bow rollers

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by dick, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. dick
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    dick Junior Member

    I am building a 10 metre Roberts Euro 1000 in steel and am looking for a drawing for a suitable heavy duty bow roller design as most of the commercial ones on the market seem too flimsy can anyone help.
     
  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    Don't have a drawing , but you should be able to mount at least 2 anchors (big ones) at the same time.

    We have done it by having the Danforth or Bruce forward , and the burying (CQR) style next to but behind the Danforth.

    With a 10 meter I would size the rollers to hold 60# versions of what you chose to anchor with , and there will be no problem carrying a smaller set.

    FF
     
  3. Landlubber
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    Landlubber Senior Member

    dick, make the actual rollers from nylon or dildren that way they do not take off the galvanising. Make them as larhe in diameter as you can too, so much easier on your arms or the winch
     
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