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A versatile 12 V portable winch which can be used on or off vehicles is available from Winch and Engineering. The Universal Handy Winch can be attached to any vehicle or trailer with a 50 mm coupling. It can also be secured to any strong point using an optional strap and attachment system without vehicle modification or tools.When used as a vehicle winch, the equipment has a latching device which is dropped over the ball hitch.The winch then sits at the correct angle for a level pull. The winch can be swivelled from side to side or be swung upwards to suit the line of pull.Capacities range from 600-2,040 kg, depending upon which of the six available models is selected. Battery connection is through 4.5 m long standard power cables with either plug and socket or jump lead connections.Winch and Engineering 0772 653737. CONSTRUCTION NEWS