Very solid construction and reinforcement. However, speaking from experience, everything changes when you're in the rain, standing in a mudhole, with water above your knees as you navigate a tough trail. With the exception of worm-drive models such as the Superwinch Husky, winches are designed to pull in; they are not designed to lower loads. I had a close call while scalloping as a commercial fisherman. Slow down, chill out, then make a plan Always wear gloves. Sep Member Posts: Third, to ensure that you know and maintain your equipment.
Contact Us Advertise JeepForum. Anyone not involved with the actual winching spotters, drivers, and magazine photographers should get behind a vehicle, rock, or tree and stay a safe distance away from the cable. What's the deal with running synthetic winch line through a roller fairlead? It was time to get this beast out in the field.
Never get caught without the tools to move heavy loads by keeping a hand winch in each vehicle. Just a coat or anything that will drag it down. The battery will normally be fine from winching just one vehicle. Many of the images we are going to show you in this story are demonstrations on what not to do. Good way to ruin the cable. One winch wouldn't do it alone. The line pull on any layer that results from the output torque which produces maximum rated line pull on the first layer.