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post #1 of 6 Old 05-18-2010, 06:55 PM Thread Starter
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Rugged Ridge 8500lbs winch or Smittybily 8000lb winch

both are 300 bucks. which one would you suggest?

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post #2 of 6 Old 05-18-2010, 07:00 PM
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If you're on a budget, save a little longer so you can go for the Warn M8000 which can be found for just over $500 all over the place. When you're stuck and it may mean you aren't gonna make it home that day, are you willing to chance a cheap winch imported from China?

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post #3 of 6 Old 05-18-2010, 07:13 PM
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Just bought the Smittybuilt from 4wd, came with lifetime warranty. I'll let you know how it works when it gets here

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Well, I've never eaten a turd sandwich, but I wouldn't have a problem recommending not to try it.:thumbsup:

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I agree with Jerry. they're cheap for a reason WARN all the way
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post #5 of 6 Old 05-19-2010, 07:22 PM
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Jp magazine rated them very well. I am not going to argue with you guys though. I am only planning on using it once and awhile. If I was going to be using it alot, I probably would have bought something like an 8274

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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f27/x...ml#post9494624

Same thing posted 2 days before this...
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