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About Mechanical Specialties

BG x01 In FlightWe produce high-quality, affordable and durable cargo hooks and hook components for your helicopter lifting needs.

Mechanical Specialties offers a complete line of primary and remote helicopter cargo hooks conceptualized, designed, engineered and manufactured in-house by the best engineers in the business. Founded in 1989, our goal has always been to provide affordable, low maintenance, reliable cargo hooks for every application.

Mechanical Specialties is proud to do our own manufacturing. This allows for complete control of materials, product and quality from raw material to finished product. Each hook is expertly assembled, and when finished is tested up to 5 times its advertised capacity before we will certify the hook. Using state-of-the-art CNC machining equipment assures consistency and repeatability of all parts. Additionally, all remote hooks are sold with a rugged tubular steel guard built to take the daily abuse of working in a hostile environment.

Our products carry a one year warranty on all parts and workmanship. In addition, if after receiving our hooks you are not satisfied with their quality, just send it back and we will refund your money. Overhauls are accomplished in 48 hours, and we guarantee that it will be on its way back to you within that time. No other cargo hook manufacturer can match that.

All of our cargo hooks have been pull tested up to five times their rated capacity, with no signs of fatigue or failure. Unlike cargo hooks from elsewhere, our hooks are designed to safely lift their rated capacity day in and day out. You no longer have to use a hook rated at twice the capacity of your aircraft.

Due to Mechanical Specialties quality construction and the simplicity of the hook itself, there are fewer concerns about reliability. No longer do you have to stay up late at night, rebuilding and repairing your remote hook. More time can be spent on making money rather than spending money.

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Elliott Torres

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Rob Portinga

Customer Support Associate

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