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Re: Old winch handle replacement
As I feared (post 28), the lock on one of the handles betrayed me. I watched in horror as the handle fell out of the winch, hit the deck, and did a back flip into the bay! Unless the lock mechanism is improved I would not recommend ordering (or making) it. It makes the handle difficult to remove from the winch (which is why I thought: "It won't fall out if I can't get it out". WRONG! ) and provides a false sense of security.
Still love the (remaining) handle, but the lock is useless.
Last edited by L124C; 07-01-2014 at 10:05 AM.