[C38] Replacing old Lewmar 48 jib/genoa winches-> recommendations

Don Strong drstrong at ucdavis.edu
Mon Jan 11 13:39:43 EST 2021

   Pierre: I replaced the original Lewmars with self tailing Lewmar 48s. 
The holes are not the same. It is very difficult to reach the nuts on 
the bolts beneath the originals so I cut a port to access them and the 
bolts for the new winches. Regards, Don

On 1/11/21 9:55 AM, Pierre Patino wrote:
> Hello again
> I spent some time looking at all the old messages on this board (since 
> 2005) and have not found this information:
> 1) By any chance, are the holes the same for either the new Lewmar 
> 45ST or the Lemar 50ST winches?
> 2) Which one should I get? I don't have the specs for the old 48ST so 
> I can't compare power/gear ratio etc.
> 3) Stay with Lewmar? (opinions of course)
> Thanks!
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Donald R. Strong
Department of Evolution and Ecology
The Bodega Marine Laboratory,
University of California, Davis,
Davis CA
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