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    Default 4th of July sale promark offroad

    so i've been really considering getting one of these for a while now. im looking at the 12,000 lb silverback for $500.00. the last couple of times i've asked no one has really heard to much about them. what about now? anyone know anything? the reviews look great. i guess my only real question to you running larger winches is, is 12,000 too big? i mean i love the idea of being able to pull myself plus another jeep up a tree, lol, but what is the effect gonna me on my suspension? also, compared to the warn in the same class, the only real diffferences are the cable thickness, and the gear ratio, the warn being 261:1 and the gorilla being 265:1. oh and the warn is $1000 more.

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    my biggest gripe about big winches are they are painfully slow. if youve ever done a muddy 150' hill youd realize that over driving the winch in 1st gear is a pita. my m12k was that way and if you had to spool out 100' and it took 5 min to reel back in the 80' you didnt use then your sitting and so is everyone behind you.

    now on a different note i ran a HS9500 (high speed) and it was dangerous i thought. too fast to really control for any finesse. either on or off.

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    yeah, im not terribly worried about line speed. if im in a hurry on the trail there's a problem anyway. more about the quality of the winch. no one has heard anything???
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    i believe those have perm magnet motors, they work but work slow and just be careful of overheating. the heat kills em fast. I bought the smitty xrc because they switched to a series wound set up got my 8k with synth line for 385 and free shipping thru 4wd
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    nope, the ones i was looking at, 10000 and 12000 are series wound.
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    never can go too big IMO
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    looks like i hesitated too long. 12,000 are sold out. wonder if i can backorder them at that price. lol
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