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Old 22-09-2009, 13:04   #1
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Arco-Hutton and LVJ winches

Start off with the usual disclaimers: No connection with either mfr (aside from being a customer)
Want to mention a couple of great manufacturers:
Arco- great winch (we have 4- gonna get another this winter) All metal self tailer and a lifetime warranty. Just got spares sent and they arrived quick (coming from Australia)- Not light, but who cares

HUTTON-ARCO Yacht Winches

LVJ: just about the last manufacturer of wire reel winches- beautifully made (got one for the mizzen halyard). They make regular winches too (all bronze or chromed)

In the US LVJ Winches USA

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