X-BULL 12000 lb 12V Steel Cable Electric Winch Review | 6% Off


This X-Bull is an electric winch used by both beginners and experts for various ATV applications. One of the best things about this model is its high pull capacity of 12,000 lbs which makes it a heavy-duty winch that can pull very heavy vehicles.

In addition, the length of the stainless-steel cable of this unit can reach 26 m. This is definitely not the longest we have seen, but still quite impressive especially considering that this winch is a small and compact model.

Moreover, you get 2 remote controls with this purchase which will allow you to control this winch at a distance. Furthermore, the 12 V electric motor of this winch is very efficient as well as extremely durable due to a series of improvements made to the motor by the manufacturer. As long as you use the recommended 650 CCA battery, you would have absolutely no problem. This winch also has a breaker system that is the very heavy duty and make it safer to use by beginners.

Furthermore, the gear ratio of 265:1 allows this winch to not only produce a lot of torque but also reel in the cable much faster when compared to other models.

Best of all, you get all accessories including a set of wire cables with this purchase. If you have never owned an electric winch before, then this model is definitely one of the best 4 x 4 winches out there because of its high pull capacity, small form factor and interesting price.


Key Features:

  • Bonus Two Wireless Remote Controllers + One Hand Controller
  • 26 Meters Stainless Steel Cable
  • Power In & Power Out Motor for Positive Load Control
  • Free Spooling Clutch for Fast Wire Rope Payout
  • Come with 2PCS Remote Wireless Control
  • Motor Protection Function
  • Three-stage Planetary Gear System
  • Super Big Power
  • Power In & Power Out Motor for Positive Load Control
  • Automatic Load-Holding
  • Braker for Maximum Safely
  • High Tensile Steel Cable
  • Free Spooling Clutch for Fast Wire Rope Payout
  • Heavy Duty Sealed Contactor
  • Wire/Wireless Remote Control Model for Easy Operation
  • 4-Way Roller Fairlead
  • Quiet and Efficient
  • Waterproof and Corrosion Resistan


Additional information:

  • Single Line Rated Pull: 12000LBS/5443KGS
  • Motor: 4.5KW, Series Wound
  • Controller: Remote Switch
  • Gear Train: 3 Stage Planetary
  • Gear Ratio: 265:1
  • Braking: Automatic Load-Holding Brake
  • Battery Recommended: 650 CCA Minimum
  • Fairlead: 4-Way Roller Fairlead
  • steel cable: 9.5mm × 26m
  • Drum Size: 64mm × 224mm
  • Dimensions: 530mm × 165mm × 235mm
  • Bolt Pattern: 254mm × 114mm
  • Net Weight: 88LBS


Package Includes:

  • 12000LBS DC 12V Winch × 1
  • Clevis Hook × 1
  • et of Bolts × 1
  • Set of Wire Cables × 1


Pros and Cons:

  • Small and compact. Does not require a lot of space on your truck
  • Comes with 2 wireless remote controls
  • The motor is 100% waterproof
  • Brake system makes it even safer to operate

  • The cable length of 26 m could have been a little bit longer for the price

Who should use this winch?

Many users enjoy this winch since it is powerful enough to do the job with ease. Some people have tested it out for performance on different bumpers included those that have been custom made.

Since it comes with a remote control feature, it doubles the ease in usage because its powerful enough to take the job safely. Provides users with more than one way to control the winch, externally and from the dashboard too. Can be used in a rough country because it has an excellent torque.





X-BULL 12000 lb 12V Steel Cable Electric Winch (FAQ)

Question: Does this fit on a smittybilt xrc bumper for a jeep wrangler?

Answer: It fits well. You can also refer to the parameters in the details page.

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: The motor in it is waterproof.

Question: What is the amp draw of this winch?

Answer: The current is related to the weight of drag, the heavier the drag and the stronger the current.

Question: How thick and how long the cable ?

Answer: If yyou’re looking for the measuements in SAE, 26 meters is equal to 85 feet, 9.5 mm is equal to 3/8 inch.

Question: Does this come with everything pictured including the solenoid wiring fairlead and remote?

Answer: Yes, it’s all included

Question: can it also be used when detached from the truck? How easy to detach?

Answer: not really it needs to be secured good ,mounted with 4 bolts .I mounted mine on a car hauler for my race car

Question: What size are the mounting bolts?

Answer: I used 3/8 x 2.5 . depends on how thick your mounting surface is

Question: Will it mount to my ranch hand bumper winch plate?

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Question: Conflicting information cable or rope? top description – stainless steel cable, bottom product information – synthetic rope. which does it come with?

Answer: Steel cable.

Question: can i plug it in to 120v outlet?

Answer: No it is strictly 12VDC as far as I can tell. It is insanely powerful when connected to a strong battery so be careful.



Final Verdict:

The manufacturer has also ensured that this winch comes available with superior quality customer support. So, it can compete with the best of them. Highly recommended to others as a real workhorse.

The weight of this winch 100 pounds. However, it has the capacity to pull 12,000 pounds so it is not lacking in muscle power.







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