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#10972461 - 07/12/15 06:37 PM boat trailer winch
Chemdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
can someone recommend a decent electric boat trailer winch some days after i am dont fishing i can hardly crank that handle to get my all the way up and a few times i was not abled to so i was looking at an eltric one the one i was looking at once i read the review on it it was horrible i dont know enough about them to make a wise decision i dont want to spend 300 330$

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#10972903 - 07/12/15 09:47 PM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
Freeman Clark Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1258
Loc: Temple, Texas
I have one for $75.00
With the trailer you have you should be able to drive your boat on it.With little cranking at all.

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#10973707 - 07/13/15 10:53 AM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
forkduc Online   content
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10255
Loc: Plano,Texas
Mine came with a manual Fulton and it works great. You should only have to snug it up if the boat is loaded correctly.

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#10974683 - 07/13/15 05:54 PM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
jwcromer Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/18/06
Posts: 2229
Loc: N. Richland Hills,Texas
run the boat all the way to the winch,hook it crank 1 turn to snub it down.

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#10974919 - 07/13/15 07:42 PM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
cxjcherokec Offline
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Registered: 06/06/11
Posts: 781
Loc: Azle/Rockport
If you can't crank it all the way up, back down a little more and finish cranking. The elec ones don't hold up well in the salt.

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#10975396 - 07/13/15 11:12 PM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
Chemdawg Offline
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Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
I am just going to chang out to a 2speed and crank i have see that the eleterc ones have to many issues for the price and hassle you guy make it sound easy but when say my back is bad I am in lot of pain for just around the house I start my day off with 16mg mophine ex long acting and 30mg fast acting morpihne pluse muscle relaxants to the spasms no if i have to do any thing on my feet for more then an hour or even fishing I get allowed 8 of the 30mg a day when thing get band I have like fishing I have Fentanyl patches and some super strong pills to take the isue is it messes me up and i have to drive so just even one hard crank can believe how hard is or how painfull it is I can get about 2 hours in the boat is i dont have to do much bending over i can fish a little longer the reason i sold my nice skeeter and bough a center concol the way the boat sits on the trailer you cant pull it in the water to far or it wont go on the trailer right and if you ar not in far enough it want sit on right it was not as bad as my last CC and trailer I aprice all the ideas though and the honesty on how poor they are after talking with someone in the same situation they put one of those 2 speed cranks he said cranking his boat is like truning a door knob and they are like 125$ compared to 300 so thats good

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#10975398 - 07/13/15 11:14 PM Re: boat trailer winch [Re: Chemdawg]
Chemdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
I am just going to chang out to a 2speed and crank i have see that the eleterc ones have to many issues for the price and hassle you guy make it sound easy but when say my back is bad I am in lot of pain for just around the house I start my day off with 16mg mophine ex long acting and 30mg fast acting morpihne pluse muscle relaxants to the spasms no if i have to do any thing on my feet for more then an hour or even fishing I get allowed 8 of the 30mg a day when thing get band I have like fishing I have Fentanyl patches and some super strong pills to take the isue is it messes me up and i have to drive after a day on the water guiding I am can hardly walk but like doing it same goes with making bait standing there melting the cheese down kills me so just even one hard crank can believe how hard is or how painfull it is I can get about 2 hours in the boat is i dont have to do much bending over i can fish a little longer the reason i sold my nice skeeter and bough a center concol the way the boat sits on the trailer you cant pull it in the water to far or it wont go on the trailer right and if you ar not in far enough it want sit on right it was not as bad as my last CC and trailer I aprice all the ideas though and the honesty on how poor they are after talking with someone in the same situation they put one of those 2 speed cranks he said cranking his boat is like truning a door knob and they are like 125$ compared to 300 so thats good

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