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Old 10-03-2013, 18:11   #1
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lewmar 44 st maintenance

i've done maintenance on simple single speed winches, but this is my first attempt at a two speed self tailing winch. i've got the parts explosion and a simple explanation but was wondering if there were some serious step by step instructions or even a video available....
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Re: lewmar 44 st maintenance

I rehabbed Lewmar Wave Grip 44s from the '80s three years ago and blogged about it here:

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There's a link there to some documentation you might lack.

Tip o' the day is to get a small plastic "footbath sized"...and do the disassembly in there. If you can confine the innards, you stand less chance of losing a pawl spring or other item.
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