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Old 04-09-2005, 02:03 AM   #1
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Ramsey 5000# winch

I found a deal I don't think I can pass up on a Winch. The quandry I have is that it's probably not big enough for my 3500 lb Jeep but since I'm not running a winch now would it be of some use mounted on the Jeepster or would it be better suited for the trailer in my future?
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Old 04-09-2005, 04:19 AM   #2
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Mount it on the jeep and get a snatch block until you can upgrade to a bigger one. A small winch is better than no winch.
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Mount it on the jeep and get a snatch block until you can upgrade to a bigger one.
I'll second that.
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Caveat:
Ramsey winches are slow compared to Warn. You can get an 8000 lb Ramsey or MileMarker from Harbor Freight for $400 or less. The winch won't say RAMSEY on it, but it is identical. I know because I have one from HF and seen a Ramsey up close and in action.

It needs to be a pretty good deal before I'd plop down money for less winch than I know I might need someday.
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