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  1. Lewmar Windlass headache!

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hello, Been trying to remove my windlass on my boat and can not see any type of clip holding the key on the shaft. I have looked on the youtubes and dont see a windlass like mine. The shaft sticks out of the bottom about 1/2" and you can clearly see the key. I dont know what model this thing is...
  2. Anyone have experience rebuilding vertical electric windless ?

    Pacific Seacraft
    I have a VRC vertical electric rope-chain windlass on my 1993 Pacific Seacraft-37 that I am going to rebuild. I removed the motor but have some concerns about removing the gear box. (the ger box is below deck in the chain locker). It looks like the gear box is bolted to the windlass (obove...