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Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs

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This Dutton-Lainson 2-speed, heavy-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations. Lowest Prices for the best trailer winch from Dutton-Lainson. Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs part number DL14825 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch - DL14825

  • Standard Hand Winch
  • Boat Trailer Winch
  • Utility Winch
  • Wire Rope
  • Polyester Strap
  • Heavy Duty
  • Dutton-Lainson
  • Two Speed Winch
  • Standard Hand Crank

This Dutton-Lainson 2-speed, heavy-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty winch is designed for horizontal pulling
  • High carbon steel gears
  • Permanently lubricated bearings
  • Ergonomic handle grip
  • Zinc TUFFPLATE finish
  • Handle included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Capacity: 2,500 lbs
  • 5-Year limited warranty


Double Speed Pulling Winch Specifications
ModelRated Capacity (2)Drum Hub DiameterGear RatioHandle LengthMax. Mechanical AdvantageReversible Ratchet2-Speed OperationMax. Drum Capacity - Cable (3)Max. Drum Capacity - Strap
DL148252,500 lb.1-1/8"17.3:1 / 5.4:19-1/2"229YesYes5/16" x 47'38'

(2) Capacity is based in direct pull on the third layer of line on the drum. Capacity is reduced as the line builds up on the drum.(3) Drum capacity based on cable size listed. (Cable is not included.)


Winches are not to be used as hoists for lifting, supporting or transporting people, or for loads over areas where people can be present.



14825 Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed with Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs - Model DL2500A

Installation Details DL14825 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs - DL14825

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (52 Customer Reviews)

This Dutton-Lainson 2-speed, heavy-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations.

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Perfect for my application 690071



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Just what I needed. Gray service 614592


Comments
Working great
Michael - 03/28/2020

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Looks great, haven’t had a chance to install it. But since it’s replacing and a identical one I guess it’ll be good until sprocket teeth pop off like the one I got now. Very pleased with your service. 680630



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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. 142863



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Good heavy duty winch used for loading a two ton sailboat. Easy to shift and crank. The reversible ratchet allows letting back to help position the boat when it is not straight on the first haul. 440367



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Mounted winch to steel post on steep hill to pull dock out of Lake super heavy duty made the work effortless love the easy move handled from gear to gear would recommend this to anybody and everybody! 490938


Comments
Just perfect!
Daniel H - 03/30/2019

51201

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So far seems like a sturdy and suitable replacement for my old boat trailer winch. I only needed 1800# capacity, but learned that at the time the 2500# model cost less than either the 1800# or 2000#. I like the two-speed operation. Received promptly as expected. 402067



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In my opinion it’s the only winch left on the market that is built with any strength. I tried some Chinese ones that claimed to be 2500# - complete garbage. The Dutton Lainson is serious. The only downside is it’s almost too strong - I have to be careful because this winch is so strong I feel it could start to pull the bow eye out of my boat. 488275



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Great replacement for my original winch on my boat trailer. Fantastic customer service , and fast shipping like always. Price is unbeatable, thank you etrailer.com. 672174



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Bought this to replace an Attwood winch that was rated for 2000 lbs. The Attwood winch required both hands to trailer my heavy 17' fiberglass boat and the handle was stripping out. Mounted the Dutton-Lainson 2 speed winch in its place planning on having to use the 17.3:1 speed to for the final couple of feet. I was able to winch the the boat all the way 5.4:1 speed with a single hand plus I wasn't tired. The winch is very solid and well constructed. Unlike the Attwood junk, the gears are welded and not riveted. Well worth the invested and its made in the USA. 859868



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Robert S was wonderful. He helped me order everything I was looking for. Thanks! 844928



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My winch arrived on time and in perfect condition! I am going to use it for fixing my boat lift. 808678



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Delivered on time and as ordered. A++ 806657



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Perfect for what we use them for and to be honest we use them in an unconventional way. Our fleet of 94 flat bottom Kann boats have these mounted as well at the DL-15403 winches (matching 2500 lbs left side handle) up by the bow of the boat that helps us tie onto a barge or any other piece of marine equipment we may be trying to move at the time. Thy hold up to stress that we put them to as they are reeled out and winched up several times a day. I would recommend these to everyone! 797119



