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Default Scotch airer easy winch

In article , S Viemeister
On 31/05/2021 23:41, Bob Eager wrote:
On Mon, 31 May 2021 21:37:58 +0000, Jim Jackson wrote:

On 2021-05-31, Mirabelle
9 years too late for John Stumbles, but it might help others to know
you can buy such a thing he although, stylish as
it is, it costs more than the original drying rack! There???s a good
video of it though, which would teach anyone who wanted how it works
and so could rig up something similar.

wow posh. Our local DIY shop has/had (not checked recently) all the
bits you needed to make such an airer - cast iron thingies for each
end, pulleys for roof fixing, sash cord for roping up, and cast tie
off point for wall. All parts came to considerably less, though I did
buy plain pine lats and varnished then myself. Only had to replace the
cord once in the last 32 years, and it gets pretty much daily use.

Pretty well the same here. Ours is 27 years old, and I bought all the
parts from one place as a kit, with an extra pulley to re-route the
cord slightly:

I have replaced the cord once.

We also re-routed ours with an extra pulley. Haven't yet had to replace
the cord, but it's only 23 years old.

I moved the one in this house and used new cord (nylon). that was now over
40 years ago.

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