A few weeks ago, I bought a "regular" 8274 off of ebay for $400 for our '79 CJ7. We got it, works great. The 8274-50 is faster, but I'd day the standard 8274 goes close to as fast as the Warn HS9500i (and I have one of those on my '85). It didn't come with a roller fairlead, and I bought new cable and hook for it (to be safe), but overall, I figured I saved about $500 vs. buying an 8274-50 new. Plus it looks pretty cool on the front of the '79 kinda a "vintage" look. So, yup, in my book you missed out on a good deal - they come up pretty frequently there though.