If you have an old winch or looking for a winch for your sailboat it can get expensive to service/buy. Try doing it yourself. Watch the video to find out how I did it, and I am sure you will be well on your way to rebuilt yours.

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<p>Sure beat buying a new one.</p>
<p>Exactly! I looked at the prices and they were ridicules! I spent $25 per winch and an hour and a half on cleaning and greasing. Saved at least $150, and got r=experience and confidence that &quot;if some-thing breaks I can fix it&quot; out of it. DIY is almost always the way to go!</p>

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