Auto braking keel winch

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Mike22
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Auto braking keel winch

Postby Mike22 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:04 pm

Added missing question "While trailering is it best to lower swing keel onto trailer or ride with the winch cable holding the load?" Now after 3 years experience it's a no brainer. But just discovered my keel pin bracket condition I wonder if bangs from the road aren't knocking my rust loose. I see a work storm approaching.
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Postby Capt. Bondo » Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:59 am

I like to drop the keel onto the yoke of the trailer, that unloads the cable and the stress of a 800# keel on the winch and bridge deck on your 30+ sailboat as you bounce down the road.
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