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Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs

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Light-duty winch with 1.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull small vehicles onto your trailer. Compact winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware. Call 800-298-8924 to order Bulldog Winch electric winch part number BDW15019 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Bulldog Winch products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs. Electric Winch reviews from real customers.
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Bulldog Winch Electric Winch

  • Car Trailer Winch
  • Utility Winch
  • Bulldog Winch
  • 4400 - 6000 lbs
  • Wire Rope
  • Plug-In Remote
  • Medium Line Speed
  • 2.0 HP
  • Load Holding Brake

Light-duty winch with 1.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull small vehicles onto your trailer. Compact winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware.


  • Light-duty winch lets you pull ATVs, UTVs, golf carts, and other small vehicles onto your trailer
    • Perfect for toy haulers, landscape trailers, and other small utility trailers
  • Compact design - fits easily into most custom cabinets or boxes
  • Steel mounting plate and hardware included
    • Lets you mount winch and fairlead to trailer deck or frame
  • 1.8-hp, Permanent magnet motor delivers powerful, fast, and safe line pulling
    • Motor is lighter and uses less current than a series-wound motor
    • Vent lets vapor escape to prevent moisture buildup
  • Sealed, 250-amp contactor transmits power from your battery to the winch motor
    • Water- and weather-resistant to IP67 specifications
  • Power unit includes contactor, plastic housing, and all electrical wiring
  • Automatic, mechanical brake holds 100 percent of the load while minimizing winch creep
  • All-steel, 3-stage planetary gear train
    • Provides increased drum speed when compared with worm drives and 1- or 2-stage planetary gear trains
  • Rubber, hand-held remote with 20' lead lets you operate winch from the back of most trailers
    • Weather-resistant switch powers the load in and out
    • Wireless remote control (BDW20212 - sold separately) available
  • Free-spooling clutch ensures fast rope payout and reduces wear on the motor
  • 7/32" Diameter zinc-plated wire rope is strong and abrasion resistant
    • 55-1/2' Long, aircraft-grade galvanized steel cable
    • Steel spring tensioner allows easy rope management and ensures correct spooling
    • 1/4" Steel hook and nylon hand-saver strap included
  • Heavy-duty, compact roller fairlead
    • 4 Steel rollers reduce friction and wear on the rope
    • Clear anodized finish resists corrosion
  • Durable, black powder coated steel body and motor resist corrosion
    • Dacromet-plated motor tube resists internal corrosion
  • Tie-bars and side frames help to create a strong and rigid winch body


  • Rated line pull (with a single layer of wire rope around the drum):
    • Static load: 4,400 lbs
    • Rolling load: 44,000 lbs
  • Motor: 12-volt DC
    • Line pull at 0 lbs:
      • Power draw: 28 amps
      • Line speed: 19 FPM
    • Line pull at 4,400 lbs:
      • Power draw: 340 amps
      • Line speed: 4-1/2 FPM
  • Gear ratio: 136:1
  • Duty cycle: 2 minutes on/15 minutes off
  • Braking: 100-percent load-holding mechanical
  • Battery lead wire: 6 gauge
  • Battery lead length: 6'
  • Rope dimensions: 55-1/2' long x 7/32" (5.4 mm) diameter
  • Winch dimensions (with power unit mounted over motor): 15-3/16" long x 4-1/4" wide x 7-1/4" tall
  • Mounting bolt pattern:
    • Winch: 6-5/8" x 3"
    • Plate: 3-1/8" x 4-1/8"
  • Distance between hawse fairlead mounting holes (center to center): 5-15/16"
  • Minimum winch box/cabinet size: 20" wide x 10" tall
  • Winch weight (with wire rope installed): 34.5 lbs
  • Recommended battery size (for maximum power): 650 CCA
  • 2-Year limited warranty

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch

This compact, light-duty trailer winch lets you pull ATVs, UTVs, golf carts, and other small vehicles onto your trailer. You can mount the winch directly to your trailer deck or front rail with the included mounting plate. It also fits easily into most custom cabinets or boxes. And it includes a hand-held remote, wire rope, roller fairlead, and a free-spooling clutch.

