That sounds great until you think about what will happen once it is out of warranty. I think either super winch or engo won. With so many great winches to choose from, […] $292, but their replacement plan is not as cheap as I guess they used to be. ok so this is what I did I bought a 3500 badlands atv winch from harbor freight .. it was on sale for 119.oo it has the same contactor and handle bar switch as my superwinch lt2500 on my rancher .even the stamping and numbers are the same so iam putting the heavier winch on the Honda rancher and putting the LT2500 on the kids recon and installing the new contactor and handlebar switch from … Warn Winches – Lifetime mechanical, 1-year electrical. ESP Truck Accessories Brake Controller Mounting kit for 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma Compatible with Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller, Skroutz Transmission Fluid Oil Exchange Flush Cleaning Machine, Blue Ox BXW0550 SWAYPRO Weight Distributing Hitch 550lb Tongue Weight for Standard Coupler with Clamp-On Latches, Southwest Wheel 3500 lbs. At Winch Mania, I review different types of winches and other off-road accessories. Maybe someday I will get a Warn but I think this has been a great starter winch. They think because they had a good naME people will pay for it. Anyway, it worked great all along. In their majority, winch owners choose to use the aforementioned device not only for their outdoor expeditions but also as those helpful assistants in their daily activities. There was a comparison in one of the magazines 4x4 or 4whleel dirve or Jeep and warn got spanked. Some probably do. XRC 4.0 Comp-Series. You will also get a first-line out with its free-spooling function. Then $225 for a 9000lb HF winch is a stop gap that is better than nothing until you get a Warn. After looking at the warranty coverage that comes with each of these well-known winch brands the Badlands product falls short of the other two products by a fair margin with only 90 days of protection. Smittybilt vs. Superwinch You know the importance of having enough pulling power to get you out of any jam. Smittybilt Winches – Lifetime mechanical, 5-year electrical. There is no way I would trust my TJ being rescued by a HF $225.00 winch, really I paid more than that for my winch rope. It was either that or put off the winch for another year or so and it has allowed me to go places in that last year that I would not have gone otherwise. More spooled out winch line = More pulling power! Absolutely, Ramsey are practically bullit proof. However, the wireless remote that comes with the winch doesn’t last for many days and stops … Must be the reason almost every tow truck runs Ramsey, least they did when I was in that business 20 years ago. The three stages planetary gear system offers consistent plus smooth power as well as first-line speed. Now they look like a "pretty boy winch". With the IP66 resistant housing, this 12k winch is ideal for different weather circumstances. No experience with either, but the Smittybilt claims to be IP67 waterproof and rated 500lbs more..that's the one I would go with out of those two. The XRC GEN3 winch is redesigned from the ground up to be stronger, faster, and easiest to use. Both have been through their paces and have performed fine. and rear, Savvy shift cable, Alcoa wheels, Lookin for a 44. I know the VR8 might … It’s also highly efficient, which requires fewer amps. Warn winch on my Jeep and also a warn on my Ram truck. Electric ATV/UTV Winch with Automatic Load-Holding Brake Or go with the Smittybilt for a little bit more? I had a Tuffstuff winch on my JK for about six years, and a LOT of pulls. Do you know how to pick the right winch for your rig? Which one to get? Badlands winch comes with a 6HP series wound motor which will stay cool even when it runs for long. To get full access you need to register for a free account. Smittybilt Part 97203 - XRC3.0, 3,000 lb. "Cheap" Warn vs "Top end" Smittybilt winch questions I'm in the market for a winch on my Hardrock JKU and after all my research I'm stuck and unable to pull the trigger for fear of getting the wrong winch. Why The Winch Matters. Although I would never argue that Warn is not the best, I have a dozen or so pulls with my smitty 9500 with synthetic rope and its worked fine. But my thought on this topic is.... any winch is better than no winch, if at this time you can not afford a Warn buy one you can afford and use it until better times. Both come with synthetic ropes and wireless controllers. In our chart, you can see that this winch, like all winches, is more powerful with fewer wraps of cable on the drum. So harbor freight had a sale on their badlands 12000lbs winch. This 12k lb Badlands ZXR winch is capable of towing a vehicle weighing below 12000 lbs. Smittybilt has reinvented the world of recovery winches. Smittybilt vs Warn: Our experts looked at the Warn winches and the Smittybilt winches to determine which of these powerful tools had the most things to offer. This one doesn’t have a wireless remote in the box too, you have to buy it separately. I'll still get the same comparative results using \"ampfeet\" without the extra work of converting to wattage.) Makes the HF winch approximately $225. Badlands Winch Remote Not Working. Ive hadhave both benefits of manual hubs. If I had a budget I would look for a used Warn before buying a SB Winch. Motor And Speeds. Hey everyone. ⚠ Safety issue! Come join the discussion about reviews, performance, trail riding, gear, suspension, tires, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, for all JL, JT, JK, TJ, YJ, and CJ models! Quick Navigation. My YJ has a Warn M8000 from the 80's and still working like a champ, My TJ has a Warn Zeon 8S. If you own a fairly heavy-duty truck and provide a lot of roadside assistance and recovery, then weight capacity is one of the key aspects to consider when investing in a winch. This is what will give your winch that powerful pull. If you doubt buying Badland winch, check this review of Badland ZXR12000, ATV winch, winch 