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    Default Italwinch Giglio manual windlass

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    Anyone know anything about these?

    How do they compare with the Lofrans Royal?




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    Default Re: Italwinch Giglio manual windlass

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    "Giglio manual windlass has a double effect drive system"

    Anyone got any idea what this means?

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    Default Re: Italwinch Giglio manual windlass

    Quote Originally Posted by webcraft View Post
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    "Giglio manual windlass has a double effect drive system"

    Anyone got any idea what this means?

    - W
    My interpretation is that the drum/gypsy rotates in the same direction when the lever is moved in both forward and back direction which is twice as good as a simple pawl and ratchet system.

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    Default Re: Italwinch Giglio manual windlass

    Quote Originally Posted by Plum View Post
    My interpretation is that the drum/gypsy rotates in the same direction when the lever is moved in both forward and back direction which is twice as good as a simple pawl and ratchet system.

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    Does the Lofrans do that?

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    Default Re: Italwinch Giglio manual windlass

    Quote Originally Posted by webcraft View Post
    Does the Lofrans do that?

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    Yes it does.

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