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Don't get any notions, boys- this is a family show.

My "small" Wincher self-tailing converters are loose on my Lewmar 6 winches. Fabber wrote back saying it needs "packing of some sort".

I am pretty sure that I am not the only one this has happened to- I would guess that these rubbery Winchers are either too tight or too loose, on a regular basis.

I am thinking about just filling (1/16th inch?) void w/5200 and be done with it.

Any other suggestions?

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Self vulcanising high volt electricians tape ?
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You do bring up a good possibility, though- self-bonding riggers tape might work.
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I'd be real careful about using 5200 indiscriminately. If it doesn't work the clean up could be nearly impossible. 5200 is not a product to be used unless you know exactly what you are doing and never, ever expect to have to remove what you have glued down with it.

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I'd try athletic tape. Good friction, conforms well, will not slide.

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Re: Loose Wincher

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Self vulcanising high volt electricians tape ?
Yeah, cheap try. Layer as needed until built up tight.
Skip the 5200
Used to be able to get friction tape...
Slice and apply non skid tape and youd be golden. Dont use nice scissors..
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