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Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - Single Speed - 12' Strap - 400 lbs

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - Single Speed - 12' Strap - 400 lbs

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  • Standard Hand Winch
  • Boat Trailer Winch
  • Utility Winch
  • Polyester Strap
  • Light Duty
  • Dutton-Lainson
  • Single Speed Winch
  • Ratcheting Hand Crank
This Dutton-Lainson single-speed, light-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations. Ratcheting handle and 12' strap included. Lowest Prices for the best trailer winch from Dutton-Lainson. Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - Single Speed - 12' Strap - 400 lbs part number DL16003 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch - DL16003

This Dutton-Lainson single-speed, light-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations. Ratcheting handle and 12' strap included.


Features:

  • Light-duty winch is designed for horizontal pulling
    • Perfect for pulling personal watercraft
  • 12' Strap with 1" x 18" loop installed
  • Ratcheting handle with egronomic grip included
  • High carbon steel gears
  • Permanently lubricated bearings
  • Zinc TUFFPLATE finish
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Capacity: 400 lbs
  • 5-Year limited warranty


Single Speed Pulling Winch Specifications
ModelRated Capacity (2)Drum Hub DiameterGear RatioHandle LengthMax. Mechanical AdvantageReversible RatchetMax. Drum Capacity - Cable (3)Max. Drum Capacity - Strap
DL16003400 lb.5/8"1:17"181/8" x 87'19'

(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.



16003 Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - 12' Strap - Single Speed - 400 lbs - Model DL400



DL16003 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details DL16003 Installation instructions



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Video Transcript for Dutton-Lainson Trailer Winch - Standard Hand Winch - DL16003 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Dutton-Lainson hand winch. This light-duty winch is designed for horizontal pulling, so it's perfect for pulling a personal watercraft or small boat onto a trailer. The strap is included. This is a 12-foot long strap by two inches wide. Here at the end of the strap, it does feature a hook with a safety latch mechanism, spring loaded, so that's going to prevent accident disconnecting from your attachment point.It also features a 1-inch by 18-inch long pull loop installed that allows you to easily control the strap when you're extending it out to make your connection. The handle, located right here, this is your ratcheting handle.

It does feature a grip on there, so that offers a nice comfort grip design, makes it easy to crank and easy to control.The winch itself features high carbon steel gears, as well as permanently lubricated bearings. We're looking at a nice, durable steel construction with a zinc tough plate finish, which is designed to really help this unit resist rust and corrosion and last a long time.I do want to point out that it features a free spool option. In order to engage the free spool option what you need to do is take this pull right here, flip it, and then disengaged the handle. That would allow you to take the line out quickly and easily. That way you can easily make your connection point or if you need to lower your personal watercraft or boat into the water, that's how you would do it, and then, obviously, disconnect.Then when you're ready to ratchet, you just repeat those steps, so you place the handle back, flip it to engage it.

Engage there, and then you can easily bring back in the line using, again, that nice comfort grip, easy to use handle.This product is made in the USA it features a capacity of 400 pounds. The drum hub diameter is 5/8ths of an inch. Gear ratio is one to one, so that means for every, basically, one rotation of the handle this unit right here with complete one full rotation, but as you can see the handle does not go all the way around. It goes right there and then comes back, so that's a little bit like halfway, so two of those would basically create one full rotation of the hub.The handle length is around seven inches. That's from the center of the attachment point to the end of the handle.

A few other measurements I want to go over with you real quick. I did take overall measurements of the body here, and the overall length from the front of the unit to the back to the unit is about 4 and 7/8ths inches long. The overall width from outer edge to outer edge, including the hardware on each side, is about 3 and 3/4 inches wide, and then from bottom to the top of the gearing is about 4 and 1/2 inches.The base features a two hold design for easy mounting. Mounting hardware's not included, but this base measures 3 and a 1/2 inches long by 3 and 1/4 inches wide. That's going to do it for today's look at the Dutton-Lainson hand winch..


Customer Reviews

Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch - TUFFPLATE Finish - Single Speed - 12' Strap - 400 lbs - DL16003

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (32 Customer Reviews)

This Dutton-Lainson single-speed, light-duty winch is designed for multipurpose horizontal pulling operations. Ratcheting handle and 12' strap included.

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This product is a perfect replacement for the Shelby winch on the older jet dock models for personal watercraft 647193



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Quick shipping, exact fit, easy installation Using with my SeaDoo gti130se and shorelandr Trailer 365439



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Great place to deal with. Shipped fast and arrived fast. Good price 660729



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Used in an unconventional manner to hang mobile saw carts in my garage. Work great! 657129



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Great product that I’ve been using for a year now. Exactly replaced my old on Shorelander PWC trailer. 603742



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Guess it is a good product but didn't work well for our purpose. We tried using to pull out inflatables onto a dock. We screwed it to the dock surface. The angle was wrong and the pulling power was very very slow. Seems it would be better for absolutely straight pulling. 503290



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Looks like advertising ,quick service as in the past orders 455096



