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Thread: Self feeding winch rope for rear mount winch

  1. #11
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    My Hickey side winder allows you to winch from any angle. The rope winds on no problems. Drum is large in diameter but narrow in width. Problem with these winches was though the steel cable would at times pinch and damage the cable. Also there mounting was not standard as you would guess with a side winding winch. So they went out of favor. I have mine mounted to a standard winch bull bar.They where made in the 1970`s through till some time in the late 1980`s or early 1990`s. So before rope came about. Perfect for rope.
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    Hall that seems ideal. If I was to mount it behind the cabin it would be a custom frame chassis rail to rail so being unconventional is not a problem. Can you source them in Oz? I googled it and most pages were on USA trucks or directed to Ebay USA.

    PS: wonder if you could convert it into a PTO winch? I assume you could with enough energy, engineering knowledge and tinkering time.

    The alternative that i considered over the weekend was the Runva compact series. They only have 14m of rope. You loose about 1m on the drum and 1.8m from drum to fairlead if mounted at the cabin, it shortens its useable length of the rope considerably.

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    Have you seen this? Perhaps you could get some tips from this bloke and build one like his. Your drum could spin on a vertical shaft.
    Don.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don 130 View Post
    Have you seen this? Perhaps you could get some tips from this bloke and build one like his. Your drum could spin on a vertical shaft.
    Don.
    I'm pretty sure that is the Person weeds was referring to in post #4

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    Self feeding winch rope for rear mount winch

    Quote Originally Posted by Mercguy View Post
    I'm pretty sure that is the Person weeds was referring to in post #4

    Self feeding winch rope for rear mount winch
    Correct, from memory the video doesn’t really show the full potential of the winch........well. I thing like the situation that he winched a bunch of us up a non-drivable Track.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mercguy View Post
    I'm pretty sure that is the Person weeds was referring to in post #4

    Ok, yes, now I see the connection. It's good vid of a good winch though, and probably the sort of setup the OP is thinking of.

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