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Winch Leads? Cable breakage?

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by Hotfeet, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. Hotfeet

    Hotfeet Member
    Messages: 46

    What do you guys use for a winch lead? My cable always wears out near the end from repeated use. I just shorten it keep using it but it really solves nothing. I have seen some cordage like end leads out there. Any good experience with the same issue?
  2. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

  3. hghgrad

    hghgrad Member
    from MI
    Messages: 69

    Strap is the way to go. I picked up a cheap tow strap a few years ago, cut it down to 2 10' lengths. It's diluct taped to the drum. Haven't had to use the second strap, the first one still looks and works like new.

    I pull it off in the summer and put the steel cable back on if I decide to go play in the mud.