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The Best Winch for Jeep JK | WARN ZEON Winches

You or your buddy are stuck in a tough spot off the trail and the only way to pull your rig out is with a winch. Use the best winch for Jeep JK and go with WARN ZEON Winches and WARN ZEON Platinum Winches featured at

WARN ZEON Series Winches has the highest of durability and dependability that’s been redesigned and re-engineered.  WARN Winches carry the advanced technology of ZEON Platinum Series that features off-road rugged construction, and extreme sealing with high performance ratings. The Platinum series features the Advanced Wireless Remote that controls not only the winch, but also the clutch and other accessories.

WARN ZEON Winch Series includes:

WARN ZEON 12–  Features increased performance and durability, steel rope, and a hefty 12,000 lb. single-line pulling capacity. With a modern rugged design, upgraded internal components, and increased performance and durability, ZEON is a new name from the most trusted name in winches.

WARN ZEON 10– Durability and waterproofing sets a new benchmark for its class especially with a high-performance motor package with 10,000lbs pulling capacity.

WARN ZEON 10-S– With 10,000lbs pulling capacity and a hyper-durable cast-aluminum housing, satin-black finish you’ve got a workhorse unit you can trust for years to come. This winch comes with Spyddura Synthetic Rope that is light weight and more flexible then cable.

WARN ZEON 8– WARN ZEON 8 is the perfect addition to your Jeep JK, TJ or YJ with a modern rugged design, upgraded internal components, and increased performance and durability. The 8,000 lb. pulling capacity, combined with a fast line speed make this winch unstoppable.

WARN ZEON 8-S–  Heat-dissipating brake down and with an incredibly smooth planetary gear train, this winch is ready to hit the trail. The WARN ZEON 8-S has a 8,000 lb. pulling capacity and comes with a Spydura Synthetic Rope that is light weight and more flexible than cable.

WARN ZEON Platinum Winch Series includes:

WARN ZEON 12 Platinum– The toughest, most technologically-advanced winch on the trail today with 12,000lbs of single line pulling capacity. This Winch features the Advanced Wireless Remote-the new command central control with remote clutch, vehicle battery feedback, and even auxiliary controls for lights and more.

WARN ZEON 10 Platinum– Advanced technology that includes a steel rope and 10,000lbs of pulling capacity. An Advanced Wireless Remote controls not only the winch, but also the clutch and other accessories.

WARN ZEON 10-S Platinum– This winch is a game changer for ATV, Trucks and Jeeps. 20% faster line speed, and extreme IP68-rated waterproofing with 10,000lbs pulling capacity. has all the Winches & Accessories you need to upgrade and optimize your Jeep.








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The “Original” Safety Thimble by TRE

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The “Original” Safety Thimble for Synthetic Winch Rope by TRE (Tactical Recovery Equipment)

The “Original” Safety Thimble is designed to prevent the thimble from getting pulled into the fairlead where most accidents happen in winching, often due to winch “run-on” from electric winches. The Thimble is designed with several features to reduce the risks during the inherently dangerous activity of self-recovery with a winch. Unlike hooks and standard steel thimbles, the flat base lands flat on the face of the fairlead to prevent pulling through the fairlead and also prevents damage to rollers and the smooth radii of Hawse Fairleads  It is designed to work with synthetic winch rope. The Safety Thimble forces the user to use safer connections than a shackle can afford when performing recovery operations. The Winch Safety Thimble is designed to allow the least number of connections due to the fact that an anchor shackle will fit the thimble either by the pin or the body of the shackle.

 Features of the Safety Thimble

  • The Safety Thimble is precision machined CNC  6061 Aluminum Heavy Duty Thimble.
  •  Anodized black with an Electrolytic Two Step Process to help resist fading.
  • The diameter and shape of the eye on the Safety Thimble is designed to adhere to minimum radius requirements to achieve rated breaking strength of the synthetic lines.
  • The design of the eye has a deep groove that allows protection against abrasion on synthetic winchline.
  • The Flat Base design fits securely against the fairlead and will not damage the fairlead. This is important because a scratched fairlead causes abrasion on synthetic ropes that can cause them to break.
  • Made in the USA! The Safety Thimble is 100% designed, manufactured, packaged and shipped in the USA.

Safety Thimble Sizes

The winch Safety Thimble comes in 3 different sizes depending on the size of the synthetic winch rope or application you are using:

Safety Thimble 1 : This is a smaller version for 3/16″ to 1/4″ synthetic ropes. These are perfect for ATV and side by sides that use the smaller winches. They are designed to be used with a 1/2″ shackle.

Safety Thimble 2 : This is the most commonly used Safety Thimble. It is designed for 5/16 to 3/8  synthetic ropes used on most Jeeps and off road vehicle winches. Designed for use with a 3/4″ anchor shackle.

Safety Thimble 3 : This is the same size as the Safety Thimble 2, but allows for the use of 1/2″ Synthetic Winch rope. Designed for use with a 3/4″ anchor shackle.

NOTE: Safety Thimbles are designed to be used with shackles for rigging.  Hooks can not be used.