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Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs

Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs

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The corrosion-resistant, cast aluminum frame on this fully enclosed winch makes it perfect for marine use. Other unique features include adjustable handle length and configuration, an easy-to-use pawl knob and a dual-gear drum. Lowest Prices for the best trailer winch from Fulton. Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs part number FW20000301 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Fulton Trailer Winch - FW20000301

  • Standard Hand Winch
  • Boat Trailer Winch
  • Utility Winch
  • Polyester Strap
  • Heavy Duty
  • Fulton
  • Single Speed Winch
  • Standard Hand Crank

The corrosion-resistant, cast aluminum frame on this fully enclosed winch makes it perfect for marine use. Other unique features include adjustable handle length and configuration, an easy-to-use pawl knob and a dual-gear drum.


Features:

  • Completely enclosed design is durable and stylish
    • Cast aluminum frame provides corrosion resistance
  • Aluminum, soft-grip handle offers ultimate adjustability
    • Switch from right- to left-handed drive configuration
    • Adjust the handle length from 6" - 9" to balance torque, speed and clearance
  • Quick and easy installation - fits industry standard mounting pattern
    • All necessary mounting hardware included
  • Pull-and-turn knob easily engages and disengages pawl
    • No exposed spring
  • Dual-gear drum and solid drive gear allow smooth, reliable operation
  • Handle can be turned in reverse to slowly let out cable instead of freespooling
  • Rear strap guide helps to prevent strap from contacting gears
    • Strap included


Specs:

  • Handle length: adjusts from 6" - 9"
  • Mounting base measures 3-3/8" long
  • Gear ratio: 5.1:1
  • Hub diameter: 7/8"
  • Drum storage: 20' x 2" strap
    • For use with strap only
  • Capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: As of January 2013, Neutral option has been disengaged



FW20000301 Fulton F2 Trailer Winch - 2,000 lbs




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Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs - FW20000301

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (203 Customer Reviews)

The corrosion-resistant, cast aluminum frame on this fully enclosed winch makes it perfect for marine use. Other unique features include adjustable handle length and configuration, an easy-to-use pawl knob and a dual-gear drum.

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I just received my new winch. Free shipping and I am surprised how quickly it arrived and how easy it was to install!! This is the third time I have ordered from them, and they have just about everything one can need for their trailer, and they provide great service and technical information. This winch has no exposed springs and the lock mechanism is greatly improved and looks great! 733436



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I just installed the new bow roller and boat winch and am very pleased. The new Fulton F2 and C.E. Smith roller assembly went on easier than the old parts came off. I’m also very happy with the very clean look, they really dress up my Nitro bass boat better than the original parts. I am already making plans for more upgrades after seeing the results today. Thank you etrailer for your great service and great communication. 757040



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This thing is pretty big , so be sure you have the room for it. That being said, it's a pretty solid product. Should work well for our sailboat trailer. 336567



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Upgraded my winch on my boat trailer, went with a heavier one than the one that came with trailer. Absolutely one of the best winches I’ve used. I ordered the winch late on a Saturday night and received it four days later on Wednesday, fantastic service, I’ll be glad to use etrailer again . 604841



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Fast shipping! Great product! If I need anything in the future, I'll definitely use etrailer.com 853541



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Easy install. ETRAILER.COM has Fast Shipping. Great upgrade . 825932



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Winch has exceeded expectations. Top build quality and ergonically well conceived. The mechanical action works as it should and the front actuated directional selector is perfectly located. Highly recommend this robust product; well done Fulton! 825292



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so far so good 820548



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Excellent product. Just as described. 812311



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This Fulton F2 winch is an excellent item. It easily handles my Ranger 1882 VS. Easy to install and it looks great! Outstanding service from e-Trailer too. I've used them for years without problems. Highly recommended. 803518



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This is my second order from e-trailer. Both were filled quickly and arrived as expected. In both cases the e-trailer replacement model recommendation and video were invaluable. The new wench was easy to install despite minimal manufacturer installation instructions. 791487



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Winch stripped out on my 20' Skeeter. Replaced it with this FW2. Easy to install and is a solid upgrade from the one that came with the trailer. Ordered on a Saturday evening and was delivered Wednesday afternoon. Have ordered from etrailer before and as usual, this was a great transaction. 791042



