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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-24-2005, 02:28 AM
Sayar Kuchenski
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Synthetic winch cable question

I am looking to change out to a synthetic winch cable. It needs to hold at least 12,000 lbs. I know that most people would recommend the 5/16" Amsteel synthetic winch cable. However I would like to know if anyone makes a flat (webbing like) cable. I would like to keep about 100 ft. of cable in my drum but I donít want the cable to be 5 layers high. If I could find a flat cable then I could put allot less strain on the winch by having only like a couple of layers (steel cable thickness layers) of rope on the drum.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-24-2005, 03:23 PM
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Re: Synthetic winch cable question

Here's a couple of companies that you could check out. They both sell synthetic lines that exceed 12,000 lbs.

www.masterpull.com and
www.offroadonly.com
post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-24-2005, 09:21 PM
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Re: Synthetic winch cable question

Neither of those lines are flat [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
post #4 of (permalink) Old 08-27-2005, 06:51 PM
 
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Re: Synthetic winch cable question

Two Ideas where to look...
Moving supplies, or truck supply house.....I am thinking of the nylon web belt I see on flatbed trucks also on the moving idea they use the flat belts.....
I looked into boat winches and nothing is that strong....
In a boat yard I use they have them on cranes for big boat lifting....hope it helps
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