Arco 30 Winch Maintenance Question - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #11  
Old 06-06-2012
SloopJonB's Avatar
Senior Moment Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 10,928
Thanks: 58
Thanked 56 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 4
SloopJonB will become famous soon enough
Re: Arco 30 Winch Maintenance Question

Quote:
Originally Posted by H2814D View Post
SloopJon, the pin we are speaking about is definitely pressed in and designed to fit tightly once seated. This winch was probably built in the late 70's. If you look back up at the pictures the pin is standing upright in the center of the picture. It has, although not completely visible there, vertical grooves around the top of the pin that create the friction to hold it in place. It has to be pressed (or hammered) into the mast base through the hole (you can see it in the 6 oclock portion of the base) and the gear to hold it in place, otherwise, it may rise up and contact the lower portion of the DRUM It certainly wasn't being held because of varnish or the like. It had to be forced out. And I cleaned the heck out of every piece there before I put it back together, and there was nothing going to "slip fit" back in regarding this pin. :-)
I just hope the next time I have to clean winches they will be a bit newer and easier to take apart. Having to completely remove them was a two man job, just to do that and then put them back in.
I stand corrected. That's surprisingly bad design for an Ozzie product of that vintage. You shouldn't have to dismount a winch to service it. My Barients are 1970 vintage and their corresponding shafts are held in by a cotter pin. They also have enough access to grip them and pull them out "in situ".
__________________
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
parts for arco winch ivanam Gear & Maintenance 3 05-21-2012 06:06 PM
Arco 6 Winch Help dapperpoet C22 7 11-11-2011 10:26 PM
Barient-20 ST Winch question and maintenance.. TintedChrome Gear & Maintenance 6 11-30-2010 12:29 PM
ARCO Winch Company ABullard Gear & Maintenance 10 03-24-2010 06:35 PM
Barlow Winch Bearing - Hutton/ARCO never responds! belanich Gear & Maintenance 6 05-16-2007 06:07 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:55 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.