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Originally Posted by WheresTheBrakes View Post
Quick reply.. Advice an old guy told me --
He said when servicing a winch, take a cardboard box (like a shoebox) and cut a hole in it with a pocketknife, slightly bigger than your winch, then tape the box to your deck leaving the winch sticking through the hole.. you can't lose a part if you try
Agreed - I've been doing that for years, although with copier paper boxes.

When maintaining on-mast winches I hang a box under the winch.
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