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post #1 of 3 Old 02-18-2008, 02:41 PM Thread Starter
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Viking Thermo Rollers or Hawse fairlead for synthetic line?

I'm getting ready to order synthetic rope line to replace my now dangerous wire winch line. And I found these And I was wondering if anyone else has used them and if they are a good alternative to a hawse fairlead.

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I'd go for the rollers. I converted back to rollers from a short-lived aluminum hawse that was installed at the same time I converted to synthetic line.

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I have an aluminum hawse style fairlead and have had zero issues. That said, a majority of experienced rope users recommend the roller style fairlead.


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