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post #19 of Old 03-20-2014
Brent Swain
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Re: What size winches?

With the number of boats being scrapped lately, good used winches should be in good supply, at good prices. I bought my Arco 40s at a dock sale in 1995 for $150 each. Don't skimp on size, just go a couple of sizes bigger than other boats in your size range are using.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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