is the winch worth it?
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what to do with the winch
keep it (and clean it)
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
not to worry mate i had just a thought of putting something on mine like it thats all will put an electric on now instead
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Aint that the truth Exclamation Have to keep culling them or you get overtaken in no time Exclamation Wink

And as for impossible... Well I do like the odd challenge and with ME it's twice the fun Confused Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
There is only one winch I'd fit to a Land-Rover folks....and that is a Capstan! Ideally a smooth version so that you can control the payout with exact precision. The Capstan is a brilliant conception in so far as being able to take miles of rope or miles of cable and pull at a constant weight. The only draw back is in carrying the rope with you as it tends to become heavy when wet. Funnily enough though, it's obsolete now when compared to the drum winches around but non the less, it was still a brilliant concept!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Got an old Warn M5000 which I picked up for 100 a few years ago. Never used it for recovery, although it's fantastic for dragging haylage bales and old oil tanks around......
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
i might be in the look out for a whinch bumper to put on the rear or my 88 and put a rear winch on
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
thats what angle grinders and welders are for Laughing Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
TBM wrote:
Got an old Warn M5000 which I picked up for 100 a few years ago. Never used it for recovery, although it's fantastic for dragging haylage bales and old oil tanks around......


its so good to hear its working rather than being silly with!!!!.....I think I must be getting too old to play! Crying or Very sad Embarassed
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
cant be bothered at the moment to make my own but whats an angle grinder?? dont need one with my new toy bought my self a PLASMA CUTTER will cut anything even youe dirty oily overals (i know i did) Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
did i tell you youre my best friend ever??!!







any way about this plate ive gota cut...........
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
well if you can get it to morts will gladly bring the cutter for you top play with
not a problem at all m8
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
now i just need to find some plate and a reason to cut it lol
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
sounds like its gonna be quite a party at Morts, didcha know m8?!



im goning to make my own winch bumper when the time comes, im going to go for a 9500lbs electric winch i think, going to make something like a defender winch bumper, but put in a few sockets for fog lights inside it, stowage for pulley block maybe, couple of swivel eyes. Not sure yet, going to spend a day just looking at the front end when we get some nice sunny weather.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Your bringing the one tool to my house that I really really want and nobody will buy me Shocked and you expect to leave with it Question Twisted Evil

I'd better get those patterns marked out I wanted doing... Laughing
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