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Ramsey Winch Article CRAWL Magazine Issue 52

"On the inside: Ramsey Winch" by John Herrick. Check out this month's CRAWL Magazine article that features Ramsey Winch's Tulsa-based headquarters.

Ramsey is known as the "go-to" choice for oil-field, industrial, commercial recovery, and other industries where a winch or hoist is needed that can pull as much as 130,000 pounds without a block.

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Project Long John Silver

When Larry and I started talking about modifying Project Recycle, the TJ we built in 2010, and extending the wheelbase, adding a fuel cell and comp cutting the tub, we realized what I really needed was an LJ, the Wrangler Unlimited, that Jeep built from 2004-2006. Stretching a TJ often leaves you with less space and simply a longer wheelbase. I wanted to be able to use it for more than crawling rocks. Being able to carry a cooler and camp gear, the things that make a weekend fun; the LJ made a lot sense. Now to find one that wouldn’t land me in the brig with the wife. Fast forward to earlier this year and a project Larry was working on at Vegas 4×4 was stalled as the owner shifted funds elsewhere, keeping him out of wife trouble. His 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited race car project was available and at a price that would make this project so sensible I would be crazy to pass on it.

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Old Stalwart with New Technology

Should a company with a long-standing history be held in higher regard than the new kids on the block? Should we demand more from them just because they have time on their side? We’ve pondered these questions many times while deciding whom to give our hard earned cash to for a sale. It would seem we have been let down in the past with purchases made from outfits with long-standing names only to find out that we had been duped. Somehow, the suits and number crunchers in the upper offices occasionally find a way to water down just about anything. Undiscouraged, we put our trust in yet another name, this one with 70-years under their belt, and we are pleased to say that our Ramsey Patriot 9500UT didn’t disappoint.

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Ramsey Winch finishes strong on CRAWLmerica at King of the Hammers 2014

February 6, 2014 - Ramsey winch played a role in the win as their Patriot 9500 UT was out front on the racecar. With the semi-auto clutch making recovery a snap, CRAWL Magazine's John Herrick said "It simply makes us faster." The winch also serves double duty as a suck-down winch with the rope attached to the axle, making steep vertical climbs safer.

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Ramsey Winch Celebrates 70 Years Of Innovation and Ingenuity With New Website, New Products for 2014

February 3, 2014 - In conjunction with a yearlong celebration of the company’s 70th Anniversary, Ramsey Winch is pleased to announce the launch of a new website geared toward making application and specification information easy for customers to find.

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Ramsey Winch Supports "Wheelin 4 Toys" Event

December 14, 2013 - The Brush Beaters Jeep Club hosted its 13th annual Wheelin’ 4 Toys Event at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park (KRRP) on December 14, 2013. The purpose of this event is to collect toys for less fortunate kids in the Bourbon County area for Christmas.

Ramsey Winch Sets World Record

November 22, 2013 - Robert Ayres, Bushey Hall Group, I am delighted to confirm that the Ramsey RPH42.2 succeeded in the 24 hour challenge for BBC's Children in Need. The team set a new World Record by completing over 703 recoveries in a 24 hour period. This along with all the other fundraising activities on the night contributed towards raising £31 million pounds for the cause!

Ramsey Winch Supports the Tow & Recovery Industry at the Baltimore Tow Show

November 16, 2013 - The Ramsey Winch team once again focused on new product innovation and training at the Baltimore Tow Show. Harold Todd, Tow & Recovery Sales Manager, conducted daily seminars to train Tow & Recovery operators on the proper use of both planetary & worm gear winches. In addition, Ramsey Winch introduced the new HDP-35 Heavy Duty Planetary Winch featuring a 35,000 lb. first-layer line pull. This compact towing and recovery winch weighs just 504 lb., conserving your GWV. The HDP-35 uses a high-efficiency gear set and delivers a fast line speed of up to 46 ft/min under full load. Rated for -40° F extreme cold weather operation, this durable workhorse winch comes standard with a two-speed motor and meets SAE-J707 standards.