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Alex, that sheet is wrapped counter-clockwise on the top and clockwise on the bottom...are you in Australia?
I just noticed the same thing.
You have to be careful not to get a wrap caught under another wrap or your in trouble.
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Alex, that sheet is wrapped counter-clockwise on the top and clockwise on the bottom...are you in Australia?
No its not....

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Actually... our O'day 22 has the original winches... not sure what kind they are though. You wrap counter-clockwise. Weird.

Alex... What is this "rope" stuff? We only have line on our boat... will that work too?
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OK, it's a starboard side winch...must be one of those discount Lewmars...
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Hey.... I'll have to remember that trick the next time I get an over-ride that locks up ...... Simply re-photoshop and edit.... the wonders of computers .... if you have one onboard interfaced with all your hardware
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Even if you are in Australia you need to wrap the line clockwise around the wench.
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I'd heard Australian dating practices were primitive, but if you have to lash them down, they probably aren't your type of wench.
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OK...here's some help with the aid of some hi-tech engineering schematics...

First let’s look at options and resources available....

Careful examination of elements bellow, allow us to conclude the "ingredients" necessary to obtain successful. Results at sheeting in a winch…

Observe for at least 2 minutes the elements bellow:



Then once observed, lets start with our project…remember…the objective….to sheet in….

Problem…how to combine all the above elements, in order to successfully obtain our goal??? Which is????…..sheeting in….Good....

Please arrange objects above in correct order to achieve goal….


There you go....




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Ohhhhhh...so that's what those things are for. I always thought they were some kind of side table to rest your beer on.

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