The DLB1500A Plated Brake Winch is for horizontal pulling and vertical lifting. 1,500 lb. load capacity. Self-locking winch. The winch includes a 9 3/8 in. handle with an ergonomic black handle grip. Built-in fully automatic friction brake. The fully automatic friction brake supplies constant, positive holding action when the handle is released. When cranking stops, the load stops preventing runaway loads. Made in the USA.