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Old 17-01-2009, 18:00   #1
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Lofrans Project 1000 Windlass

Just returned from the Toronto boat show where there was a good deal on a Lofrans Project 1000 windlass, which is the appropriate size for my 38 foot Bristol. Has anyone had experience, either positive or negative, with Lofrans windlasses?
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Old 17-01-2009, 18:25   #2
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We had a Lofrtans Cayman, 1200watt, horizonatal unit that operated tropuble free for ten years and two trips south. A very good windlass
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Old 20-01-2009, 12:53   #3
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we have the lofrans project 1000 on our 38ft cat and are very happy with it....dont know about the price in CA/US but here in europe they cost about 980 euros, we use the one for 10mm chain
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Old 20-01-2009, 13:30   #4
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Good windlass, good parts availability in most places and easy to work on.
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