Andersen has improved their excellent stainless winches by adding a variable speed compact motor. Available in two versions; with the motor mounted below deck with smaller dimensions than the standard motor, and above deck with the motor directly below the winch. The motor is an all-in-one design, with no extra control boxes, and only three wires to attach, resulting in the smallest possible footprint. It uses no carbon brushes, virtually eliminating wear.
Ball Bearings: Stainless Draw: 30 to 50% less than standard electric winches, with a 50% reduction in weight Drum Material: Lightweight stainless steel Material: Stainless drive shaft, cold-pressed 316 stainless captive pawls, aluminum/bronze
base plate Self Tailing: Yes Warranty: One year
Size 46 Above-Deck-Motor Winch, 12V, 3-1/2" Drum Dia., 7-1/16" Base Dia., 11-9/16" Height, 6-7/8" Line Entry, 5/16"-9/16" Line Size, 41.8lb.
#46 Variable Speed Above-Deck Self-Tailing Winch
|Drum Material||Stainless Steel|
2.8:1 in First Gear
8.4:1 in Second Gear
8.4:1 in First Gear
46.6:1 in Second Gear
|Warranty Details||One Year|
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