Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Having had them on all the boats I've owned (all 2 of them!) and having them them on other boats nearly all my life - I'd suggest Barlow.
Barlow got bought out by Barient many moons back, but parts (pawls and springs at least) are fairly easy to obtain new.
Given the difficulty and expense in finding an old one and having it reconditioned and re-plated to as-new, it would be a wonderful thing indeed if someone brought these back brand new..
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"