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Old 05-28-2022, 07:31 PM   #8
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City: Saint Petersburg
Vessel Name: Weebles
Vessel Model: 1970 Willard 36 Trawler
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Originally Posted by markpj23 View Post
Good solution but unless I could find a used one the current price is actually more than the Warn dc1000.
If cost is the yardstick, definitely not the right solution. Not only the winch, but some sort of base adapter needs fabrication, and the setup needs a brake of some sort. I went with a Garhauer line clutch. All I can tell you is there will never be an instance where I go to raise the dinghy and be unable to do so. Never. A stark difference from the winches I've had over the years. Not a lot of "Plan B" built into those puppies.

Good luck.

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1970 Willard 36 Sedan Trawler
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