Light-Duty, 1.8-Horsepower Motor

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch Motor

This winch features a 1.8-horsepower, 12-volt DC motor with 4,400 lbs of line pull. The permanent magnet motor offers the same line-pulling power and speed as a series-wound motor of comparable size, but it's lighter and uses less current. The motor is constructed of durable, corrosion-resistant materials including the powder coated housing, copper battery terminals, and zinc-plated steel hardware.

Power Unit with Sealed Contactor

Power Unit

The contactor - or solenoid - transmits power from the vehicle's battery to the winch motor. The 250-amp contactor - located inside the power unit - is sealed to meet IP67 specifications for water and weather resistance. The copper terminals and zinc-plated hardware are corrosion resistant.

Bulldog Winch Remote plug

The on/off switch on the back of the power unit lets you shut off the power when you aren't using the winch. There is also a rubber-sealed, weatherproof attachment port on the power unit for the remote control. An integrated rubber cap lets you cover the port when it's not in use.

Free-Spooling Clutch

Bulldog Winch Free-Spooling Clutch freespool

The free-spool clutch enables you to pull out the rope by hand. This saves battery power, prevents the brake from wearing down prematurely, reduces wear on the motor, and is much faster than waiting for the drum to unroll the rope. To release the clutch for free-spooling simply rotate the handle to the "Freespool" position. To reengage the clutch, rotate the handle back to the "Engaged" position. The clutch positions are indicated by a diagram on the gearbox and are also labeled on the knob.

The clutch is driven by a 3-stage planetary gear train. This provides more speed than traditional worm gear drives or 1- or 2-stage planetary gear trains.

The steel gearbox has a rust-resistant black powder coat finish and is sealed to keep out moisture.

Automatic, Load-Holding Mechanical Brake

Bulldog Winch Mechanical Brake

The automatic mechanical brake securely holds a load and prevents unintentional payout (or creep). A large spring coil contracts when the winch is in gear and the drum is winding in. When the winch stops, the load starts to pull and the spring expands to press against the spring chamber. The pressure of the spring on the wall of the spring chamber creates resistance to stop the drum from rotating outward. At maximum pressure the brake holds 100 percent of the load.

The friction created when the spring is pressing against the spring chamber creates heat. That heat is quickly dispersed away from the motor shaft and through the gearbox. This prevents potentially damaging heat buildup near the motor.

Weather-Resistant Hand-Held Remote

Bulldog Winch Hand-Held Remote

The hand-held remote has a 20' lead and in/out rocker switch so you can control your winch from the back of your trailer. The rocker switch is sealed and water resistant so it won't get damaged in wet conditions. Simply plug the durable plastic remote into the power unit when you need to use it, and disconnect it to store it away when you aren't using it.

The wireless remote kit (BDW20212 - sold separately) lets you operate the winch from up to 100' away.

Wire Rope

Bulldog Winch Wire Rope

The wire rope is made of high-strength, aircraft-grade galvanized steel that is zinc-plated to resist abrasions and withstand harsh UV rays, chemicals, and extreme temperatures. It includes a spring-loaded tensioner that ensures the rope correctly spools onto the drum. A rock bag (BDW20048 - sold separately) is recommended for added protection. The rock bag helps prevent a broken rope from snapping back if it breaks by forcing it to the ground.

The rope winds around a solid steel drum. The mounting flanges are strong enough to resist bending or breaking if the rope wrap becomes uneven and excess stress is put on the drum.

A hand-saver strap is also included to use in conjunction with work gloves (BDW20070 - sold separately) so that you can safely handle the rope and hook.

Steel Hook

The removable clevis hook is constructed of high-strength forged alloy steel that is heavy duty and rust resistant. It has a spring-loaded safety latch for quick fastening and removal. The hook attaches to the steel thimble on the end of the wire rope.

Roller Fairlead

Bulldog Winch Roller Fairlead

The roller fairlead has a thick steel frame with 4 steel rollers. The rollers reduce friction when you're pulling the rope in or paying it out, and they prevent the rope from becoming pinched when pulling at extreme angles. The rollers have a silver-zinc-plated finish that is tough and corrosion resistant. The fairlead installs with zinc-plated hardware.

