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Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 3,200 lbs

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 3,200 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 - 3,200 lbs part number DL15440 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch - DL15440

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: 3,200 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
DL154403,200 lb.1-1/8"17.3:1 / 5.4:19-1/2"219YesYes3/8" x 30'25'

(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.



15440 Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 3,200 lbs - Model DL3200A



DL15440 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details DL15440 Installation instructions



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Video Transcript for Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch - Standard Hand Winch - DL15440 Review

Speaker 1: Today I'm gonna take a look at the Dutton Lansden two-speed direct drive hand winch with the tough plate finish and 230 pound weight capacity. This heavy duty winch is designed for horizontal pulling, tight enough for boat trailers and other pulling applications. It does have this ratcheting handle with the nice ergonomic grip to it, and the gears they use are a high-carbon steel gears in this winch. It does use a zinc tough plate finish over the whole winch. The tough plate finish has about three times the corrosion resistance of a standard zinc plating and about 30% greater corrosion resistance when compared to powder coating.This winch is made in the USA. This is a two-speed design winch.

You can see the two shafts here. The upper one, that's gonna be your low speed. The one I have the handle in right now is the high speed. And you can move the handle between whichever gear you want, and the way you do that is just push in on the spring loaded bottom here and it'll slide right off. Now when you go to slide it on, just push in on it and it'll click and lock into place.

So you just wanna make sure when you put this on or take it off that you just push in on the bottom, and that'll allow you to put it on whatever shaft you need.So right now it's up on the higher shaft, which is the low speed. At the low speed it'll give you a gear ratio of 17.3 to one. Basically that's telling you that for every 17.3 revolutions of this handle, it'll give you one revolution of the drone. And if you move it down to the higher speed, right down here, push in, attach it just like that. At the higher speed it'll give you a 5.4 to one gear ratio, and that's telling you 5.4 revolutions of the handle for one revolution of the drum.On the hub drum itself it has a fully lubricated shaft from the factory.

The drum hub diameter, which is this part right here, is 1 1/8 inches. Now the maximum drum capacity, you can use either cable or a strap. If you use a cable, it'll be a 3/8 inch diameter by 30 feet, and if you use a strap it'll be a two inch by 25 feet. If you do use a cable, they do actually include the cable keeper, which is this part right here. I've attached it to the hub and drum.

It's hardware, and then what you do is you start your cable onto your hub and drum, you just hook it into there, screw it down, and that'll hold it in place so you can wrap the cable around there.Now the handle length on this winch is measured center here to center here is 9 1/2 inches. I wanna give you a few base dimensions on this winch. The overall length edge to edge is seven inches. Overall width on the base is 4 7/8 inches. You notice they do have multiple mounting holes for mounting this to your application. Again the weight capacity is 2,300 pounds.I just wanna show you how this will work. So like I said, right now we've attached it to the high speed, which is right down here. So if we go and turn this, you can see that it'll rotate 5.4 revolutions of the handle to one revolution of the drone. And if you wanna move it up into the lower speed, again just push in, click on, and you can see the same way, just like that. Here's the lower speed.There is this ratchet pall right here that if you click that forward, that'll release it so there's no ratcheting. It'll just free wheel in either direction. And then you can click it back down there, click it right into the gear. Swing this around so you can see the inside there. There's your ratchet pall.But that should do it for the review on the Dutton Lansden two-speed direct drive hand winch with the tough plate finish and a 230 pound weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 2 Speed - Direct Drive - 3,200 lbs - DL15440

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (83 Customer Reviews)

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

- DL15440
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But this as a replacement for a pontoon trailer. Shipping was very fast. We had purchased a replacement went last year that didn’t even last season. This is very well-made, got the boat out of the water with no issues. I’m extremely happy with this purchase and it appears this will hold up well. We couldn’t be happier that we found this site and made this purchase. 569620



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When I first installed it on my boat trailer, I had to make modifications to the mount by adding a plate to mount the winch on the boat trailer to keep it center. The spring in which it locks the fell out and was a pain to put back. I have since removed it from my boat and used the old winch until I can make this one work. Since it has been a year now, I do not think I will be using it. Waste of money for a winch that does not hold up and does not fit right. 470184



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I used the new winch and 10,000 lb strap for the first time this week-end. Worked like a charm pulling our cruiser onto the trailer. 391968


Comments

The winch is absolutely fantastic! Works like a charm and pulls like a team of draft horses! I wish I would have purchased this product 15 years ago with my boat. Thanks for the follow-up.

