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Most modern winches use the final gear ratio to size the winch, so a Harken 40 is about the same as a Lewmar 40... the older Barients and Barlows did not.
Just curious, why do you want to go up a size???
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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