Bass Pro Shops 1400 lb. Trailer Winch
When the winch on my trailer died I picked up one of these at my local BPS. It bolted right on to my trailer using the factory holes. The price is right. Plus the strap that comes with the winch is super strong and does not bind like my old steel cable did. Sounds like a good deal to me.
January 18, 2009
Winch was easy to install and align with the elongated bolt slots. The winch handle provides good leverage. The ratchet gear cam required a little grinding on the outer edge for it to clear one of the mounting bolt heads in order for it to pivot freely--dremel tool made it an easy task. The strap holder bolt has already bent-and that was just with tightening down the strap. Fortunately, I have a drive on trailer--not sure if the bolt could handle completely winching a boat up onto a trailer. I'm sure I will have to replace the bolt with a larger one (which may require some drilling).
March 15, 2014
Do not buy this winch
The latch on the 1400 # failed. The winch would come loose after hitting one bump on the road. Do not buy this or the 1200# or smaller winches. They have an inferior retainer spring attached to the release lever.It will not hold the latch down. Go to the store and see what I am talking about. Bass Pro gave me a full refund in the way of a gift card. I will not buy this winch again. The 1600# and higher have a better looking lever spring, but they were out of stock in the store today. I may try one of these.
November 8, 2011
My old failing winch was toast! Got on-line with the pro's here at BPS and not only recieved a good quality product, but the delivery and customer service is top notch. This particular winch bolted right up to my mount on the trailer, all hardware comes with this winch, including a strap of good quality. I'm very pleased with the product. Twenty minutes to install. I have had this on my trailer for two months now, no problems to report. A very well built, and very strong.
August 13, 2010