I think 150 ft of 5/16 comes on it, I'm assuming you're asking if you should go 3/8"?
The smaller stuff is easy to handle but if you tend to damage cable quickly you could go for 3/8 and get a synthetic extension if you need the length. You guys with the 8274's get spoiled with all that room for cable :flipoff2:
My synthetic lasted 1.5 years. I sheared it in the snow this winter, it dropped in a drift and was cut by rocks. I liked it but damn it's expensive, especially when you're pulling other people. It dropped to the ground when it snapped, that was nice. I'm running 3/8" steel now till I decide what to do.
Does anyone know the strength rating is for the 5/16 steel cable ? I'm tring to decide on 5/16 or 3/8 's synthetic and wanted to compare it to what I have now. I have an M8000 and can put 100' of 5/16 or 80' of 3/8's .
I to like my synthetic rope. I am not one who takes care of the wire rope so it gets hammered fast where my fiber rope doesn't care and I do love the weight savings and safety of it. It is at least 2x as much but it is also 2x better IMHO.
How does the fiber rope hold up in wet & muddy environment??
Would gettin dropped into a muck hole bother it??
I don't go for the whole 'mud boggin' bit, but I'ld hate to have to say "Is there a way around this mud hole, I don't wanna get my winch cable dirty". :flipoff2:
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