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Old 20-06-2007, 00:08   #1
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My visit to the Arco/Orca factory...

I got my windlass serviced at the Arco/Hutton factory. Cost $82. And I brought the switches to make it go down and up.

Got permission to take some photos for those who don't know what a winch factory looks like.
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That's very cool!!! Thanks for sharing!!
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Awesome, only wish you had more. I love their winches. Can't ever accidentally come apart and all the parts are cleanly machined.

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