The handle is the "fuse" - it is designed to collapse if you put too much force into the winch, so I recommend that you do NOT use a big piece of steel rod or a heavy water pipe.Hey, that's a nice one! I especially like the detachable handle. I imagine you could put a longer one on, or even make up one that telescopes.
Yes. We have the same tools.I don't know if there is a similar product closer to your country, but I would be very surprised if there wasn't. Do you live in Russia?