Trailer winch

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  1. fastazz81

    fastazz81 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    So getting ready to put a winch on my trailer, need to decide if I just mount it to the deck or put it on a receiver and make it removable.whats everyone’s thoughts and why?
     
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    Bent77 lil meanie Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    Well theft is a thing. Are you setting it the rear of the K5 to take the same?

    Easy enough to make it hitch mount later if you want
     
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    Is your trailer storage secure? Mounting the winch in a tongue box is another option and keeps it out of the weather.
     
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    reciver / anti theft and weather proof storage .
     
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    I have mounted some in a tongue box. Pretty easy to do and keeps em out of the weather. Usually do a solar trickle charger on the top. Battery and winch all right there in a locked box
     
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    Mine is in a hitch reciever because I also use it in the shop to pull non running vehicles in. And I do not have to leave it outside.
     
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