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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  • 3500 lbs
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Dutton-Lainson Accessories and Parts - DL24104

Hand winch cable with safety hook.


  • 1/4" Diameter x 50' long cable with safety hook
  • 7 x 9 Galvanized aircraft cable
  • Suitable for use on D-L hand winches up to 3,500 lb capacity
  • Electric winch models SA9000 and SA12000

24104 Winch Cable and Hook 1/4" x 50' by Dutton-Lainson Model 6524

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

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch DL24104 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number DL24104. This is the Dutton-Lainson hand-winch cable with a safety hook. The cable itself is going to give us a 1/4" diameter. It's going to measure 50 feet long. It's going to have the forged steel hook on this end with the safety latch mechanism that is spring loaded. It's going to prevent accidental disconnecting or unhooking. This is a flexible 7 x 9 galvanized aircraft cable.

It is going to be suitable on Dutton-Lainson Hand Winches, up to a 3,500 pound capacity. It will work for StrongArm electric winches up to 3,000 pounds. It's going to have the safe working load limit for other applications of 1,400 pounds. Nice construction, very strong, and very durable. You can see here where the steel hook swivels around the cable.

Dutton-Lainson puts a nice steel plate in there. That's just going to prevent the cable from wearing or fraying. It's going to extend the life of the cable itself. Here on this end, you have the exposed cable end. This is going to be the end that gets anchored to the winch.

That's going to do it for our review of part number DL24104. This is the Dutton-Lainson hand winch cable with a safety hook. Again, you're going to have 50 feet in length. The cable diameter is 1/4". .

Customer Reviews

Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 1/4" Diameter x 50' Long - 3,500 lbs - DL24104

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

Hand winch cable with safety hook.

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Worked nice 226931

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Good price. Fast shipment. 230587

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Hand winch is strong, larger than expected, and built pretty heavy duty. One thing to note, the pawl (clicker) is only one sided, so it won't hold the load when letting cable out. It would be nice if it had an extra little tab to allow cranking in, cranking out, and neutral (line pull out) positions. Also, I'm new to winches, but kind of wish it had a clutch on the cable to keep tension on the cable spool. When nothing is on the line, the tension on the spool unravels, causing the cable go all over the place, the first time i used it, I slightly pinched the cable (I had half the line payed out, and the slack on that part got bunched up when I started pulling in) I went with a cable instead of strap so that I could use a snatch block pulley if i ever needed extra power, and also ordered a cable twice as long as what I needed to allow for looping back (using it on a utility/car trailer) Looking back I should have went with the shorter cable so that the line would be all the way out when starting to winch. I might cut down the cable to a shorter length and eventually replace it with a strap. Another drawback i found with the cable is that it tends to wander all over the drum back over itself if you aren't careful causing a tangled mess, but I guess that happens on the power winches too. Another accessory I wish they had was a heavy waterproof drawstring bag to slip over the winch when not in use. I made a removable pedestal using 2" receiver tube, so I plan to keep the winch indoors. but I really should grease up the cable and it would be nice to have a cover. (Might try to make a bag or have one made) Overall I'm satisfied and the winch itself more than met my expectations. I was able to easily pull a 2003 Grand cherokee up the ramps onto my trailer with one hand and single line. 142865

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This winch has a lot of power, very smooth operation. It works great with my 1/2in battery powered drill. cable always winds perfect and tangle free. I use it to pull my 16ft jon boat out of the water on a makeshift ramp. the boat and motor is around 1000 lbs. its a very high quality winch and its made in the USA. 690911

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eTrailer is awesome. I ordered this product to place a Superwinch Terra cable and rolled on no problem. 569926

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No problems at all. 469628

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Item as described 435550

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Everything arrived in nice big box, packed well. Looks like perfect replacement parts. Fast ship time. 347204


So far the cables are fine and I had enough to fit both winches for our application.

