The third time I was out with this winch, I broke my axle shaft and became stuck in a rut going downhill. My steering was bound up, and the Jeep was not really going anywhere.
I strapped the Ramsey winch up to a tree, and it pulled me out w/no hesitation, no problems. Granted this is not the most extreme use of a winch, but it did its job without a hitch.
If you are looking for a winch, I would recommend this without hesitation.