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Works great 786585



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This two-speed winch is very well built and appears to be very durable. The mechanisms operate easily. I am replacing a lower capacity, single speed DL boat winch that has served me well … I will be better able to wind up my Inboard Outboard fishing/ski boat with this more versatile winch. It was very easy to mount without changing anything on the trailer. I am grateful for excellent service etrailer provided in the ordering and shipping processes. Thanks! 770448



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Another great product from etrailer. Thanks RHM 738475



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What a difference from the Harbor Freight winches that I am replacing! 3-4 x the cost, but I guess you get what you pay for! I'm using these on a 16 foot Ice shack, the 1000# rated ones on it currently feel dangerous. Cheaper built and the reverse pawl feels like it's holding by a thread. Theses feel like overkill, happy I spent the extra money. 726724



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Heavy duty quality, just what we need !! 726614



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The strap was perfect for replacing the strap on my winch. The strap was delivered quickly and was excellent quality. 716198



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Well built product that has been working great. It is a bit over capacity for my boat but it makes loading a breeze when I am on a steep ramp. 713509



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Bought one a year ago. Adding two more to my drop down ice house. Well built with no cheap parts. Holding up well to salty Minnesota winter roads 698935



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excellent winch ! 664806



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the product was as presented no problems good outfit 645082



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Works as expected 589591


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Ask the Experts about this Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch

