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LEWMARWindlass Deck Foot Switches

LEWMAR

Windlass Deck Foot Switches

Closed lid switch branded Lewmar with clear indication for windlass up or windlass down. When opened the direction of the windlass is further indicated by a molded and printed arrow on the rubber bellows.
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Windlass Down Foot Switch, Gray 11108073 68000883
In stock online.

$32.99

Windlass Up Foot Switch, Gray 11108081 68000884
In stock online.

$32.99

Windlass Up Foot Switch, White 11108107 68000917
In stock online.

$32.99

Windlass Down Foot Switch, White 11108099 68000918
In stock online.

$32.99

Product Description

Closed lid switch branded Lewmar with clear indication for windlass up or windlass down. When opened the direction of the windlass is further indicated by a molded and printed arrow on the rubber bellows.

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3.0

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2.0

Unlikely to pass the test of time

By Tom K

from Oregon

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Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Includes Long Pigtail

Cons

  • Expensive For What You Ge
  • Poor Design

Best Uses

  • Large Boats
  • Small Boats

Compared to Lewmar original equipment switches (which required a big hole), these switches are easy to install.

However, they are not very well made. The metal contact switch is not potted in anything and relies on a rubber gasket held fast by a thin piece of stainless to insure that water keeps out. The cupped design insures that water will collect at the gasket joint, making this unlikely. The stainless is also mildly magnetic, so is probably of poor quality, so expect crevice corrosion, increasing the likelihood of leaks.

Do yourself a favor and do not use the supplied screws. They are strongly magnetic.

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Windlass deck foot switch passes test

By Sea Devil

from Great Lakes

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Simple construction

Cons

  • Years of service unknown

Best Uses

    Comments about Windlass Deck Foot Switches:

    These switches are used to control up/down of Lewmar H2 windlass, and don't clutter the deck.

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