6,500 LB. BHUSA Flat Plate Boat Lift Hoist

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The 6,500 lb. Deluxe Flat Plate Boat Lift Hoist combines a 1 HP heavy-duty wired motor and a 6,500 lb. gear plate assembly to create a boat hoist. Features no steel-on-steel moving parts. The hoist uses bronze-on-steel gearing. A 96-tooth cast-iron worm gear on a hardened bronze worm. The hoist uses a solid aluminum extended block housing that strengthens and supports the backplate. This reduces heat build-up caused by friction and keeps the worm gear greased and aligned. It allows for a more economical and lighter weight 1/4″ backplate. The hoist includes actual true backplate bearings, innovative and easy-to-reach zerk grease fittings, enclosed worm housings, aluminum drive pulleys, drive belts, and extended support blocks.

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BH-USA recommends using a licensed electrician to wire or rewire any electrical components.


  • 6,500 lb. Gear Plate Assembly
  • 1 HP Heavy Duty Wired Boat Lift Motor
  • 56 Frame Motor Mounting Fastener Kit
  • 34″ Flat Plate Hoist Drive Belt
  • 10″ Aluminum Die-Cast Hoist Pulley
  • 2″ Aluminum Die-Cast Motor Pulley

6,500 lb. Deluxe Gear Plate Assembly
The 6,500 lb. Deluxe Gear Plate Assembly features no steel on steel moving parts. 6,500 lb. rating. Includes extended block worm assembly, 96-tooth cast iron worm gear assembly, 10 in. aluminum die-cast hoist pulley, AX-34 – 34″ flat-plate hoist drive belt, and your choice of backplate type.

Extended Block Worm Assembly
The Extended Block Worm Assembly is a replacement part for the BH-35, BH-45, BH-65, BH-75, & BH-85 deluxe and advanced series boat hoists. Features an industry-standard 2 in. bearing block. Made from 6061-T6 US aluminum. The bronze worm mounted onto a hardened drive shaft sits inside the blocks. Factory assembled. The flange bushes are used on the blocks. Features easy-to-reach 1/4 in. grease fittings. Preassembled and greased for quick replacement on the hoist. Bronze or steel worm options. Designed with an aluminum worm cover.

96 Tooth Cast Iron Worm Gear Assembly
The 96 Tooth Cast Iron Worm Gear Assembly, also referred to as a bull-gear, is designed to fit any BH-USA flat-plate boat hoists. The worm gear mounts on the top of the gear plate. Grease fitting installed on the drive pipe opening. Includes install sleeve, backplate bearing with snap rings, and axle sleeve bolt. Match a cast iron gear with a steel bronze worm.

10″ Aluminum Die-Cast Hoist Pulley
The 10″ Aluminum Die-Cast Hoist Pulley is made from an aluminum die-casting process. Used on BH-USA Flat Plate hoists for more than 15 years. The design is much stronger in marine environments. Won’t swell or bend. Belt-gripping technology featured on the inside of the pulley helps eliminate belt slippage. Fits any known flat-plate hoists. Warping resistant. Deeper fit for drive belts. .750″ bore. Accepts up to 1/2″ drive belt.

34″ Flat Plate Hoist Drive Belt
The 34″ Flat Plate Hoist Drive Belt is a standard fit for BH-USA boat hoists. The belt fits around the 2 in. motor pulley and the 10 in. gear pulley. The motor mounts to the flat-plate gear plate assembly. The motor turns the motor pulley. The cogs in the belt grip and turn the gear pulley. The gear pulley turns the bushing to move the drive pipe. Tightly forms into the groves of the pulley. Designed with Anti-break technology. Cogged for true grip.

1 HP Heavy Duty Boat Lift Motor
The 1 HP Heavy Duty Boat Lift Motor is a dual voltage, heavy-duty single-phase electric motor with a start capacitor. Painted black from the factory. Fits normal gear plate mounting holes. Works with all BH-USA boat hoists and boat lifts. Also works with various other standard-sized flat-plate hoists.

NEMA 56 frame motor. UL listed and CSA approved. Features a totally enclosed, non-venting housing (TENV). The TENV housing helps prevent dirt and insects from getting into the electric motor. Maximum run time of 15 minutes. Easy-to-follow wiring diagrams included with the electric motor. Features colored T-wires. Includes cross-reference wire chart for all Leeson Electra-gear motors. Made by Elite Motors.

2″ Aluminum Die-Cast Motor Pulley
The 2″ Aluminum Die-Cast Motor Pulley is a pulley designed to mount to the end of an electric motor and move a cogged belt that turns a worm gear on a gear plate. Fits NEMA 56 frame, single-phase motors. Set screw included. 5/8″ bore size. Fits 3/4″ belts. Made from cast aluminum. Measures 2″ x 2″ x 1 5/8″. Weighs .25 pounds. Motor key stock not included.

56 Frame Motor Mounting Fastener Kit
The 56 Frame Motor Mounting Fastener Kit includes all stainless steel fasteners. Designed to mount (1) 56 frame (claw foot) boat lift motor to a gear plate assembly. The combination of a motor and gear plate creates a hoist. 56 Frame boat lift motors do not work on direct drive boat hoists.