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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Justin_WJ » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:43 pm

Sorry, didn't read above. Give me a couple weeks and I'll buy one off you.

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Steveakus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:53 pm

Justin_WJ wrote:How much could you get me this one for? And what kind of warranty do they have to offer?

http://www.roughcountry.com/winches/ele ... s9500.html
I will make sure my price is accurate (Im pretty sure thats what the last one was) and the warranty is 1 year electrical, and 2 year mechanical :bigthumb:

EDIT = ok my bad they are $260 without shipping, and shipping is $50 so it would be $310 shipped
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by SLADE » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:59 pm

$310 isn't worth it to me. Thanks anyhow.
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Steveakus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:05 pm

SLADE wrote:$310 isn't worth it to me. Thanks anyhow.
Yeah you probably dont see enough trail to worry about it much ......... :cheers: :bigthumb:
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by armyjeep » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:10 pm

To each his own, I personally don't want a 40 year old winch on my new jeep. I'll buy a new on as needed, Seriously I won't use it much, will you? I don't plan on getting STUCK. I am a good driver. It's there "just in case". thanks.

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Steveakus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:13 pm

redjeep wrote:To each his own, I personally don't want a 40 year old winch on my new jeep. I'll buy a new on as needed, Seriously I won't use it much, will you? I don't plan on getting STUCK. I am a good driver. It's there "just in case". thanks.
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I have probably only used mine (any of mine for that matter) on myself less than 5 times, its always for someone else, or work around the farm here
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Justin_WJ » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:21 pm

You guys think a 9,500 would be sufficient on a WJ?

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redjeep wrote:To each his own, I personally don't want a 40 year old winch on my new jeep. I'll buy a new on as needed, Seriously I won't use it much, will you? I don't plan on getting STUCK. I am a good driver. It's there "just in case". thanks.
The point was, if you want something that will out last your Jeep, buy a Warn. If you will probably trade the Jeep with the winch attached, nevermind, buy any brand, it will probably serve you well. Again, I will not speak for any other brand simply because I have not owned them, but I do know my old Warn has never failed me, and should any of the electronics die, the selinoids are $12 at any parts store. :wink:

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by wvjeepers » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:22 pm

Justin_WJ wrote:You guys think a 9,500 would be sufficient on a WJ?

Sould be about right.

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Steveakus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:24 pm

Justin_WJ wrote:You guys think a 9,500 would be sufficient on a WJ?

oh yeah, these are definitly super strong !! ask uncle mitch on here how strong they are, :lol:

his front end was hung up in a mud hole and he was winching and it blew his tire off the rim, bent both upper control arms and ripped the transfer case in half, didnt even bog the winch down, pleanty strong for sure :bigthumb:
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Justin_WJ » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:26 pm

redjeep wrote:To each his own, I personally don't want a 40 year old winch on my new jeep. I'll buy a new on as needed, Seriously I won't use it much, will you? I don't plan on getting STUCK. I am a good driver. It's there "just in case". thanks.

Yea cause no one that uses their jeeps offroad ever gets stuck....lol, mine is there simply to pull unsuspecting Toyota, ford, Chevy, dodge, and hummer owners out of the mud and what not. Hahaha

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by SLADE » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:27 pm

Steveakus wrote:
SLADE wrote:$310 isn't worth it to me. Thanks anyhow.
Yeah you probably dont see enough trail to worry about it much ......... :cheers: :bigthumb:

Actually, I was considering a cheap off brand Chinese winch for the trailer. I know better than to rely on one for the Jeep.
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Justin_WJ » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:29 pm

Steveakus wrote: ask uncle mitch :bigthumb:

Lol I was there. 5 Points.

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Re: What winch to use?

Post by Steveakus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:30 pm

Justin_WJ wrote:
Steveakus wrote: ask uncle mitch :bigthumb:

Lol I was there. 5 Points.
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Re: What winch to use?

Post by SLADE » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:31 pm

wvjeepers wrote:
redjeep wrote:To each his own, I personally don't want a 40 year old winch on my new jeep. I'll buy a new on as needed, Seriously I won't use it much, will you? I don't plan on getting STUCK. I am a good driver. It's there "just in case". thanks.
The point was, if you want something that will out last your Jeep, buy a Warn. If you will probably trade the Jeep with the winch attached, nevermind, buy any brand, it will probably serve you well. Again, I will not speak for any other brand simply because I have not owned them, but I do know my old Warn has never failed me, and should any of the electronics die, the selinoids are $12 at any parts store. :wink:

Id rather buy a brand that has 40 year old winches that are still in service than an offbrand Chinese winch that hasn't been around for 2 years.
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