post #1 of Old 07-26-2013, 11:32 AM Thread Starter
hockey11
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Winch options

What lb winch is good for the KJ liberty?! I was thinking 4,500lb?

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post #2 of Old 07-26-2013, 03:22 PM
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Usually for a rig of this size and weight - I say no less than 8K.

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post #3 of Old 07-26-2013, 06:32 PM
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Yeah a 8k winch is pushing it for a stuck KJ.I run a 9500lbs winch and that may not be enough for my KJ,though I've never had to use it for self recovery yet.

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post #4 of Old 07-26-2013, 11:37 PM
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Not to hijack this thread but are there any portable hand winch that could work?
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post #5 of Old 07-27-2013, 11:25 AM
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Not unless your Lou Ferrigno

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Not unless your Lou Ferrigno
Haha well maybe i am! Lol
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