With a maximum rated capacity of 4,000 pounds and a safe working load of 2,000 pounds, the TEKTON 2 Ton Power Puller uses a ratcheting gear pulley system to pull heavy loads with one handed operation. It is ideal for use in construction, landscaping, and farm projects. 3/8 in. safety latch hooks are self-closing for secure use. Durable and strong 3/16 in. aircraft-grade braided steel cable has a maximum pull length of 7 ft. 10 in. Release the pawl for automatic, notch-at-a-time slow and safe tension letdown. The hardened one piece frame all-steel construction with a corrosion-resistant galvanized finish is built to last. For added durability, the steel gear and locking pawl are laminated. The high-leverage, 17 in. steel ratchet handle with cushioned nonslip grip is comfortable to use.