2500, 3500 winch and 9000 lb winch and maybe it clear your doubts. That’s why you’re not going to skimp when choosing your new winch. to 600 lb. 5 min read Add comment. Here are the most searched Badland Winch Parts from the customers. Get all the great features of the standard XRC 4.0, but add synthetic rope and an aluminum fairlead. If you want to use this winch regularly, better buy a wireless remote. Electronics-Salon 2 DPDT Signal Relay Module Board, DC 12V Version, for Arduino Raspberry-Pi 8051 PIC. Warn is absolutely the winch to have but if you can’t afford $1100 for a 9000lb Warn. To get the best result you should restrict your vehicle’s weight up to 8000 lbs. Badland winches have an exceptional reputation in providing competition to highly rated and long-standing brands in the winch market. Harbor Freight’s winch brand is named Badland, after some of our favorite terrain, the Badlands of the western U.S. ⚠ Safety issue! Factors You Need To Consider When Choosing A Winch (Or Smittybilt Winch) Types of Winch. I wouldn't consider the HF to be even a good stop gap because I don't consider it reliable enough to place my trust in its ability to get me out of a bad situation every time. It has a robust and compact housing which protects electric parts. Well, my little 2000lb winch has worked fine, but I decided its time to give my trailer a winch that doesn't hook to a hitch ball. The XRC 3K winch is there for every heavy-duty winching situation. (Technically I could convert the amp draw into wattage (amps x 12 volts) but that is an unnecessary step for my comparison. If you need more pulling power, use a winch anchor that's further away or use a snatch block. I wouldn't touch a Smittybilt, they don't even stock many of the spare parts needed for them. Bulldog Winch Company is another new player in the winching industry. DPG Super Ultimate OME Kit, Currie Curectlync, JB Conversions SSYE, Tom Wood frt. In our chart, you can see that this winch, like all winches, is more powerful with fewer wraps of cable on the drum. One year cost me $80, and with tax it was about $400. My budget is around $650 so I have narrowed my it down to four choices. Always ensure the product compatibility with your vehicle before ordering. XRC 3.0 Comp-Series . Someone recently posted they had an issue with their 3-4 month old Smittybilt winch (I think it was a solenoid assembly) and Smittybilt couldn't provide the part he needed so they sent him a replacement winch. I'd hope the Warn ran cooler, but I'd bet it isn't by all that much vs time, so caution is still advised with any planetary design winch, regardless of brand name, until you know its heat habits well. Alternatively you can read best winches of 2020 here. 2001 4.0 5sp, rear D44 Trak Lock, Front HP D30 Aussie Locker, 4.56 Revolution gears, 2.5" BDS lift, 1" Body Lift, MML, Gas skid lift, 35x12.50r15 Pro Comp MT2s, MCE Fenders, 9.5k winch, CB. It is the best in the class when it comes to motors. Badlands 12000 Winch. get a warn. I trying to decide between the Smittybilt XRC 9500, or the Badlands (Harbor Freight) 12k. Pulled a motorhome out of a sand pit in another case. Smittybilt has more hp and 30ft more cable, 2016 JKUR Mohave Sand, Auto, 4.56's, Teraflex 2.5" Coil Spring Lift, AEV Saltas wrapped with 315/70/17 Milestar Patagonias, Looking to buy a winch without breaking the bank and both of these are priced the same here AT $299. I suspect that the Deegan is a rebranded lower-tier winch like a Barricade or something. 139 Posts . For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. You’ve narrowed your choices down to either a Superwinch or Smittybilt winch, but that’s about as much as you know. More spooled out winch line = More pulling power! But they don't seem to have something to fit this new bumper, so I went shopping. I ran only Ramsey on my fleet of tow truck where the get a workout day in, day out and never had one fail. Of course I’d like to have a Warn Zeon, but I don’t want to drop 2X+ the price of the Deegan or the Smittybilt for a winch. Smittybilt 3000lb Winch for $160 with Synthetic Rope! 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Badland Winch Parts, Replacements & Accessories. Discussion in 'Towing' started by windsor, Dec 7, 2015. https://www.harborfreight.com/9000-...-with-Automatic-Load-Holding-Brake-63769.html, https://www.4wheelparts.com/Winches...aspx?t_c=18&t_s=300&t_pt=100702&t_pn=S/B97495, http://4wheelonline.com/ENGO_Winches.173508, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. You can buy a brand new US made Warn XD-9000 for $987 or US made Warn M8000 for $624. Including one while fully under water, and it was a monster of a pull. That's why Smittybilt winch review article we will look at these two: Smittybilt XRC 97495; Smittybilt X20; Before we share with you more about these two products, let's look at how I narrowed my search to these two. I've not done a direct comparison between my 12 k Smittybilt, which is a toaster, and other winches, including Warn in that weight class. 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That sounds great until you think about what will happen once it is out of warranty. Smittybilt 97412 XRC Winch. Ive hadhave both benefits of manual hubs. The owners both swear by them. (and I am notoriously cheap.). Also, I share tips and tricks of winching. This is due to the re-engineering of the internal rotor by the use of specialized silicon steel. Compact Winch In my view Warn is resting on past successes. When you are in need of a winch, you require the one that will work fast and efficiently, and there is rarely room for malfunctions. AirLift WirelessAIR Control System - 72000, BougeRV 2"es to 1-1/4"es Trailer Hitch Adapter 2"es to 1.25"es Hitch Adapter Insert Sleeve Receiver Converter for Bike Rack and Cargo Carriers, Pop-Up Fire Pit | Portable Outdoor Fire Pit and BBQ Grill | Packs Down Smaller than a Tent | Two Carrying Bags Included | Large Grilling Area (Fire Pit, Heat Shield, and Tri-Fold Grill Included). 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