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Convert manual winch to power.


Ryan1776

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Well, if any of you read my previous post about feedback about a hoist. I picked it up yesterday. 

It, of course, has the manual winch on it. I will be converting it to an electric winch. 
My question is, does anyone know what motor "boat lift buddy" uses for their solution? 

Seems easy enough and I can source a rubber drive wheel pretty easily and make a couple brackets without much fanfare. 
But in a few searches I can't seem to find the "right" electric drive motor. 
Amazon.com: Extreme Max 3006.4550 Boat Lift Buddy Universal Wheel Drive System - 12 Volt : Sports & Outdoors

That being said, I can get a wireless 4500lb winch for 150 bucks. Which I've done in the past and my buddy has as well with great success. 
I'd just need to find a flat plate (winch side) to tube mount. Or I guess just a clamping ubolt like exhaust would be fine. 

Thoughts, comments? 

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