Re: Could you cobble up a windlass out off...
Here's mine. Made from a 1940's vintage aircraft starter motor - of all things:
An incredibly heavy and powerful beastie (the bronze gypsy alone weighs +20kgs), now removed from the boat for the safety of all who sail on her...
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
Last edited by Classic30; 08-06-2012 at 12:55 AM.