Bishop s - 02/26/2018


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Very nice product! I am happy! 298210

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Excellent. I probably could have used a much smaller cable, but it should handle any load I might have in the future. 255345

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The product was exactly what I ordered, but the service was really great and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. My purchase arrived a couple days early and the invoice arrived on the day of purchase. I work with many many companies and yours for service is one of the best. Thanks for your help in obtaining this cable. Ken 191395

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Looks like a high quality cable and the packaging was good. 42020

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Cable is better than described. OEM 21042

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great aircraft cable 7804


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  • Hand Winch Recommendation that has a Hex Drive for a Drill
  • Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL15721 does not have a hex head that is fixed and would allow you to use an electric drill attachment. For that I recommend using worm gear winch # DL11001 which does have a hex drive and you can use a 5/8 inch socket attachment to power the load in or out. Worm gear winches are brake winches so when you stop turning the drum, either with the handle or a drill, it will hold the load. There is also no minimum load required. This winch can accept up to a 82...
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  • Brake Hand Winch to Replace 1500-lb-Rated Shelby 5352
  • Some Shelby winch models used a handle that secured to the winch with an Allen key. If this is the type you have then it is possible that the set screw or the post on the winch the handle attaches to is stripped or worn to the point that the handle can no longer crank the winch. While we don't have a repair kit for your Shelby 5352 winch we do have a great replacement winch to match what you have since it is a 1,500 lb brake winch. For that you'd want the Dutton Lainson 1,500 lb Winch...
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  • How to Select Appropriate Winch for Car Hauler Trailer
  • Both the Fulton # F142421 and the Dutton Lainson # DL15440 2-speed hand winches are rated for 3200-lbs maximum capacity. The Fulton works only with wire rope # FWC7500100 but the Dutton Lainson works with a wire rope # DL24104 or a polyester strap # DL24251. Although both are intended for use on a boat trailer they could certainly be used in a car trailer application so long as they offered the required pulling capacity. Most of the time car trailers use an electric winch, like one of...
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  • Can Dutton Lainson Winch # DL14927 be Used On Boat Lift
  • Yes, the Dutton-Lainson Heavy Duty Brake Winch # DL14927 will fit and work well on your boat lift as a winch replacement as that is a very common application for this winch. If you needed a cable to go with it you'd also want the part # DL24104 which is 50 feet.
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  • Best Replacement for a Shelby Hand Winch 5405
  • The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch part # DL15303 is the replacement that I recommend for your Shelby Hand Winch 5405. These winches both have the same 1,400 lb capacity and overall size. In regards to mounting, most hand winches now use a standard pattern which I have attached a photo of for you. If your winch does not use this same mounting pattern you will need to modify yours to accept this. If you don't already have a strap/wire to use we have these available as part # DL24260 or part...
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  • Boat Winch Recommendation for a 4,500 lb Boat
  • When it comes to choosing a winch for a boat trailer, there are a few general rules we can use. The boat-size-to-winch capacity is generally 2 to 1. With good rollers and short winching distances, the ration can increase to 3 to 1 and with wooden bunks and long winching distances, you will want to reduce the capacity to 1 to 1. So basically, you will want to look at the type and condition of the bunks on your trailer to choose the best winch. The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch, # DL14825,...
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  • What is the Bolt Hole Mounting Pattern for Dutton Lainson Trailer Hand Winch # DL14725
  • I will be happy to show you the mounting hole dimensions for hand winch # DL14725. I have included a picture that shows them for you. This winch can be used with either a strap, # DL24249, or a cable # DL24104. Straps are much better for marine applications because they will not rust. The strap is rated for 4,000 pounds and the cable is rated for 3,500 pounds. You always want the cable or strap capacity to be at least 1.5 times greater than the winch capacity or higher for safety.
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  • Can the Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch with Hex Drive # DL11001 Be Mounted Vertically
  • Yes, the Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch with Hex Drive # DL11001 that you referenced could be mounted vertically like on the post that you referenced. I attached a review video for this winch for you to check out. For cable you might also be interested in the Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook # DL24104.
