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Old 13 July 2014, 13:51   #1
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Tall winch post - wanted / where from ?

Id like my winch post to be taller than it currently is. When I winch the boat onto the trailer its a bit too low, so it just pulls the bow down, not along the trailer.

It is adjustable, but even if I raise it higher up I still think it will be a bit too low down for my particular RIB.

Ideally it needs to be about 130cm high. Does anyone know where I can get the post, or the extention bit to make mine higher. The winch is fine, the snubber bar is fine - its just the extra height I need.

Ive googled and cant find anything other than sites in the US.

(Mine is an Indespension Big Dipper)
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Old 13 July 2014, 15:57   #2
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It's only metal. Easily doable. You will lose the galvanised bit around the welds but can be redone
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Old 13 July 2014, 16:30   #3
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like Biff says it's not beyond any good welder, then just get it regalavanised, or if you're just after buying off the shelf try the SBS Trailers website, they have a good online shop to view the various options then just give them a call and ask for Roy, he'll sort it for you 👍
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Old 14 July 2014, 09:09   #4
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Cheers guys, I will have a look at SBS online first.
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I got a taller more substantive winch post off these guys http://www.extrememarine.co.uk

Very good quality and it's made in the uk
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Old 17 July 2014, 06:38   #6
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Cheers, I may have to give them a call.
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