Windlass frees mates from weighty anchor choresOct 7, 2008 The ideal windlass combines superb performance with elegance. Packed with patented technologies, the Liberty Rope/Chain Windlass from Maxwell America achieves both while freeing mates from strenuous anchoring tasks.
Innovative Maxwell technology ensures trouble-free operation. The balance force pressure arm eliminates snags, while the rope/chain gypsy applies maximum grip on the rope splice.
The Liberty windlass offers the option of simple emergency/manual operation. A lever on the side of the winch is turned counter clockwise to drive the chain or rope up to an impressive 5:1 ratio, allowing almost anyone to weigh anchor without difficulty.
Available in low profile or Maxgrip capstan versions, both have a release button on top that allows periodic servicing without the need for tools. The rope/chain gypsy and pressure arm assemblies are interchangeable between the 1700 and 2500 models.
This superior quality windlass comes standard with a dual-direction solenoid pack, circuit breaker/isolator panel, up/down remote panel, and manual crank/clutch release handle. The "Quick Fit" deck plate allows easy retrofitting without taking the windlass apart.
With a three-year warranty, Liberty RC1700 has a starting retail price of $5,665 and the RC2500 starts at $6,190.
Contact Maxwell America LLC, 2907 South Croddy Way, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA. 714-689-2900; Fax: 714-689-2910. firstname.lastname@example.org; www.maxwellmarine.com.