Notices

Winch Strap.

Old 06-29-2021, 06:33 PM
  #1  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Lakewood, NY, USA
Posts: 3,398
Received 244 Likes on 129 Posts
Default Winch Strap.

What does everyone recommend for a winch strap. Mine is all sun faded and looks as if it is deteriorating. Not a big boat, 29 Velocity with a single but prefer a little overkill. There used to be someone one on OSO that would make them but I couldn't locate him.
Thanks,

Padraig
Padraig is offline  
Old 06-29-2021, 07:12 PM
  #2  
VIP Member
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Posts: 594
Received 315 Likes on 149 Posts
Default

On the boats I've had, it's pretty much been just the standard 2" wide X 20', 5,000 pound strength strap. Dual-drive on the winch is preferable but not required. I believe you can get a variety of gear reduction ratios to make it as easy as possible to winch up.
__________________
Baja 252 Islander
bajaman is offline  
Old 06-29-2021, 09:26 PM
  #3  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Lakewood, NY, USA
Posts: 3,398
Received 244 Likes on 129 Posts
Default

Hoping for something better then the West Marine standard strap. Don't need a winch just new strap
Thanks
Padraig
Padraig is offline  
Old 06-29-2021, 10:21 PM
  #4  
Drive to arrive alive!!!
Platinum Member
 
WARPARTY36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: OK and LoTO
Posts: 3,996
Received 281 Likes on 93 Posts
Default

I used to make them but don’t anymore. Looks like Amazon has several to choose from and some made in the USA. Most have a 10,000 breaking strength which is stronger than your winch.

Most local “rigging” shops can make you a winch strap also if you’re not an Amazon fan.
WARPARTY36 is offline  
The following users liked this post:
Padraig (06-30-2021)
Old 06-30-2021, 01:53 AM
  #5  
Registered
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: naples,florida
Posts: 3,821
Received 187 Likes on 84 Posts
Default

Cut the hook off it and reverse the strap on the winch. Retie the hook on with a Bowline. I am always more afraid of the hook failing and biting me in a stressed winching situation.
tommymonza is offline  
The following users liked this post:
cigrocket (06-30-2021)
Old 06-30-2021, 02:35 AM
  #6  
Registered
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 367
Received 17 Likes on 16 Posts
Default

I ordered my winch strap from the the below place. I got a 10K winch strap, 2" X 20' from them and they will make them in a variety of colors for you. It's model 1807. Custom length to your needs.

https://customtiedowns.com/product2....list=1&store=1

Last edited by shunter2005; 06-30-2021 at 02:40 AM.
shunter2005 is offline  
The following users liked this post:
Padraig (06-30-2021)
Old 06-30-2021, 04:47 AM
  #7  
Registered
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: KY
Posts: 597
Received 55 Likes on 37 Posts
Default

Look on the winch and it will tell you a working load. Then go to somewhere like etrailer and try to match the working load.
I just bought one a week or so ago from there.
jtbooten is offline  
Old 06-30-2021, 06:13 AM
  #8  
VIP Member
VIP Member
 
offshoredrillin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Maryland
Posts: 12,023
Received 1,060 Likes on 356 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by shunter2005 View Post
I ordered my winch strap from the the below place. I got a 10K winch strap, 2" X 20' from them and they will make them in a variety of colors for you. It's model 1807. Custom length to your needs.

https://customtiedowns.com/product2....list=1&store=1
this who i went with as well, i got 4 inch. the Tiger is about 12k with fuel, i cant find any 3 inch for transom though...
https://customtiedowns.com/tie-downs...-winch-straps/
offshoredrillin is offline  
Old 06-30-2021, 09:24 AM
  #9  
Registered
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Atlantic Southeast
Posts: 1,046
Received 50 Likes on 32 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by offshoredrillin View Post
this who i went with as well, i got 4 inch. the Tiger is about 12k with fuel, i cant find any 3 inch for transom though...
https://customtiedowns.com/tie-downs...-winch-straps/
What do you do for a hook though?


I use Rodsaver 10k rated with loop and hook. They're typically around $25.
Tractionless is offline  
Old 06-30-2021, 09:35 AM
  #10  
Registered
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 367
Received 17 Likes on 16 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Tractionless View Post
What do you do for a hook though?


I use Rodsaver 10k rated with loop and hook. They're typically around $25.
Further down the page is the 2243 with loop for the winch and a hook for the bow eye.
shunter2005 is offline  

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.