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Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 9,800 lbs

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 9,800 lbs

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Heavy-duty winch with 5.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull large vehicles onto your trailer. Low-profile winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware. Call 800-298-1624 to order Bulldog Winch electric winch part number BDW66FR 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 - 9,800 lbs. Electric Winch reviews from real customers.
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Bulldog Winch Electric Winch - BDW66FR

  • Car Trailer Winch
  • 8001 - 10000 lbs
  • Wire Rope
  • Bulldog Winch
  • Wired Remote
  • Medium - 5 to 9 FPM
  • 71 - 80 lbs
  • 3-Stage Planetary Gear
  • 6.0 HP

Heavy-duty winch with 5.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull large vehicles onto your trailer. Low-profile winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty winch lets you pull trucks, vans, tractors, and other large vehicles onto your trailer
    • Perfect for gooseneck car haulers, flatbeds, tagalongs, dovetails, and large tilt trailers
  • Low-profile 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
  • 5.8-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, 365-amp contactor transmits power from your battery to the winch motor
    • Water- and weather-resistant to IP67 specifications
  • Side-mounted 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
  • Wired, hand-held remote lets you operate the winch from up to 20' away
  • Free-spooling clutch ensures fast rope payout and reduces wear on the motor
    • Gearbox can be rotated 360 degrees so you can reach the clutch handle no matter where you mount the winch
  • 3/8" Diameter zinc-plated wire rope is strong and abrasion resistant
    • 50' Long, aircraft-grade galvanized steel cable
    • Steel spring tensioner allows easy rope management and ensures correct spooling
    • 9/25" Steel clevis hook and nylon hand-saver strap included
  • Heavy-duty, compact roller fairlead
    • 4 Steel rollers reduce friction and wear on the rope
    • Silver-zinc-plated 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


Specs:

  • Rated line pull (with a single layer of wire rope around the drum):
    • Static load: 9,800 lbs
    • Rolling load: 98,000 lbs
  • Motor: 12-volt DC
    • Line pull at 0 lbs:
      • Power draw: 51 amps
      • Line speed: 29 FPM
    • Line pull at 9,800 lbs:
      • Power draw: 365 amps
      • Line speed: 5-3/4FPM
  • Gear ratio: 265:1
  • Duty cycle: 2 minutes on/15 minutes off
  • Braking: 100-percent load-holding mechanical
  • Battery lead wire: 1 gauge
  • Battery lead length: 6'
  • Rope dimensions: 50' long x 9/25" (9.1 mm) diameter
  • Winch dimensions: 21-1/2" long x 7-3/8" wide x 7-3/4" tall
  • Drum dimensions: 2-1/2" diameter x 2-3/4" long
  • Mounting bolt pattern:
    • Winch: 6-1/2" x 4-1/2"
    • Plate: 14-1/2" x 5-7/8"
  • Distance between roller fairlead mounting holes (center to center): 10"
  • Minimum winch box/cabinet size: 20" wide x 10" tall
  • Winch weight (with wire rope installed): 77.8 lbs
  • Recommended battery size (for maximum power): 650 CCA
  • 2-Year limited warranty


10061 Bulldog Winch 5.8 hp Trailer Winch with Wired Remote and Mounting Plate - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 9,800 lbs





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Video Transcript for Review of Bulldog Winch Electric Winch - Car Trailer Winch - BDW66FR

Jeff: Hello everybody. This is Jeff at etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a look at this Bulldog winch 9,800 pound trailer winch with the wire rope and the roller fair lead. Now this heavy duty winch will let you pull trucks, vans, tractors, and other large vehicles onto your trailer. So this is perfect for gooseneck car haulers, flatbeds, tagalongs, and large tilt trailers. This has a nice low profile design, which means it'll fit easily into most custom cabinets or boxes.

The motor on this is a 5.8 horsepower permanent magnet motor, which will deliver powerful, fast and safe line pulling. And the motors lighter, uses less current than a series round motor. They do have a vent in the motor to let vapor escape to prevent any moisture buildup. This winch does use an automatic mechanical brake, which will hold a hundred percent of the load while minimizing any winch creep.On the other side, is the all steel, three-stage planetary gear train. It provides increased drum speed, when compared with the worm drives or the one or two stage planetary gear trains.

Gear ratio on this is 265 to one. Now this does offer a free spooling clutch, which will ensure nice fast rope payout, reduces wear on the motor, has this clutch handle right here. That'll let you put it into the engaged or the disengaged position. Right now, with the handle pointing up, that means it's engaged. The winch is ready to operate.

