• US 10,112,808 B2
  • Filed: 12/16/2015
  • Issued: 10/30/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A winch, comprising:

  • a motor having a motor housing including a motor case and a first drum support coupled to the motor case for closing an end of the motor case;

    a rotatable drum;

    a gear reduction unit drivingly attached to the motor, the gear reduction unit including multiple planetary gear sets and having a gear housing including a gear case and a second drum support attached to the gear case for closing an end of the gear case; and

    three motor terminals linearly aligned with one another along a top side of the motor housing, vertically above the motor and protruding through a top side of the first drum support, and, where the three motor terminals electrically couple the motor to a control unit of the winch.

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