I’m pretty sure we will need new winches at this point.
Ever spruce up your winches? Apparently this is something that should be done annually. I’ve heard manufacturers recommend twice a year. I have never opened one up, and had absolutely no idea what the heck was inside them and what made them work.
Frances, (who just turned 4!) and I were up on Indy while she sat in the trailer in our driveway, for a little bit of a tidy before launch. She spun the winch and asked ‘what’s this for daddy?’ I noticed that there was no ticka-ticka-ticka during the spin. It was quiet. I tried the others, they all sounded ok, but I decided I would have to figure out how to get these in better shape.
Inside are small pawls, being propped…
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