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Synthetic Winch Rope

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Some years back we swapped over to using synthetic winch rope and now prefer it over steel cable completely. We feel much more comfortable (safety-wise) with the synthetic, especially when working in tight areas it becomes more difficult for everyone to stand a good distance from a working winch line. Ramsey offers their optional 3/8-inch x 100 feet synthetic line and we got the matching aluminum Hawse fairlead. Also, the swap to synthetic dropped the weight of the winch line from about 17 pounds to about 5 pounds.