Smittybilt Winch Cradle - 2811

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  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B2811
  • Fitment:Universal Fit


Attaching a winch to your vehicle just got easier with Smittybilts new Winch Cradle. This heavy duty unit gives you a variety of mounting options for front or rear installation because it works with any 2" receiver hitch. Its designed to accommodate most winches and includes a mounting plate for your roller fairlead. The Smittybilt Winch Cradle is constructed from thick 3/16" and 1/4" cold rolled steel and is finished in a durable two stage satin black finish for maximum durability.

Customer Reviews

4.0 4.0
4 Customer ratings
3.0 Needed major modification for my winch

I have a Warn Winch, and the handle and fairlead mounting bolt heads on this carrier did not allow clearance to install the winch. I had to weld the handles and fairlead studs on this carrier and cut a section away to allow clearance for the wiring. After all of that, it worked fine. But if I had it to do over again, I’d buy a pre-welded carrier.

5.0 Awesomme

This is a very handy part of my hunting gear. Locally the price was over double.

from Prince George, B.C. Canada |
4.0 From cradle to grave

Product meets all needs related car safety and self reliance.

from Landmark, MB |


Question & Answers

9 Answered questions

Q: Good evening. Will this cradle accept a Warn Zeon 12 winch? Thanks. Answer this question

A: I just purchased this, and it WILL NOT fit a Zeon 10. It's not even close enough to modify it. The winch is way to big.

Answered by Howie on 01/10/2021

A: Bill- Thanks for the inquiry. According to Smittybilt this winch cradle will accept a Warn Zenon 12

Answered by DP on 01/01/2014

Q: I have a older x20 warn winch...will this cradle handle this winch?.... Answer this question

A: The Smittybilt Winch Cradle part# S/B2811 is recommended for winches up to 12k lbs. The x20 15k winch does have the same bolt pattern as the 12k winch though.

Answered by Brent from 4WP HQ on 11/02/2020

Q: Will this cradle work with my Badlands 12000lb winch? Thank you. Answer this question

A: This will accept 8000-12000 lb winches

Answered by Morgan on 02/08/2015

Q: Will this work for the Warn 9.0Rc (Rock Crawling), bolt patern 6" x 4.5"?? Answer this question

A: Hello Charly and thank you for your question! Smittybilt Winch Cradle will have the same bolt pattern as the Warn 9.0RC winch.

Answered by Nick on 01/14/2015

Q: Will this cradle work for a smittybilt x20 15000 lb winch? Answer this question

A: Hello Joe, the Smittybilt Winch Cradle part# S/B2811 is recommended for winches up to 12k lbs. The x20 15k winch does have the same bolt pattern as the 12k winch though. Hopefully this answers your questions. Thank you.

Answered by mikey on 11/08/2014


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