Kris - 06/13/2018

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When i recieved the winch the box was torn up and taped up i know it goes through a shipper but the box was missed handle correctly plus it made me feel that etrailer just wanted my money and that was it also the winch did not come with bolts or screw to mount it on my boat trailer the bolts and screws that on my other winch was all rusted now i got to go get bolts amd screws to mount it on my trailer and the winch did not come with a bolt and a lock nut for the boat strap it only came with the screws and nuts for the cable but if this it a cable and strape winch why not issue a bolt and lock nut for the winch now i have to buy a bolt and lock screw for the wonch so i can put my 10,000lbs sebbing breakable strap on this winch the good news is it look like a tough winch and will find out this weekend when i put it on my 25ft pontoon boat trailer would sent picture how it was ship to me but i will when i update how good the winchbdo 515608



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I have a bad back and recently was diagnosed with congestive heart failure so I have lost a good deal of my strength. My boat is a 16 1/2 Alumacraft with a 60 horse Mercury motor and in the past, I had no trouble loading it with my old single stage winch. My new winch is just what the doctor ordered. It makes reloading easy again. My only problem was that the handle fell off on the way to the lake first time out. I found it laying on the shoulder but it incurred some damage as the clip holder was gone and the rubber handle cover was flattened from being run over. 216280


Comments

I lost 2 more handles because they just fell off. I now detach the handle and carry it in the boat. Otherwise, it works just fine.

Dennis E - 08/01/2016

19862

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Excellent winch that seriously exceeded my expectations. I bought it and the DL 4800 lb. strap for a car / farm trailer (welded a custom mount on the front) and just used it to load up a 1946 Willy's CJ-2a by myself. The gear reduction is perfect and I used the lower speed for pulling it up the ramps, the faster speed for the rest. Would be ideal for light vehicles (such as the Willy's) or smaller tractors (Ford 8N, Massey 135, etc.). I had no idea a manual winch could work so well. Awesome product. 18281



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What a difference in loading our boat. Love it! 620381



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This is the third Dutton-Lainson winch I have purchased- they are the best I’ve used yet. The 2 speeds come in very handy- fast for lighter loads and slow for heavy pulling. The spring loaded handle comes right off and stores so no one will steal it. This winch is the exact same as the DL3200A. Remember this winch does NOT come with a strap. I purchased BOAT BUCKLE 2 inch 25’ strap to put on this winch. The strap has an 8,000 lb rating. I would NOT recommend doing this- the strap is thick and really not designed for the winch. Stay with the same manufacturer (Dutton Lainson) and use one of their straps. This winch also does NOT come with the bolt needed to attach the strap. If you purchase a Dutton Lainson strap they include the needed bolt. Thanks to etrailer for contacting the manufacturer and assisting me with finding out which bolt I needed. Great product- Great support. Etrailer goes the extra distance to help you with anything you need. 616215



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I just got this today. So I haven’t mounted it yet. Definitely heavy duty. Should last a long time. I like the two speeds it has. I would buy this winch again. Thanks E Trailer. 608424



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Exactly that I need 608157



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it works great 607010



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I have a 22 ft 4700 lb hydra-sport with cuddy cabin and this winch handled it with no problem. I prefer to winch my boat up instead power drive it. 605145



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Looks like it's well made, using it on my car trailer. 590342



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Winch has performed well, I use it with a strap and winch a 7000 lbs. boat onto my trailer. The crank does change direction when you put it into the lower gear range and it can be a pain to operate in that direction when you are standing on a trailer tongue above the water. It does see a lot of salt water use and it hasn't corroded. I am not sure I like the detachable handle. I get worried about leaving it at home or forgetting it on the winch when I pull out of the launch, but I just keep track of it. 577441



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product arrived very quickly and looks of great quality... 576906



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i am very happy with this product and how fast i recieved it 565911



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Works great !!!heavy duty great products 540743



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Product is made well in the USA and installed on my boat trailer easily. 529730



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I liked what I ordered and it came very fast the sales man was very helpful and friendly 523526



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Awesome product just what we were looking for! We have ordered a lot of things through etrailer and they are always on time and the correct part. Great Company!!!! 489620



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Very heavy duty winch. 489201



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Excellent replacement! 488905



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Works just as advertised .. 486289



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This is my second one.. Excellent winch.. 2 speed comes in handy .. very heavy duty , very satisfied 481795



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seems very well built.. have not used it yet 466976



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Very heavy duty and tough. Can't comment on it after 1 year as we sold trailer after 6 months but it held up well. 445963


Comments

Its a great product. To keep it from rusting we sprayed it with some Fluid Film, which also keeps it nicely lubricated.

