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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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use heavy chain to achieve solid anchoring point
Photo 3 of 4When hooking up a load, use a heavy duty chain to achieve a solid anchoring point.

Winch Chain(3 of 4)

Mounting a Winch:

This winch is mounted semi-permanently with a chain wrapped around its base. The chain can also be linked with choke chains and hooks when keeping it portable.

Next Photo: Hoist