View Full Version : What cable to respool winch with?
02-23-2011, 02:36 PM
What do you peoples recommend re-spooling my winch with? size, type? Do I just order Aircraft cable from lordco? Ithink it has 5/16 x 100ft on there. Its a superwinch 8500lb.
And no, I cannot afford synthetic this time
02-23-2011, 02:47 PM
Check online what size comes stock or find out the tensile strengh of diff diameters
02-23-2011, 03:22 PM
for that winch 5/16 is perfect 3/8 would be over kill big time and harder to spool
dont quote me but i believe 5/16 is for 12000 lbs
02-23-2011, 03:41 PM
ok its 5/16 by 100ft thats on there. Am I to order special winch rope from somewhere or just call lordco and ask for 100ft of aircraft cable?
try company's like bison wire rope be way cheaper lordco is just going to sell you a warn cable at a premuim ...
03-06-2011, 10:26 AM
i get cable from bision wire rope , i run 3/8 rope core cable , they have great prices and can put an eye in the end for your hook or you can bring your hook and they'll put it on , great guys [cheers]
i have a full lenght here off a 8000 in real nice shpe if ya want it
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