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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Cleaned it up with WD, light sanding and lots of fresh waterapplied silicone lube and it anchorkan like a charm! They require large power cables to handle the high amp in-rush at startup. Where does the young cruiser roam?

Interestingly the boat broker whom I purchased the boat from strongly objected to its installation since he wanted to use the boat for the Jack London Boat Show and feared that it would be a bit of a albatross. Although slow, this make it fairly simple to use the windlass alone to get the anchor up in an emergency without the aid of the engine to motor up to it.

I did download a manual from the SL website but it assumes some prior knowledge. Also, it blends so well with the boat people assume that it is standard equipment. Why do people pay for somebody However the bearing seems to be siezed though it doesnt seem to impact preformance at the time.

Read more about the condition. It has required little in the form of maintenance other than a bit of lubrication and has worked well on the rare occasion that it is called into duty. Sign in for more lists. Originally Posted by Hugohove. What is in the picture is a light weight model for small boats. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. First photo is Gypsy, second one shows gearbox with loose hexnuts, third one is gearbox with shaft sticking out the bottom, and 4th one shows the shaft, which has a vertical key in it.


After a good 30 minutes of tapping away the carrier finally fell through! Very little leverage, unlike the vertical windlass where you have a long bar to provide a mechanical advantage for heavier anchors. The Lewmar Hooded Chain Pipe shown in picture above does not come with the Anchorman and will need to be special ordered via your local marine hardware dealer to complete the installation.

Once you get use to it, it works fairly well and properly stows the line so that it runs back out cleanly. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

Anchorman Manual Anchor Windlass

They attack corrosion chemically, very different from WD We thank you for your patience as we help you access the new site! Send a private message to BenGivens. To avoid drilling holes in the deck, I use a heavy, 1″ thick custom made teak board cut from a large 4″X8″X8′ piece with my band saw that was long enough to reach from under the existing anchor cleat to the back of the anchor locker.

Back to home page Return to top. Includes what is seen in the photos. That should tell us what your Gypsy is designed to handle. You may not post new threads.

Gulfstar 41′ ketch Ancorman Then I got a wooden rod into the drum and placed the the carrier and started whacking with carefully light punches. Results 1 to 10 of SL Anchorman Windlass Thank you for your replies. Although I don’t anchor often, I had learned from 15 years boating experience that hauling up ft of wet line, chain and anchor is not something to be doing by hand, unless you are going for that strongest man in the world title.


BB code is On. According to installation instructions, all I need to do other than unhook wiringis remove the 4 hex nuts on the ends of the mounting bolts.

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The back end of the board was through bolted through the deck in the drain depression for the anchor hatch lip which made the bolts invisible with the hatch closed. Post the Worst “For Sale” Picture I’m trying to remove the windlass. Why not an Electric Model?: The time now is Here however progress haltered. Please anchorrman our sponsors and let them anchirman you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums.

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Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: I let 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. I cannot separate these parts. Introducing the Spectra Connect The fact that it is a manual windlass allows you to control the line speed giving yourself time to clear the line below in the locker and wait for the boat to move forward before taking up more line.

I have a horizontal S-L and it’s a nice unit.

Also, the addition of a good double handed winch handle also greatly improved the abchorman operation. Photos attached to show the setup. It’s possible it is meant to be a stamp, but if so the top of the ‘7’ is definitely incomplete. BB code is On.