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  • Mounting 1/4 Inch Cable to Hand Winch
  • The Cable Clamp for Pulling and Brake Winches by Dutton-Lainson # DL24350 is compatible with 1/4 inch stainless Steel winch cable like the Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 1/4" Diameter x 50' Long - 3,500 lbs # DL24104. You can also use the Cable Fastener for 1/4", 9/32" and 5/16" Cable and Heavy Duty Winches # DL24362 or the Cable Fastener for 3/16", 7/32", and 1/4" Cable and Medium Duty Winches # DL24361 to fit your 1/4 inch cable.
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  • How to "Increase" Diameter of Spool on Worm Gear Winch DL10954
  • What you can do is use a longer cable on the worm gear winch part # DL10954 as that will basically give you a larger spool diameter as the cable will be wrapped several times around the spool. For a 50 foot long cable we have the part # DL24104.
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  • Recommended 3000-lb Dual Speed Brake Winch and Wire Rope
  • The hand-operated brake winch I suggest for your application is the 3500-lb-rated two-speed Dutton-Lainson brake winch # DL14881. This extra-heavy-duty winch uses wire rope # DL24104 which is sold separately.
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  • Comparing Strap and Wire Cable for Use with Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch
  • As long as the strap or wire cable you are using is rated properly for your winch, either one will work well with the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish # DL14527 that you referenced. Using a strap or cable will come down more to personal preference. The wire cable will allow you to have a longer lead and will not offer any amount of give. Using a strap can limit the length of the lead. If you will be winching items that need to have the lead wrapped around them, the strap...
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  • Is a Driver Extension Available and How Does the Cable Install on Worm Gear Winch DL10954
  • We currently do not offer the extension that you could use to operate the loop drive on winch # DL10954 because there are so many possible lengths that customers could need. As for the cable attachment it is fairly easy. First, for a cable, the recommended cable is # DL24104. To attach the cable I have included some pictures that show how the cable installs.
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  • Upgraded Winch Recommendation With Same Mounting Dimensions As Current Winch
  • The closest I can come to the same mounting holes you have for your DL1402A winch is part # DL14527. This is a 1,600-lb pulling winch and it has very similar mounting hole locations. I have attached dimensional drawings for the DL1402A and the # DL14527 winch you can check out. The mounting holes are nearly identical and I am sure the # DL14527 will work great for you. This winch does not come with the cable. For a cable I recommend part # DL24104. If you prefer a strap for the...
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  • Availability of Winch To Use With 1/4-Inch Wire Cable
  • 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.
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  • Does the Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch # DL11001 Have a Brake and Reverse Function
  • The Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch, part # DL11001, is a single speed brake winch for use with cable. The brake function is when the cranking is stopped the reel automatically stops. It can be cranked in reverse. There is no free wheel mode, so to it will have to cranked in reverse to let out the cable. The handle has a hex drive so a 1/2 inch variable speed drill can be used to speed up the cranking process. It has a weight capacity of 2,000 lbs. The cable you will need for the...
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  • High Capacity Hand Winch Recommendation for 10,000 lb Capacity
  • The highest capacity hand winch we have is the Dutton Lainson part # DL14881 which has a capacity of 3,500 lbs. So with three of these you'd have 10,500 lbs of winch capacity. For a cable with a matching capacity we have the part # DL24104 which is 50 feet in length.
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  • Hand Winch Needed that will Accept 60 Feet of 1/4 Inch Wire Rope with at least 600 Pounds Capacity
  • We have several options that may work for your application. The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Two Speed with Direct Drive - 1,800 lbs., item # DL15502, will hold up to 70 feet of 1/4 inch wire rope or cable. Next, the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Single Speed - 1,800 lbs., item # DL14627, will also hold up to 70 feet of 1/4 inch wire rope or cable. Finally, the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Single Speed - 1,600 lbs., item...
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  • Will Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL10970 Work to Hoist Fishing Kayak
  • The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL10970 that you referenced is a great solution for helping to unload your 200 pound fishing kayak and suspend it in the air. The winch features a 2,000 pound weight capacity and can be used with winch cable like # DL24104. Worm gear winches like this one work really well for hoisting objects since they don't have a free wheel option and the load can't reverse the direction of the winch. I have attached a short video demonstration on this winch that you...
