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Old 05-19-2014, 10:19 AM   #1
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Adding more chain to existing chain

Is there a good way to do this and it still work with the windlass ,or is this a ?
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Old 05-19-2014, 01:30 PM   #2
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Sorry I didn't see the other thread about bad chain link.
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Old 05-20-2014, 07:21 AM   #3
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There are >repair links< that will fit the chain and windlass.

Some folks fear them , some dont.

Buy a US made one.
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Old 05-20-2014, 10:41 AM   #4
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Last time I looked into it, the only way to get lasting 100% strength is to have the replacement link welded shut.
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Old 05-20-2014, 01:23 PM   #5
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Last time I looked into it, the only way to get lasting 100% strength is to have the replacement link welded shut.
Unless you have a great marine welder and have the welded link hot dipped...I wouldn't trust it any more than a high quality replacement link for longevity (maybe even short term for that matter).
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