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Default Scotch airer easy winch

On Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:33:47 +0100, Adam Funk

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.)

Google images seem to agree with you, Adam.