground so you can walk underneath them. Oh, yes, be sure to build
your house on a hill first.

One house I owned, the neighbours wife would come over
and use the clothes line off my patio, then after hanging,
she'd just yank a cord and tie off. The downside is she was
such a beautiful buxum gal is that I darn forget the apparatus
she used to lift the laundry.
The place was purchased with a sort of understanding she
- by the previous owner - used my clothesline and her kids
used my backyard for baseball, soccer and whatever.

Guess I'll just redesign the unit myself.