Originally Posted by JSP
I know most use straps on their winches but after having two snap on me (the second was due to it getting ripped up on the gearing) I'm wondering if cable would be better? What are the pro's and cons of both?
... is a PITA, it will either be not greased, rust and be filthy, or be greased, not rust and be filthy. When a strand snaps, it will be a hazard and you'll end up wearing winch gloves. It will snarl up in the drum - at the worst possible moment.
... is a PITA, etc.
My plan is change the webbing every second season - it's CAC (cheap as chips).
Oh, and I try not not run it via the gears, in my plan.