Alexander S - 10/25/2018

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I haven't had the opportunity to use this but a couple of times, but it seems to be fine. 437282



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Arrived exactly as shown and on time. Great customer service from etrailer, especially my customer service rep, Stacey A. She promptly returned calls, kept me posted on shipping progress and quickly took care of MY mistakes. Great buying experience! 429698



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The crank is excellent. Your assembly and use directions are horrible. I had to figure out how to assemble and install the strap on my own. 414332



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Has worked great. 400583



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I have had Dutton-Lainson winches in the past with great results. Man is this built well! A really nice winch which I fully expect will last for years. 394848


Comments

Great Product!!!!!!!

Mike B - 06/16/2018

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If your getting up there and that old cranks to hard to winch then try this one ,smooth and no effort . 390829



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This baby is heavy duty...Going to pull a 28 foot Nordic boat...should do the trick 360077



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So far so good looks excellent heavy duty boat trailer winch - delivered on time as stated. Using it on a boat trailer quality is excellent. Bolted up as stated and works great! Handle latches on either speed with out a problem. 360897



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Bought this 3200 lb winch to put on my boat trailer, it pulls my 11,000 lb boat up on the trailer with ease, the only issue i can see is the removable handle, looks like it could vibrate off on a rough road. Ill just keep in in the truck, shipping was quick and boxed well, ill order another one if i ever wear this one out. 349299


Comments

It worked flawlessly for one year and then the locking brake tooth wore off, can I get that replacement part?

Lee W - 04/09/2018

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Thanks for the follow up Lee, the replacement part that you are needing is indeed available as # DL404917
Replacement Double Pawl Level for 2-Speed Reversible Hand Winches
$6.46
.

-- Rachael H - 4/11/2018


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looks good very well made 347042



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Well made. 331916



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This winch is easily strong enough to pull my 24 foot Aquasport out of the Gulf of Mexico. With a good cleaning after every use, I have had no corrosion issues either. All in all, it's a very nice winch for the money. 327644



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Had a Fulton equivalent that I broke twice and now they don't sell replacement parts since they have outsourced to Mexico. So I went with the Dutton-Lainson replacement. Etrailer sent me the entire assembly diagram and you can order each part individually. The Dutton-Lainson is still made in USA. Buy American. Etrailer is the best. 325615



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excellent product , fast shipping 321323



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Save your back ! this is a BRUTE of a boat winch... works GREAT for an old guy like me.. Thanks etrailer. 317526



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Great heavy duty winch. Using for my dock land lines 312907



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Bought this unit to replace a Fulton 2600lbs, so far so good!! 307661



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I'm using this winch for lifting logs and pulling them on to my trailer works great 304246



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All went very Good...!!! 302075



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5 excellent product 300477



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Very nice product! I am happy! 297324



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This was a direct replacement of a poorly cared for winch. It fit perfectly, operates as expected, and provided proper care should last a very long time! 297177


Comments

The parts have held up well, with proper care. Our use is around salt water, typically parts can get abused by nature. Theyve performed well.

John S - 10/17/2017

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I am not sure of the feature of not having the ability to ratchet the winch out but the freewheel out will be nice. I will just have to remember to take the handle off when traveling. 287719



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Great product. Quick shipping Great Com munication 283871


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  • How to Pick Out Manual Boat Winch
  • Generally when picking out a winch for a boat trailer the ratio is 2 to 1 meaning you would need a winch with roughly half the capacity as the weight of the boat. With good rollers and a short winching distance the ratio increases to 3 to 1, but with long winching distances and wooden bunks like what you currently have the ratio is 1 to 1. The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL14725 should work well for you. It has a 2,000 lb capacity. Or the part # DL15440 that you referenced which has...
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  • Availability of Winch Strap for Dutton-Lainson # DL15440 3200lb Capacity Hand Winch
  • We sure do, you'd need the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch Strap, part # DL24251. The strap is 20 feet long and plenty of capacity for your winch. If you wanted a strap that's a little longer, you can use part # DL24249 which at 25 feet, is the longest strap that can be used on your winch.
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  • Can the Hanlde for the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL15440 be Secured on Winch During Travel
  • The handle for the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch # DL15440 is designed so that you can easily move from one speed to the other which is why some people have experienced it falling off while they are heading down some rough roads. You can possibly use a thick rubber band or something of the sort,but the best way to keep from losing it during travel is to remove it.
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  • Recommendation For Hand Winch With Multiple Speeds To Lift Logs That Are Up To 3000-lbs
  • Because of the weight of the logs your are moving and the desire for a faster speed option, I recommend the Fulton High-Performance 2-Speed Winch with Handbrake, Item # F142430. This durable winch has a 2-speed feature (fast for quick pulls and slower for increased mechanical advantage) as well as a handbrake. It has a zinc finish and a maximum capacity of 3,700-lbs. It also works only with a cable like Item # FWC7500100 that is sold separately. While a little more robust than you...
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