post #1 of Old 05-20-2007, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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Mile Marker 70-50080C (current version of mine)

Of course Mile Marker's primary distinction is being hydraulically powered vice Warn/Ramsey being electrical. There are plusses and minuses for either method: Hydraulic will run Forever -- but only if, and as long as your engine does too. Electric power doesn't depend on the engine running, but it can't run for very long without a meltdown.

The military could use any winch it wanted for combat vehicles. They use Mile Marker hydraulic -- their testing budget is much bigger than mine, so I figure they picked the one that would best support you when you needed it most. When I've needed it, it's gotten me out a jam. I figure that if the engine isn't running, then winching out my Jeep is only going to make my situation slightly better than it was when I was "stuck" and needed a winch.

Mine is the older single speed model. Now they only sell them with 2 speed gearboxes. The hoses, connections, instructions and technical support have all been 1st rate. I would buy it again in a heartbeat.

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post #2 of Old 03-18-2008, 02:20 PM
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Havent got to use it yet!!!
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post #3 of Old 03-27-2008, 11:14 PM
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havent used yet just bought
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post #4 of Old 05-02-2008, 09:57 AM
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good product have had no problems with it. It is about 5 years old now. It has worked every time I have needed it.
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