  • What is Small Plate in Photo of Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch
    The small plate you are referring to in the photo of the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 is the Cable Clamp for Pulling and Brake Winches by Dutton-Lainson # DL24350. The winch does come with this cable clamp, but it does not come with a cable or strap, so for that I recommend the Hand Winch Strap # DL24249 or Hand Winch Cable # DL24102. I have added a link to a video review for you to check out as well of the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825.
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  • Recommended Hand Winch with Strap to Replace DL2500A
    For the similar winch with strap, I recommend the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs # DL14825 and then adding the Hand Winch Strap with Safety Hook, 2" Wide x 25' Long - 4,000 lbs # DL24249. I've attached a couple videos to help.
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  • Mounting Hole Dimensions for Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch
    The mounting holes of the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish # DL14825 are 3-1/4" apart vertically, while the smaller holes are 2-3/8" apart and the larger holes are 1-1/4" apart. I have added a video review of this winch for you to take a look at as well.
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  • Recommended Winch for Old Trailer Winch Replacement
    Thanks for the photo. The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs # DL14825 you asked the question from is set-up much differently. The style of winch you have is more like a worm gear winch # DL11001. The older mechanical trailer winches like you have unfortunately do not have replacement parts readily available, I can't determine the winch you have pictured. My recommendation is to move to the more modern electric trailer winches like...
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  • Does Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 Have a Brake to Hold the Load
    The particular Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 that you referenced does not include a brake or hold function. For this you will want a brake winch. The linked article on hand winches will give you great background on the types offered and suitability for any given type of application, including brake winches. The link provided will take you to our main page for all brake winches such as the Dutton-Lainson Brake Winch # DL15721 rated for 2500-lbs.
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  • Dimensions for Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825
    I went out to our warehouse so I could take some measurements on the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 that you referenced. The main body of the winch measures 7 inches long, 5 inches tall, and 4-7/8 inches wide. With the wheel its length is 9-1/2 inches and including the handle when it's completely horizontal the winch has a total length of 18 inches. I have attached an image with these dimensions labeled that you can check out as well. Please let me know if you need any other...
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  • Is Shorter Handle Available for Dutton Lainson Winch # DL14825
    The handle length of the winch part # DL14825 that you referenced is 9-1/2 inches so for a shorter one you could go with the # DL70336 for a 6 inch handle or part # DL70334 for an 8-1/2 inch handle.
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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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  • Replacement For The Shelby Model 5407B Hand Winch
    I recommend part # DL14627 which is a Dutton-Lainson winch rated for 1,800 pounds to replace your 1,700 lb Shelby 5407B winch. The drum can handle up to a 9/32" x 58' cable or a 38' strap, is made in the USA, and comes with a 5-year limited warranty. This winch features permanently lubricated bearings, high carbon steel gears, and a Zinc TUFFPLATE finish for corrosion resistance. Finally it also bolts onto the same mounting bracket as your existing winch, making for easy installation....
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  • Replacement for Shelby 5470 Trailer Winch
    Shelby has gone out of business and as such there are no replacement parts we can offer for your Shelby 5470 winch; due to that the best option is going to be a replacement winch. For this I highly recommend the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 because it is a 2-speed winch like your Shelby and allows you to use either Strap # DL24249 or Cable # DL24102. This winch has a 2,500 lb capacity, comes with a 5-year warranty and is made in the U.S.A. I have added a link to a video review...
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  • Hand Winch Recommendation for a 5,500 Pound Capacity Single Car Hauler Trailer
    You can ask as many questions as you want, no problem! So, first, yes, you can use a pulley block to double the capacity of a winch at half the speed so you will not have to worry about that. With a rolling load though you may not have to. A rolling load, using a 2500 pound winch up as steep a grade as 45 degrees the winch capacity is 3,225 pounds at the first layer or so of wire rope on the drum. At a 26 degree incline you are looking at a capacity of 4,650 pounds. I have included...
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  • Winch Recommendation to Pull Boat Trailer Up Hill
    On the Dutton Lainson # DL15721, the ratchet style two-way means that you will be able to ratchet the load in or let it out by ratcheting the handle, so when letting a load out the weight of the load will not just totally let go. This would be the style of winch I would recommend for your application. For a cable you'd then want the part # DL24102 which is 25 feet long. You'd have to attach the winch to the top of your post as the bottom of the winch is the mounting bracket. I wish we...
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  • What Benefit Is Higher Gear Ration For Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch
    The 17.3:1 ratio is normally used when you have a heavier load or boat you want to winch in. Sort of like the gears on a bike. When going up a hill you put the bike in a highwer gear so it is easier to reach the top. when on a flat surface you drop it into a lower gear so it gets more power with less effort. The lower gear of 5.4:1 for the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch, part # DL14825 will probably work great for most of the time with your aluminum boat, but if you are ever on a steep incline...
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  • How Much 3/16 Inch Cable Can be Used on Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch DL14825
    I spoke with my contact at Dutton-Lainson regarding the Hand Winch # DL14825 referenced in your question. She stated that 3/16 inch cable can be used and with this size cable, the winch can hold up to 130 feet. Please note that 3/16 inches is the minimum diameter cable they recommend using for this particular winch. This hand winch has a nice zinc TUFFPLATE finish and a weight capacity of 2,500 pounds. I have attached a short demonstration video on this product for you to check out.
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  • Winch Recommendation for Boat Trailer to Allow Boat to Easily Make it onto Trailer
