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Old 01-04-2020, 11:09 AM   #1
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Five oceans windlass

Tried posting this in the anchoring forum and had no results, which may actually be my answer. Has anyone used a five oceans windlass? They seem to be well built but would like to hear some real world experience with them. This will be for a 36' MT DC. Also looking at maxwell HRC 10-8 .
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:53 PM   #2
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I bought a pump from them that looked just like other older brands....but lasted only a couple months.

Maybe no worse than the other pumps but it still crapped out.

Get as much feedback as you can before dropping windlass kind of money.
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Old 01-04-2020, 02:34 PM   #3
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I have never even heard of them. May not mean much of course. They do appear to copy several other brands of windlai. Don't be in too big a hurry and ask on not just this forum. TF is a good forum but lots of folk don't frequent it.
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Old 01-04-2020, 04:24 PM   #4
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I bought some old school looking exterior dome lights from them looked just like the originals that lasted 30 years. the chrome on the 5 oceans lasted 2 years
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