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Great little winch and perfect for my needs Very happy !! 390686



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Works perfect for my Yamaha Waverunner. I have a Jet Dock and put this product on it to secure the ski. Easy to install and fits perfectly. 377341



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Winch is as described. Works properly for my application. Installation and operating instructions are clear and to the point. Delivery as promised. 372795



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Exact replacement for the winch on my ski trailer. Very happy! 370936



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Great price on great product! 342020



- DL16003
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Just needed a simple way of loading my 80lb portable generator to the bed of my pick up truck. Easy to set up. 299985



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Product was delivered timely and performed perfectly. Satisfied 279180



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We can not believe how fast our order was processed, shipped, and received! Great job, George J. and etrailer.com. 279002



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Great communication and fast delivery. Product was as promised and I look forward to doing business with you again. 273702



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I've ordered from these guys three times and everything was great each time. UPS messes up by handing off my package to the USPS and that made it take a little longer one time but that is not these guys' fault at all. I live in a small town and UPS only comes a couple times a week. These guys are great to work with and I will go to them with all my trailer needs! 272728



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Very good and friendly service. Very satisfied with my purchases 240644



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Product is exactly as advertised, arrived quickly and is a very good value. 221799



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Outstanding winch for jet ski. Love it 215028



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Product is just as stated and delivery was fast too. I would recommend this company to anyone. 207165



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great exactly what i needed for my shorelandr trailor 186914



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The hand Winch I ordered was excellent quality. The service was great and unfortunately it did not fit the application I wanted it for so I had to return it. The folks at etrailer was super about returning it. 176393



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Works as expected. We did not have room for a full 360 crank handle, so this is perfect. It is mounted in a snowmobile trailer to pull in a large fishing sled. Thanks for the great service e-trailer. 172920



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Received my hand winch exceptionally fast. The quality is excellent. I have a 400 lb. hovercraft and I needed a lightweight winch to winch it onto my trailer. Most importantly, I was not able to use a regular crank winch as the craft arrived at the front of the trailer because of the craft's nose configuration. The ratchet-type winch is the perfect solution for me. 166045



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Works great for PWC trailers 146293


Comments

Still working great

Alan K - 08/12/2015

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- DL16003
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A great winch for small boat trailers with limited room for your installation. 89961



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Just got my DL16003 winch, and I've very satisfied. I have a 9 ft plastic bass boat that weighs out over 200 lbs with gear, on an 8 ft tilting utility trailer. My goal was to be able to retrieve the boat from a launch ramp by myself - 63 years old with a bad back. I had my doubts this 1:1 winch would do it, with no mechanical advantage to speak of. I'm barely able to haul the boat up onto the trailer with a heavy line on the bow. That wasn't going to work in the long run, so I thought I'd give the winch a try. No doubt an 8:1 crank winch would do it, but I'd have to build a raised mount for the handle to swing 360 degrees. I was able to mount the DL16003 on the trailer bed, it fits snugly against the boat bow when loaded. For a test, I tilted the trailer and slid the boat off the trailer in the driveway, hooked of the winch strap and hauled away on the winch lever. I was able to one-handed drag the boat up the trailer with the winch without strain, so it's a success! 79806


Comments

I took the boat out to a local lake and retrieved it no problem. Again, recommended!

-- comment by: Dennis - 05/18/2013

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The winch works perfectly, just as advertised. I would recommend it to my friends. 49929



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outstanding service product as shown - receive within 4 days of order and have already install - I recommend etrailer.com 39942



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The winch on my wave runner trailer was broken and I could not find where to buy parts. I found the DL16003 on the etrailer website. It looked similar to mine. The base bracket on my trailer is built in, but the reel, handle and lock mechinism looked very similar. I took a chance and bought the DL 16003 winch. Etrailers service and quick response was very good, via email I knew the status of my order at all times. The winch came with instructions and explode out view of the parts. With four wrenches (two 7/16 and two 1/2) I was able to easily remove parts for the new Winch base bracket and install them on my old bracket. The new product appears to be sturdier than the OLD and I expect years of good service. 23524



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This product is perfect for the application I needed. It didn't have to winch a ton, but I had limited space and was not able to get a 360 degree type winch. The quality seems good and it does the job I need it to do. 6565