If you want to pre-spool some wire, you can just turn this 180 degrees. It's pointing down and it'll show a figure pulling out. So now it's free spools. You can pull out as much wire as you need. Once you get out as much as you need, then you want to go back to the engaged position, just rotate this up 180 degrees, and now you're ready to operate with the remote.The other nice thing is this gearbox right over here can be rotated 360 degrees and installed in 12 different positions so that you can reach this clutch handle no matter where you mount the winch.

Over here is the side mounted power unit, it includes the contactor in the plastic housing, and all your electric wiring you need. Here's your battery wires right back here that are connected. On the inside of this housing is a sealed 365 amp contactor, which will transmit power from the battery to your winch motor. It is water, weather resistant to IP 67 specifications. We mentioned the remote right here. Does include this wired handheld remote, that'll let you operate the winch from about 20 feet away, has a 20 foot long cable. Basically what you have to do is just take your three pin plug here, and there's a little notch. You just line that notch up with the pins, push it into place, and then extend your cable out, and then you can operate your toggle switch in and out.Nice wired remote. Now they do also offer a wireless remote that has a hundred foot range. That is sold separately on our website. It's listed on this product page as a related product. That would be BDW 200156, and that'll allow you to do it wirelessly up to a hundred feet away. Now the wire rope on this it's 50 feet long, three eighths inch diameter, zinc plated wire rope. It's very strong and abrasion resistant. They do use a steel spring tensioner, which allows easy rope management, and ensures correct spooling. The hook on it, you can see it includes a nice three-eighths inch size steel hook, and even this red nice nylon hand saver strap is included. Now on the hook itself, you can see does have this nice keeper to keep it attached.The wire rope comes through this nice heavy duty compact roller fairly. You can see it has four steel rollers, two horizontal, two vertical, and that'll help reduce the friction and wear on the rope. So as the wire rope goes through there and goes up against these rollers, it'll help it move along. No wear on the wire rope. Has a silver zinc plated finish to help resist corrosion.Now you can see the steel mounting plate at the bottom here, and the hardware comes with it. So I'll include it. Let you mount the winch and the fairly to the trailer deck or the frame. This winch has a nice durable black powder coat steel body, and motor to help resist corrosion. The Dacromet plated motor tube will resist internal corrosion. The tie bars right here, and the side frames help create a nice, strong, rigid winch body. Now it does come with this nice installation manual to describe how this all gets put together, and how it installs. A few specs on this, the rate of the line pole with just a single layer of wire rope around the drum, the static load would be 9,800 pounds. Rolling load is 90,000 pounds. The motor we mentioned is a 12 volt DC motor. The line pull at zero pounds. The power draw would be 51 amps. Line speed is 29 feet per minute. A line pull at the maximum 9,800 pounds. Your power draw is going to be the 365 amps, and the line speed is about five and three quarters feet per minute. The battery wires I showed you earlier that are attached back here, these are wire size of one gauge, and the lead length on them is six feet.Last thing I want to do is there should be some overall dimensions on this winch. The weight of it is about 77 pounds. The length from this end to this end, it's going to be right at about 21 and a half inches long. The width of it would measure from the front of the fairlead to the back of the mounting plate. You're going to be right about 10 inches wide and the height, the tallest point is where this handle is. So if we sort of go from here to the top of the handle, it's going to be right about eight inches tall, but that should do it for the review on the Bulldog winch, 9,800 pound trailer winch with the wire rope and the roller fair lead.


Customer Reviews

Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch - Wire Rope - Roller Fairlead - 9,800 lbs - BDW66FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (82 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty winch with 5.8-hp, permanent magnet motor lets you quickly and safely pull large vehicles onto your trailer. Low-profile winch fits easily into most custom boxes and cabinets. Includes hand-held remote and mounting plate with hardware.

- BDW66FR
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The guide that keeps your tow chord was crap It literally broke the second using it and the chord would get all twisted and starting rubbing against the mount and fraying.



- BDW66FR
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the Bull dog winch arrived on time and in good condition, it was easy to get the parts put together, but the real thrill was when i tried it out, WOW what a great job it did, it has plenty of power to do what i need to do, and the price was good. hopefully i will make another order soon, once again thankyou,



- BDW15017
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Great product, great service, easy to install. Instruction manual could use a little update. but nothing major. Very happy with this product. Buy this if you need a to pull a car onto a trailer...



