First Mate 5PF5
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First Mate 5PF5 - NEW!

Up to 850 lbs. Capacity

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Thern introduces some great improvements to their popular First Mate series davit crane. The NEW Thern First Mate 5PF5 davit crane is simple perfection. Simple set up, easy to use, easy to transport, easy on your budget and can easily lift up to 850 lbs. – A 350 lb improvement over the previous model.

The new crane can be configured with a spur gear or worm gear hand winch for short, less frequent lifts or with a power winch for longer, more frequent lifts. Normally lifting loads up to 79 feet below floor level, the First Mate can now be configured for long lifts of up to 285 feet for use on silos, towers, bridges, mezzanines, roof tops and more.

The First Mate crane series comes standard with a red powder coat finish and is also available in galvanized, epoxy, 304 or 316 Stainless Steel finishes for ultimate protection in harsh environments.


• Crane Rotates 360° on a sleeve bearing in the base
• Handle on crane makes rotation easy
• Adjustable Boom Angle with 3 different positions for operation
• Crane folds down for storage or transport
• Manual or power winch operation
• Corrosion-resistant finishes
• Rugged and affordable
• Optional Lock holds crane position at 30° increments
• 2-Year Standard Warranty.

Warning important

First Mate Color Options Chart First Mate 5PF5 Color Options • Base Model includes corrosion resistant electrostatic powder coated finish.
• Galvanized Finish provides extra protection against corrosion.
• Epoxy Grey Finish provides extra protection against corrosion.
• Stainless Steel Models are constructed of 304 or 316 stainless steel with an
  electro-polished finish for superior corrosion resistance.

First Mate Winch Options Chart First Mate Winch Options
• Hand Winch Operated Models include spur gear 3 or worm gear hand winch with brake for load control.
  Model M2 winch can be drill-driven, 300 rpm max.
• Power Winch Operated Models include electric winch with pendant control and brake.
  Other power options available, please contact mdi.
• Quick Disconnect Anchor for quickly attaching or removing wire rope equipped with a swaged ball fitting.

First Mate Other Options


First Mate Bases Options • Pedestal, Socket (flush mount) or Wall mount style.
• Wheel Base for floor crane operation. Base includes stationary front wheels and rear caster
  wheels for 360º maneuverability. See Model 5BR5.

Important: Base installation is purchaser’s responsibility. Thern recommends consulting a civil
  engineer or other qualified professional.

First Mate Bases Options Chart


• Galvanized or Stainless Steel wire rope assemblies with swaged ball fitting to work with the quick
  disconnect anchor on the winch. 316 Stainless Steel assemblies available - contact mdi.
First Mate Bases Options Chart

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First Mate Bases Options Chart First Mate Bases Options Chart