Rugged Construction

Bulldog Winch Winch Body

The winch is constructed of strong, durable materials that are able to withstand any weather condition or terrain. The motor housing and gearbox are made of corrosion-resistant powder coated steel. The contactor is sealed to keep water out, and the power unit is made of heavy-duty yet lightweight plastic. The steel tie bars and side frame drum supports help to create a strong and rigid winch body.


This versatile winch can be mounted to your trailer in several different ways. You can bolt the included plate onto the deck of your trailer and attach the winch and fairlead. Counter-sunk bolt holes in the mounting plate ensure that the hex heads of the included bolts don't protrude above the trailer's flat surface. This is the easiest method and does not require welding, but it does leave a footprint on your deck.

Bulldog Winch Winch InstallationBulldog Winch Winch Installation

You can mount the plate to the front rail of your trailer. This method elevates the winch so it's easy to reach and frees up valuable space on your deck, but will require welding the plate to the rail. You can also weld the plate to the front frame of the trailer so that the winch sits at at deck level without using up space on the deck.

The compact design allows the winch to easily fit into most custom cabinets or boxes. This method keeps the winch out of the elements and keeps it hidden. Many cabinets and boxes can even be locked to protect the winch from would-be thieves. You can also install a dedicated battery inside or near the cabinet to power the winch. This prevents the winch from putting a strain on your vehicle's battery, and it eliminates the need to run a power lead all the way to the front of your truck.

Winch Line Pull Capacity

Layers of RopeCapacity (lbs)Total Rope on Drum (ft)
1st Layer4,40012-1/2
2nd Layer3,77028
3rd Layer3,24445
4th Layer2,84755-1/2

The line pull capacity of your winch is determined by the maximum load your winch can pull with a single layer of rope on the drum. As more layers of rope are wound onto the drum, pulling the same load requires more force, leading to a loss in winching power. With a 2nd layer of rope around the drum, your line pull capacity is reduced by approximately 14 percent. With 3 layers on the drum, the line pull capacity is reduced by approximately 23 percent, and with 4 layers on the drum it is reduced by approximately 35 percent.

Note: It is recommended that you begin any line pull with a minimum of 5 wraps and a maximum of 2 layers of rope on the drum.

Vehicle Recovery and Winch Capacity

To select the appropriate trailer winch for your application, determine your gross vehicle weight. The GVW is the stand-alone weight of your vehicle plus the weight of any items in and on the vehicle. Once you have determined the GVW of your vehicle, choose a winch with a capacity that is 1-1/2 times your GVW. Using that formula, this winch - with an 4,400-pound capacity - will work for vehicles with an approximate GVW of 2,933 pounds.

Rolling Load Winch Capacity

Percent InclineRolling Load Capacity (lbs)
Level Surface44,000
5 (3°)29,348
10 (6°)22,088
20 (11°)14,960
30 (17°)11,484
50 (26°)8,184
70 (35°)6,732
100 (45°)5,676
Rolling Load

To calculate your winch's rolling load capacity - the amount of weight it can pull up an incline - you must multiply the line pull capacity by a factor determined by the degree of the incline.

The multiplication factors shown in the chart, right, include a 10-percent rolling friction factor.

Note: A 5-percent - or 3-degree - incline is a 1/2' rise over a 10' distance. Follow the chart to determine your winch's rolling load capacity.

Double-Line Pulling

Double-Line Pulling

Increase the pulling capacity of your winch by doubling up the rope with a pulley block (BDW20028 - sold separately). Secure the pulley block to the vehicle you are pulling with a bow shackle (BDW20020 - sold separately) to provide a strong anchor for your double-line pull. Using double-line operation will approximately double your winch's pulling capacity.

15019 Bulldog Winch 1.8 hp Trailer Winch with Mounting Plate - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs

Item # BDW15019

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Video Transcript for Bulldog Winch Electric Winch - Car Trailer Winch - BDW15019 Review

Today we are going to be taking a look at part number BDW15019. This is the Bulldog Trailer Utility Winch with mounting plate. It's going to have a wire rope as well as roller fairleads and it's going to have a capacity of 4400 pounds. Now with this winch you are going to be able to power your load in and out. It's going to include a free spooling clutch for fast wire rope payout. It's going to operate by this dial here on the side, so you have an engaged position which is going to allow you to control the in and out function using the remote. Then you have the free spool option which is going to allow you to extend the rope out for fast wire rope payout. It's also going to feature a high efficiency, low amp draw motor.

