Winch Question

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Kermit
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Winch Question

Post by Kermit » Thu May 31, 2018 9:19 am

My boat doesn't have a starboard cabin top self tailing winch.

A buddy of mine gave me a used Lewmar 30ST single speed.

Should I install this one or try and get a 2 speed winch?

Thanks

Pete
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Re: Winch Question

Post by Pete » Thu May 31, 2018 1:45 pm

I would go to the Lewmar website where you'll find specs for the ST winch vs the two speed 16 (?) now on your port side. Look for things like power ratio. You may be better off with the ST winch when raising the board. You could also swap the two.

Sam Buschell III
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Re: Winch Question

Post by Sam Buschell III » Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:22 pm

The 30 is a little large for the cabin top.
I would stick with the 16 size.

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