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Great service supper fast shipping Winch works great 787174



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Great service, and quick delivery...... I highly recommend etrailer for your trailering needs...... 786833



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I received my order today and have installed my new winch. I like all of the features of this product. Sometimes buying online does not give us the confidence that seeing in person before buying can do. I was very satisfied with this product. When you do a lot of towing of various pieces of equipment like I do it is great to know that I can get what I need to keep it all rolling. Etrailer always has what I need and gets it to me quick. 779666



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Love it ! Easy to install and works like a charm ! 768320



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Used the new winch today. Wow so much easier to use and pull a 19 foot bass boat up tight against the bow stop. Dual cams are the best! This was the best price from etrailer and delivered fast. Love this winch! 746347



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Etrailer had a great price, quick and accurate shipping. They carry high end and less expensive products to give you a wide spectrum of choices 737760



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Customer service was excellent,and delivery was on time !!!!Thank u etrailer!! 730323



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Outstanding service and great product 724920



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Got the strap and hook today that was missing from initial shipment. Great customer service got a new one here quickly. Successfully installed. Nice service, nice winch. 661658



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Every order I have made has literally been as easy and simple as it possibly could be. I will not be buying trailer parts from anywhere else. That's a fact. 604906



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This winch is much beefier than the xlt 1401 that I was replacing. Good price and great delivery time. 583853