Then you're going to have the winch battery. That's going to be this box right here. It mounts directly on top of the motor for a compact design. Here at the front where our wire rope comes out you are going to have a four roller fairlead. That's going to greatly reduce the wear and strain on the wire rope.

That's going to eliminate rubbing as well as friction. It's going to come with a durable hand held remote switch. That's going to be on a twenty foot wire lead. It's going to plug into the port here on the side of the winch battery. Now it does come with all necessary hardware, so all that's included and some zip ties to secure your wires up and out of the way, making sure that they don't get damaged. When it comes to the brake, this is going to feature an automatic load holding end drum brake. A 250 amp sealed connector.

Now the rated line pull at zero pounds is going to be 19.1 feet per minute, operating at 28 amps with it at max capacity of 4400 pounds. That's going to be 4.6 feet per minute and 340 amps. Here are on the end of the cable, it's going to have the nice forged steel hook. It's also going to have the safety latch mechanism so it's going to prevent accidentally disconnecting or unhooking. It's going to come with the nice bright yellow hand saver strap. Now the motor on this unit it going to be 1.8 horsepower.

That's a 12 volt DC permanent magnet motor. When it comes to the gearing, that's a 3 stage planetary gear system with a gear ratio of 136 to 1. The rope diameter is going to measure 732 of an inch and we're going to have about 55 1/2 feet in total length. To switch between the in and out function you can use the nice wired remote right here. It's got the in and our buttons on there. Really nice design. It has some grips on the side so you can get a secure hold on it, fits right in the palms of your hand and gives you easy operation of the in and out functions of the winch. Now the red and black wires, these are going to be your battery leads. These are going to connect to your battery. It's got the terminals here on the end. That's going to give you 6 foot leads, so plenty of wiring to run and make the connections. Now every connection on this unit is color coded. That's one of the great features about this system. You are going to have the black and red battery leads and then the connection from the winch battery to the motor is going to have a yellow connector and a blue connector. Those are also color coded here on the terminals. That way you can get everything easily connected. The overall dimensions of the unit, it's going to give us an overall length from edge to edge of about 15 inches long. An overall width, and we're just talking about just the winch not with the mounting bracket and the roller fairlead attached, but just the winch is going to measure about a little over 4 1/2 inches wide and about 6 1/4 inches tall. Now if I flip the winch so you can see the bottom. This is going to expose the bolt pattern. I already have the winch attached to the bracket here, with the 4 outer holes right here. Now if we take a measurement of those. Measuring center on center between these two, that's going to give us a measurement of about 6 and 5/8 of an inch. Going this direction, center on center, that's going to give us a measurement of about 3 inches between those mount holes. Now the plate mounting bolt pattern, we're talking about these right here. Taking a measurement, center on center, going this direction. That's going to give us a measurement of about 3 and 1/8 of inch. Then going this direction, it's going to measure just over 4 inches. Now the overall weight of the unit is going to be about 26 1/2 pounds. What I want to do is I want to go ahead and connect it to our external power source. That way you can see and get a feel for how the winch is going to operate. I am simply just making our power connectors here to our terminals on the battery. I'll go ahead and turn our power source on. Then I can connect our remote to the winch battery. Really easy to connect, it just slides in to the port. Get it secure, now the winch battery is also going to have an on and off switch, so we need to turn that on. Now we are ready to operate our winch so if I extend the line out. You can see there it's got a pretty nice quick response time and then if I want to bring the cable back in I just hit the in button on the switch. It's going to roll it back in and roll it around the drum. That's going to do it for our review of part number BDW15019. This is the Bulldog Trailer Utility Winch, with a wire rope, roller fairlead, and a capacity of 4400 pounds. .

Customer Reviews

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs - BDW15019

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (7 Customer Reviews)

Light-duty winch with 1.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull small vehicles onto your trailer. Compact winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware.

