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has anybody tried viper or venom winches?
if so are they worth getting?
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I know its not a warn just wondering if anybody has used them & what kind of luck they had.
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i just bought a 3000lb venom off ebay last week. it should be here on thursday, qnd i plan on using it the followong weekend. I will let you know how it goes.i figured for just over $100 you cant o wrong.
Let us know how the winch does, I wish you good luck with it.
I have put several Venom winches on friends bikes and have not had one fail yet. They are not used very hard, but they ahve not failed either.
bought the viper it has a 6 month warrenty & it came with the mounting kit info for others that read this:
rated line pull 3000 lbs.
motor 1.1 hp sealed
control mini handlebar switch
gear train differential planetary (all metal gears)
clutch free spoll
brake dynamic & mechanical
weight 20lbs
battery 12 amp/hour min
line speed (3000 lb pull) 7 feet per min
batttery draw (3000lb pull)-170 amps
gear ratio 153:1
parts are available
got mine with the amsteel blue line(40 feet)(5400lbs) inplace of the wire cable
cost $211.00 to my door (e-bay)
i will list any & all problems for others to veiw as i use it
so far only used once. install was easy & i put the contactor under the seat.
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I have the Venom 2500 on my 05 Foreman 500 that I got off of Ebay and it has worked great the 3 times I have needed it. Had some problems with the mounting bracket, did not want to line up right, I got it to go thou and it works and looks great.
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$229.95 free shipping.. i love mine!!

This winch features:

Limited two year warranty
3-stage planetary gear system for fast line speed, free spooling
Automatic load-holding brake
Power in and power out. 12 ft hand-held remote
3,500lb. rated single line pull
261.8:1 gear reduction
2HP permanent magnet motor
Drum size: 1.5" Dia x 3.2" length
Cable supplied: 1/4" x 45' aircraft cable
Mounting bolt pattern: 1.9" x 3.07"
Overall dimensions: 13.47" x 4.22" x 4.3"
Net weight: 22.05lb.
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