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Re: Winch covers?

Originally Posted by MastUndSchotbruch View Post
Not so fast. Winch covers prevent rain intrusion (or at least decrease it) which results in less corrosion.
Rainwater would disperse the salt water/residue - maybe that's a good thing.

Winch covers could retain salty moisture under them unless the winches are thoroughly dried out before putting the covers on - maybe that's not such a good thing.

I've never had winch covers and I've also never had a problem with winches - maybe that's just a coincidence.

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