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Does anyone know where I can get new drums or has anyone ever heard of sleaving the roller bearing surface for older (pre 1992, ocean series or even older?) lewmar winches.

I have a pair of std. 30''s that are perfect except that the alumm. berg. surface inside the drum is worn. It seems that that lewmar used the alum. as a race. It appears that is is worn around .030 to .040. The drums rock quite a bit. There is a .040 step where the brngs. don''t ride inside the drum.

Any help would be very appreciative.

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Try the Australian Winch Company at www.australianwinchco.com or use GOOGLE search engine. GOOD LUCK!
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You may have better luck looking for used winches and just using the drum from the one you find. Used chromed bronze lewmar 30's usually go for around $150. I sold a set for a friend on Ebay for $300. He had upgraded to ST30's.
You might find a bronze or stainless one for less than you can find just a drum.

Also that dreaded Ebay for us bottom feeders, I just found a set of unused Chromed bronze Barient 27-48ST for less than 1/3 the cost of new Lewmars or Harkens.

TO machine, insert new bronze races and finish machine the races to size would cost more than finding a used winch....

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