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post #10 of Old 01-23-2012
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Originally Posted by Umeds? View Post

What about the claim of "no overrides" when easing lines? Can anyone confirm that this is the case in real-world scenarios? I always found this to be a hassle with my previous winches.
Overrides when easing is unusual. I recommend holding your left hand against the coil on the winch and using your hand to ease out the sheet / halyard, etc in a controlled fashion. When hardening an override can be prevented by starting with two wraps on the winch and then filling the winch when all the slack is out and you need to use a winch handle.

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