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  • Can the Fulton F2 2K Trailer Winch Handle a 1,800 Pound Boat
    The gear ratio for Fulton F2 winch # FW20000301 is 5.1:1. The capacity of the winch at 2,000 pounds is enough to pull the 1,800 pound boat even in the worst conditions (those being a long winching distance, steep incline, wooden bunk are all of the above). If you have roller bunks the ratio for winch capacity could increase to 2 to 1 or even 3 to 1 in some cases. That would mean that in certain conditions the winch can handle a boat up to 6,000 pounds. But for a steep incline and wooden/carpeted...
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  • Recommended Replacement for Fulton XLT1401 Trailer Winch
    In order to replace the Fulton XLT1401 Trailer Winch I recommend using the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch part # FW20000301 which will actually be an upgrade for you. The added weight capacity is going to put less stress on the winch which in turn improves longevity. This winch also has an adjustable length handle for ergonomics, fully enclosed shell for durability, and an easy to use pawl. I have attached a review video for you as well.
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  • Recommended Replacement Winch for XLT1401 with Failed Ratcheting Pawl
    I reached out to my contact at Fulton and the part you are looking for has been discontinued. You will need to replace the entire winch because that ratchet pawl is no longer available and he said no other kit will work. I recommend the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs # FW20000301 or the Fulton XLT 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 2,600 lbs # F142418 as a replacement. Both of these use a different ratcheting pawl than...
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  • Replacement 2,000 Pound Hand Winch Recommendation for Boat Trailer
    Unfortunately, we don't currently carry a replacement for the Shelby 5409 with a 2100 pound capacity. We do carry additional winches that may work with your boat trailer. The Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle, 2,000 pounds # FW20000301, or a Dutton Lainson hand winch # DL14825 which has a 2500 pound maximum capacity. You may also consider a Dutton-Lainson heavy duty brake winch # DL10786 which has a rating of 2500 pounds. The brake is automatically applied...
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  • What is the Mounting Pattern for Fulton F2 2K Winch
    The Fulton F2 winch # FW20000301 uses an industry standard mounting pattern. The industry standard mounting pattern is basically a triangle-shaped bolt pattern. The two bolts at the bottom are 2-1/4 inches apart on center. The top bolt is 4-1/2 inches from either bottom bolt on center. On this winch you can adjust where the center bolt is since it is a slotted hole in case you need to make some slight adjustments.
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  • Dimensions, Mounting Pattern and Strap for Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch # FW20000301
    The Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle, # FW20000301, measures 10 inches long, 8 inches high, and 8 inches wide with the hand on. The base is 3-1/2 inches by 6-1/8 inches. The industry standard mounting pattern is basically a triangle-shaped bolt pattern. The two bolts at the bottom are 2-1/4 inches apart on center. The top bolt is 4-1/2 inches from either bottom bolt on center. This winch does not function like a worm gear or brake winch. If you want to...
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  • Recommended Trailer Jack for 2008 Mastercraft Boat Trailer
    Sounds like you have a great plan in place to freshen up your 2008 Mastercraft boat trailer. The Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch, # FW20000301, that you mentioned is a great option and receives very favorable customer reviews. As for the jack, as long as your existing Fulton jack pivots on a single bolt, you could use the Fulton Bolt-Thru Swivel Marine Jack, # FXP15W, as a replacement. This jack has a lift capacity of 1,500 lbs so it should work great for your trailer. If your...
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  • Mounting Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch
    To use the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch # FW20000301 on your trailer would require you to drill in order to properly secure it. This winch uses what is an industry-standard mounting bolt pattern, but the good news is that its mounting bolts are adjustable along the bottom so unless your mounting bolt pattern has an unusually large spread between the mounting holes you should be able to mount it by drilling just one more hole. I have added a link to a video review of this winch...
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  • Solution for Needing Replacement Ratchet Pawl for Fulton XLT 1401
    We checked with Fulton and the part you are looking for has been discontinued. You will need to replace the entire winch because that ratchet pawl is no longer available and he said no other kit will work. I recommend the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs # FW20000301 or the Fulton XLT 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 2,600 lbs # F142418 as a replacement. Both of these use a different ratcheting pawl than your current winch.
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  • Replacement Winch for the Fulton XLT Single Speed Winch
    I do have a possible solution for you, however the Fulton XLT Single Speed Winch XLT18ZB301 referenced in your question is no longer available from the manufacturer. I recommend looking at the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch # FW20000301. This is very similar to the XLT and has a 2,000 pound weight capacity. The mounting base measures 3-3/8 inches long and the handle length can adjust from 6 to 9 inches. I have attached a video demonstration on this product for you to check out...
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  • How to Choose a Hand Winch for a Tow Dolly
    In order to choose the correct winch for your application, you would need to know both the weight of the vehicle and degree of the incline the winch must overcome to pull the vehicle onto the dolly. On level ground, a winch can pull 10 times its capacity if the load is rolling. For example, a winch rated at 1,600 lbs while pulling a rolling load can handle up to 16,000 lbs. However, while pulling that same load up a 17 degree incline, the winch's capacity is then reduced to 4,176 lbs. I...
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  • Recommended Fulton Winch and Roller Bunks for Ram-Lin Single Axle Trailer with Wooden Bunks
    Trailer winches, like trailer jacks and hitches, are best selected to provide a healthy safety margin in their weight capacity. All such items tend to last longer and work better when they are not operated at their limits. For a boat that weighs in the range of 2700-lbs you want to choose a winch that offers at least half that weight in pulling capacity. The Fulton F2 # FW32000101 is a 2-speed enclosed winch rated for 3200-lbs. This includes a strap and a nice feature, an adjustable...
