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Fairfield Roller or Hawse


 
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Choptop
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:14 pm    Post subject: Fairfield Roller or Hawse Reply with quote

I am getting ready to buy a winch for my TJ. What are the differences in use, wear, or durability between a roller or hawse farifield.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They're called fairleads. Not fairfields. Very Happy

I prefer a roller fairlead for steel cable and a smooth, aluminum fairlead with large radius corners for synthetic rope.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ehirner wrote:
They're called fairleads. Not fairfields. Very Happy

I prefer a roller fairlead for steel cable and a smooth, aluminum fairlead with large radius corners for synthetic rope.


I agree, you will also saw away(damage) a aluminum fairlead with a steel cable.
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