This Reese Towpower Portable Electric Winch offers either manual or electric operation. The gears are constructed of high-carbon steel to resist corrosion and last longer. This Reese electric winch is ideal for recovering vehicles or mounting to your boat trailer. It comes complete with a galvanized steel cable, mounting plate and safety hook. You can use it with the wired remote control or the manual hand crank. The winch can also be attached to a hitch ball for quick and easy use. You can permanently mount it to a trailer, flatbed or truck.