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How big of a winch do I need for my trailer?

How big of a winch do I need for my trailer?

Choose a trailer winch to fit the weight of your boat, motor and equipment. Heavier and longer boats require more powerful winches with longer cables. The general rule is to select a winch with a capacity rating of at least 3/4th the combined weight of your boat, motor, fuel and gear.

How much can a 5000 lb winch pull?

Trailer Winch Capacity

Rated Line Pull (RLP) Slope Percent
10 percent 40 percent
4,500 lbs 22,613 lbs 9,698 lbs
5,000 lbs 25,126 lbs 10,776 lbs
6,000 lbs 30,151 lbs 12,931 lbs

How much can a 3000 lb winch pull?

Expert Reply: Superwinch LT3000ATV Winch – 3K Item # SW1130220 can handle 2,000 pounds on a 30 percent incline but keep in mind the higher the capacity on the winch the easier it will be on the winch.

How much can a 2000 lb winch pull?

The rated line pull of 2,000 lbs. will pull a rolling load of 10,050 lbs. up a 6 degree incline, but as the incline increases, the rolling load capacity will decrease. Also, those loads are based on the just one layer of wire wrapped around the drum.

How much can a 2500 lb winch lift?

So how much weight can a 2,500 pound winch pull? A 2,500lb winch can pull a 7,500lb truck out of a tuff spot.

How heavy of a winch do I need?

To figure how much winch your vehicle needs, add at least 30 percent to the working GVW. Say, for example, your working GVW comes to 6,700 pounds. That means you should be looking for a winch that will provide at least 8,000 pounds of working load capacity.

Is a 5000 lb winch enough for a car trailer?

Subject: RE: Is a 5000 lb. rated winch enough for a car hauler? Get a snatch block and you can double the pull of the winch. I’d say a 5k winch would be fine for occasional use, if you are talking every day use I’d go bigger though as the snatch block will half the speed.

What size winch do you really need?

How much weight can a 2500 lb winch lift?

How much can a 12 000 pound winch pull?

winch. Max GVW: 8000 lbs.