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Hilka 1700lb Vehicle Winch

Hilka 1700lb Vehicle Winch
Average Customer Rating:
3.167 out of 5
3.2
 out of 
5
(6 Reviews) 6
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 6 reviews
5 stars
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4 of 6(67%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
Review 1 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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5 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating
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Cheap and effective
28 Aug 2015
By
, Wrexham
" I bought this to assist me getting out of trouble and moving broken branches whilst greenlaning.
I'm aware the capacity is not a full on off road winch, but it'll happily pull you out of a rut.
It's design allows an easy fitment to a towing hitch or using a shackle, a towing eye on the front of the vehicle can be used.
I've read this winch can be used to unwind a load as well as its designed pull only. This is achieved just by reversing the polarity on the battery clips, but I haven't tried this yet.
A mobile 12volt winch with infinite uses. "
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
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Winch
19 May 2015
By
, Gloucestershire
" Excellent value and well made. Does what it says it would do.
A quick release mechanism to allow cable to be withdrawn would be a good feature to add!
"
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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4 out of 5
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4 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
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4 out of 5
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3 out of 5
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4 out of 5
adequate winch
9 Jun 2012
By
, north west highlands
" have used it to move 2.7T boat trailer. can move it on smooth slipway had problems with mud but fine on slipway.
also moved it to load car bodyshell weighing over 1T on trailer.
isn't quietest winch around but works
the towball plate works reasonable well
it can be used to wind out if battery connections are reversed
freewheel and winding handle both work
not as powerful as more expensive winches but is good value at price. "
21 of 21 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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5 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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Good Buy
12 Jun 2010
By
, Somerset
" Have only used this a few times but it does exactly what it claims to. Ours is kept in dry conditions, so we can't vouch for what would happen if it were exposed to weather for any length of time, but the quality seems reasonable, the performance adequate for occaisional use and the value for money is excellant. I bought it for a specific job, but can see myself using it more often, if only to save my aging back. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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1 out of 5
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1 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? No
Overall Rating
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Dont bother it's terrible
24 Jul 2011
By
, Cheshire
" Got one of these a month or two ago, first time I tried to use it, it just made a grinding noise . . . . . save your money and get a proper winch! "
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Hilka Pro-Craft 1700lb Vehicle Winch
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Would you recommend this product? No
Overall Rating
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Useless
25 Jul 2010
By
, london
" This is not a winch...It only pulls...so you cant use it for most things...there is no way you can reverse the winch. So if you are pulling something and want to take off the hook..You cant...its about as much good as a chocolate teapot. "
9 of 12 people found this review helpful.