Originally Posted by fsumotorhead
I meant the mechanical connection.
On mine I have a marine dual purpose battery. The battery cables go to the lugs on the battery while the winch cables connect to the 3/8" threaded lugs.
I read somewhere that you should always go to the post, that a lot of times the threaded lugs are not rated for as high of amperage draw. Either way, they're connected at the posts.