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  • Freespooling, Controlled Load 2,000 Pound Hand Trailer Winch Recommendation
    I spoke with my contact at Fulton about the F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle, # FW20000301. He stated that there is no minimum load required for the winch to operate. You can use it for controlled loads/unloads, but this winch is designed as a pulling winch, not for lifting, and is not meant to suspend loads. In its freespooling mode, the handle will still spin as the line is being pulled out. You might want to consider an electric winch like the Superwinch LT2000...
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  • Replacement for my Fulton XLT1401 Ratchet Pawl
    I checked with Fulton and the part you are looking for has been discontinued. You will need to replace the entire winch because that ratchet pawl is no longer available and he said no other kit will work. I recommend the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs # FW20000301 or the Fulton XLT 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 2,600 lbs # F142418 as a replacement. Both of these use a different ratcheting pawl than your current winch.
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  • Fulton Hand Winch that Comes with a Strap and Hook
    Fulton F2 winch # FW20000301 does come with a strap and hook and is also rated for 2,000 pounds. The similar # FW16000101 comes with a strap but is rated for 1,600 pounds. I have included a link to the hand winches that either come with a strap or that can be used with a strap. Ones that come with a strap will show the strap in the pictures. They come in a variety of capacities as well.
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  • Comparing Fulton F2 and XLT Winches
    I would easily recommend the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs # FW20000301 or the Fulton XLT 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 2,600 lbs # F142418 as a replacement for your application. The F2 is more designed for comfort and ease of use with it's ergonomic shaped handle that can be adjusted to length and left or right handed and lighter capacity whereas the XLT is a bit more robust and has a higher capacity. Neither...
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  • Picking Out Winch for 3,100 lb Boat on Trailer with Wood Bunks
    With wooden bunks on a boat trailer the ratio of winch capacity to boat is right at 2:1 so you could get away with a winch that has around a 1,600 capacity. But a 2,000 lb winch like you mentioned would be easier to winch in and out like the Fulton F2 part # FW20000301. This is a very easy to use winch that would work really well for your application.
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  • Mounting Dimensions on Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch # FW16000101
    The Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch # FW16000101 referenced in your question has base dimensions, where it contacts the mounting location, of 3-3/8 inches by 6-3/16 inches. It features the industry standard bolt pattern, just like the 2,000 pound # FW20000301, that will allow the winch to be installed on almost any trailer. The two bottom bolts are spaced apart 2-1/4 inches on center, and the top bolt is 4-1/2 inches from both bottom bolts, on center. I have attached a short...
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  • Recommended Marine Hand Winch For 3000-Lb Boat
    I have attached a link to a helpful article that explains how to choose the correct winch for a boat trailer. Here is what the article says: Finding the Right Capacity Winch for your Boat Trailer. Boat-size-to-winch capacity is generally 2 to 1 With good rollers and short winching distances, increase the ratio to 3 to 1 With wooden bunks and long winching distances, reduce the ratio to 1 to 1 For example, a 2,200-lb boat generally requires a 1,100-lb winch. If the same boat were...
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  • Winch Recommendation for a Boat Trailer that had a 2,000 lb Winch Installed
    Roller bunks actually will make winching easier than carpeted bunks, so if a 2,000 lb capacity winch was used before it would work even easier with your roller bunks. That being said the Fulton F2 Winch part # FW32000101 would be a great choice that would have more than enough capacity. If you wanted to go with a 2,000 lb winch that is similar you would want the Fulton F2 Winch part # FW20000301. Either winch would work great. I attached review videos for both winches plus an FAQ...
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  • Trailer Jack and Winch for 3,000 Pounds or Less Boat Trailer
    Since a jack doesn't need to hold the weight of the entire trailer it's pretty easy to get one rated for more than what you need. the 1,500 pound bolt-on swivel jack # MJ-1500B-DWL or 2,000 pound weld-on # TJP-2002S-B will be enough and are both great options. It's the same for a winch as well. The winch doesn't need to support the entire weight of the boat but needs to be strong though to pull it along your rollers. Being that you have rollers that will make it easier on the winch...
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  • Can Fulton F2 3000-lb Winch Be Switched From Right-Hand To Left-Hand Operation
    The # FW32000101 winch from Fulton does not have a left-hand and right-hand feature. The handle will only fit on one side of the winch and cannot be moved to the other side. We do have an enclosed winch like part # FW20000301 that does have the feature you mentioned. This is a 2,000-lb winch and it has a dual gear drum.
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  • Solution for Needing Replacement Ratchet Pawl for Fulton XLT Winch
    I reached out to my contact at Fulton and the part you are looking for has been discontinued. You will need to replace the entire winch because that ratchet pawl is no longer available and he said no other kit will work. I recommend the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch with Adjustable Handle - 2,000 lbs # FW20000301 or the Fulton XLT 2-Speed Trailer Winch with Heavy Duty 20' Strap - Zinc - 2,600 lbs # F142418 as a replacement. Both of these use a different ratcheting pawl than...
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  • Will the Fulton Heavy-Duty Winch Strap # FWS20HD0200 Work with the Fulton XLT Series 1800 lbs Winch
    Yes, the Fulton Heavy-Duty Winch Strap, # FWS20HD0200, will fit on the drum of the Fulton F2 Fully Enclosed Trailer Winch, # FW20000301. I spoke with my contact at Fulton to confirm that these items would work together.
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  • Trailer Hand Winch Needed with Shortest Handle
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