SailNet Community - View Single Post - First single-handing of the new boat: yikes!
View Single Post
post #26 of Old 06-29-2007
Senior Member
BarryL's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 2,019
Thanks: 4
Thanked 81 Times in 76 Posts
Rep Power: 14

Lewmar still makes parts for most of their winches. When I bought my 1986 Newport 28, it came with the 30ST, and the strippers were broken. After having the line jam a few times I bought the replacement part. It takes about 10 minutes to install, and then you never need to worry about it again.

My O'day had Barient winches. They have a metal stripper that won't break. But you can only get parts from Australia!


Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BarryL is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome