I believe that this is a Simpson Lawrence Anchorman Manual windlass. I’d like to grease it but can’t work out how to open it. I’d also like to know. Simpson Lawrence Anchorman manual Windlass 8mm chain | Vehicle Parts & Accessories, Boats Parts & Accessories, Boats Parts & Maintenance | eBay!. First sailboat purchased which came with a vintage, pre Manual Lawrence Simpson Anchorman windlass. Tried to give it a long needed.

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Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: If I’m unable to reach a conclusion based on markings I will take it into a chandlery as previously suggested and figure it out that way. What is in the picture is a light weight model for small boats. They tend to jam unless everything is perfect i.

There is the original installation manual leaflet but no template. Here is a link to the manual that I believe should cover your windlass.

Anchorman Manual Anchor Windlass

I’d also like to know how to use it! With these requirements in mind, I selected a Anchorman manual windlass which was windlwss and much simpler to install than any of the electric power models, which require heavy power cables lead to them. After considering the various options I decided that the only proper place to mount it so it would have the correct fairlead was actually on the anchor locker hatch.

Join Date Jun Posts 1, I’d like to grease it but can’t work out how to open it. I did download a manual from the SL website but it assumes some prior knowledge. I’m trying to remove the windlass. Is it solely intended to provide leverage for the winch handle? Although I don’t anchor often, I had learned from 15 years boating experience that hauling up ft of wet line, anchlrman and anchor is not something to be doing by hand, unless you anchorjan going for that strongest man in the world title.


Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I windlas it all soak in WD overnight, then placed the gipsy carrier on the roll of tape, which hade a diameter just big enough for the carrier to fit through.

Be capable of getting the anchor up without the aid of the diesel engine if the need arises. In practice, the windlass take a bit of coordinate to use properly since the nylon rode unlike chain does not tend to itself jams as the line is winched into the hooded deck pipe. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

If close by we can check it out with my chain. My price is based on what I saw comparable units sell for on ebay. Given I know anything electric mounted on the foredeck with little protection from the elements will be prone to failure, particularly if not used regularly and well maintained.

Tried to give it a long needed service but it proved to be harder than I anticipated.

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Everything I have read indicates this is a vertical windlass. Beware people who say they have a Ice it down solid, then let it warm up again. Originally Posted by sailorman. SL Anchorman Windlass Thank you for your replies. Gypsy slides down onto shaft and is secured in place with a slotted machine screw located well down in the middle of the central shaft. He suggested WD40, something hollow to support the gipsy but large enough for the carrier to fall through, a hammer and some force from above.

This upper section of the windlass could easily be used to manage the extra line after it is tied onto the main anchor rode.

Anchorman Power Windlass

I replaced the cleat’s original mounting bolts with bolts long enough to pass through the board and secure anchlrman front end in place and take the heavy loads imposed on the windlass.


Simpson Lawrence Anchorman manual windlass with gypsy for 8 mm chain. Results 1 to 10 of I try to keeps the ground tackle as light as possible which is best for catamarans. They require large power cables to handle the high anchoman in-rush at startup. At first I was concerned the foam core hatch section would not handle the load and tend to compress, but it has been surprisingly resistance to the compression loads on it over the years.

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Talked with John iwndlass SLspare, who is a terrific fellow. Best of all, my wife has never criticized it or even mentioned it the ultimate style test and thus amazingly, we are both happy with it which is rare indeed.

I would need to check this price depending on where it has to go. Looking for parts to a anchorman power The question was where to mount it?

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Simpson-Lawrence Anchorman Power Windlass. I have to replace the exact same windlass and I cannot get it out. Originally Posted by Hugohove. We are travelling down through Florida. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. If you have 12V and still not working, then take the power and ground and bypass the solenoid and go straight to the windlass. Back to home page. Here however progress haltered.