- BDW15019

Properly Described. Quality looks good. Fast shipping. Have not used yet. 678784

- BDW15019

Received my Bull dog winch promptly. Had to return for an issue with the cable. etrailer made the return easy and personal and sent me a new winch from the factory with in days. Great personal customer service. 469909

The Bulldog winch that I purchased from e-trailer has performed flaw less with no issues. Thank You Guys,
Melvin - 01/25/2019


- BDW15019

This winch has proven to be an excellent device for my car hauler trailer. It is a very clean design, very easy to install, and infinitely better than the discount hardware store basket of small parts that I started with. The advice from sales staff was excellent and I was very impressed by etrailer.com. 615885

- BDW15019

I chose this winch for an 18 ft Kwik load roll back open car hauler. Size and price met my needs. Installed it in a 30" tool box on the forward deck of the trailer under the tire rack. Perfect size to hold the winch, battery and additional straps. Using a GM F body battery tray/hold down for securing a group 75 battery. To hook to the battery side posts I did swap the connectors to larger copper eye terminals. Will be finishing it by adding a small solar panel to maintain juice. Only used this once so far. Everything worked very smoothly. Real happy with how it came out. Thanks etrailer! 498190

- BDW15019

Looks like a good winch have not used it yet easy transaction fast shipping, happy 560096

- BDW15019

Works perfectly, installed it on my Honda pioneer 1000, and installed one on my dump bed trailer. 450362

