Re: Lofrans Tigres Windlass gipsy
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The worst case, a machine shop can cut a new key slot 180 degrees from the current slot and you can get a new key. Likewise, a machine shop can enlarge keyways and make a key to size.
GREASE THE CONES.😀
If anyone does not believe the cone should be greased, read this from your Lofrans Manual:
Thanks, guys. Yeah, I looked at that photo in your book, Bill. I should probably pull the gipsy off next time I'm on the boat just to see if I need to order some parts. I guess I can see where if the key is distorted I may not be able to fully tighten the gipsy.