This is what I ended up with.
I added a center 3" x 3" x .250 wall support underneath
and I axed the origional vertical support and made my own.
The reason for the vertical is you not supposed to pull from
the top of a winch.
The 10" channel is about .262 thick.
There are 8- M12 bolts thru the bottom.
I ordered some proper oversized washers for the 8 M12's.
The rear strongback got upgraded to 2.5" x .25" square tube...
All welds, top and bottom are to be uniwelded.
Darn thing is heavy Ha~!
Here is the bottom of...
The plan right now is to add a piece of 2" x 2" radius corner'd tailer hitch tube
along the rear edge for more support. To be stitch welded top AND bottom.
The front edge will be uniwelded to trailer's channel .
Plus the .375" mounting plate / armorment.
So the TILT trailer I am fixin' up for my M916 is getting a winch.
I bought two of those 18,000 lb WARN Seris 18 winches
a few years ago and now I have a use for one.
I need to fab up a proper mount. I obtained a piece of 2" x 10" channel
that is about 2.5" tall and is 37.625" long. I boxed...
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