- BDW15019

Just got the unit in. Very prompt deli very. 333990


Ask the Experts about this Bulldog Winch Electric Winch

  • Replacement Power Unit for Bulldog Winch BDW15019
    Yes, we do have replacement power units for the Bulldog winch part # BDW15019. The Bulldog Winch Replacement OE Contactor part # BDW20221 is a direct replacement for 15017/15019 Bulldog winches. Each of the terminals is color coded, and comes with new lock washers and nuts for easy installation, however the housing and wiring is not included and will need to be used from your existing winch. If you need a new hand held controller you can use part # BDW20220. This is an exact replacement...
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  • Will Bulldog Winch Have the Capacity and Capability to Load 4,000lbs Car into My 18 Foot Car Hauler
    Good news! The Bulldog Winch # BDW15019 will work great for loading your 18 foot car hauler with a vehicle up to 4,000lbs. We recommend using a winch with a line pull capacity no less than equal to that of the load being moved. For example, if a car weighing 4,000 lbs is going to be pulled onto a trailer, an electric winch with a line pull capacity equal to 4,400 lbs. will work great. If the winch is going to be used to pull a load up a set of ramps and onto a trailer, the ramp incline,...
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  • Recommended Power Winch for Enclosed Car Hauler Trailer
    For a cost-effective powered car trailer winch you can consider the Bulldog Winch # BDW15019 which includes a roller fairlead and wire rope. This winch offers a 2-minute duty cycle (15 minutes of cool down time is required between cycles) and with a 4400-lb load it will draw 340-amps. Your 3000-lb rolling load will of course require less power. At maximum load its speed is 4-1/2-feet per minute. The free-spooling clutch means you don't have to use up battery power to extend the wire rope;...
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  • What Battery Would Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW15019 be Powered By
    The Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW15019 requires 340 amps at max amperage pull so you'd most likely need a car battery or deep cycle battery.
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  • Can Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW15019 Pull in 3,000 lb Racecar
    Yes, the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW15019 which has a 4,400 lb capacity would easily be able to pull a 3,000 racecar on to a trailer. I attached a chart that covers how winch ratings and ramp angles affect each other and you'll see that a 4,400 lb winch would easily be able to pull a 3,000 lb car into it.
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  • Does Bulldog Winch # BDW15019 Have Capacity for Pulling 3,500 lb Vehicle onto Trailer
    The Bulldog Winch part # BDW15019 would easily be able to pull your 3,500 lb car onto the trailer. It has a 4,400 static weight capacity, but the rolling weight capacity (which is what a car would be in neutral), is 44,000 lbs.
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  • Can Bulldog Winch BDW15019 Be Used on Boat Trailer
    You could use the Bulldog Winch part # BDW15019 that you referenced on a boat trailer. Bulldog Winch has told us that this specific winch will fit on the standard mounts for boat trailer and also will work great for this application. I think a lot of people shy away from boat trailers having electric winches due to the proximity to water, but this winch would work great and has a 4,400 lb capacity as well. I attached a review video for this winch for you to check out as well.
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  • Would Bulldog Winch BDW15019 Mount to Trailer Floor and Work Well to Load 2,500 lb Car
    The Bulldog Winch part # BDW15019 would easily pull a 2,500 lb race car into an enclosed trailer. It has a 4,400 lb capacity which would make easy work of that weight. Bulldog winches are very reliable too. What a lot of people do to mount a winch to the floor of a trailer is use a hitch mount like the part # C31010 and then fabricate a hitch opening to the floor of the trailer like the # E-11. The hitch mount route allows the winch to easily be removed from the trailer if needed...
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  • Recommended Winch To Raise and Lower Trailer Ramp
    We don't carry a motorized system specifically designed to raise and lower a ramp. Many of those systems use springs like a garage door to offset the weight of the ramp. If you have an enclosed trailer, then you may be interested in the Self-Winding Ramp Door Spring for 8' Wide Enclosed Trailer # 362SW81. If you have a utility trailer, then the Rack'em Double Barrel Utility Trailer Tailgate Lift Assist w/ Chain # RA-27C offers similar assistance. If you still would like a motorized...
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  • How to Choose the Correct Electric Winch for a Small Car Trailer
    Choosing the correct electric trailer winch for your needs is a bit of a tricky task. The weight capacity of a winch will be affected by many factors such as the weight of the object, angle at which the object is being pulled, the number of layers there is on the drum, in addition to static vs rolling loads. The angle at which the car will need to be pulled up the trailer in addition to layers of wire on the drum will be offset by the rolling load therefore a 4,000 lb winch should...
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  • Winch Needed That Has 50 feet of Line and Can Easily Pull 50 lb Kayak
    The Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW15019 is currently the most cost-effective option that we have when it comes to a winch with at least 50 feet of line. The 55 feet of galvanized steel wire rope will resist rust and corrosion and will make pulling your kayaks out of the river a breeze since it is rated for 4,400 lbs. Another option would be to use a Nomad Kayak Cart # MPG503 from Malone which has a 150 lbs weight capacity.
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  • Can The 7-Way Trailer Connection Be Used To Power Winch If Vehicle Is Running
    The wiring that feeds the 12-volt accessory circuit on the 7-way trailer connector is of too small a gauge to allow enough power to pass through to run a winch. The main function of that circuit would be for lighter-duty applications, such as providing power for interior trailer lights or to maintain a trailer mounted battery. The Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs, # BDW15019, will require some power as it draws 28 amps at 0 lbs but 340 amps at full...
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  • Dimensions of Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch Mounting Plate
    The holes on the mounting plate for the Bulldog Winch # BDW15019 are spaced 3-1/8 inches x 4 inches center on center. The winch mounts to the plate in holes that are 6-5/8 inches x 3 inches apart center on center. I have attached a photo showing these measurements for you. The overall measurement of the mounting plate is 138 mm x 210 mm (5.43 inches x 8.267 inches).