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  • Winch Recommendation to Raise and Lower 175 LB Monster Jeep Tire
  • The Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch with 12 Ft Strap, # DL16003, is built for multipurpose hauling and lifting operations with a capacity rating of 400 pounds. Although I do not have a recommendation as to where or how this winch could be mounted for your application, this winch does have the capacity that you would need in order to lift the 175 pound spare tire of the monster Jeep. I have included a video for you to check out.
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  • Difference Between 4:1 Winch and 1:1 Winch
  • A 1:1 ratio will be much harder to turn than a 4:1 ratio. The 1:1 will move exactly 4 times quicker though. The Dutton Lainson winch part # DL16003 has a 1:1 ratio and a 400 lb capacity. It would make easy work of what you are trying to do since the needed ratio in your application is 2:1 (sorry to use more confusing ratios). What that means is that for your application you can get by with a winch that has half the capacity of the boat. So a 150 lb winch would work fine, and a 400 lb...
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  • Availability of a Replacement Ratcheting Handle for a Trailer Winch
  • We carry a couple of trailer winch replacement handles that have the ratcheting feature. If you you have a B Series brake winch from Dutton-Lainson, you can use Replacement Handle, # DL70346. If you have a DLB series brake winch from Dutton-Lainson, you can use Replacement Handle, # DL70347. These are the only 2 ratcheting handles we have. If your winch is a different brand or model, I can try to find if one is available with the winch make and model number. The handles listed above...
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  • Winch Recommendation to Pull an 850 lb Jet Ski on a Floating Dock
  • Generally, the boat-size-to-winch capacity ratio is 2 to 1. If you have a long winching distances and wooden bunks for the jet ski, then that ratio may reduce to 1 to 1. If you have a short winching distance and you are using good rollers as opposed to wooden bunks, then you could increase the ratio to 3 to 1. If you are simply pulling the jet ski directly on the dock without any bunk guides or with wooden bunk guides, then I would stick to a 1 to 1 ratio. For your situation, I would...
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  • Light Duty Brake Winch that Brake Operates in Reverse
  • For the ratcheting style winches like the part # DL16003 that you referenced there aren't any options that allow for a controlled feed out. For a winch that has a brake that works in both directions the Dutton Lainson part # DL14934 would be a great option. It has a bit more capacity than you would need at 1,200 lbs but it would still work great.
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  • Worm Gear Winch Recommendation for Hoisting a 150 lb Float
  • Based on what you are doing I would recommend you use a Dutton-Lainson Worm Gear Hand Winch # DL10954. Worm gear winches are great for hoisting things because the load cannot reverse the direction of the winch and there is no free wheel option. Check out the review video for this product for you. For a cable I would recommend you get a Hand Winch Cable with Safety Hook # DL24100.
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  • How to Attach Hand Winch to Roof Rack Crossbar
  • Since you likely won't have enough clearance for a winch that uses a standard rotating handle, a winch with a ratcheting handle like the # DL16003 would be your best bet. I'd recommend using a couple of U-bolts to attach the winch to the crossbar. Also keep in mind that your roof rack crossbars are meant to withstand a weight equal to their weight capacity bearing down on them. A set-up like you propose will put lateral force on the crossbar and roof rack. I'd proceed cautiously, and carefully...
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  • Availability of a Light-Duty Hand Winch for Use in a Cargo Application
  • We do offer lower capacity hand winches that are like the 600-lb-rated Fulton Single Speed Winch FT6000301 that you referenced. Dutton-Lainson offers their single-speed hand winch # DL16003 that includes a 12-foot strap with hook, a handle, and a Tuffplate zinc finish for protection from corrosion. This winch is rated for 400-lbs. An article on winches is linked for reference. If your application is to secure cargo, you will be better served by a few sets of ratcheting tie down straps,...
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  • Recommended Ratcheting Winch To Pull Light Boat On To Beach
  • I recommend a ratcheting winch like the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch, part # DL16003. You may want to secure the winch to something solid that you can stand on while using the winch. This winch is a ratchet-style so it would not have to worry about being close to the ground when it is being used. This winch has a one-way ratcheting system. The handle can be released for free spooling to release the load. This winch also comes with a 2 inch x 12-ft strap that has a hook on the end. I...
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  • What is Mechanical Advantage and How is it Calculated on a Hand Winch
  • Essentially to calculate mechanical advantage, first take the output force and then divide it by the input force. Input force is how much force you apply to the handle. Output force is how much force is applied to the load. Some of the winches are for use with a cable only, and they will state that in the product description. If a strap can be used it will either state that it can or it will give an indication that one can be used, for example it might say max drum capacity when using...
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  • Mounting a Hand Winch on the Front Cargo Rack of a Yamaha Grizzly ATV with a 5 ft Moose Snow Blade
  • I would recommend using a ratchet crank hand winch like the Dutton-Lainson Hand Winch, part # DL16003. This would allow you to mount the winch to your front cargo rack and not worry about the full 360 degree rotation. This will also give you the lift you need for your blade and includes a 12 ft strap already installed. We also offer standard winches with ratcheting replacement handles like the B Series Dutton-Lainson Heavy Duty Brake Winch, part # DL10770, with B Series Ratcheting Replacement...
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  • Hand Winch Recommendation to Tilt a Folding Motorcycle Trailer For Storage in the Garage
  • The MaxxTow Positive Lock hand winch that you referenced # MT70176 will work for your application. This winch is rated for up to 1,000 pounds capacity. So it would work for your 230 pound folding motorcycle trailer. Please be aware that this is a one way ratcheting system. You can place the handle in free spool mode to release the strap, but if you would like to use the ratcheting system you will have to turn the handle. For your reference this handle is 9 inches from the attachment...
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