Rough Country Winch Review

These days everybody knows someone with a Rough Country Winch installed on their favorite off-road vehicle. That’s because Rough Country is a brand that is well-loved by many experienced offroaders.  But is it a reliable product? Will it be able to get you through the toughest of times? In this review, we put the Rough … Read more

Badland Winch Review

Remember that time you ended up nose-first in a ten-foot ditch, the sun setting in the East, the cool wind of incipient rain blowing in from the South? Do you remember thinking, “Man, if only I had a winch to get myself out of this predicament?” If you do, you might have looked at Badlands … Read more

Traveller Winch Reviews

Traveller Winch has gained a reputation for manufacturing reliable, heavy-duty winches. When trawling through forums, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone saying a bad word about them or their machines. But does Traveller Winch live up to the hype, or is there more to the brand than meets the eye? In this brand review of … Read more

Best Winch For UTV

Finding the best winch for UTV is easy and important. You can get into a jam no matter how big or powerful your UTV or side-by-side is. Whether you’re on rocky terrain or stuck in the mud, a high-quality winch will always come in handy. There are many options on the market with many different … Read more

Badlands Apex 12000 Winch Review

Badlands Apex 12000

Harbor Freight stepped up their game with their latest winch, the Badlands Apex 12,000. Compared to their previous winches, which weren’t quite suited for consecutive use, the new Apex model certainly has the look of something built to last. Can we trust this winch based on that, though? When going off-road, it’s important to have … Read more

How Does A PTO Winch Work? Power Take Off Winches 101

A PTO winch or ‘power take off’ winch is different from other winches because their power source is not the same. Unlike an electric winch or hydraulic winches, PTO winches get their power from the gearbox transmission. They work like other winches but they are usually faster and more efficient. What is a PTO Winch? … Read more