Lifting a Milling Machine or Radial-arm Drill
The one thing to avoid is letting ropes, chains or strops press against the leadscrew and powershaft that run along the front of the bed - bending these will cause either very expensive or even irreparable damage. Take time and trouble to prevent this happening - as shown in some of the illustrations below.
If you have the slightest doubt about moving a machine tool. it pays to have the job done professionally.