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Old 19 July 2010, 16:20   #11
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Originally Posted by diverdad View Post
all together now sing with me..............
"and always look on the bright side of life..................."

Which is where the name for my SR4 came from.

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Old 04 August 2010, 11:10   #12
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Electric Winch

OK, the nice people at tool time are going to swap the winch over for a working model.
All I need now is to fix the buggered injectors and source a new transducer for the garmin and I will be back to square 1.
or is that square-1?!


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Old 06 August 2010, 07:12   #13
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Sorry to read of your troubles diverdad.
I`m still using the original electric winch although the 6mm wire it came fitted with has gone a bit crippled now, I may replace it with 8mm dyneema(which will actually cost more than the winch did!)
I should say that I have only pulled my Pacific onto the trailer on a relatively shallow slipway, but it is an old-school trailer with hard rubber rollers(none of yer Rollercoasters here) and it manages it ok and it`s better than hand-cranking after a days diving.
Persevere, old son!
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Old 06 August 2010, 08:05   #14
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Hi I have a C8000EWX from winch solutions and use a stainless roller fairlead with 11 mm PLASMA 12 Synthetic Rope + wireless remote so you can walk around the boat as you recover to check it's ok

Have a look here

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