Greenworks 82V Portable Capstan Winch

For Immediate Release:  October 16, 2019




No Rope Length Limit and Easy Carrying Makes the 82W1 Portable Winch Perfect for Any Job Thrown Its Way


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The leading provider of battery operated-outdoor power equipment, Greenworks Commercial, is pleased to announce today that it is unveiling the United States’ only battery powered portable capstan winch, the GS 82W1. Users can be ready for any situation with GS 82W1 providing maximum portability, power and convenience.  Its durable, yet lightweight construction is able to be transported with just one hand and it offers zero rope length restrictions, providing a versatile pulling tool. With high torque, zero maintenance, and up to 2,200 lbs. of pulling force, the GS 82W1 is ideal for landscapers, arborists, hunters, and a wide array of other heavy load pulling requiring portability.


“The GS 82W1 is a real game changer for any outdoor pulling jobs that users might face,” said Tony Marchese, Commercial Business Unit Leader for Greenworks America. “The capstan design keeps rope from accumulating on the drum, enabling the use of the desired length of rope while having constant power. Plus, the portable nature of this winch allows users to step into any situation and get the job done with in a more convenient manner.”


The Greenworks Commercial GS 82W1 Winch is powered by Greenworks Commercial’s proprietary 82-volt lithium-ion battery and brushless motor technology.


Features & Benefits include:


  • Up to 2,200 lbs. of steady pulling force
  • No rope length limit allows for streamlined pulling process
  • Brushless motor delivers more power, quieter operation and longer life
  • Three heavy duty pulling speeds ranging from 26 feet to 38 feet per minute
  • Easy to operate – simply anchor the winch with the provided sling, wrap the rope around the drum and pull
  • Light and portable design makes it easy to carry in one hand to wherever a job is located

The newest addition to the Greenworks Commercial lineup of battery powered tools is available in two different winch kits. The 82W1KT Battery Powered Portable Winch w/4AH Battery & Charger kit (MSRP - $1,352.99) includes the 82V portable winch, GC 400-rapid charger, GL 400-4Ah battery, and a polyester sling (2-⅜” x 6-½’). The 82W1MK Battery Powered Portable Winch with Accessories ($1,346.99) includes the 82V portable winch, transport bag, double braided polyester rope (⅜” x 164’), a swing side pulley (3”), two steel locking carabiners, and two polyester slings (2-⅜” x 6-½’).  Tool only is sold for $1,068.99


The GS 82W1 is available beginning today through the Carswell, Carswell OEI, Conniff, Edney, PACE, Celtic, GC Duke, EFS, LL Johnson, and Steven Willand independent dealer networks. The GS 82W1 comes with a two-year warranty for both the battery and the tool. For more information on the 82-volt GS 82W1 and the full Greenworks Commercial line, visit


About Greenworks Commercial

Greenworks Commercial is the leader in battery-powered outdoor equipment for landscaping, turf management, sports facility and municipality maintenance professionals. An innovative, best-in-class 82-volt battery platform powers multiple tool systems, delivering the power and performance of comparable gas-powered tools without the mess, fumes and noise. For more information, find us on the web at

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