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Applications : Forestry, Hunting, Industrial, Other
If you ever need to bring down hung-up trees, pull out-of-reach logs, get a vehicle un-stuck, or any other applications we did not think of, the PCW5000 is for you. More details
1000 kg 2200 lb
16 kg 35,3 lb
12 m/min 40'/min
Honda 4-stroke GXH-50 cc
1,495.00 $ (CAD)

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Our first and still most popular model!

Perfect for foresters!

Powered by Honda’s 4-stroke GXH-50cc engine, it’s the forester’s favorite. Weighing only 16 kg, it provides 1000 kg of pulling power. In addition, you benefit from two speed options with interchangeable capstan drums.

If you go for POWER, you will use the included 57 mm drum pulling at 12 meters per minute. If your application requires more SPEED, you will select the optional 85 mm drum* pulling at 18 meters per minute.

Use the PCW5000 Portable Capstan Winch with any length of 12 mm low stretch double braided polyester rope!

It is so easy to use! Tie the rope to the object to be moved and wound it three (or four) times around the capstan drum. Turn the engine on, and the friction created by pulling on the rope pulls the object towards the winch.

This winch will be your ally for many years to come.

*Drum sold separately (PCA-1100)

*Note: One (1) anchor polyester sling 60 mm x 2 m is always included with every winch.


Maximum pulling force with installed drum (metric) : 1000 kg
Maximum pulling force with installed drum (imperial) : 2200 lb
Maximum pulling force with optional drum (metric) : 700 kg
Maximum pulling force with optional drum (imperial) : 1545 lb
Capstan drums
Installed : 57 mm
Optional : 85 mm
57 mm drum : 12 m/min
57 mm drum : 40'/min
85 mm drum : 18 m/min
85 mm drum : 60'/min
Pulling : Low stretch double braided polyester - unlimited length
Minimum diameter (metric) : 10 mm
Minimum diameter (imperial) : 3/8"
Maximum diameter (metric) : 16 mm
Maximum diameter (imperial) : 5/8"
Ideal diameter (metric) : 12 mm
Ideal diameter (imperial) : 1/2"
Engine/Motor & Gear box
Engine/Motor : Honda 4-stroke GXH-50 cc
Gear box and gears : Aluminium alloy gear box. Heat treated 3 stage spur gears. Shafts mounted on ball bearings. Oil bath lubrication.
Gear ratio : 110:1
Brake : Anti-reversing needle bearing
Clutch : N/A - Direct Drive
Drum turns with engine idling : Yes
Work cycle : Continuous
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (metric) : 16 kg
Weight (imperial) : 35,3 lb
Length (metric) : 36,2 cm
Length (imperial) : 14-1/4''
Width (metric) : 37,1 cm
Width (imperial) : 14-5/8''
Height (metric) : 36,1 cm
Height (imperial) : 14-1/4''
Included : Polyester sling 60 mm x 2 m (PCA-1260)
Private use : 5 years
Commercial use : 1 year
Engine/Motor : Honda International Warranty
Certification : CE
Additional information
Additional information : Register your winch at www.portablewinch.com and get 1 EXTRA YEAR of warranty for FREE !


Previous testimonial

« I liked the fact that the winch is built in Canada. »

Martin Timmons, Upper Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada

« Flexibility for multiple uses. »

Ken Rubesh, Portland, Oregon, USA

« Great product: pulled an elk one third of a mile with ease. »

Shawn Cles, Maple Valley, Washington, USA

« I have tried to use this winch, this is a good product, it makes me convenient on my work. »

Hau Edmond, Hong Kong

« I own a PCW5000 and wanted a lighter model for hunting. That is why I also bought the PCW3000! Very happy with your products. »

Kevin Cassidy, Durham, Maine, USA

« I purchased this because of a hunting experience and its portability. »

Jacques Monfette, Peace River, Alberta, Canada

« I needed a remote winch. Thanks. »

Edward Kilmartin, Twain Harte, California, USA

« Love my winch. Use it to pull poly docks out of the water. Just great! »

Tim Ruggerio , Hadley, New York, USA

« We have used the winch for a few weeks now and are very impressed with how it is able to pull out the wood for us. It is a great solution for a wood lot with no access for traditional equipment. »

Paul Begin, Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada

« Speed of 26’ per minute (8 m/min) was a key consideration, and not having to "reverse" feed the wire back out. »

Kenneth Hixson, Novi, Michigan, USA

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