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Availability of Winch To Use With 1/4-Inch Wire Cable

Question:

How many feet of 1/4 steel cable will this winch support?

asked by: Mike


Expert Reply:

If you need to have a winch that uses a wire cable I do offer the Dutton-Lainson 1,400-Lb Winch, part # DL15303. This winch will accept either a 1/4-inch wire cable or a 2-inch wide strap. It will hold up to 40 feet of 1/4-inch cable or 31 feet of 2-inch wide strap. The part number for the cable would be # DL24104 and for the strap would be # DL24260.

The Shelby 1,400-Lb Winch, part # 5405, you have referenced is designed to be used with a strap only. The hub diameter of the spool is only 3/4-inch. Shelby does not recommend to use a wire cable on that small of a hub diameter. The wire cable will kink and fatigue if it is forced to bend too sharply around a winch hub with a smaller diameter.

expert reply by: Jeff D




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Products Referenced in This Question

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Single Speed - 1,400 lbs.


Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Single Speed - 1,400 lbs.

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60 reviews

DL15303

Retail: $44.99

Price:  $36.95

Product Summary:

Standard Hand Winch
Single Speed Winch
Standard Crank

Product Specs:

Single Reel Drum
1400 lbs


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Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 1/4" Diameter x 50' Long - 3,500 lbs


Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 1/4" Diameter x 50' Long - 3,500 lbs

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22 reviews

DL24104

Price:  $48.95

Product Summary:

Winches
Accessories
Replacement Parts
1/4 In Diameter
3500 lbs

Product Specs:

50 Feet Long
Cables and Straps
Wire Rope


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Hand Winch Strap with Safety Hook, 2" Wide x 20' Long - 2,600 lbs.


Hand Winch Strap with Safety Hook, 2" Wide x 20' Long - 2,600 lbs.

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36 reviews

DL24260

Retail: $16.99

Price:  $15.95

Product Summary:

Winches
Accessories
Replacement Parts
2 Inch Wide
2600 lbs

Product Specs:

20 Feet Long
Cables and Straps
Strap


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Shelby 1,400 lbs. Single Speed Winch


Shelby 1,400 lbs. Single Speed Winch

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13 reviews

5405

Retail: $56.11

Price:  $48.95

Product Summary:

Standard Hand Winch
Single Speed Winch
Standard Crank

Product Specs:

Single Reel Drum
1400 lbs


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