SailNet Community - View Single Post - Which winch?
Thread: Which winch?
View Single Post
  #12  
Old 01-27-2013
BELLATRIX1965's Avatar
BELLATRIX1965 BELLATRIX1965 is offline
Maine Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Penobscot Bay Maine
Posts: 174
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
BELLATRIX1965 is on a distinguished road
Re: Which winch?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster View Post
If I was buying new it would be Andersens... esp if this is your 'forever' boat..
PLUS 1 for Andersens! Keep an eye on eBay - sometimes you can get a deal. I got one of mine on eBay, and had to go out and buy the new primaries retail. Check out RIGGING ONLY in Mass. My almost-40 year old winches were not self-tailing, and parts were unavailable - the new Andersens are STs. Awesome design - stainless drums (you never have to worry about chrome wearing thin/out), easy to work on, lightweight - the list goes on.

The BEST purchase I have made for the boat so far!!
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook