Shear Pins for a Beaver Tuff Pull 1.6t Hand winch

Submitted: Wednesday, Apr 02, 2003 at 18:04
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Hi there again,

Just purchased a Beaver Tuff Pull Hand winch(2nd Hand off Ebay) it cost me along with Snatch Strap, Extension strap, tree truch protector, Loop sling, block, drag chain, fold up shovel and 8 rated shackles, $415.

To me that seemed pretty good :)

The question is, I dont seem to be able to find and spare shear pins for the winch. Can I purchase them an if so where and how much?

Also there seems to be a bit of surface rust on the winch body and handle, do you recommend I brush/sand it all back and repaint of just leave it? It works like a charm.

Cheers
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Reply By: Member - Chris - Wednesday, Apr 02, 2003 at 19:40

Wednesday, Apr 02, 2003 at 19:40
Hi Dolfn,
I've got a Beaver (handwinch), which I purchased new from ARB about three years ago. You should be able to get shear pins through them or one of those shops that specialise in wire rope equipment & rigging. I haven't sheared a pin yet and used it about 20 times from heavy duty recovery to light work. I would guess the pins aren't that expensive, maybe 5 - $10?
As to the surface rust I can't really advise. I'd probably leave it and thoroughly clean and lubricate it after each use. I'm sure somebody will have more knowledge in that area.
RegardsLove the bush.
Chris
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Reply By: Tony - Thursday, Apr 03, 2003 at 07:18

Thursday, Apr 03, 2003 at 07:18
Just check the short operating levers, and if there is a rubber plug on the end the spare pins should be under it.

They are on Tirfor, Brano, etc.
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Reply By: Robert - Thursday, Apr 03, 2003 at 10:14

Thursday, Apr 03, 2003 at 10:14
Dolfn,

Best way to beat the rusting problem is to get the casing and handle electroplated.
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