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Old 15-10-2009, 16:51   #16
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Alliteratively speaking

Starbuck you are right what was I thinking - however
"What was wrongly written wasn't willful" :-)

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Old 15-10-2009, 17:07   #17
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MY winches are mounted conveniently where anything falling from them will fall into the water to join the number of winch handles that have met the same fate! I can imagine working gently on my winch mounted vice on something expensive - a rope clutch or something - the thing popping out of the vice - as things do when held in a way as to not damage them - and straight into the water. Perhaps a folding table mounted winch vice in the cabin? haha

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Old 15-10-2009, 17:33   #18
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Let me add some European brain power to this thread ;-)

In Europe yachts have a board to get on the dock while med-moored. You upgrade that to a 2" thick plank and fit two studs that go in both primaries or secondaries for a full featured bench in the cockpit!

I just use a machine clamp instead of a regular vise. I have this one:

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Old 15-10-2009, 17:37   #19
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wenchs have always been one of my vices...

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