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Never tried one or seen one on the trail.
Looks to be yet another cheap Chinese winch on the market.
I have owned 2 Chinese winches.
They didn't work out so well for me.
A few friends in my club have had similar results also.
 

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Are you doing trails tough enough that you need to winch yourself or other Jeeps on a semi-regular basis? Or is a winch something that is just there thinking it may come in handy some day, or it's just there to look good? If it's the former, I wouldn't even consider those winches. If it's the latter, those Chinese imports would do the trick.
 

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go Engo for an inexpensive winch that actually works
 

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I was going to buy an Engo but read about others having trouble with the motor seizing up when they needed it. I just bought a warn m8000 off amazon there was a 50 dollar coupon and warn has a 75 dollar rebate on this winch now. Cost in the neighborhood of 470 and state sales tax . I'm supposing it's a good frequent use winch . Still about a buck more than the Engo.
 

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I realize not everyone has extra discretionary $ to buy a Warn. But my reason for buying Warn is that I wanted a winch I KNEW would do the job when I needed to call upon it to do the job. Plus, I don't plan on buying another winch so buying a cheaper winch was, IMHO, a waste of $ if I'd end up having to buy more than one of them because of their sketchy dependability.
 

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i've seen more than one jeeper who said he couldn't afford the extra cost of a warn but who did have enough $$$ to buy junk like smittybilt bumpers or $1000 stereos, bling wheels, etc.
Bingo!
 
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