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Maxwell VW 2500 Vertical Windlass Kit

Maxwell VW 2500 Vertical Windlass Kit

  • Gypsy / Drum, Power: 12 Volts DC, Watts: 1200, Draw: 100 Amps
  • Select Chain Size
  • Material: Stainless Steel, Maximum Pull: 2500 Lbs
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    Chain Size /Style
    Model #
    Shipping Weight
    5/16 Inch BBB
      100.00 Lbs.
    Our Price: $3244.99
    3/8 Inch BBB
      100.00 Lbs.
    Our Price: $3244.99
    3/8 Inch HT
      80.00 Lbs.
    Our Price: $3244.99
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    Windlass Selection Guide

    Click Here for an Owner's Manual for this Product

    The VW Series of anchor winches is designed for traditional rope and chain combination anchor rodes where manual transfer of the rode from the rope warping drum to the chainwheel is required. .

    The gypsy/chain wheel on the VW1000, VW1500, VW2500 and VW3500 is for chain only but the rode can be manually transitioned from the chain wheel/gypsy to the capstan so the windlass can technically work with a rope chain rode but not seamlessly like the VW10. Note: The gypsy or chain wheel on the VW10 will accept rope and chain so it can be used with a chain only rode, a rope only rode, or a chain and rope rode and will transition from rope to chain seamlessly/automatically

    Includes the Following Components:

    • (1) foot switch - P19006
    • On/Off breaker panel - P100791
    • Emergency crank handle

    • Provides the versatility of operating two anchors from one winch
    • Functional rope hauling from any direction using independent MAX-grip™ snag-free warping drum with clutch disengagement of chainwheel for positive control of all ropes
    • Permits use of traditional shackle and thimble rope and chain connection
    • Allows alternative mounting horizontally on a fore and aft bulkhead inside chain locker for below deck installation
    • High-quality finish on above deck components manufactured from marine grade 316 Stainless Steel and chromed bronze for long term durability
    • Cone-type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual "free fall" anchoring - Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe and precise operator control
    • Chainwheel locking pawl
    • Simple through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the topworks utilizing marine-grade Stainless Steel bolts
    • Marine-grade alloy gearbox housing finished with 2 coat paint system
    • Heavy duty, dual direction motor designed for marine winches
    • Easily disassembled for servicing

    General Specifications
    Static Hold 4840 lbs (2200 kg)
    Maximum Pull 2500 lbs (1135 kg)
    Chain Short Link 5/16" - 7/16"
    Line Speed
    (normal working)
    50 ft/min (15m/min)
    Power Supply 12 Volts DC
    Motor Power 1200 Watts
    Net Weight (DC) 84 lbs (38 kg)
    Hydraulic Pressure 2000 PSI (138 bar)
    Hydraulic Flow 9.5 US gal/min (36 l/min)
    Net Weight (Hydraulic) 70 lbs (32 kg)
    A 3-11/16" (94mm)
    B 9-15/16" (251mm)
    C 3-5/32" (80mm)
    D 8-5/16" (210mm)
    E 11-1/8" (281mm)
    F 7-1/2" (190mm)
    G (Standard Deck Clearance) 4" (100mm)
    G (EDC - Extra Deck Clearance *) 8" (200mm)
    I 7-5/8" (194mm)
    * A deck clearance increase will also increase the "D" measurement by the same increment.

    Important: Maxwell windlasses must be used in conjunction with a chain stopper or snubbing device to take the load off the windlass while laying at anchor. The chainstopper and alternative snubbing system should also be used to secure the anchor in the fully raised position while under way.

    Documentation available at the following links:

    Maxwell AA710 Wireless Handheld Remote Windlass Controller & Rode Counter
    Item #: 001781
  • Includes Handheld Remote Control, Base Station, Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply (Remote): 2 x AA 1.5 Volt DC, (Base Station): 12 / 24 Volt DC
  • Provides Full Remote Windlass Control and Rope / Chain or All-Chain Counting
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    Maxwell AA150 Rode/Chain Counter
    Item #: 012224
  • Includes Counter Display, Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply: 12 / 24 Volt DC, Current Consumption: 30 mA
  • Monitors All-Chain or Rope / Chain Anchor Rode Length from Helm
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    Maxwell AA560 Windlass Controller and Rode Counter
    Item #: 012352
  • Includes Console Unit (Select Color), Sensor and Magnet
  • Power Supply: 12 / 24 Volt DC, Current Consumption: 70 mA
  • Monitors Windlass from Helm, Counts All-Chain or Rope / Chain Anchor Rodes
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