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    Quote Originally Posted by monte55 View Post
    Suggestion...........use it doubleline. It will slow the travel speed, double the lift capacity, and most importantly, it will hold more weight without the winch
    unwinding as they will under a heavy load.
    Double lining the winch doesn't double the capacity, it cuts the workload on the motor in half. The line will only hold so much, the mount and hook likewise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by triggerman View Post
    Double lining the winch doesn't double the capacity, it cuts the workload on the motor in half. The line will only hold so much, the mount and hook likewise.

    HTH
    As compared to single line pull, yes it does. I was not talking about the cable, the mount, snatchblock etc. I doubt his 2000# winch could even get close. That's probably for a rolling load and just about anyone stating pulling specs for a winch is talking
    first layer on the spool..........it goes downhill fast after that. Also you better have a good voltage supply, cables, connectors.
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    Thanks for the info guys . looks like I will have to stop by the harbor freight store

    you can wast alot of time in their

    Thanks again


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