    The higher capacity winch you go with will allow an easier crank than a lower one. A two speed winch like part # DL14825 will work great for what you are looking to do as it will give you the option to use the lower speed gear to move the boat when it's being difficult and then also allow you a faster speed if the boat is wanting to winch up easier.
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  • Dutton-Lainson 2500-lb Two-Speed Brake Winch with Corrosion Resistant Finish
    For a 2500-lb-rated two-speed brake hand winch like the SeaSense 50018053 I suggest the Dutton-Lainson model # DL14830. This winch features a Tuffplate zinc finish to resist corrosion. This winch can be fitted either with a 25-foot strap # DL24249 or a 25-foot cable # DL24102. You may care to refer to the linked article on hand winches. We do not have stainless-steel winches.
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  • Boat Winch Recommendation for a 20ft Pontoon Boat With No Rollers
    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 ratio 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. When your're loading and unloading much of the weight is supported by the water, which will lighten the load. However, it is better to go with a winch with higher...
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  • Do Hand Winches Need Lubrication
    I would recommend keeping the gears lightly lubricated for smooth operation. A light coating of multi-purpose grease like # L11316 would work great, although just about any grease you happened to have on hand would be acceptable.
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  • Maximum Cable Length for Dutton-Lainson Two-Speed Trailer Winch Part DL14825
    47 feet of 5/16 inch cable would be the maximum cable length that the Dutton-Lainson Two-Speed Trailer Winch could accommodate. We offer a 50 foot length, part # FWC7500100.
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  • How Long Is the TUFFPLATE Finish of a Dutton Lainson Winch Guaranteed Not to Rust
    The TUFFPLATE finish of the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 has a zinc finish that is 3 times stronger than standard zinc plating so as far as corrosion resistance goes this would be your best option. The warranty information for this winch is as follows: Dutton-Lainson Company will, at its option, repair or replace free-of-charge any parts or parts found to be defective in material or workmanship under normal use for the period of five (5) years from the original purchase date...
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  • Does Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 Have a Brake
    The Dutton-Lainson 2500-lb Hand Winch # DL14825 that you referenced does not have a brake. But we do offer a range of brake winches that you can see on the link provided. You can click on the capacity you need to see winches in that rating. For example, in a 2500-lb rating we offer Dutton-Lainson Brake Winch # DL15721. Please refer to the linked video. This unit does not include a wire rope or strap, which are available separately. The linked article will give you good background to...
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  • Can While Lithium Grease be Used As Assembly Lube for Fulton F2 Winch
    Yes, using white lithium grease as lubrication for your Fulton F2 winch # FW32000101 would be totally fine.
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  • Does Dutton-Lainson DL14825 Hand Winch Have a Neutral Play Out
    It does indeed. If you flip the pawl vertically toward the line spool, you can easily play out the line but be sure to avoid the handle because it will spin when the line is playing out. The winch can be used with a strap like # DL24249 or with 5/16 inch cable like # DL24102. I've linked to a product description video for the Dutton-Lainson # DL14825 2500 lb capacity hand winch.
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  • Does Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch Use Strap or Cable?
    Hi! The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 does not come with either strap or cable. You would need to get those separately with either Hand Winch Strap with Safety Hook # DL24249 or Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook # DL24102; both the strap and the hook are 25' long.
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  • Can Smaller Diameter But Longer Cable be Used with Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch
    Since the max cable capacity of the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825 is 5/16" x 47' you can definitely use the 1/4" x 50' Cable # DL24104 but you may have to cut off some of the length for it to fit properly on the winch (as it is 3' longer than the recommended size cable). Please note that the winch has a max weight rating of 2,500 lbs so even though this cable is rated for 3,500 lbs since the winch has a lower rating that is what you are limited by.
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  • Pontoon Trailer Winch with Wire Cable Recommendation
    The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs # DL14825 you asked from is able to use 5/16 inch by up to 47 foot wire cable. I recommend using the Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 5/16" Diameter x 25' Long - 2,500 lbs # DL24102 with this winch.
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  • Winch Strap Replacement For 25 Foot Mirage Boat
    For your replacement winch strap I recommend the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch Strap # DL24250. This will work great to pull your boat onto the trailer and the full weight of the boat will not be at the strap as the bunk boards and water will support much of the weight. The length and bright color will help as well. This has a working load of 3,700 lbs and a break strength rating of 6,600 lbs.
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  • Replacement Winch For Stripped Ratchet Gear on # 315-W2000D Winch
    The Single-Speed Boat Trailer Winch with 20' Strap and Brake - 2,000 lbs # 315-W2000D is the replacement winch you would need and is a Jif Marine Winch not Dutton-Lainson. There is not replacement gear kit compatible with your winch. You may want to consider upgrading to the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs # DL14825 which has high carbon steel gears for more durability.
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  • Recommended Hand Winch for Use with 5/16 Inch Cable
    The Fulton High-Performance 2-Speed Trailer Winch # F142430 referenced in your question is designed to be used with 7/32 inch cable. I spoke with my contact at Fulton and he does not recommend using 5/16 inch cable on this drum. For a similar hand winch that can use 5/16 inch cable I recommend the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14825. This direct drive, heavy-duty winch has a weight capacity of 2,500 pounds and the drum can handle 47 feet of 5/16 inch cable. It also features a Zinc Tuffplate...
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  • Matching Right Hand Drive Winch To Left Hand Drive Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL15403
    The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Two Speed with Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs. # DL14825 is the right hand drive winch that matches the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with TUFFPLATE Finish, Two Speed with Left Hand Direct Drive - 2,500 lbs # DL15403. You may want to consider the Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook 5/16" Diameter x 25' Long - 2,500 lbs. # DL24102 for these winches.
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