1 x dunton double plus canal lock aluminium windlass new old stock narrowboat. Bluewave canal windlass short throw aluminium lightweight lock windlass b grade quality tarnished or stained irregular hole spacing 2 year warranty 12 98.
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Canal lock windlass. British waterways lock key handle windlass aluminium 4 0 out of 5 stars 7. The canal windlass is the ultimate multi tool. 3 offers from 17 99.
Without it locks swing bridges and lift bridges would be impossible to pass on your canal trip. When completing a lock flight a windlass weighing around 285g 10 oz would be a welcome relief to a traditional cast iron windless which have been around for more than 200 years and are much heavier. It is ready for use and if you do have any questions about it please email me.
Lockmaster windlass easy to use lock key the lockmaster windlass tackles stiff lock paddles that can turn a pleasurable day cruising the beautiful canals of england and wales into an exhausting battle. However be aware that despite the lightness of this windlass they do not float and can t be retrieved from the water with a magnet. We were determined to find a solution to make boating a generally more pleasurable and less strenuous.
A brief history of the windlass. 2 lock windlasses plus 4 metal pegs with various uses for tying rope etc. Welcome to the go windlass web site the go windlass is a canal lock key designed to ease the operating of lock paddles on the inland waterways across england and wales.
But how did we end up with the windlass we know and love today. Canal lock windlass rotating handle nova long throw win002nova. Cash on collection from manchester only please.
Canal lock windlass rotating handle nova long thro. The name windlass comes from an old norse word vindass which is derived from vinda meaning to wind and ass meaning pole so in short a windlass is a winding pole. A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways the distinguishing feature of a lock is a fixed chamber in which the water level can be varied.
Whereas in a caisson lock a boat lift or on a canal inclined plane it is the chamber itself usually then called a caisson that rises and. Canal lock windlass rotating handle nova short or long throw win003nova. The go windlass is a ratchet windlass with an assured action which is strong easy to use and is designed to fit standard tapered spindles on the inland waterways.
Made entirely in britain this ratchet windlass is strong and easy to use. About the go windlass team. During our time cruising the canals we noted that inummerable people wrestled with opening and closing the lock paddles using a conventional windlass or canal lock key.
A lovely piece a canal lock windlass in excellent condition.