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  • Hand Winch for Use Pulling Floating Boat Dock
  • Most winches can use a wire rope or nylon strap of up to about 20-feet in length. In your floating dock application where there is not really going to be a lot of weight on the winch an item like the 600-lb-rated Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14125 would do the trick. With it you can use a 50-foot cable # DL24104.
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  • Recommended Winch To Use For a Boat Lift
  • I do have a winch that could be used as a boat lift, but the item you selected, Dutton-Lainson hand winch # DL15440, would not be a good option as it is not a brake winch. A brake winch will stop the load and hold it in place if you were to let go of the handle when winching. For use as a boat lift, I would recommend the Dutton-Lainson brake winch # DL15721. This winch is designed for multipurpose uses including boat lifts. If you will need a larger capacity brake winch, we also offer...
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  • Availability of a Two Way Trailer Winch with Braking, Low Gear Ratio, and Top Wind Handle
  • A worm gear winch is what you will need. The closest gear ratio to what you are looking for is going to be 30 to 1 though. That is because of the nature of worm gear winches. They are designed for controlled movements of heavy loads. The downside in this case is that you have to turn the handle 30 times for 1 revolution of the drum. However, for the Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch with Split Reel for 2 Cables, # DL10952, that you have referenced, you can use a heavy duty 1/2 inch variable...
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  • What is Maximum Length of Strap That Can Be Used On Fulton Single Speed Trailer Winch # FT6000301
  • The Fulton Single Speed Trailer Winch, part # F142002, can be used with 15 feet of 2 inch wide strap, like the Hand Winch Strap with Safety Hook, part # DL24239. This is the maximum length that can be used in this winch. It can also be used with a maximum 36 feet of 1/4 inch cable. The cable would only come in 25 foot lengths so you can use the Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook, part # DL24100, which will give you 25 feet of cable. If you need the full 36 feet of cable you can use the...
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  • Suitability of Dutton-Lainson Brake Winch DL14881 for Raising and Lowering 400 lb Radio Tower
  • The Duttton-Lainson Brake Winch you referenced, part # DL14881, would be a great choice for raising and lowering a 400 lb radio tower. The winch has plenty of capacity for that weight, and the integral brake will engage as soon as the handle is released, preventing the winch from freewheeling while lowering the tower. The load will raise or lower by turning the winch handle in the appropriate direction, with no need to engage or disengage a lever. The winch cable is sold separately....
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  • Is there a Wire Rope/Cable that is Between 25 and 50 Feet Long for Dutton Lainson Worm Gear Winch
  • Dutton Lainson winch # DL11004 is designed to accept a strap and the longest strap available is 25 feet. Since that is not going to be long enough I recommend looking at a different worm gear winch such as # DL11001. However, the wire ropes for these winches go from 25 feet up to 50 feet with nothing in between. It is better to have too much line than not enough so if you go with this winch I recommend wire rope # DL24104.
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  • Two-Speed Trailer Winch for a 6,400 Pound Cabin Cruiser Boat
  • The Boat-size-to-winch capacity is generally 2 to 1. With good rollers and short winching distances, increase the ratio to 3 to 1. And with wooden bunks and long winching distances, reduce the ratio to 1 to 1. For example, a 2,200-lb boat generally requires a 1,100-lb winch. If the same boat were winched a short distance with a low incline and with rollers in good condition, it can be safely winched with a 900-lb winch. The boat requires a winch with a 2,200-lb capacity if you are winching...
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  • Hand Winch Recommendation to Hoist a Kayak Up to Garage Ceiling
  • Dutton Lainson hand winch # DL14125 could be used for hoisting up a kayak but because this winch does not have a brake to lower the load you would have to go into freewheel mode and the load will fall. There are different types of winches that are much better for this application. I recommend a worm gear winch, # DL10954, that you can mount on the ceiling and use an extension pole to turn the loop drive handle. Place this winch centered above where you would lift the kayak so you will...
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  • Winch Recommendation to Use as Hoist for Lifting Sign into Air
  • The only style of winch we offer that can be used to hoist something safely into the air is a worm gear winch like the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - Worm Gear - Loop Drive - Ceiling Mount # DL10954 that was actually designed to mount on the ceiling and hoist something into the air like you mentioned wanting to do. I attached a picture of two of these mounted on a ceiling for you to check out as well. For a cable then you'd want the part # DL24104.
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