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Old 05-19-2013, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Since your prostar weighs 2,450 lbs, your loaded boat weighs 4,300? I would say go with the 2,500 lb winch. Boat-size-to-winch capacity is generally 2 to 1.
Scratch the 4,300 lbs. Thanks for catching that. I miscalcalculated my numbers. Instead of 183 lbs of fuel I added another zero for 1830 lbs of fuel.

I was thinking loaded down with fuel and other misc. weight on the high end would be about 2700-2900 lbs. Rounding up to 3,000 lbs. I think that I should be ok with a range of 1,500-1,800 lb. winch.

Any thoughts on a particular winch or brand?
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