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hawse fairleads - any one got one?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NEK5, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    do they make them for a 12 inch opening????my bumper seems to have a big opening but the lip of it is straight, and not rounded...so i think i need to put a fairlead on it....just don`t know if its possible...


    ya i know the paint looks crappy but it looked better than chrome...it almost looks as if the PO or whoever he got it from had to make it bolt up....the opening measures about 12" x 2"...can anyone tell me what i can do for a fairlead?

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    Roller.
     
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    using synthetic winchline
     
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    You can use a roller fairlead with synthetic as long as you have never pulled cable through it. The cable with nick the rollers which will damage the synth line if it is new there is no problem. But I understand what you are doing better safe than sorry.:D

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    ok...so i can use a roller if its new?? it never had fairlead on it so i`m thinking the roller with be the easiest option...
     
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    can anyone else prove this?
     
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    Don't think so. The rope can get caught in the space between the roller and inside corner of the fairlead. Easier just to go with aluminum hawse
     
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    thats what i`ve decided.....i`m going to bolt up a plate then just bolt the fairlead to it
     
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    any one got a hawse fairlead?
     
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    ttt
     
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    As it happens I have one I never used that would work for steel cable - too rough for rope. IIRC it's a Warn. I'm in 91040, if you want to check cost for the ride
     
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    that would be great, except the rope is what i`m using:crazy:
     
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    I have a hawse fairlead and synthetic winch line. With the synthetic go with the hawse because it is simpler and you will gain some approach angle over the roller (my roller stuck forward almost 2" compared to my hawse).
     
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    you got my hopes up....i thought you were going to tell me you had a fairlead for me:(
     
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    There are hawses made of steel and of aluminum. When I got the steel one it looked too rough and I thought it would fray the rope. So I bought an aluminum one and that's what I'm using.
     

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