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Home Made Winch Set up for Trailer I did
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Willy-N    Posted 12-04-2002 at 08:34:37       [Reply]  [No Email]

This is what I have been working on lately. It is on the front of my Tractor Trailer. It is a 5,000 lb Single Line Pull Rated Rated Ramsey Winch. I had to make a custom mount for it to bolt it on. They are the Red parts should work great to pull them up on. Next project is to put a 1,000 lb rated Crane Boom on the front corner of the trailer with a adjustable jack under it to support the boom when in use. Mark H.


Gimpleg    Posted 12-04-2002 at 16:43:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Very, very nicely done.


Okie-Dokie    Posted 12-04-2002 at 09:51:11       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Really slick looking rig!Looks much nicer than some of those very expencive factory made jobs.


kraig WY    Posted 12-04-2002 at 09:15:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Like your set up. I put a simular one on my 24 ft. goose neck. Problem is I didn't know anything about winches so I told the salemen what I had in mind. I had 7 foot ramps at 27 degrees, to pull 8000 lbs of rolling stock. He looked up a chart and sold me a 3500 lb winch which bearly pulls the slack out of the cable. So now I got to get a heavier winch.

I didn't put on a battery box. Instead I hooked up a plug to the rear of the truck for the winch. I also use the plug to charge the battery on my dump trailer.


Willy-N    Posted 12-04-2002 at 09:25:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
Pulling the load up thr ramps is the hard part!! I used a come/along once and found out how nice a winch would be!! I have a wire in my Jack for charging if needed but wanted a set up that could work on any truck. I do have 2-battrys under the hood if needed. The double line pull will be nice if it is a big load. I also have a ring on the rear of the trailer to hook the pully to so I can use the winch to pull loads off the trailer or pull from a angle off the back if needed to get the equipment near the ramps with the 80 ft of cable on the winch spool. Mark H.


Willy-N Trailer View    Posted 12-04-2002 at 08:47:05       [Reply]  [No Email]

Here is a picture of the Trailer View. I have all the stuff people said would work to hold one on with too. I hauled one so far on it and worked great pulls nice! Mark H.


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