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Default Scotch airer easy winch

On 2012-04-13, Chris Hogg wrote:

On 13 Apr 2012 13:05:57 GMT, John Stumbles

My mum's got one of those contraptions of 4 strips of wood suspended from
a pair of metal hangers, raised and lowered from pulleys screwed into the
ceiling by sash-cord-type rope. She's getting on and finding it hard to
manage the weight so I'm thinking of some sort of winch which would give
her a mechanical advantage, or maybe even some sort of electric gizmo. My
Google-fu isn't winning he anyone have any suggestions for sources of
suitable devices?

I know it as a 'Lazy Susan' (see

Far out. To me a "lazy Susan" is a rotatable tray on which you serve
several dishes on it so people can turn it around for easy access to
all of them. (Maybe it's an Americanism.)