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Winch Versus Hoist

Host David Thiel and Jason Smith from Warn Industries demonstrate the difference between a winch and hoist and the power and ability of each.

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always wear gloves when dealing with wire
Photo 2 of 4Safety Note: Always wear gloves when dealing with the wire of a winch and hoist.

Free-Spooling Clutch(2 of 4)

Its 60-foot cable is made from aircraft wire rope and is a free-spooling clutch that allows the cable to be pulled out without running the motor.

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