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post #10 of Old 03-14-2007
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electric winch handle

I had the 18 V and sold it to buy the 28V right angle drill. I use it on my SO49 to raise the main, and it's great, goes up without any trouble. I haven't used it on my Pearson 36 yet but it will be OK. I bought the drill bit from a company that makes the bit into a cube and it lasted only one season.

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