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Old 11-18-2013, 11:43 AM   #1
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in cab winch controls.... what kind??

which is the best in cab winch controls i want in cab and i will do a wireless set up along with it so i can use either one

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Old 11-18-2013, 12:21 PM   #2
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Several options here. Winch Control Panels.
I have a wireless remote from Engo and there is a bit of lag from actuating to winch turning off.

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Old 11-18-2013, 12:31 PM   #3
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from looking at that set up it doesnt look that hard to make
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Old 02-12-2014, 12:33 AM   #4
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I'd recommend the Badlands wireless winch remote from Harbor freight. Assuming compatibility, it only costs $30 after coupon. It worked on my Warn XD 9000i after slight modification of the plug via dremel.
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You can make one easy enough. I just used a carling switch to match my ARB switches in my pod. Use a momentary rocker and you can even get custom switch covers that show on/out for the rocker. I also added a single pole switch to disable power to the rocker in case someone gets button happy, or I hit it by accident while bouncing around. All installed in a kilby center console pod on top of dash. Very handy to use and watch outside while winching. Sorry no pic readily available.
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Winching is not the safest thing to do in any respect. You have two tons of metal at the end of a thin cable under considerable tension. Too much can go wrong quickly, you want positive control of that.

Hardwire it.
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I made my own
I really like your setup can you explain how you wire this into the solenoid? A diagram would be amazing
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I really like your setup can you explain how you wire this into the solenoid? A diagram would be amazing
I don't want to speak for Jaxon, but here is a diagram that I found helpful.



Of course your winch solenoid may be a little different looking, but all the same posts and wires should be there. Good Luck with your install!

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After a lot of research I plan to buy these. http://www.12voltguy.com/mini-buttons.html

Haven't done it yet so can't vouch personally. Reviews I've seen (few) are outstanding.

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