Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rating: Thread Rating: 3 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
Old 28-11-2012, 10:03   #16
Registered User
 
delmarrey's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Philippines in the winters
Boat: Itís in French Polynesia now
Posts: 11,359
Images: 122
Re: Rubber Bits Turning Winches Into Self Tailing?

Quote:
Originally Posted by rtbates View Post
I had them. They are half ass at best. Can be used to jam the line, but just about useless as a real self tailer.

I now have Andersen self tailers and the ability to take in/ let out the genoa sheet with one hand is very much worth the cost, especially when it blows hard..
They're far from being a self tailer, and not intended to be! And mine have never failed me. I've had people aboard stating that they wish they had my set up. KI$$
__________________
Faithful are the Wounds of a Friend, but the Kisses of the Enemy are Deceitful! ........
The measure of a man is how he navigates to a proper shore in the midst of a storm!
delmarrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-11-2012, 18:02   #17
Marine Service Provider

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: US/MX West coast
Posts: 465
Re: Rubber Bits Turning Winches Into Self Tailing?

Quote:
Originally Posted by chris07732 View Post
Can older winches be converted to true self tailing type?
Many Barients and Barlow winches can be converted to self tailers. Check out Self-Tailing Winch Conversion fits Barient, Barlow, Cathay, Universal and others: Winchmate

I've seen their kit but never installed or used. You may want to find someone who has actually used it.
islandplanet is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
self tailing

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:12.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.