- BDW15019
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


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!



- BDW10031
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Couldn't ask for a better winch. Even though I don't have the remote their is plenty of cord for the control. I have it in our enclosed car hauler and it has plenty of power and the brake works great on a 4000 lb. car. It is a little of over kill but bigger is better. I would recommend this to anyone. Thank you for a great product and the service you give.


Comments
Winch works great for pulling cars on our enclosed trailer. Couldnt ask for a better product.
Mike S - 02/24/2021


- BDW10032
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Excellent winch. It has never failed me after a year of use in my featherlike car hauler. The synthetic rope won't harm the extruded aluminum floor. Easy to free spool and re-engage. I installed the wireless remote which I recommend for convenience.



- BDW15018
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


I mounted this winch on my racing trailer. I use it to winch a 2700lb car into position. It has worked flawlessly. Easy on the battery, really like the fiber cable over steel. This winch is perfect for my application. I would highly recommend this product.



- BDW15020
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Easy to install and a great addition to my enclosed trailer. Easily pulls up my 1100lb Caterham race car. I have also purchased the wireless remote which makes the whole set up very slick



- BDW10039
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Works good with fully charged battery, but if the battery is discharged some, the wireless remote control will not work, and you have to plug the wire in!


Comments
For maximum power, the recommended battery size for this product is 650 CCA.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 11/12/2021


- BDW15019
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Works very well pulls my 3300 lb racecar into my trailer with ease. Sometimes it loses connection with the hand control cable just have to wiggle it a little to make the connection. Wish it had a wireless control



- BDW10029
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Just installed yesterday. Nice appearance and very compact. Smaller foot print than the winch plate on my trailer. It was nice to have the mounting hardware and mounting plate included with the winch. Pulled 20’ of cable out and powered it in. Motor is whisper quiet. I like the 20’ remote cable which gets me to the back end of my 20’ trailer deck easily.



- BDW10040
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Winch is very well made. The box is another story. Box was broken open upon delivery, hardware pack was missing.


Comments
Customer Service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 11/22/2021


- BDW10039
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Owned it for a year now. I've pulled up cars, tractors, and a small shed onto my trailer with it.



- BDW10032
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


It has been a year since I ordered this winch for my vehicle trailer. I have been very satisfied with my purchase, as i have used it now multiple times moving vehicles between states. I have had zero issues and the power is beyond adequate. I highly recommend this product as a versatile and easy to install trailer winch option.



- BDW15020
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Easy Installation. Needed a little coaxing to free spool at first, but operates fine. Compact and a great application for my Cobra hauler.



- BDW10039
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Works perfect. One issue the battery in the remote won’t charge. Have to call the company.


Comments
Works great. Batteries in the controller could be easier to replace. I thought the controller would recharge when hooked to the coiled cord, but it doesn’t.
Bob H - 01/19/2021


- BDW10039
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Well, the winch finally got here,(a month later) the box was in bad shape, but it seem to be in working order and I don't think any of the parts are lost. Thank you for your diligence.. PJ



- BDW15018
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Well I haven't used it yet so that review will need to wait. It arrived on time and the box was in good shape. Will work on getting it installed and operational in the near future.



- BDW15019
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


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.


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



- BDW15019
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


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.



- BDW15017
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


I use the winch to pull a small boat on a beach dolly up a river bank - it works very well for this purpose. I use the wireless controller so that I am free to guide the dolly.



- BDW10032
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


I used the winch so I can load and unload a 78 Trans Am which weighs about 3K, and the winch works great. The winch makes easy work of loading and unloading the car and the rope line doesn't damage the floor of the custom trailer. I highly recommend this winch. The narrow cable spool also limits the need to push the cable/rope from sided to side, which again when loading is one less thing to watch while loading the car by myself.



- BDW15020
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Excellent product, and transaction. The winch has worked very well since I took it out of the box and is useful for lots of things. I mostly use it to winch my car on a flatbed. I bought a set of extra long copper cables and hook it up directly to the battery in my tow vehicle. Real Easy and Quick set up.



- BDW15017
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


Works great for loading my classic car into my box trailer. I like the remote control feature. It allows walking around the car to make sure it is tracking properly. Pull strength is adequate and small size takes up minimum space.



- BDW10029
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Review from a similar Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch in Electric Winch


fast delivery. Products were as shown


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