Winch Stopper

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Bruce L
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Winch Stopper

Post by Bruce L » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:54 pm

Winch stopper
I've been looking for a winch stopper for some time and could not bring myself to spending $20-$25 for shipping on a $10 internet item. So I went to Can Tire and bought a bow roller that is used on a boat trailer for $6.49. I cut it in half and installed it.

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itsmeken
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Re: Winch Stopper

Post by itsmeken » Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:05 am

Great idea!

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dodgeboykim
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Re: Winch Stopper

Post by dodgeboykim » Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:13 am

I know. This is an old thread. You want a CHEAP stopper. Use a hockey puck. Drill the appropriate sized hole in center . Install by sliding down cable/rope to eye when installing line on drum and smile at your innovative, Frugal and effective stopper. My puck stopper cost me a buck and change. Steal one from your neighbors kids. Grab one from Hockey Rink. Cheap is the key here. :D

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