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Poor Man's Winch: Hand Winch?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by jeremy_283, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    Who uses these? :D
     
  2. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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  3. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    some times. to move logs or something. used one to get a atv unstuck.
     
  4. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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  5. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:37 PM
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    I was more of inquiring who uses them and a good one to get? I used one once and successfully got my truck unstuck and would just like to have it on board as opposed to an expensive electric winch
     
  6. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:37 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    oh and for everyone that uses one. KNOW what it is rated for having one brake SUCKS! and you may get hurt!!
     
  7. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    idk maybe harbor freight? i think thats wear we got ares.
     
  8. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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  9. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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    [​IMG]

    One of these?
     
  10. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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  11. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:43 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    It's a come-a-long
     
  12. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:43 PM
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    dude your "ours" are killing me :rofl:

    ... sorry....
     
  13. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:47 PM
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    I do think once I remove this damn bull bar I got and get a hitch shackle I'll be good to go. Around these parts we don't have a lot of big rocks, just ruts. I just can't come to terms with removing $400 worth of equipment (KC lights too)
     
  14. Mar 3, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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    For the cost of a quality come-along you might as well get a real winch.
     
  15. Mar 3, 2012 at 11:23 PM
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    If you want to do it like a broke ass hick...grab one or two come alongs at a yard sale :cool:...best to have a shovel and axe to work with as well...But hey, mine has gotten me out of a jam more then a handful of times. I'd like a winch...but for the time being the 5 bucks i could afford to spend on my come along has been more helpful then the 500 I wish i could afford on a decent winch
     
  16. Mar 4, 2012 at 12:01 AM
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    Plus you walk down ahead on the trail and pull a fallen tree out of the way with a comealong.... :)
     
  17. Mar 4, 2012 at 12:48 AM
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  18. Mar 4, 2012 at 12:54 AM
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  19. Mar 4, 2012 at 2:08 AM
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    that'd get real old quick lol
     
  20. Mar 4, 2012 at 5:24 AM
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    Or just man up and drive over said tree?? I'll take a real electric winch mahself...I'm not out there for speed runs, but I do wanna get more than one recovery done in a day.
     
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