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  • Wireless Remote Boat Winch Recommendation for 5,500 lb Boat
    What I recommend is the Bulldog winch # BDW15019. With it you are able to add the wireless remote, # BDW20212 sold separately, to operate the winch from up to 100 feet away. The winch does have a free spool mode so you can pull the line out quickly. I have linked a video review of this winch for you. I have also linked a video of the remote.
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  • Does the Winch Remote Control Module Need to Be Mounted on Top of the Motor or Can Extension Work?
    The Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs # BDW15019 will allow you to use a thick enough gauge wire like you would find with battery cables to move the inch remote 4 feet away from the winch and still utilize the 20 foot lead and rocker switch on the remote control. If you want to use a wireless remote part # BDW20212 is available separately and would remove the need to change the transmitter control position. You can use the Bulldog Winch Front Wiring...
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  • Will Bulldog Winch Universal Wiring Kit # BDW20026 Work with 4.4K Winch BDW15019
    Bulldog Winch Universal Wiring Kit # BDW20026 can be used with winch # BDW15019 or pretty much any winch. It is not a winch-specific kit. I have linked a video featuring this set for you.
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  • Recommended Electric Winch to Replace Fulton 3,200 lb Manual Winch
    We absolutely offer returns on unused items and you can see the details in our return policy under the customer service link on any product page. For your power winch, I recommend the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs # BDW15019 or synthetic rope version # BDW15020. To give you the similar strength to the Fulton 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 3,200 lbs # F142424. If instead you were looking for a boat trailer winch, then...
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  • Recommended Battery for Bulldog Winch # 15019
    For the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 4,400 lbs # BDW15019 the battery requirements are simply 12V and exceeding the max power draw of the winch at 340 amps. The recommended battery size from the manufacturer for maximum power is 650 Cold Cranking Amps. Since you will be putting the battery directly next to the winch, I recommend the NOCO Battery Box with Strap # 329-HM318BKS or the Tow-Rax Battery Box - Polished Aluminum # TWSP12BP.
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  • Does Bulldog Winch 1.8 hp Trailer Winch # BDW15019 Have to Wire to Trailer Battery
    The Bulldog Winch 1.8 hp Trailer Winch # BDW15019 draws way too much amperage to be powered by the 12 volt power circuit of a 7-way. If you wanted to power it from the battery of your tow vehicle instead all you would need is the wiring kit part # BDW20207. No trailer winch would be able to be powered by the 7-way 12 volt circuit. Otherwise you would need to have a battery on your trailer.
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  • Recommended Boat Winch, Trailer Jack, and Bunk Boards for 27 Foot Carver Boat and Trailer
    For your 27 foot Carver boat, the weight you referenced will put us into only electric options. Typically for boats, there is a ratio of 2:1 on the capacity of the winch. Our Super Heavy Duty Hand Winches fall slightly below that ratio, so a nice electric winch will be your best option. I'd suggest we go a little bigger than that ratio to account for steeper inclines and other variables with the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch with Wire Rope, # BDW15019. It's 1.8 hp, permanent magnet motor...
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    The AC-powered winch I suggest for your application is the Dutton-Lainson StrongArm Electric Winch # DL24872 which is rated for 2700-lbs. This winch includes a 25-foot winch cable with hook. This winch will accept a 7/32 cable up to 90-feet long so you could replace the cable with part # BDW20223 which is 55-feet and link a strap or other wire rope of your preference. Note that my contact at Dutton-Lainson mentioned this winch has a 3-minute duty cycle so to avoid overheating you'll...
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  • Picking Out Winch to Pull Floating Dock Out of Lake
    For dragging something without wheels that weighs 1,300 lbs up a slight incline the best option is a utility winch with over twice the capacity needed to get the job done. The Bulldog Winch part # BDW15019 would be a really great option as it has a 4,400 lb capacity and has a decent line speed of 19 feet per minute. I attached a review video for this for you to check out as well. We don't carry them but there are really great tree mounts for winches that use chains or straps that wrap...
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  • Recommended Hand Winch for 16 Foot Open Car Hauler Trailer
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    Yes, the Bulldog Winch Mount for Jeep JL with OE Front Bumper part # BDW20353 will work on a 2020 Jeep Gladiator JT. If you don't already have a winch picked out, the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch part # BDW15019 is an excellent option but I have attached our full list for you as well.
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    Superwinch LT3000ATV Winch - 3K Item # SW1130220 can handle 2,000 pounds on a 30 percent incline but keep in mind the higher the capacity on the winch the easier it will be on the winch. You can go up to a 4,400 pound winch # BDW15019 for not much of a price increase. But the step above that, 5,800 pounds # BDW10029, carriers a more significant increase in price. You can double the capacity of a winch by using a pulley block such as # SW2229A with a hook, # EM59505, bolted at the front...
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  • Comparing the Bulldog Winch #BDW15019 with the Bulldog Winch #BDW15019 For 11 Degree Tilt Trailer
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  • Can a Front Hitch and Grille Guard Be Used Together On A 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road
    I do have both front mount hitch and grille guard options for your 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road but as you mentioned they cannot be used together and I am not aware of any grille guards that have an integrated receiver tube. Therefore, you will need to choose between a front mount hitch or grille guard for your Toyota Tacoma. You are correct in that you are not the only one with this request but unfortunately it is just not feasible to combine the two products. For a front mount trailer...
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  • Electric Boat Trailer Winch that Can Free Spool and Has a Wireless Remote
    What I recommend is the Bulldog winch # BDW15019. With it you are able to add the wireless remote, # BDW20212 sold separately, to operate the winch from up to 100 feet away. The winch does have a free spool mode so you can pull the line out quickly. I have linked a video review of this winch for you. I have also linked a video of the remote.
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