Looking for some serious pulling power?

Portable Winch products, engineered and manufactured in Quebec, Canada, are designed for the extreme demands of forestry, arboriculture, large game hunting, industrial, and utility/telecommunication installation.

How it works: Friction

 Capstan w/rope installed


 A capstan winch works by the friction generated from multiple wraps of rope around a rotating cylinder. Rope does not accumulate on a spool like a cable or strap winch does so you pull length is only limited by how much rope you have.


Portable Winch capstan rope winches offer many advantages over cable winches including:

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